Award Category: 
Entrepreneurship and Innovation Award
Year: 
2016

Bob Dhillon graduated with an MBA from the University of Western Ontario in 1998, and soon after formed one of the largest publicly held real estate companies in Canada. The CEO and president of Mainstreet Equity Corporation, Bob has grown the company’s portfolio from 272 units, worth $17 million in market value, to 9,159 units, worth $1.3 billion. His awards and achievements include the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal; a 25 Most Influential Indians in North America citation; a 2015 RBC Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Award winner; and an appointment to the CMHC Board of Canada.