Meet Our Team

Onex is led by an Executive Committee comprised of the firm’s founder and CEO, Gerry Schwartz, and four Senior Managing Directors. Onex’ stability results from its ownership culture, rigorous recruiting standards and highly collegial environment.

  • Michael Dana
    Michael Dana
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Michael Dana
    Michael Dana
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Location New York
    Joined Onex 2005

    Michael Dana is President and Chief Executive Officer of Onex Real Estate Partners. Michael oversees all investment decisions as well as the strategic direction of the fund.

    Michael has been in the real estate business for over 20 years. Prior to forming Onex Real Estate Partners, he accumulated over a decade of investment banking experience that culminated at Credit Suisse First Boston, where he was the North American Head of Investment Banking. Prior to this, he ran the capital markets division of Equitable Real Estate.

    Michael is a member of the Board of Trustees and Chair of the Baltimore Incentive Program of the University of Maryland. Michael holds a degree from the University of Maryland and an M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business.