Staff Of Shamrock Co-operative Homes Inc.

Stephen Rier - General Manager


    Stephen is the General Manager of Shamrock Cooperative Homes. As the General Manager of the Co-op, Stephen's responsibilities are:

Property Management - Stephen is responsible for the management of all co-op property. This includes making sure that the necessary repairs are done, maintaining adequate records, and generally ensuring that the co-op is in good shape.

Supervision of Staff - Stephen is responsible for the supervision of all Shamrock staff, both permanent and temporary. He advises and helps the Board hire contractors and ensures work is completed as required.

General Administration - Stephen is in charge of the general day to day administration of the Co-op. His duties in this area include ensuring that the legal and corporate obligations of the co-op are met, acting as agent of the Board of Directors in implementing Board decisions, and overseeing budgetary, financial and investment decisions in conjunction with the Board and Finance Committees.

Subsidy Administration - Stephen also administers the geared to income assistance program. He is responsible for processing subsidy applications, income verification and ensuring that all requirements for assistance are met.

Accounting - Unlike other co-ops where a separate bookkeeper is employed, Shamrock is lucky, in the sense, that Stephen does all the required bookkeeping for the co-op. His duties include revenue collection, accounting, disbursement, and audit preparation. In addition, Stephen monitors housing charge arrears, does the bi-weekly payroll and generally ensures that the co-op is in sound financial management.

Other Interests - Stephen's involvement in the co-op sector is not only limited to Shamrock Co-op. His involvement in the Co-op sector includes the following:



Emily Smith - Assistant Administrator


    Emily began working at the co-op in July 2011. Her duties include management of the Greenback Incentive Plan records for all households in the co-op, keeping track of member participation, and general office duties such as answering phones, assisting members with making photocopies and sending faxes, and composing flyers/notices to be sent out. Emily is a former member of the co-op, and a graduate of Seneca College's Library and Information Technician Diploma Program. Emily's hobbies outside of work include crafts, baking, and working with computers.


Robert (Bob) Godin - Maintenance Co-ordinator

    Robert (Bob) Godin starting working for Shamrock Co-op on December 17, 2012. He brings with him a vast knowledge of plumbing, building, and some electrical work. Prior to Bob working for Shamrock, he ran a full time business called “Odd Job Bob” which he incorporated in 2010. Bob is a “whistle while you work” kind of guy and continues to run his Company after hours and on weekends. Beyond his duties as our Maintenance Person, he has two children, four grandchildren and a lovely wife. He enjoys Hockey, Golf and Travelling.