Founded in 1959, York is a comprehensive, community-engaged university providing a broad sociodemographic of students access to a high-quality, research-intensive learning environment. York champions new ways of thinking that drive teaching and research excellence. Through cross-disciplinary programming, innovative course design, diverse experiential learning and a supportive community environment, our students receive the education they need to create big ideas that make an impact on the world. Located in Toronto, York is the third-largest university in Canada, with a strong community of 53,000 students, 7,000 faculty and administrative staff, and more than 300,000 alumni.

York’s 11 faculties and 26 research centres conduct ambitious, ground-breaking teaching and research that is interdisciplinary, cutting across traditional academic boundaries.

York consists of two main campuses – Glendon College (Ontario’s only bilingual campus) and Keele Campus, with off-site locations at Nadal Management Centre and Osgoode Professional Development in downtown Toronto, the Lillian Meighen Wright Centre (EcoCampus) Costa Rica, and Hyderabad Campus, India.

Facilities Services provides reliable, quality services in support of the core academic and research mission of the University. Working with colleagues across our campuses, we enhance the quality of campus life for all members and visitors through the alignment of our activities within the University’s guiding principles. Facilities Services is comprised of the following – Custodial, Grounds & Glendon Facilities Services, Energy Management, Environmental Design & Sustainability, Facilities Development, Financial Services, Maintenance Services, Planning & Renovations.



Ron Ogata

Associate Director, Construction Project Delivery

Phone: 4167916485 ext. 4167916485

Helen Psathas

Director, Campus Planning & Development

Phone: 4167976952 ext.

Steve Prince

Interim Director, Energy Management

Phone: 6474587326 ext.

Brad Parkes

Assistant Vice-President, Facilities Services

Phone: 416-736-5789 ext.

Stewart Dankner

Director, Property Management

Phone: 416-736-2100 ext. 22373

Norm Hawton

Director, Construction Project Delivery

Phone: 416-262-2559 ext.