Sine is the founder of Imperial Equities Inc. and has been the principal driver of its growth and development, overseeing all day-to-day aspects of the Corporation’s development and management.
Sine has worked in the real estate and development industries for more than 40 years. He is the owner of several companies involved in real estate sales, asset management, property management and mortgage financing. Sine was also elected to the Alberta Legislature in 1993, where he served until 1997 in the Alberta Liberal Caucus, as Chair of the Edmonton Caucus, Finance critic, Economic Development and Trade critic and the Science and Technology critic as well as a member of the Public Accounts Committee.
Sine is an active community leader who has actively and financially supported many community groups and charities. He was fundraising chair of a recent $7 million campaign for the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation, where he also served as a Board Member for many years. The Chadi Family Foundation of which Sine is Chair, made a lead donation of $1 million to the Glenrose Hospital Foundation’s Capital Campaign in 2018. He currently serves a Director of the Parkinson Association of Alberta, and of the Gordon and Diane Buchanan Family Foundation. He has also served on the Board of the Capital Care Foundation and continues to financially support the organization. Sine is a renowned philanthropist and fundraiser in the Edmonton area, donating and raising millions of dollars on behalf of a myriad of organizations including Theatre Network, Kids in the Hall (E4C), the Edmonton Humane Society, Gold Medal Plates, Children’s Autism Services of Edmonton, the Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton, WIN House, the University of Alberta, McEwan University and many more. He has received numerous awards for his business achievements and community involvement including being recognized as a Finalist for Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year (2008), a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth Golden Jubilee Medal (2002), Alberta Centennial Medal (2005) and the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (2012). Sine was inducted to the City of Edmonton Hall of Fame (2013).