Our team

A story of passion

Devcore is above all a story of passion. Our team of qualified and passionate professionals
professionals is our strength. Over the years, we have succeeded in building a solid network of employees
network of employees and collaborators, based on trust, family aspect and respect for
respect for each and every one of us.

Our leadership

Jean-Pierre Poulin

Founder and Chairman

Jean-Pierre Poulin has a rich background in the business and retail industry. Before founding Groupe Devcore – an organization with more than 250 employees and 35 companies specializing in land development, residential construction, and property management – Jean-Pierre was also the CEO of 1Valet.com, a technology firm that develops an application and operating system to make buildings connected and intelligent. After 6 years of development, 1Valet has become the leader in Canada and the second largest in the world with over 75,000 units in operation. M. Poulin began his management career in major retail companies, starting as a manager, then becoming a buyer-manager, and franchisee of stores such as Peoples, Pharmaprix, and Tigre Géant. In 1999, he founded his first technology company, Visite 3D Inc., which quickly became Canada’s largest provider of virtual tours and went public in 2001 before being sold to a US company a few years later. Jean Pierre Poulin is an independent board member of the SAQ and was nominated by decrete 407-2020. He sits on the board since April 2020.

A great communicator, visionary and developer at heart, Mr. Poulin is recognized for his leadership temperament, his taste and tolerance for risk, as well as his ability to anticipate and solve problems. Throughout his career, he has been awarded several honors. In 2010, he was named Entrepreneur of the Year; then the Gold Palm Builder of the Year by APCHQ in 2010 and 2012, as well as the Platinum Palm in 2013 and 2014. His philanthropic contributions earned him the Philanthropy Award from the University of Ottawa Heart Institute in 2012, as well as the Merit Award for Philanthropy from the Gatineau Health Foundation in support of the Gatineau Health and Social Services Centre in 2013. He is closely involved with the Mathieu Froment house and is the Honorary President for the 2023/2024 Red Dress Gala. In 2014, his company was named the best large business of the year by the Gatineau Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Poulin was a member of the prestigious Young Presidents’ Organization from 2011 to 2015.

Our family

Devcore has nearly 20 years of experience in owning, managing, developing and renovating a variety of projects including single family homes, townhouses, condos and apartment complexes. Devcore manages and owns 2600 units across Ontario and Quebec with an estimated value of $500 million.