The success of the annual CMP Canadian Mortgage Awards roared across Toronto’s Liberty Grand Friday with over 600 attendees recognizing the industry’s top players – among them an unprecedented number of repeat winners.
The awards cut a wide swath across the broker channel, with winners in 21 categories drawn from Vancouver and Toronto, but also smaller markets such as London, Ont. Produced by KMI Publishing and Events – the organization behind CMP magazine – the awards were audited by PwC, with FDS Broker Services acting as Platinum Sponsor.
The awards also speak to the industry’s perseverance and victory over increasingly challenging market conditions.
“It’s a team effort,” said Anthony Contento of Sherwood Mortgages – Your Mortgage Architects
, after claiming the trophy for Mortgage Broker of the Year (25 Employees or More), sponsored by Bridgewater Bank
. “I didn’t do it by myself; to get to where I am today is due to the great agents I have and my great business partner, Athena Constantinou.”
That same team also took home the First Canadian Title Award for Mortgage Brokerage of the Year (25 employees or more). Contento is one of several to reclaim awards won in previous years.
Toronto’s Calum Ross
was one of them, taking home not only the Street Capital
Financial Corporation Award for Mortgage Broker of the Year (fewer than 25 employees) but also the Safebridge Financial Group for Best Customer Service from an individual office.