People

  • Top 1% producer mentors young agents

    There's more to brokering than securing clients the best lender rate possible. Just ask Hercules Galang

  • Top producers double as financial advisers

    The Vine Group has been the top-producing team in the Mortgage Alliance family for the past two years, and, perhaps unsurprisingly, it’s on pace to set yet another record year

  • Newton Connectivity Systems fills tech gap

    Geoff Willis may have one of the most unheralded jobs in the mortgage industry, but rest assured that brokers, lenders and borrowers are thankful he’s leading Newton Connectivity Systems

  • Revisiting the '90s recession

    The 1990s were a bleak period in Canadian history. The country was mired in deep recession and urban poverty affected a disquieting number of Canadians, particularly in Montreal, where 41.2% of the population lived in poverty during the first half of the decade

  • CMI growing into private lender of choice

    Bryan Jaskolka had not always planned to work in the mortgage industry, but he did have entrepreneurship coursing through his veins

  • Brokers are the once and future experts

    Amid greater rejection rates from banks in the B-20 environment, MERIX rises to the challenge

  • Common sense lending

    Part of Rajan Kaushal's lending philosophy is that serviceability expectations shouldn't be stringent

  • Hardnosed and humble

    Kathy Gregory is the brash, hardnosed CEO of Paradigm Quest, and as successful as her firm has become since launching 14 years ago, she’s quick to share credit.

  • Flipping cards to financing condos

    David Mandel has always had entrepreneurial spirit. Imparted by his father, who was in the variety store business, Mandel, a third-grader, took hockey and baseball cards on consignment, then flipped them for a premium

  • Leaving no child behind

    In its fourth year, Brokering Wishes in Atlantic Canada endeavours to grant 16 wishes this year