MBN Hot list 2014: Mark Kerzner

MBN Hot list 2014: Mark Kerzner

MBN Hot list 2014: Mark Kerzner Mark Kerzner's profile for Mortgage Broker News Hot list 2014
Who: Mark Kerzner
What: President
Where: TMG The Mortgage Group

Mark Kerzner’s resume comprises a number of management and executive positions at various mortgage industry companies. He brought this experience and an MBA from the University of Toronto to his role as President with TMG The Mortgage Group in 2009.

Milestones achieved in 2013
  • TMG proudly celebrated a number of staff and broker 10- and 15-year anniversaries with the company
  • Achieved phenomenal growth in terms of overall production as well as the number of new individuals joining TMG
  • TMG was named CMP Employer of Choice
  • TMG Founders Debbie and Grant Thomas were recognized for their contribution to the industry and inducted into the CAAMP 2013 Mortgage Hall of Fame
Goals for 2014
  • With an ongoing company objective to support our brokers through the best training and tools in the industry, TMG will continue to lead in 2014
  • TMG will continue to achieve its four-year benchmark of exceeding market growth
  • Our lender relationships are paramount. 2014 is about continuing to work together, understand consumer challenges, and ultimately, provide home financing solutions to our consumers
  • TMG will continue to get involved in communities across the country and will raise more than $50,000 for Breakfast Clubs of Canada
  • TMG has the most talented, dedicated and passionate leadership team in the industry. This is just one small part of a corporate culture that is characterized by “family values” and manifests itself in empathy, support and caring about our brokers and their customers
Forecast for the industry in 2014

“The broker channel has always been and continues to be resilient. Despite the market challenges the industry has faced beginning in 2008 and continuing until today, we have increased market share largely because brokers represent the best solutions for consumers looking for mortgage financing. Arming ourselves with training and support tools are vital for our continued success.
I am confident that broker share is going to continue to grow because, in an era of change, Canadians must rely on experts – brokers.”
  • President & CEO, The Mortgage Group (2009)
  • Previous:
    • Executive Vice President, Paradigm Quest Inc. (2006-2009)
    • Vice President, Sales and Marketing, FirstLine Mortgage (A Division of CIBC) (2001-2006)
    • Director for Corporate Development, CIBC Mortgages (2000-2001)
    Years of Experience:
    • MBA, University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management (1998-2000)
    • Bachelor’s Degree   (Honours), The University of Western Ontario
    • Bachelor’s of Education, University of Toronto
    Current Town

    Toronto, Ontario

    Other Information  

    This article was first published on Which Mortgage website. To read the full feature, click on the following link CMP Hot List 2014 to download the PDF.