Director, Mortgage Origination
Jonah joined Canada ICI in 2015 when they launched their Toronto office and has since established himself as a leader in Canada’s commercial mortgage industry. Working with some of Canada’s largest real estate developers and investors he has direct experience transacting on upwards of $1.5 Bn of commercial mortgages.
As a Director of Mortgage Origination, he and his team finance a broad range of residential and commercial real estate assets on behalf of private investors, developers, private equity firms, and REITs across Canada. Through acquisition, construction, repositioning, refinancing, CMHC, and other lending scenarios, he sources loans and develops strategic loan solutions to ensure his clients’ needs are clearly identified and effectively met.
Jonah attended the Ivey Business School graduating with Distinction and additionally studied finance at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is the Co-Chair of TREL (Toronto Real Estate Leaders), a Board Member of the UJA – The Clientng Real Estate Board, and an Associate Member of the NAIOP Toronto Chapter.
First and foremost, we are judged by our execution. I’ve learned that while we rely on creativity, we need to be grounded in underwriting fundamentals when pivoting on solutions that work for both Lender and Borrower.