Associate Vice President, Real Estate Finance
License # #503834 (FICOM)
Jonah is a member of the Debt Advisory group specializing in real estate finance and is responsible for sourcing competitive mortgage, debt and equity solutions for borrowers. His clients include private investors and developers, owner-users and operating businesses. Jonah operates from Vancouver, British Columbia and his familiarity with real estate markets across Western Canada empowers him to effectively represent his clients’ interests wherever their investments are located.
Jonah’s financing advisory process involves extensive up-front consultation with clients to identify and satisfy their needs or provide creative solutions as required. His reputation as an effective advocate for his clients extends across the lending community from institutional lenders, life insurance companies, banks, credit unions, syndicated funds and private capital sources. His representation of borrowers frequently involves collaboration with various advisory groups including environmental consultants, engineers, and appraisal firms in order to ensure optimal outcomes for his clients.
His previous experience has focused on multi-family CMHC mortgages, commercial term mortgage financing on assets ranging from regional shopping centres to single-tenant industrial buildings, owner-user financing, as well as land, repositioning, construction or inventory loans. He has also specialized in sourcing and negotiating equity partnerships between Western Canadian sponsors and a variety of capital partners in support of development or value-add projects.
Prior to joining Colliers, Jonah was a debt and equity advisor at another major global commercial real estate firm and worked closely with a wide range of clients, industry partners and senior brokerage teams.
Queen's University - Urban Geography (BA.H)
Humber College - Certificate in Project Management
UBC Sauder School of Business - Real Estate Trading Services
UBC Sauder School of Business - Mortgage Brokerage
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