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Colliers Creates New Alberta Mortgage Presence with Simon Becker & Michael Salomons

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Simon Becker and Michael Salomons will join National Debt Advisory at Colliers based in Calgary

Calgary, AB, March 21, 2022 – Colliers announced today that Simon Becker has joined the firm as Vice President, Real Estate Finance servicing Alberta. Joining Simon at Colliers is his team member from Canada ICI, Michael Salomons who will join the firm as Associate Vice President, Real Estate Finance. Simon and Michael who are both licensed mortgage associates with the Real Estate Council of Alberta will help establish a new entity in Alberta, solidifying our presence in the mortgage industry, particularly in the region. They will join the established National Debt Advisory practice at Colliers and will be located in Calgary.

Simon is a respected leader and accomplished mortgage professional in the industry, with over a decade of experience sourcing and structuring creative commercial mortgages for private, public, and institutional real estate owners and developers. He brings extensive experience organizing acquisition, construction, and term financing for all asset classes including industrial, multi-family, retail, and commercial projects. His career boosts over $3.5 billion of completed financing, including over 37,000 multi-family rental/condo units and over 3MM square feet of commercial space.

“We are excited to establish ourselves as mortgage experts in Alberta with Simon Becker,” said Daniel Holmes, incoming President, Brokerage Services Canada. “Simon’s depth of experience, network and diversity of practice directly aligns to our clients’ needs and our commitment to service at Colliers.”

“We are also very proud to announce that Michael Salomons will be joining Simon in Calgary,” added Holmes.

Since 2014, Michael Salomons has structured over $2.5 billion in financing across all asset classes, primarily in Western Canada. Michael has been involved in sourcing and structuring capital for over 250 commercial real estate transactions with more than 40 different financial institutions and private lenders.

“The Colliers brand is well known in the real estate industry, with ample opportunity in the mortgage space,” said Simon Becker. “I believe the leadership, tools and resources at Colliers will enhance the client experience my team and I can offer.”



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