Who We Are

Executive Team

President

Tina Mu

βœ‰οΈ tina.mu@gentaicapital.com

πŸ“ž 604-242-1610

Tina Mu is the Co-founder and President of Gentai Capital Corporation and oversees all operations of Gentai Financial Group. Prior to founding Gentai, Tina worked in one of the major Canadian financial institutions for 20 years. Her accumulated Mortgage lending amount exceeds over $1 billion. Tina has an MBA, and she is a designated Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and a licensed Sub-Mortgage Broker.

For 5 consecutive years, from 2015 to 2019, Tina was nominated for Canada Mortgage Award under Top Commercial Mortgage Broker category, and became one of the TOP 10 Finalists.

Managing Director

Peter Yang

βœ‰οΈ peter.yang@gentaicapital.com

πŸ“ž 604-242-1611

Peter Yang is the Managing Director and Co-founder of Gentai Capital Corporation. He is responsible for all daily operations of Gentai Financial Group, as well as developing and executing strategic plans.

He has worked in financial services, real estate and mortgage business for 20+ years. He graduated with Bachelor degree of Arts, is a registered Sub-mortgage broker and completed the Partners, Directors and Senior Officers Course offered by Canadian Securities Institute.

EVP Lending

Lorenzo Cocco

βœ‰οΈ lorenzo.cocco@gentaicapital.com

πŸ“ž 604-242-1614

Lorenzo Cocco is the EVP of Gentai lending team as a seasoned and highly accomplished business savvy professional with robust experience over the years in delivering optimal results & business value in high-growth environments, establishing key relationships within the business segment.

Lorenzo possesses skills in credit risk management, commercial real-estate finance, deal structuring and management of large complex accounts.

With over 25 years in the commercial lending space, Lorenzo has worked at the operational and strategical level in commercial lending for a prominent financial institution as well as at the strategic level for a large commercial lending operating across Canada.

SVP Investments & CCO

Mark Breakspear

βœ‰οΈ mark.breakspear@gentaiamc.com

πŸ“ž 604-242-1618

Mark Breakspear leads the team at Gentai Asset Management and contributes to the executive leadership team for Gentai Capital Corporation. His focus is primarily on creating a great experience for Gentai’s clients, growing the distribution of our fund across Canada, and ensuring that the firm exceeds all regulatory requirements as Chief Compliance Officer.

Mark brings nearly 20 years of financial services experience including over a decade at one of Canada’s largest banks. Mark also has experience leading and growing 2 boutique wealth management firms in Vancouver. He is a Professional Financial Planner and has received the Canadian Securities Institute’s highest designation, Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute.

Chief Financial Officer

Shabnam Aurom

βœ‰οΈ shabnam.aurom@gentaicapital.com

πŸ“ž 604-242-2633

Shabnam Aurom is the Chief Financial Officer at Gentai Financial Group. As a member of the Executive team, Shabnam leads the Accounting and Finance functions.

Shabnam is a Chartered Professional Accountant, with more than 17 years of experience covering diverse sectors, having held leadership roles in Software, Manufacturing and Finance. Shabnam has raised equity venture capital financing and successfully negotiated and closed bank debt financing. She has helped improve operational efficiencies, often working collaboratively to help develop standardardized processes and policies, enabling the organization to grow and capitalize on opportunities.

Not one to hesitate at a challenge, Shabnam often steps out of her financial role to help a company scale, by providing strategic direction, implementing end to end business process improvement projects, while working closely with all levels of staff including Boards and Investors.

Shabnam leads and provides coaching and mentorship to the Accounting and Finance teams. She is an empowering leader, mentor and coach.

Head of HR & Business ADM

Cathy Zhang

βœ‰οΈ cathy.zhang@gentaicapital.com

πŸ“ž 604-242-1622

Cathy Zhang is the head of Human Resources and Business Administration of Gentai Capital Corporation. She oversees the overall management of staffing, training, staff management, company culture cultivation, marketing planning and general affairs of Gentai.

Prior to joining Gentai, Ms. Zhang had over 15 years Human Resources Management experience in Global 500 Multinational Corporations, and also worked as Senior Project Manager and Senior Management Consultant in a large management consulting group for many years.

Cathy graduated from the University of Bristol, UK, with MBA and MSc in Finance Management.

Investment Team β€” Asian Market

Dealing Representative

Lawrence Gong

βœ‰οΈ lawrence.gong@gentaiamc.com

πŸ“ž 604-242-1623

Lawrence Gong is responsible for the Asian market expansion and relationship maintaining with existing investors.

Prior to joining Gentai, Lawrence served at a Big 4 accounting firm and one of the largest global banks.

Lawrence graduated from Simon Fraser University with a bachelor's degree in finance and marketing. He has completed his Canadian Security Course.

Dealing Representative

Andrew Au

βœ‰οΈ andrew.au@gentaiamc.com

πŸ“ž 604-242-2832

Andrew Au serves as a Dealing Representative at Gentai Asset Management Corporation. He is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with prospective and current investors.

Andrew is an experienced investment professional with more than 15 years of experience in financial planning, investment advising and wealth management. Prior to joining Gentai, Andrew was an Investment Counselor at a multinational financial institution, serving its private banking clients. He focused on portfolio management for high-net-worth Asian clients. Andrew also worked in the wealth management department of other international banks such as HSBC and Citigroup.

Andrew is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin. He has obtained the Financial Risk Management (FRM) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP)(HK) designations, and completed the IFSE Institute’s Exempt Market Proficiency Course. He graduated from Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor of Science degree.

Dealing Representative

Yin Chan

βœ‰οΈ yin.chan@gentaiamc.com

πŸ“ž 604-242-1620

Yin Chan is a proactive financial professional who takes all measures necessary to help clients achieve their financial wellness. With years of experience in financial industries, Yin has provided exceptional customer experience by continuously building long-term relationships with clients.

After graduating from Simon Fraser University with a bachelor's degree in finance, Yin worked as an Account Manager in one of the biggest banks in Canada. Currently, Yin is studying for the Chartered Financial Analyst Level 3 exam to acquire advanced financial wisdom, so as to present well-rounded advice to clients.

Marketing Officer

Ivy Zhang

βœ‰οΈ ivy.zhang@gentaiamc.com

πŸ“ž 778-872-3399

Ivy Zhang joined Gentai in 2015 and have been serving as a marketing officer ever since. During the 5 years with Gentai, Ivy has been highly recognized by clients and peers as extremely professional, trust-worthy and warm-hearted.

Prior to joining Gentai, Ivy served at 2 big local fiancial institutions in BC and had been helping new immigrants regarding their asset management and financial planning.

Account Management Associate

Rayson Leung

βœ‰οΈ rayson.leung@gentaiamc.com

πŸ“ž 604-242-1617

Rayson Leung is an Account Management Associate at Gentai Asset Management Corporation, providing back support to the investment team and clients.

Before joining Gentai, Rayson has experience as a financial analyst at a respected investment banking company in Hongkong, and in serving at a large international bank. Rayson was graduated from Simon Fraser University with a bachelor’s degree in finance and a minor in economics. He has accomplished the Canadian Securities Course.

Account Management Associate

Rosy Chen

βœ‰οΈ rosy.chen@gentaiamc.com

πŸ“ž 778-323-1598

Rosy Chen is an Account Management Associate at Gentai Asset Management Corporation, providing back support to the investment team and clients.

Rosy is an outstanding UBC graduate with strong skills at Excel and financial modelling, and she has two-year marketing analysis and business development experience with aspiration to advance in the financial industry.

Account Management Associate

Iris Fan

βœ‰οΈ iris.fan@gentaiamc.com

πŸ“ž 604-242-1613

Iris Fan earned a bachelor's degree from Southwestern University of finance and economics in China and graduated with a master's degree from Simon Fraser University with a major in financial risk management. She has a sound educational background and passed the professional exams, including CSC, FRM and CFA Level I.

Investment Team β€” Expansion Market

Dealing Representative

Sajjad Hodaeian

βœ‰οΈ sajjad.Hodaeian@gentaiamc.com

πŸ“ž 604-558-8098

Sajjad serves as a Dealing Representative at Gentai Asset Management Corporation, on the expansion market team. Sajjad is an experienced financial service advisor, where he was a Portfolio Manager Assistant for 5 years and a Financial Account Manager Assistant for 3 years.
He received his master’s degree in Finance, in addition to an MBA in Canada. He has also completed the Canadian Security Course.
Dealing Representative

Mike Won

βœ‰οΈ mike.won@gentaiamc.com

πŸ“ž 604-558-8098

Mike Won serves as a Dealing Representative at Gentai Asset Management Corporation to expand the market into new frontiers such as the Korean community in BC, Canada. He has worked as an Insurance Agent since 2018 and he has experience in several business fields such as immigration, international education, retail store, etc.

Mike comes to Gentai with over 20 years’ experience in both financial and small business industries. He’s received his diploma in the Exempt Market Proficiency course and Computer Science, as well as a Master of arts in International Business.

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Investment Team β€” Greater Toronto Area

Regional Director, Eastern Canada

Raphael Chow

βœ‰οΈ raphael.chow@gentaiamc.com

πŸ“ž 437-288-8668

Raphael Chow is an experienced veteran and a well-known speaker in the investment industry. With 15 years of experience ranging from providing investment advisory services to high net worth investors at BMO Nesbitt Burns to asset management wholesaling services to major financial institutions across Canada at Horizons ETFs. Raphael experience at the executive level and is well respected among industry professionals. His achievements nomination and being chosen as a finalist for β€œWholesaler of The Year” by Wealth Professional for 2020..

Starting September 2020, Raphael joined Gentai Asset Management and is responsible for leading the Eastern Canada team based out of Toronto.

On top of his professional achievements, Raphael holds multiple designations including the Charted Investment Manager (CIM), Derivative Market Specialist (DMS), and Fellow of Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI). He is trilingual and fluent in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin, and is frequently invited to speak at various investment forums across Canada.

Dealing Representative

Sookie Cheng

βœ‰οΈ sookie.cheng@gentaiamc.com

πŸ“ž 905-360-0821

Sookie Cheng is one of the Dealing Representatives of Gentai's Investment Team. She was naturally drawn to finance and economics as money management intrigued her. After graduating from the undergraduate finance program, she started her MBA studies and this graduate program equipped her to excel as an investment professional.

Having now worked and experienced the retail side of investment management, with coverage of foreign currency, fixed income, equity, and alternative investments. It is believed that she has passions for both finance and customer service, helping investors to reach their financial goals.

Dealing Representative

Erin Xie

βœ‰οΈ erin.xie@gentaiamc.com

πŸ“ž 905-597-6606

Prior to Gentai, Ms. Erin Xie was an outstanding Investment Planner with 5 years of experience providing investment and wealth advice to high net worth client at Royal Bank and TD Wealth. Erin is well connected within the investors and business professionals in Eastern Canada. Her tri-lingual ability (Mandarin, Cantonese, and English), in-depth knowledge and experience, are greatly valuable to her clientele and Gentai.
Dealing Representative

Abby Yu

βœ‰οΈ abby.yu@gentaiamc.com

πŸ“ž 905-597-6606

Abby Yu serves as a Dealing Representative at Gentai Asset Management Corporation. She is a financial professional with experience in major insurance company as Financial Advisor, and she also has worked in one of the big five banks in Canada, with a focus on lending. Through her experience, she continues to service professionals including but not limited to lawyers, accountants, real estate professionals.

Abby’s knowledge, and experience allows her to understand client needs in depth, and be able to provide comprehensive and well-balance financial solutions. Her dedication leads her to excel in servicing her clients.

Account Management Associate

Tommy Zhang

βœ‰οΈ tommy.zhang@gentaiamc.com

πŸ“ž 905-597-6606

Tommy Zhang is a Account Management Associate at Gentai Asset Management Corporation-Toronto Office and contributes to the Investment team. He has demonstrated expertise in business development, market research, and account management.

Tommy graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor's degree in Finance. He also has experience in project analysis at one of the Fortune Global 500 companies. He exhibited strong analytical skills directly contributing to the problem evaluation and solutions. With his finance background, he enjoys assessing each deal and providing great service for Gentai Clients.

Lending Department

Vice President of Origination, Eastern Canada

James Kim

βœ‰οΈ james.kim@gentaicapital.com

πŸ“ž 647-972-9872

James Kim is the Vice President of Origination covering the major markets in Gentai Capital Corporation, Eastern Canada. James is based in Toronto and is responsible for sourcing, underwriting, and negotiating new commercial mortgages.

James has over 13 years of experience in the finance industry with over $500 million in loans originated and underwritten throughout his career. Having commenced his career working for 3 of the major 6 banks in Canada, James progressed throughout commercial lending from servicing clients in diversified industries to a more tailored approach into commercial real estate, particularly over the past 8 years.

Most recently prior to Gentai, James served as a AVP Origination for 4 years at one of the largest private commercial real estate lenders in Canada where he serviced clients across financing solutions relating to predevelopment, land, servicing, construction and bridge financing.

James graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University with a degree in Business Administration (BBA) and is an active member of the vibrant Commercial Real Estate Community in Toronto. James is also licensed as a Mortgage Broker in Ontario.

Credit Analyst

Jessie Wen

βœ‰οΈ jessie.wen@gentaicapital.com

πŸ“ž 604-242-2834

As the Credit Analyst of Gentai Lending, Jessie provides timely and thorough support to EVP and VPs of Gentai Lending regarding underwriting, conducting due diligence and structuring debts. Prior to joining Gentai, Jessie gained expertise as senior underwriter and commercial mortgage consultant for institutional lenders and brokers in both Canada and the United States. Jessie is experienced and knowledgeable of investment property capital sourcing and risk management. She prides herself for robust underwriting skills, transparent communication style and creative solution provision.

Jessie holds an MBA with focus in commercial real estate finance from TCU and is a licensed sub-mortgage broker.

Business Development Manager

April Jin

βœ‰οΈ april.jin@gentaicapital.com

πŸ“ž 604-242-1625

April Jin has been working in the residential lending industry for over 6 years. Graduated from UBC, she started her career at Acer Mortgage Lending Corp. in 2013. She was the Manager Residential Lending in Acer Mortgage Lending Corp. before taking her current position at Gentai Capital.

With over 5 years' experience on the broker side, she understands how important an efficient communication between brokers and lenders can be.
Knowing that every loan is different especially on the private lending side, she enjoys communicating with brokers to find out a balance of what we can offer and what the clients need. She is passionate about building customized financing solutions together with brokers to best serve different clients.

Junior Underwriter

Adriene Cheung

βœ‰οΈ adriene.cheung@gentaicapital.com

πŸ“ž 604-242-2147

Adriene is a junior underwriter at Gentai Lending who assists the manager to review and analyze incoming residential and commercial mortgage applications. By determining the risks and opportunities of the mortgage loans, she works to ensure good quality of the potential applications and secure the company’s mortgage position.

With over 3 years' experience in banking industry as an administrative assistant to manager in both deposit and mortgage business, Adriene has been inspired to become a professional mortgage underwriter. Now, she is excited to build up more experience and contribute her passion and knowledge in Gentai Capital Corporation.

Mortgage Administrator

Darren Ng

βœ‰οΈ darren.ng@gentaicapital.com

πŸ“ž 604-242-2632

Darren Ng assists with the firm's residential, construction, land, commercial loans. His work is focused on all aspects of mortgages, including reviewing legal documents, loan funding preparation, mortgages payout, etc. He supports the Senior Management and BDM on mortgage portfolio management.

Darren completed his Bachelor of Business Administration program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. He previously worked as a bookkeeper and conveyancer at an accounting firm and a law firm. He assisted lawyers to complete real estate transactions including purchase, sale, refinance, private loan, and family transfer before joining Gentai Capital Corporation in 2020.

Accounting Department

Accounting Supervisor

David Lee

βœ‰οΈ david.lee@gentaicapital.com

πŸ“ž 604-242-1610

David Lee serves as an Accounting Supervisor at Gentai Capital Corporation. His focus is primarily on providing accounting reporting, management reporting and analysis on Corporation's financial performance in order to generate information to the management team for making improvement on the company.

David has been growing as controller within IT marketing service, moving service, wholesale and exhibition manufacturing sectors for eighteen years. He has been a Certified Management Accountant since 2010 and became a Chartered Professional Accountant in 2014.

Senior Accountant

Yuki Yu

βœ‰οΈ yuki.yu@gentaicapital.com

πŸ“ž 604-242-1779

Yuki Yu is a senior accountant at Gentai Capital Corporation. She is a successful CFE writer for 2019. With audit experience of a big-four accounting firm and 4 years' experience in local industry, Yuki has a sound sense in business and financial reporting.

In addition to her primary job functions, Yuki has been recognized by the company for her extraordinary commitment to grow with Gentai.

Accountant

Lily Xie

βœ‰οΈ lily.xie@gentaicapital.com

πŸ“ž 604-242-1621

Lily, as a CPA CGA, is now working as an Accountant at Gentai Financial Group.

Lily graduated with distinction from BCIT Financial Management Accounting Program, and also holds a BSc in Computer Science. Before joining Gentai, Lily has worked in several large companies and a government agency in Vancouver and Shanghai. With extensive work experience and skills in various areas such as financial management accounting, marketing analysis, and project management, Lily has brought her passion and dedication to help streamline the work process to improve workflow, perform financial statements analysis to ensure accuracy of financial reporting, and better assist management with informed decision making.

Junior Accountant

Rachel Jia

βœ‰οΈ rachel.jia@gentaicapital.com

πŸ“ž 604-242-1778

Rachel Jia has been with Gentai since 2015. She currently serves in the Accounting department of Gentai Financial Group as a junior accountant.

Prior to her current role, Rachel served in the investment team of Gentai and was responsible for investors' relationship maintenance, business development, company branding and internal management within the department. Rachel made a great contribution to the sales of GMIC products during her service in the investment department, and has contributed to the good branding and public image of Gentai. Due to her outstanding performance and contribution, Rachel was recognized and awarded the Value Ambassador of Gentai Financial Group in the second quarter of 2020.

Rachel received the UBC Diploma in Accounting program of Sauder School of Business in May 2020.

Human Resources & Business Administration Department

HR Generalist

Rachel Qian

βœ‰οΈ rachel.qian@gentaicapital.com

πŸ“ž 604-242-1626

Rachel QIAN serves in HR & ADM Dept. to provide all-around HR support to Gentai employees and candidates. Her focus includes recruiting, staff management, and corporate policies and culture development.

Graduated from Renmin University of China with a Master's Degree of Arts, Rachel possesses over 12 years' multi-cultural HR and corporate communication experience in financial, media and real estate industries.

Marketing Specialist

Qiao Hu

βœ‰οΈ qiao.hu@gentaicapital.com

πŸ“ž 604-242-1619

Qiao serves as the Marketing Specialist at Gentai Capital Corporation. His focus is primarily on generating marketing content, managing advertising strategy, coordinating events, and developing Gentai's brand awareness and image.

Qiao received his Bachelor of Communication from Utrecht University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands. He also holds a Master's Degree in Global Business from the University of Victoria.

Receptionist & Administrative Assistant

Kristie Yu

βœ‰οΈ kristie.yu@gentaicapital.com

πŸ“ž 604-242-1613

Kristie serves as the Receptionist & Administrative Assistant at Gentai Capital Corporation, and is the first face you see when you enter our BC office. Kristie holds a Bachelor of Tourism Management degree. After graduation, Kristie entered the insurance industry playing in different roles such as administrative support and general salesperson. Before joining the Gentai family, Kristie was a Flight Attendant with Air Canada.
Receptionist & Administrative Assistant

Sharon Kou

βœ‰οΈ sharon.kou@gentaicapital.com

πŸ“ž 604-638-1580

Sharon serves as the Receptionist & Administrative Assistance at Gentai Capital Corporation, and is the first person you see from 9AM to 6PM Monday to Friday. Sharon will provide front desk and office administration support to all Gentai staff.

Sharon graduated from Hotel and Resort Management, and worked in the hospitality industry in BC for many years. Sharon also briefly worked in insurance industry as sales representative with her BC life insurance license. Prior to joining Gentai Capital Corporation, Sharon worked at the Four Diamond Casino Resort in Western Canada as not only front desk but also Concierge, gained a lot of experiences in customer services

Career Opportunities

As Gentai expands, we are committed to continuously achieving exceptional returns for our investors. To achieve our goals, we look for the very best talent. We are always welcome anyone who is highly motivated and is determined to succeed in a fast paced environment.

Current Openings