Who We Are
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.
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.
Michael’s primary responsibilities are leading strategic planning, launching new product lines, and maintaining partnership compliance with private and institutional investors. Michael also focuses on ensuring the integration of sales and service management activities across the organization.
During his 25+ years in the industry, Michael served in a variety of leadership positions at global and regional banks and with Canada’s largest non-bank lender. Michael’s diverse professional experiences include personal banking and wealth management, commercial and corporate banking, overseeing new branch openings, large-scale real estate syndication loans, A/B lending, and growing product lines. Throughout his years as a leader in the mortgage business, Michael recognized the importance of teambuilding, demonstrating a strong understanding of market dynamics and working to create financial solutions that make sense for everyone.
Michael holds an MBA in financial services from Dalhousie University and an undergraduate degree in finance and economics and has earned designations as a Personal Financial Planner (PFP) and Specialist, Trust Institute (STI). Michael served on the Board of Directors for the Richmond Chamber of Commerce and the Economic Advisory Committee for the City of Richmond, advising the Mayor and Council on economic issues and trends. Previously, Michael also volunteered as Director of the Richmond Community Foundation, an organization that distributes grants to local charities.
Michael is proud of the reputation he’s earned as an individual dedicated to getting things done while remaining eager to learn new things and break new ground. Michael is excited to spread the word about Gentai Capital, increasing market awareness by creating new product lines and solidifying new institutional relationships. By applying his can-do spirit, Michael aims to amplify his team’s technical skills and market knowledge, reassuring Gentai’s investors and borrowers that their goals and dreams are fully integrated in Gentai Capital Corporation’s day-to-day processes.
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.