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 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

Regional Director, Western Canada

Connor Yang

βœ‰οΈ connor.yang@gentaiamc.com

πŸ“ž 604-242-2833

Connor Yang serves as Regional Director (Western Canada). His focus includes leading the Asian investment team to better serve clients to acheive financial goals and further expand Gentai network and reputation.

Connor comes to Gentai with nearly 20 years’ experience in both financial and real estate investment industries, including over a decade at a major fiancial institution and 4 years with multi-national real estate developers. His outstanding leadership and in-depth knowledge in corporate operation, financial investment, and business development is great assets to Gentai.

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

Cheng Ximen

βœ‰οΈ cheng.ximen@gentaiamc.com

πŸ“ž 604-242-2832

Cheng Ximen serves as an Dealing Representative at Gentai Asset Management Corporation to support the Investment team. He is an experienced financial professional with solid understanding in investment management and the financial market.

After obtaining his master's degree in financial economics from Boston University in US, Cheng Ximen acquired over 6 years's working experience in investment banking and PE fund management company as research analyst and investment associate. In the mean time he has obtained his certification in CFA and FRM.

Dealing Representative

David Lu

βœ‰οΈ david.lu@gentaiamc.com

πŸ“ž 604-242-1620

David is an experienced financial services professional, with over two years of combined experience at two of Canada’s largest banks. Having provided investment advice through the bank, he has a thorough understanding of the desire and need for alternate investments and strong performing fixed income solutions. He serves to expand the Asian market and deepen existing client relationships.

David holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from SFU’s Beedie School of Business, with a concentration in Finance and Marketing. He has successfully completed the Investment Funds in Canada course, as well as the Exempt Market Proficiency exam.

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

Ryan Ren

βœ‰οΈ ryan.ren@gentaiamc.com

πŸ“ž 604-242-1616

Ryan Ren, as an Account Management Associate, primarily takes on administrative duties to help ensure that the back-end process flows smoothly in the investment team.

Ryan has years of experience in strategic investment at a Fortune Global 500 company in China. He has the Canadian Securities Course Credential and holds a Bachelor Degree in Economics from the University of British Columbia.

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.

Investment Team β€” Expansion Market

Vacancy

Dealing Representative

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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.

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Dealing Representative

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Vacancy

Account Management Associate

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.

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