Director, Syndication

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Director, Syndication




Commensurate with experience

Reports to:

Vice President, Syndication

Position Summary

Cameron Stephens Mortgage Capital is looking for a Director in our Syndication group.

We are always looking for the best and brightest to join our exciting team at Cameron Stephens. In addition to being part of a team with a true entrepreneurial spirit and significant room for growth, we offer a compensation package that includes:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Competitive annual discretionary bonus
  • Comprehensive extended health benefits
  • Educational assistance for professional development and accreditation
  • Market leading RRSP matching program

Who are we?

Cameron Stephens Mortgage Capital Ltd. (“CSMC”) is a leading non-bank lender with offices in downtown Toronto, Calgary, and Vancouver. The company was founded in 2004 and currently has a committed loan book of $3.2 billion. Eighty percent of the loans are funded by institutional investors, and the remaining twenty percent of the loans are funded by private investors. CSMC specializes in commercial real estate loans, particularly land development loans, construction loans, and commercial mortgages, and employs 50+ people.

Key Accountabilities:


  • Build and maintain relationships with institutional and private lending partners to thoroughly understand their risk appetite, needs and lending parameters.
  • Work closely with the origination team to review, understand & adjudicate transactions for all mortgage product types, including land loans, cost to complete construction loans, revolving construction loans, servicing loans, inventory loans, bridge loans and amortizing term loans.
  • Send term sheets, follow up, discuss, creatively problem solve and negotiate terms with lending partners in a timely manner.
  • Communicate comprehensive lending partner feedback on transactions to originators/underwriting & funding team in a timely manner.
  • Work closely with the Underwriting and Portfolio Management team to ensure Loan Summaries adhere to the lending partner’s requirements and manage changes to the transactions as required.
  • Coordinate and manage approval timelines with Origination team, Underwriting team and CSMC Lending Partners.
  • Provide expert guidance to origination team on deal structuring, lending partner appetite, and general feedback on the institutional and private lending landscape
  • Establish personal goals and action plans to support CSMC’s business objectives, and demonstrating an ongoing willingness to assume higher degrees of accountability and responsibility;
  • Keep abreast of changes within diverse industry sectors and proactively identify opportunities to add value to transactions by understanding Client/Borrower needs, Investor needs, and competitor offerings.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary Degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Economics, or Finance with an educational focus on Real Estate or Land Development, or equivalent (required).
  • 3-5 years of related work experience in the real estate lending industry (required).
  • Deep understanding of Finance and the Canadian Real Estate Market/Development Industry (required).
  • Acute attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication/presentation, interpersonal and relationship building skills (sales acumen).
  • Expertise in the use of Word, Excel, Office, and PowerPoint.
  • Able to apply analytical and critical thinking skills while under pressure and prioritize work load.
  • Keen sense of organization, planning, and prioritizing.
  • Able to establish priorities, set deadlines, and manages time effectively.
  • Must have a strong customer focus to develop and implement strategies according to evolving client needs.
  • MBA, CFA, CSC considered an asset.
  • Mortgage Agent License, Dealing Representative Registration considered an asset.

Experience what makes Cameron Stephens different! What’s in it for you!

  • Opportunity to work within, create, and drive a culture of growth and innovation;
  • Inspire a positive work environment and help champion quality service, innovation, teamwork to assist our Borrowers/Clients meet/exceed their goals;
  • Learn voraciously, stretch you and your team’s thinking, share your knowledge and educate others!
  • Cultivate winning relationships & building trust;
  • Share our commitment to productivity, effectiveness and operational efficiency;
  • Be an agent of change, help others to embrace it and watch amazing things happen!
  • Help your community through a variety of outreach programs

If you are interested in joining a growing firm with a real entrepreneurial spirit, please apply online at

While we appreciate your interest in applying, only those candidates whose skills and qualifications closely match the requirements of the position will be contacted. All candidates considered for hire must successfully pass a criminal, education, and credit background checks to qualify for hire.

We are committed to providing equal opportunities for persons with disabilities. Accommodations are available at all stages of the recruitment process, at the candidate’s request.