MBN Hot list 2014: Gary Mauris

Gary Mauris's profile for Mortgage Broker News Hot list 2014
 Gary Mauris
What: President
Where: Dominion Lending Centres

Gary played a central role in creating three national companies from the ground up. Currently, he is active as the president of Dominion Lending Centres.

Milestones achieved in 2013
  • #1 Brokerage in Canada in both volume and number of mortgages funded
  • DLC Up 6.3% Over 2012
  • Record Market Share – 17.2% market share among all Canadian brokerages (27% when combined with MCC)
  • Purchased Mortgage Centre Canada – bringing total annual funded volume to $20 billion
  • Lender Rankings & Efficiencies – DLC is #1 among 11 of Canada’s Top 20 Lenders; #1 or #2 with 15 of the top 20 lenders
Goals for 2014
  • Continue to drive consumer awareness via consumer direct marketing initiatives such as home show sponsorships, television, radio and PR campaigns, newsletters and education
  • Build on our social initiatives such as Breakfast for Learning, anti-bullying campaigns and financial literacy
  • Continue to add products consumers will recognize and value such as unsecured Visa card line, mortgage insurance and equipment leasing
Forecast for the industry in 2014
  • Stable and consistent year from a growth perspective
  • Not likely to experience significant swings, and interest rates should continue to be low for the foreseeable future, although the rate wars and sub 3% fixed pricing is in the past
  • Alternative lending space to see greatest uptick due to changing guidelines and new regulatory requirements imposed on lending community
  • Continued consolidation within broker community
  • Local associations will struggle to keep membership numbers, as agents and owners grow frustrated with the added costs in duplication of industry events
  • President, Dominion Lending Centres (2006)
  • Previous:
    • President/Founder, Pacific Rim Cash Corporation (DirectCash) (2002-2005)
    Years of Experience:
    Over 20 years of financial services industry experience
    • Best Advertising
    • Best Branding
    • Mortgage Brokerage of the Year
    • Profit Magazine Hot 50
    • Finalist for Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2011.
    Current Town

    Vancouver, British Columbia

    Other Information  

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