One of Canada’s largest independent mortgage lenders is eying expansion of its commercial lending business in Quebec with the addition of a new leader.

Nektar Diamantopoulos has joined the firm as president and managing director of Real Estate Finance of CMLS Financial’s Quebec region.

He brings more than 24 years of experience in the industry to the firm and will focus on growing its lending and brokerage business in the province. He is based in Montreal.

“CMLS Financial has a 40+ year history of providing commercial lending services to real estate investors throughout Canada,” says Sam Brown, Vice President & Managing Director, Origination at CMLS Financial. “We are excited to welcome Nektar Diamantopoulos to the CMLS team. His wealth of experience, strong relationships and demonstrated success will further strengthen our coast to coast service capabilities.”

CMLS was founded in 1974 and now has 8 offices across Canada. It provides a wide range of commercial lending services, residential mortgages, and institutional services

“CMLS brings a unique value add service to the Quebec real estate market which is unparalleled in Canada,” says Nektar Diamantopoulos. “I look forward to growing the business with the team and creating value for our clients.”

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