Mortgage Associate
Avison Young
Calgary, AB
5d ago

Our small Canadian-born business was founded in 1978 and has become a global organisation that now spans 120 locations across 20 countries.

Our expansion has been rapid, but what matters most is the common belief that drives all 5,000 of our people to be a different type of real estate organisation.

We believe that the places in which we live, work and play have the power to make us happier and healthier, and we are united by a shared sense of purpose, to have a positive impact on people’s lives.

In short, we are a global commercial real estate advisory firm with a simple aim : for real estate to play a leading role in creating vibrant buildings, cities and places that deliver long-lasting social value and economic impact.

Why Work for Us :

We believe that our industry is changing, and we want our business to be a melting pot of curious minds, passionate hearts and strategic intelligence.

Your gender, religion and race are all highly respected, but are less important to us than your ability to step up and change the game.

We provide you with a place where you can do just that, with like-minded people. Collaboration is embedded in the way we work our people have the autonomy to collaborate on client relationships, engage teams across the business, lead operations, work collectively on projects, participate in strategy and are ultimately responsible for our growth.

Our distinctive Principal-led, privately-owned model puts us in the enviable position of being able to offer every employee the opportunity to own a share of our business, and inspires and allows anyone to become a Principal.

This role carries voting rights so our people have a very real say in the future direction and operation of our business.

This means that we are able to attract, engage and retain the best talent from the industry.

Responsibilities :

  • Source, research and connect with potential clients (set up appointments, identify borrower requirements and ascertain the success of the assignment)
  • Collaborate with the Debt team to obtain all required due diligence material for submission to the Underwriting staff.
  • Prepare mortgage proposals for potential clients.
  • Prepare marketing materials (ie : brochures or presentation decks) for presentations.
  • Research and present debt opportunities based on client needs
  • Collaborate with the Debt team to secure loans based on client needs.
  • Act as a resource for other teams at the Avison Young Calgary office regarding mortgage options
  • Qualifications :

  • At least 5 years previous experience as a direct lender, mortgage associate or realtor in the commercial real estate market.
  • Real Estate qualifications such as Land Economics degree, accreditation with Appraisal Institute of Canada, CCIM or equivalency.
  • Ability to work within a team environment for Western Canada (Alberta and B.C.) as a component of a 5 member group.
  • Being licensed with RECA as a mortgage associate will be a positive. Must be prepared to begin licensing program within 3 months.
  • Located in Calgary, but prepared to work throughout Alberta and B.C.
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel and Argus.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada and, where applicable, must have a valid work permit or study permit that allows the candidate to fulfill the requirements of the role
  • Some travel may be required
  • Ability to work beyond normal business hours
  • Our Equal Opportunity Commitment

    Avison Young practices as an equal opportunity employer in all services locations around the world. We are committed to building and maintaining a workforce diverse in experience, skills and knowledge with uniformity in service excellence, commitment and integrity.

    The firm maintains a strict policy to ensure employment opportunities are equal and do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership / union status, protected veteran or military service status, or any other elements protected by law.

    For those requiring assistance with disabilities, information relating to the need for accommodation and accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

    Avison Young is committed to employing the best talent with the most fair and equitable recruitment practices.

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