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Tuesday, February 27, 2024
Metro Toronto Convention Centre (North)

Paula Gasparro
Vice President, Real Estate Finance at CMLS Financial


Paula Gasparro handles various types of financing for all income producing assets in major markets across Canada, with a focus on CMHC insured financing for Multi-Unit Rentals, Affordable Housing, Seniors Housing, and Student Housing. She works with institutional investors and advisors, REITs, and private developers. She has more than 20 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry. Prior to joining CMLS in 2018, Paula held senior management positions at Canada Mortgage & Housing Corporation (CMHC) for 16 years, bringing in depth expertise in commercial underwriting, product development, and policy. CMLS Financial is one of Canada’s largest independently owned mortgage lenders, with seven offices across the country. Founded in 1974, the company provides a wide range of commercial lending services, residential mortgages, and institutional services. CMLS Financial currently originates over $5.8 billion of commercial, multifamily and single family residential mortgages annually, with assets under administration exceeding $24 billion. Some of Canada's most prominent banks, investment managers, insurance companies and pension funds rely on CMLS Financial for a variety of important mortgage services.

Agenda Sessions

  • Funding Land, Construction & Housing: What are the range of challenges being faced in today’s market and what is being done to promote housing affordability and affordable housing?