London Commercial Real Estate Finance

CMLS Financial is Canada’s leader in the commercial mortgage market. With market presence in eight major Canadian commercial centres, we offer an unbeatable combination of national presence and local expertise. Our team of local commercial real estate finance experts has the insights and industry know-how to help you get your deals done.

Stephen Bryant

Stephen Bryant

Vice President & Managing Director, Real Estate Finance

Steve’s client and financing activities span real estate asset classes and project types - strategic planning, new development, acquisitions and refinancing – with a specific focus on Seniors Housing across Canada. Steve is a regular speaker and facilitator at Seniors Housing sector events and is a member of the Ontario Long-Term Care Association’s Commercial Committee.

Mr. Bryant spent 9 years as a Principal at IC Funding prior to its merger with CMLS Financial in 2019. Steve’s career includes a diversified set of experiences in client service, marketing, operations and management. Steve was the Vice-President of Sales and Customer Service for a regional telecommunications company and spent 13 years at a global consulting firm working with Fortune 500 companies in business strategy, customer relationship management and process engineering. Steve received his Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University and later completed the Advanced Business Management Program at the Northwestern University Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

519.673.3528 ext.135
steve.bryant@cmls.ca
Sandy Harrington

Sandy Harrington

Vice President & Managing Director, Real Estate Finance

Sandy has a long history of providing his clients with trusted advice and successful strategies for their real estate investments across the asset classes for both construction and permanent debt including CMHC. Sandy has financed many properties in Ontario and across Canada, refinancing existing buildings, project financing for new developments, acquisition financing and structured debt as well as particular expertise recognized for student rental properties with many successful financings from $5M- $100M over the past twenty years.

In 2019 CMLS merged with IC Funding, a highly respected commercial mortgage brokerage where Sandy spent 28 years as an owner and Principal, he holds a BA in Economics from the University of Western Ontario. Sandy was named as Canada’s Best Commercial Mortgage Broker for three consecutive years and was also named as one of Canada’s Top Ten Commercial Mortgage Brokers by Mortgage Broker News.

519.673.3528 ext.124
sandy.harrington@cmls.ca
Richard Eyles, CPA, CMA

Richard Eyles, CPA, CMA

Vice President | Agent, Real Estate Finance

Richard Eyles works with clients to understand their financing objectives and then identify construction and term financing options across real estate types with significant experience in commercial and multi-residential properties. He is involved in financing activities from origination through underwriting and loan fulfillment.

Richard has 15 years experience financing commercial real estate projects starting his career as a commercial mortgage lender working with entrepreneurial businesses. He joined the Origination team at CMLS in 2019 after the merger with IC Funding. Richard holds his Bachelor in Commerce from the University of Western Ontario as well as a CPA, CMA designation.

519.673.3528 ext.132
richard.eyles@cmls.ca
Steve Foxall

Steve Foxall

Vice President | Agent, Real Estate Finance

Steve Foxall has an extensive understanding of commercial finance including multi-family, industrial, long-term care and retail projects. Specific expertise lies in land development, construction and CMHC funding.

Steve has 20 years of experience in the commercial finance industry. Steve has held senior analytical and management positions for both banks and credit unions. He is a proven resource in the marketplace. He is well respected by his large network of both institutional and private lenders. His ability to collaborate and align the right capital to the right project efficiently makes him a tremendous asset to the CMLS team. He joined the Origination team at CMLS in 2019 after the merger with IC Funding. Steve studied Finance at St Mary’s University in Halifax and completed his level 1 CFA.

519.673.3528 ext.125
steve.foxall@cmls.ca
Jocelyn Reid

Jocelyn Reid

Assistant Vice President | Agent, Real Estate Finance

Jocelyn Reid focuses on critically assessing term and construction financing options on behalf of her clients with a focus on properties within the seniors’ housing, office/industrial and multi-residential space. Jocelyn has experience handling both CMHC-insured and conventional loans across a wide range of asset classes. She is involved in financing activities from origination through to underwriting and loan fulfillment.

Jocelyn worked as a Commercial Real Estate Analyst for project underwriting and working with lenders, borrowers and professionals throughout the funding process to ensure transactions close as efficiently as possible. Jocelyn also served as the team’s Affordable Housing specialist and is knowledgeable on the unique programs that are available to this asset class. Jocelyn started her career as an Account Manager with a leading global automotive supplier where she led all product costing and business-to-business sales for several high-profile automotive launches. She joined the Origination team at CMLS in 2019 after the merger with IC Funding. Jocelyn holds an Honours Degree in Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.

519.673.3528 ext.136
jocelyn.reid@cmls.ca
Ethan Wood

Ethan Wood

Vice President | Agent, Real Estate Finance

Ethan Wood focuses on commercial real estate financing across Canada with an in-depth understanding of the seniors housing space obtaining construction, permanent and refinancing capital. He works closely with his clients to provide market insight, CMHC and conventional portfolio analysis and strategic planning.

Ethan spent 15 years with IC Funding financing a range of real estate projects with a focus on seniors housing. He joined the Origination team at CMLS in 2019 after the merger with IC Funding. He is a Commercial member of the Ontario Retirement Communities Association (ORCA). Ethan holds a Business Finance and Marketing degree from Fanshawe College.

519.673.3528 ext.123
ethan.wood@cmls.ca
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