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Ottawa Commercial Real Estate Finance

CMLS Financial is Canada’s leader in the commercial mortgage market. With market presence in nine 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.

Steve McEwen

Steve McEwen

Managing Director, Real Estate Finance

Steve McEwen has expertise in all areas of commercial real estate finance, with a focus on bridge, term and construction loans. Mr. McEwen has 25 years of experience in commercial real estate lending.

Prior to joining CMLS in 2012, Mr. McEwen built his career working at a US-based life insurance company and an international public accounting firm. In 1999, he established the Ottawa office of a commercial real estate lending firm. Mr. McEwen is a graduate of the University of Waterloo and Seneca College.

613.237.8111 ext.10
Sachin Anand

Sachin Anand

Vice President | Agent, Real Estate Finance

Sachin Anand specializes in commercial real estate financing across all asset classes. He has extensive experience in land development, construction and long-term financing. Mr. Anand has established himself as a top performing real estate banker in Ottawa and is a trusted advisor to his clients and peers in the marketplace.

Prior to joining CMLS in 2018, Mr. Anand held key positions for 9 years at two prominent Canadian banks, most recently as Director in the Commercial Real Estate group. Previous to commercial real estate financing, Sachin also spent 3 years in investment banking – Debt Capital Markets group in New York City and London, UK.

Mr. Anand holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University in Montreal and completed a minor in International Business Strategy from ESSCA business school in France.

613.237.8111 ext.12
Andrew Arntfield

Andrew Arntfield

Assistant Vice President | Agent, Real Estate Finance

Andrew Arntfield handles all types of income-producing properties across Canada, including conventional, CMHC insured, and high-yield financing opportunities. Mr. Arntfield primarily focuses in an Advisory capacity for his clients, providing full, in-depth market coverage and solutions. During his time with the firm, he has been directly involved with real estate transactions exceeding $1 billion.

Prior to joining CMLS in 2018, Andrew spent five years at one of Canada’s largest banks, where he was a member of their commercial lending team. Mr. Arntfield holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Guelph.

613.237.8111 ext.14
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Recent Transactions

July 2021


Multi-Family High Yield
Pointe-Claire, QC


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