SANDY POKLAR, COO; MANAGING DIRECTOR, CAPITAL MARKETS & STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENTS:
TORONTO, June 14, 2012 /CNW/ - ANNOUNCEMENT: Firm Capital is pleased to announce that effective Monday, June 4, 2012; Sandy Poklar has joined Firm Capital Corporation, as COO; Managing Director, Capital Markets and Strategic Developments. As part of the senior management team, Sandy will oversee operations, help with strategic growth, manage client relationships, and seek out investment opportunities in all areas of real estate, mortgage finance and the capital markets.
Sandy brings a wealth of knowledge to Firm Capital. Sandy is a chartered accountant, having practiced at Deloitte & Touche and then at KPMG as a real estate and financial services tax specialist. In 2003, Sandy moved to the capital markets, first as an equity research associate analyst at Canaccord Adams, helping initiate coverage on 32 real estate entities. Subsequently, Sandy joined TD Securities Real Estate Investment Banking group, whereby Sandy helped cover Firm Capital. After TD, Sandy was a Vice President in the Real Estate Investment Banking group at Macquarie Capital, also covering the Firm Capital relationship. We welcome Sandy to our team and look forward to participating in accomplishing our stated goals, objectives and culture of being a client driven organization, with impeccable integrity, focused on preservation of capital through disciplined investing.
ABOUT FIRM CAPITAL CORPORATION:
Since 1988, Firm Capital Corporation is a non-bank lender providing residential and commercial construction, bridge and conventional real estate finance, including providing term, mezzanine and equity capital investments for real estate projects. Firm Capital is the Mortgage Banker to various capital pools, including the Toronto Stock Exchange listed Firm Capital Mortgage Investment Corporation (TSX: FC) and to Firm Capital Mortgage Investors Corp., an RSP mortgage fund in operation since 1994. In 2011, Firm Capital completed $655 million in various real estate finance transactions. Since 2000 Firm Capital has originated, underwritten, structured, funded, serviced and managed over $4 billion worth of residential and commercial mortgage investments throughout Canada.
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