Management Experience

  • CAD 3 billion in mortgages facilitated.
  • 25 years of institutional and non-institutional lending experience.
  • More than 15,000 clients served.
  • Mortgage referral partnerships with some of the largest Canadian banks.

The Cambridge Team

Jonathon Cowan


Phone: 604-484-8191
Email: jcowan@cambridgemic.com

Jonathon has been in the mortgage brokerage industry for over 25 years. He has overseen many mortgage transactions both residential and commercial, large and small during that time frame. He has been active in both the institutional and private mortgage markets, facilitating financing solutions for clients in both purchase and refinance situations. Jonathon has held leadership roles in mortgage brokerage and fund management companies throughout his career. He is a board member of various organizations, including the British Columbia MIC Managers Association.

Francis Peet

Vice President

Phone: 604-484-8190
Email: fpeet@cambridgemic.com

Francis has over 30 years experience in the mortgage business. His expertise runs from small residential mortgages to the larger commercial and private loan placements. He has had many satisfied clients over the years and is regularly consulted by others in the mortgage industry for his input on mortgage related matters. He provides strength of experience and knowledge to the Cambridge Mortgage Investment management team.

Frank Tharakan

Chief Technology & Compliance Officer

Phone: 604-639-1332
Email: frank@cambridgemic.com

Frank Tharakan has been with Cambridge Mortgage Investment Corporation since January 2015. He manages compliance, technology, certain reporting requirements and administrative verticals of the fund. His experience and expertise encompass monitoring existing mortgage investment systems, investor and client relations and implementing organization wide regulatory changes. Frank completed his MBA from the Sauder School of Business (UBC) and worked as a technology consultant for banking solutions at Accenture (USA) prior to joining Cambridge MIC.

Marra DeConto

Operations Manager

Marra has over 30 years experience working in the legal profession in the field of mortgages. Since the inception of Cambridge Mortgage Investment Corporation, Marra has been involved in registering the security of its residential and commercial mortgages as well as dealing with subscriptions from investors.  Marra is experienced in mortgage registration and compliance requirements as well as aspects relating to title insurance and property insurance that protect our securities and the assets backing those securities. Marra administers aspects of the mortgage portfolio as well as investor relations. As part of the management team, she is involved in the general overall operations of Cambridge MIC.

Martina East

Business Development Manager

Phone : 778-319-2661
Email: martina@cambridgemic.com

Martina brings to Cambridge 20 years of mortgage industry experience with the last 7 years focused on business development. She has an extensive background in alternative lending with a proven ability to work with our Broker Partners in assessing deals and building relationships. Martina is known for bringing passion and enthusiasm to product education and marketing. She has received numerous industry accolades and recognitions including CMP Top BDM in 2018 and Optimum Mortgage’s BDM of the year in 2016. Her diversified experience in the industry provides her brokers a unique perspective from both a sales and underwriting perspective.

Trevor Cullen

Manager of Mortgage Underwriting

Phone: 604-684-6420
Email: trevor@cambridgemic.com

Trevor has been a mortgage broker for close to 20 years. Trevor has tremendous experience providing private mortgage solutions for referring brokers and their clients. He has a proven track record of finding creative and common sense solutions to lending in order to resolve and close complex deals. He is known for his quick turnaround, and going above and beyond on every deal to ensure that the experience of both the broker & their client, exceed industry standards.

Christopher McGillivray

Market Development Manager

Phone: 604-484-8195
Email: cmac@cambridgemic.com

Chris has been in the banking, investment and financial services for the past 25 years. Chris has worked and participated in funding of public and private financing for various types of business and personal requirements. He has spent his financial career at Phillips, Hager and North, CIBC, TD Bank and Clairewood Partners. He is very experienced in structuring residential and commercial mortgages, business and personal credit, investments, public market financing and cash management services.

Arielle Horne

Administrator – client care

Arielle’s role as a mortgage administrator encompasses dealing with existing clients, payment collection, processing renewals, coordinating with mortgage brokers & lawyers, asset monitoring as well as instructing new mortgages. She works with the management team to ensure a pleasant client experience and that the experience is positive right from the time of loan origination to eventual mortgage loan payout.

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