The principals and staff of Secure Capital MIC and its manager, Secure Capital Group, are also investors, because we believe in the quality of the investment.
Sheri Kosturik – Founder, Director, President and Chief Executive Officer
Sheri Couprie Kosturik has been actively involved in the mortgage industry since 2004. She is a graduate of the Seneca College Financial Services Underwriting program, where she earned her Honours Diploma in 2006. She previously earned a Bachelor of Arts with Honours Degree from York University.
With Sam Singal, Mrs. Kosturik was a co-founder of mortgage brokerage Mortgage Central in 2004 and was a principal until 2007. After successfully completing the Financial Services Underwriting program, she obtained her Mortgage Broker’s license under the Mortgage Broker’s Act and owned and operated another mortgage brokerage, Mortgage Connect, from 2007 to 2010. With Sam Singal, Mrs. Kosturik also co-found Secure Capital MIC Inc. in 2007.
Ms. Kosturik has completed the Partners, Directors and Senior Officers Exam, in addition to the Exempt Market Products Exam. Sheri is also a member of both MPC (Mortgage Professionals Canada) and CMBA Ontario (Canadian Mortgage Brokers Association Ontario).
Jaime Vilas – Director and Sales
Jaime Vilas has been a top producing mortgage agent/broker since 2001 specializing in the alternative and private mortgage space. Jaime has closed over 1000 private loans for his clients. Jaime joined the Secure Capital MIC team in 2007 as their Business Development Manager, and has been a managing partner since 2014.
Sasha Singal – Secretary, Director
Sasha Singal is a founding shareholder of Secure Capital MIC Inc. and has has been involved in underwriting deals, portfolio management and enforcement. Mr. Singal completed the Mortgage Agent Licensing Course in 2012 and has been a licensed mortgage agent through The Mortgage Centre – Mortgage One Solutions, since August 2013. Mr. Singal is a member of both MPC and CMBA Ontario. Mr. Singal graduated from the International Business program at Seneca College in 2011.
Joshua Singal – Director and Mortgage Enforcement
Joshua joined the managing team in August 2013 and is primarily responsible for enforcement activities (collecting missed payments, managing the power of sale procedure, etc.)
Steve Farrugia – Vice President of Sales and Marketing – Ontario East (of 427)
Steve offers a breadth of experience and skill supported by a unique perspective and strong understanding of what makes a deal work gained from having been on both sides of the mortgage industry over 30 years.
A strong relationship builder and communicator, Steve brings hands-on expertise in researching, understanding and meeting the diverse regional needs of brokers. Coupled with his outstanding customer service, and interpersonal skills he is a welcome asset to the Secure Capital team.
When he is not looking after his brokers and industry partners, he enjoys time on his boat and embracing the outdoors.
Steve Lydon – Vice President of Sales and Marketing – Ontario West (of 427)
Steve is a knowledgeable mortgage industry professional, with specialization in alternative lending. Steve offers a breadth of experience and skill supported by a unique international perspective of mortgage and real estate cycles and trends gained from over 35 years in Canadian and U.K. mortgage markets, mainly in Alternative & Private lending financing.
Steve has a proven ability to see clarity within complexity and deliver tailor-made solutions. A detail-oriented innovator, he has a passion for product and people development.
Hollie Gardiner – Mortgage Fulfillment Officer
Hollie graduated from Dalhousie University with a BCOMM degree. Hollie has worked as a partner manager in the technology industry for over a decade managing worldwide relationships with Microsoft, Citrix and HP with a focus on delivering measurable sales and marketing results. Since joining the mortgage industry in 2016, Hollie has worked primarily with private lenders their investors and brokers . Having worked for both small startups and two of three the largest software companies in the world, Hollie brings a breadth of knowledge and experience.
Victor Brewda – Mortgage Investment and Construction Consultant
Victor is part of our underwriting team for construction mortgages and provides his expertise and advice to related mortgage investment projects. Victor brings extensive knowledge and expertise gained from 35 years of involvement in private and sub-prime lending industry. He is a partner in a construction company, a licensed realtor (owner of Forest Hill Real Estate Inc. Brokerage Oakville Branch) and member of The Law Society. His main goal is to ensure that investments are secured by qualified mortgages that meet strict underwriting guidelines.
Paricheher (Cheri) Mistry – General Counsel
Cheri Mistry has over 7 years real estate and mortgage lending experience. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 2009 and is a member in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada. She has worked as a lawyer in Corporate and Firm environments and brings with her a wealth of experience in private lending transactions and enforcement. In addition to being General Counsel of Secure Capital MIC Inc, Cheri also operates her own legal practice in which she practices Real Estate and Corporate Law.
Susan Su – Law Clerk
Susan Su has over 2 years of experience as a real estate law clerk. She has great knowledge on private mortgage and second mortgage transactions.
Jenny Wu – Finance and Administration
Jenny joined the team in April 2010 and is involved in book and record keeping, collections, and general administrative duties.
Tiffany Lam – Reception
Tiffany joined the team in July 2018 and is a welcome addition as our Receptionist and administrative assistant.