real estate mortgages
CMLS Financial is Canada’s leader in the commercial mortgage market. With market presence in six major Canadian commercial centres, we offer an unbeatable combination of national presence and local expertise. Our team of local commercial mortgage experts has the insights and industry know-how to help you get your deals done.
Steve McEwenManaging Director, Business Development | Broker
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.
David ArntfieldVice President | Agent, Business Development
David Arntfield focuses on all aspects of commercial real estate lending, including both term and interim financing. He has experience in land development, single-family buildings and high-rise condominiums. Mr. Arntfield has 35 years of experience in commercial real estate lending.
Prior to joining CMLS in 2012, Mr. Arntfield worked with a leading commercial real estate finance firm. He attended McMaster University.
James ScarrowVice President | Agent, Business Development
James Scarrow handles various types of financing, working with small to mid-sized real estate owners. He has extensive experience in many different debt structures, including construction, take out, mezzanine and bridge financing in all sectors of institutionalized real estate. Mr. Scarrow has 19 years of experience in commercial mortgages.
Prior to joining CMLS in 2012, Mr. Scarrow worked in both the Winnipeg and Ottawa offices of a commercial real estate lending firm. He is a graduate of the University of Manitoba.