Glenn Umlah joined CBRE in September 2017 as Senior Vice President, within the Debt and Structured Finance Group based in Halifax. Glenn's role is to provide financing solutions for borrower clients on new and existing Multi-residential, Land Development, Commercial, and Industrial properties.
Prior to CBRE, after several years in senior positions with many nationally focused lenders, Glenn formed Equity Mortgage Corporation Limited (EMC), a commercial mortgage brokerage firm operating throughout Atlantic Canada. EMC and its mortgage origination team operated successfully from 1990 to 2017 delivering over $2.6 Billion in commercial mortgages, with $1.5 Billion in CMHC insured product, via a well-established national mortgage banking platform. Glenn has been a regular panelist for the debt session at the Atlantic Real Estate Forum and is well known across the Canadian Capital Markets.
Member, Housing Trust of Nova Scotia Board of Directors
Team Overview - Halifax Debt and Structured Finance
Serving Atlantic Canada
The Halifax based Debt and Structured Finance group can create, source and deliver real estate financing programs with the best terms available for our clients. Our track record includes securing more than $2.0 billion in commercial mortgages and $1.2 billion in CMHC insured mortgages for a variety of private and institutional clients. We build advantage for our clients by leveraging:
well-established relationships with Canada’s premier lenders;
extensive experience financing acquisitions and refinancing for all commercial property types; and
utilizing the variety of funding sources that are available within CBRE’s industry-leading global platform.
Glenn Umlah, Senior Vice President, Matthew Pendlebury, Vice President, and Geoffrey Umlah, Underwriter, bring a combined 65 years of experience to the Halifax Debt and Structured Finance group. Clients working with this team are also plugged into CBRE’s National Debt and Structured Finance group and Atlantic Canada’s Capital Markets team, which together provide an unmatched level of service across Atlantic Canada.