CMT Team·General·May 3, 20112011 CMA Winners There were winners and there were those who didn’t win, but it’s hard to say there were any losers at the 2011 Canadian Mortgage Awards. This past weekend, members of Canada’s mortgage industry came together to celebrate the excellence of brokers, lenders and service providers from coast to coast. Here is the complete list of winners: BridgeWater Bank Mortgage Broker of the year (more than 25 employees) Tom Lam, Urban Mortgage, Calgary, Alta. Canadiana Financial Corporation Best Newcomer – Mortgage Broker Firm BTB Mortgage Solutions, Niagara Falls, Ont. Canadian First Financial Best Industry Service Provider Genworth Financial Canada, Toronto, Ont. Canada Guaranty Best Newcomer – Lender Underwriter Yvonne Hristova, First National Financial, Toronto, Ont. CMHC Best Lender Underwriter of the Year Chris Fontana, Meridian Credit Union, Toronto, Ont. Davis + Henderson National Broker Network of the Year TMG The Mortgage Group, Toronto, Ont. FirstLine Mortgages Best Internet Presence First Foundation Residential Mortgages, Edmonton, Alta. Genworth Financial Best Individual Newcomer Beverly English, Dominion Lending Centres Mortgages & More, St. John’s, Nfld. Home Loans Canada Best Community Service Effort Kathy Gregory, Paradigm Quest, Toronto, Ont. Home Trust Alternative Broker of the Year Adam Hale, The Mortgage Centre Canada Hale | Beach & Associates, Hamilton, Ont. HomEquity Bank Employer of Choice First National Financial, Toronto, Ont. ICICI Bank Mortgage Brokerage of the Year more than 25 employees Verico The Mortgage Professionals, Kingston, Ont. ING Direct Bank Mortgage Brokerage of the Year with less than 25 employees True North Mortgage, Calgary, Alta. Macquarie Mortgage Broker of the Year (less than 25 employees) Diana Zitko, Meridian West Coast Mortgages, Coquitlam, B.C. Merix Financial Best Customer Service, Individual Office Averbach Mortgages, The Mortgage Group, Vancouver, B.C. National Bank of Canada Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Mortgage Industry Gord Dahlen, Vancouver, B.C. REMIC Commercial Mortgage Broker of the Year Chris Doughty, Dominion Lending Centres Bankfighter, Barrie, Ont. Resmor Trust Best Advertising Dominion Lending Centres, Coquitlam, B.C. TDMP Best Branding Verico Financial Group, Vancouver, B.C. The Mortgage Centre Canada Best Newcomer – Lender BDM Alec Bowes, Macquarie Financial, Guelph, Ont. VERICO Best Lender BDM of the Year Nina Labate, The Equitable Trust Company, Toronto, Ont. Steve Huebl, CMT Like news like this?Join our CMT Updates list and get the latest news as it happens. Unsubscribe anytime. SUBSCRIBE! Thank you for subscribing. One more step: Please confirm your subscription via the email sent to you.