Brian Lifchitz

VP, Debt Advisory Services

Brian has over 10 years of experience working with leading North American financial institutions, where he held progressively senior roles, most recently as Sr. Director, Commercial Banking, Real Estate Finance at the National Bank of Canada.

He has facilitated over $1 Billion in CRE Debt and Corporate Finance transactions. He is a client focused, performance driven individual who specializes in the origination and structuring of bespoke debt financing strategies for owner occupied/ ICI real estate as well as bridge/ interim/ mezzanine loans for commercial real estate acquisitions, construction and refinancings.

Brian has spent many years on “the other side of the table” as a lender, thus he efficiently delivers seamless deal execution while navigating clients through various lender processes to ensure the most competitive terms are achieved in procuring debt financing.

At Finneo, Brian is responsible for building and leading the Ontario deal team to originate and structure new credit transactions, and oversee clients’ real estate portfolios with tailored debt management strategies. He also works closely with Finneo’s underwriting and research teams to conduct market, industry and client risk analysis on an ongoing basis.

Brian Lifchitz