Graduated with a Bachelors in Finance & Marketing from Concordia University. For the last 20 years, M. Durand has built and led a firm that has become the most active Canadian firm dedicated to the Commercial Mortgage Brokerage Industry. M Durand’s efforts have been recognized by his industry peers’ who have nominated him in each of the last 6 years as the best commercial mortgage broker in Canada. No other professional in the industry has seen such recognition. Michel Durand started his career and received the foundation of his financing knowledge while working for schedule A banks including NBC, LBC, and BMO for 8 years, prior to leading the MPC/MACC group, keeping him in the industry focused in Commercial Mortgages for the last 27 years. He also served on a board of directors of a venture capital funds as well as on various boards of trade, prior to entering the commercial mortgage brokerage industry in 2001. As an industry expert, He is interviewed regularly to comment on the state of the industry’s current and future outlook, with the most recent contribution in the August 2019 issue of Canadian Mortgage Professionals. M. Durand’s vast experience in the commercial mortgage sector and his dedication to improving the reputation of the brokerage industry provides him with a unique and clear perspective on the challenges as well as the opportunities borrowers face in today’s fast-paced environment. He works tirelessly at keeping all participants in the commercial mortgage field informed of the current issues affecting borrowers as well as lenders in the industry to ensure that each is able to take advantage of the current market trends. Michel is a member and holds licenses across Canada.