who we are
Ameera Ameerullah – Founder & CEO
Ameera has been in the mortgage industry since 2001. She worked tirelessly with a drive to succeed and ranked her way up setting unique benchmarks in the Canadian Mortgage and Lending industry. She built several companies from ground up with the support of her dynamic and brilliant team. She is the CEO and Founder of Canada Mortgage & Financial Group (CMFG), an award-winning brokerage and lending firm known for its leadership and mortgage presence in Canada. Ameera is also the CEO and Founder of CMFG Mortgage Investments Inc. (CMFG), a private mortgage administration firm and CMFG Development Inc., a real estate development firm.
Ameera was recognized among Women of Influence in the industry, Top Commercial Brokers, Top 75 Brokers across Canada as published in CMP Magazine and Mortgage Brokers News. In 2016 and 2017 CMFG has been recognized as Top Brokerages, Top Independent Brokerages and was honoured with “The Home Trust Best Alternative Lending Brokerage of the Year” at the Canadian Mortgage Awards in May 2017 in this time frame as well.
As an accredited professional of the Financial Services Commission of Ontario, Better Business Bureau and Independent Mortgage Brokers Association (aka CMBA), Ameera specializes in construction finance, property investments, alternative lending, asset management, real estate development, acquisitions and finance restructure. Ameera has funded successful projects in residential and commercial real estate, hotels, mines and power plants in 3 different continents. Her successes include significant commercial and private projects in Canada, the USA, Costa Rica, Barbados and Africa. Her expertise in acquisition, investment analysis, development and construction finance has given her an iconic mark in the Canadian Mortgage industry.
On a personal front, while her career has been extraordinarily successful and demanding, she manages to maintain a sense of balance in her life through family relations and a commitment to building a better life for the underprivileged and vulnerable. Ameera is a selfless and transparent woman who is committed to eradicate elder abuse, vulnerability and despair. She is a Philanthropist, Social Service Worker and Strong Advocate for Human Rights. From a young age, Ameera developed this humble side and care for the elderly and orphaned children. Her purpose is to empower, nurture and create a peaceful lifestyle for others. She’s committed to teaching young children and others especially women about financial literacy and empowering them to become contributing members of society. She received the recognition for her ongoing volunteered contribution as Community Leader, Human Rights Advocate – Government of Canada.
Ameera is also the Founder of DavidAnn Foundation for HIV Aids & Cancer, Restore Humanity and The Homeless & Orphan Foundation of Canada. She is a proud supporter and volunteer member when required of A Celebration of Women, Casey House in Toronto, North York Women’s Shelter, Covenant House, Providence Healthcare, Sick Kids Hospital, Children’s Aid Society, Red Cross, International Development and Relief Foundation, and Centre of Addictions and Mental Health. Ameera believes in the empowerment of children, women, the elderly, volunteering her time to work with youths in the criminal justice system, survivors of sexual and physical abuse as well as individual’s living with addictions and mental illness.
As of 2017 – Ameera ventured into fulfilling one of her dreams where she started a Home-Care and Brain Health Day Program for the Elderly especially those living with Dementia/Alzheimers’. She is the CEO of HCS Innovative Healthcare Services Inc.
“Success did not happen overnight or over few years, it took more than a decade of hard work, commitment, choice networking, an ethical business practice and much stumbling along with way to get here. You also have to have a “Never Give Up” attitude” Says Ameera.
Vice President, Investor Relations
Vice President, Hospitality
David I. McMillan
Project Development & Consultant
Douglas L. Fowles
Commercial Analyst & Planner
Operations Manager, Underwriting
Administration & Marketing
Business Development Manager
Business Development Manager