Meet the Management Team
The lending and real estate expertise of our management team covers debt structuring, development project financing, and market value assessments of underlying real estate assets. With offices in Toronto, Calgary and Montreal, our local market knowledge allows us to lend in various markets across Canada.
Alan Winer, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder
Phone: 416-361-3315 Ext. 222
Alan Winer is the President and co-founder of Harbour Mortgage Corp. Involved in every phase of the firm's development since its inception, Alan is responsible for the successful operation of the company including investment decisions and capital commitments. A commercial real estate lawyer and a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, Alan has over 30 years of experience in real estate and business, and has significant experience in financing transactions, acquisitions, dispositions and joint ventures.
Paul Schachter, co-founder
Phone: 514-354-5920 Ext. 226
Paul Schachter is a co-founder of Harbour Mortgage Corp. and is actively involved in strategic decisions including investment approvals. He is also the President of Delart Investments Ltd. in Montreal and has over 30 years of real estate and business experience. Delart and its related companies are active developers and owners of real estate in Quebec, Ontario, Alberta, California and Texas.
Bruce Shepherd, Chief Risk Officer
Phone: 416-361-3315 Ext. 224
Bruce Shepherd is the Chief Risk Officer at Harbour Mortgage Corp. and is responsible for asset management of the company’s commercial mortgage portfolio and risk management. With over 30 years experience in the residential and commercial real estate lending industry, Bruce oversees all due diligence and transaction completion. Holding a number of senior positions with major American and Canadian financial institutions over the course of his career, he has extensive risk management experience.
Howard Cappell, Chief Financial Officer
Phone: 416-361-3315 Ext. 231
Howard Cappell is the Chief Financial Officer of Harbour Mortgage Corp., and is responsible for all financial, cash management and administrative matters. He has over 30 years experience in the financial world including restructurings, insolvency, business valuation, management consulting, real estate and loan recovery. Previous to joining Harbour, Howard had his own practice, was a Partner at Horwath Orenstein and Vice President at Deloitte and Touche.
Nelson Da Silva, Chief Investment Officer
Phone: 416-361-3315 Ext. 229
Nelson Da Silva is Chief Investment Officer of Harbour Mortgage Corp. Nelson is responsible for managing the overall growth of the Company's Mortgage Funds. He will also be actively involved in strategic opportunities for the company. Nelson brings a broad range of real estate experience including debt advisory and restructuring, investment sales, corporate finance and valuations. Prior to joining Harbour Mortgage Corp., Nelson held progressively senior positions with major Canadian institutions including CIBC, GE Real Estate, Deloitte and PwC.
Ann Hawley, Director of Investor Relations
Phone: 416-361-3315 Ext. 225
Ann Hawley is Director of Investor Relations of Harbour Mortgage Corp. Ann has over 20 years experience in public and private capital markets investor relations, across multiple markets and industries. Ann is responsible for managing all activities related to capital raises, investor relations and reporting. Prior to joining Harbour she held senior investor relations positions in the mining and resource sector based in Toronto and several technology companies based in Silicon Valley, California.