Montrose Mortgage (Atlantic), and its predecessor, Equity Mortgage Corporation have been providing real estate financing solutions to clients in Atlantic Canada since 1990. Our well established mortgage production team has considerable depth and experience and provides market leadership in the areas of CMHC insured multi-residential financing and construction financing for all types of real estate.

Suite 1210 - Duke Tower
5251 Duke Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3J 1P3

The team is well versed in all types of real estate financing including land development; multi-residential rental, retirement homes and care facilities; condominium; retail; office; light industrial; hotel; single use and institutional facilities. Our key people are:

Glenn Umlah-Principal has 32 years experience in the mortgage financing field. Since 1984, his efforts have been concentrated on the origination, underwriting and placement of commercial mortgages throughout the Atlantic Region on all property types with emphasis on income producing property and residential project financing. Glenn's career highlights include a number of regional management positions representing nationally focused Trust Companies. Glenn was appointed National Manager, Mortgages with Nova Scotia Savings and Loan Company in 1986 with responsibility for the maintenance and growth of a +/- $400 million mortgage portfolio.

In 1990 Glenn went on to create Equity Mortgage Corporation Limited operating as an independent mortgage brokerage firm. He subsequently developed a strategic partnership with Montrose Mortgage Corporation Ltd. in 1995 that eventually led to the adoption of the Montrose Mortgage brand in 1998.
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Matthew Pendlebury, B.Com., ULE, CRF joined Montrose in 1999 after graduating from Saint Mary's University with a Bachelor of Commerce degree. During the past 10 years Matthew has been involved in all aspects of real estate financing throughout Atlantic Canada. He has arranged and delivered financing on a broad range of properties including land development, multi-residential, retail, light industrial, office, and hotel.

Matthew is well versed in all aspects of construction financing and is especially proficient in CMHC insured lending for rental and condominium properties. Matthew has continued to gain valuable knowledge in the real estate field earning a Diploma in Urban Land Economics (focus on valuation and appraisal) from the University of British Columbia in 2004 and receiving the CRF (Certified in Real Estate Finance) from the Real Estate Institute of Canada in 2008.
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Sharon Maclean has been a part of the Montrose team since 1993 after working for more than six years, in an administrative capacity, in the transportation industry.

Sharon manages the daily operations of the front office and is responsible for general office administration. Sharon also provides accounting support, as well as clerical support to the senior associates.
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