Laurie focuses primarily on brokering mortgages between her residential clients and financial institutions but certainly deals with commercial and private lenders for clients as well. Prior to coming to work at OCMI Laurie spent 10 years as an interest rate derivatives dealer in the investment banks of Wood Gundy and RBC Capital Markets on Bay Street, in Toronto. She also spent 4 years at CMHC setting up their treasury operations for funding mortgages directly in capital markets. After leaving CMHC Laurie spent 8 years consulting to multinational’s and government departments on all aspects of interest rate, currency and credit risk. Laurie is an active lender in OCMI’s mortgage investment company and is available to speak with any residential or commercial borrowers who cannot access traditional sources of financing and may need private money.