Sightline Conversation Series: Mortgage Investments with Trez Capital


We are pleased to announce the launch of our new conversation series: Sightline Manager Discussions. In these discussions, we will have conversations with a variety of investment industry leaders so you can better understand your portfolio and the decisions that go into building it.

In our premiere discussion, Sightline’s Warren Gerow speaks with John Hutchinson, president of Central and Southwestern U.S. at Trez Capital, a diversified real estate investment firm specializing in short duration mortgage lending in Canada and the U.S. For this conversation, Gerow and Hutchinson discuss how Trez Capital seeks to generate returns for its investors and what its future may hold. Specifically, Gerow and Hutchinson discuss:

  • What type of lending Trez Capital does in the U.S.
  • The timeline of the lending process and when Trez Capital gets involved
  • The amount of influence Trez Capital has on a borrower’s project
  • The process if the borrower/builder defaults and where the money goes
  • The number of significant defaults Trez Capital has had in the past year
  • The effects of COVID-19 on the housing market
  • The average size of a Trez Capital project
  • Opportunities for lenders moving forward

You can listen to Gerow and Hutchinson’s conversation here. As always, please contact us at (416) 945-6228 with any questions.


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Warren Gerow is an independent investment wealth consultant to Sightline Wealth Management.

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