MANAGEMENT

William Jandrisits

PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

William Jandrisits joined MCAN as its President and Chief Executive Officer in August 2010.

Before joining MCAN, Mr. Jandrisits held numerous positions in the financial sector with experience in virtually every aspect of the real estate investment industry. Immediately preceding his appointment at MCAN, he was the Director of Finance for Starwood Capital Group, a privately held investment management firm that specializes in real estate related investments on behalf of select private and institutional investment partners. Starwood Capital Group possesses a highly diversified real estate portfolio comprised of more than $14 billion in assets.

Mr. Jandrisits came to Starwood after holding the position of Managing Director, North American Real Estate for RBC Financial Group. During his tenure with RBC he was responsible for various aspects of real estate lending activities in the United States, including loan production, structuring of complex transactions, monitoring business performance and oversight of several operating units of RBC’s North American lending operations.

Previously Mr. Jandrisits spent nine years at the Royal Bank of Canada, where he last served as Vice President of Global Real Estate and was responsible for managing the bank’s global real estate portfolio. Prior to joining RBC in 1993, Mr. Jandrisits held positions at Sun Life Trust as a Manager in the Real Estate Finance division and at Citibank Canada, where he was a Senior Associate in their Corporate Real Estate Group.

Mr. Jandrisits received an HBA and an MBA from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.

Jeffrey Bouganim

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Jeff Bouganim joined MCAN in July 2013 as Vice President, Capital Markets, upon closing of MCAN’s acquisition of Xceed Mortgage Corporation and was appointed Chief Financial Officer effective August 31, 2013.  Mr. Bouganim joined Xceed Mortgage Corporation in 2010 and also continues as its Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

At MCAN, Mr. Bouganim is responsible for the oversight of the financial and regulatory reporting as well as financial planning, securitization and other finance related functions.

Prior to joining Xceed Mortgage Corporation, Mr. Bouganim served as Chief Financial Officer for another Schedule I Chartered Bank in Canada.  Prior to that, Mr. Bouganim worked at a large Schedule I Chartered Bank and was the Chief Financial Officer of its brokerage and capital markets operations in Canada. 

Mr. Bouganim is a CPA, CA and also holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from York University.

Leonard Zaidener

VICE PRESIDENT, INVESTMENTS

Leonard Zaidener joined MCAN in August 2016 as Vice President, Investments. 
In this role he is responsible for the leadership of the Investments Group and developing new business opportunities for MCAN.

Mr. Zaidener is an experienced lending executive with over 17 years’ experience in the Real Estate markets within Canada including the Greater Toronto Area, Ontario East, and Atlantic Canada. He began his career at TD as a Real Estate Associate. He continued to progress, managing some of their largest relationships at the Beaver Creek Real Estate Group in Toronto and taking on more senior management roles, including assuming the Associate Vice President, Credit supporting their Ontario East and Atlantic Canada Real Estate Groups. In his last role with the TD, he was appointed District Vice President, Mississauga Real Estate Group, leading a team of 12 lending professionals providing project financing to developers and builders within the Greater Toronto Area.

Mr. Zaidener holds a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University and an MBA from the Schulich School of Business with a specialization in Real Estate.

Carl Brown

VICE PRESIDENT, OPERATIONS

Carl Brown joined MCAN in January 2013 as Vice President, Operations.

Prior to joining MCAN, Mr. Brown was Vice President Funding & Administration at MCAP, responsible for commercial loan funding, servicing, investor operations, and asset management.  He also has extensive experience in loan origination, risk management and credit.  Mr. Brown had been with MCAP and other predecessor companies since 1989.

Mr. Brown received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Wilfrid Laurier University and is a Certified Management Accountant.