Fund Managers

Sean Adamick, CFA, CPA, CA

Portfolio Manager

Mr. Adamick is the portfolio manager of the CMLS Mortgage Fund, and is a co-manager on several segregated institutional mortgage mandates. He has 10 years’ experience in investment management and mortgage finance.

Mr. Adamick began his career with KPMG LLP in Vancouver and spent several years with RBC Capital Markets’ top-ranked diversified financials equity research team covering publicly-traded investment management companies and mortgage and housing companies. Mr. Adamick is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, is a Chartered Accountant and a CFA charterholder.

Adam Dean, CFA

Portfolio Manager

Mr. Dean is a co-manager of the CMLS Mortgage Fund and manages a number of segregated institutional mortgage mandates.

Mr. Dean has over 8 years experience in investment management and mortgage finance, acting in a sub-advisory capacity for key investor relationships and coordinating over $2 billion in commercial mortgage-backed securities transactions. Mr Dean. is a graduate of the University of British Columbia and a CFA charterholder.

Jonathan Lee, CFA, CPA, CA

Chief Compliance Officer,
Portfolio Manager

Mr. Lee is responsible for managing all compliance aspects of the CMLS Financial Group and is involved in the day to day operations of the Manager, including regulatory compliance.

Mr. Lee has more than 12 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining CMLS in 2017, Mr. Lee spent 6 years at the British Columbia Securities Commission overseeing portfolio managers, investments fund managers and exempt market dealers. Mr. Lee is a Chartered Accountant and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

Sales Team

Cynthia Maisonneuve

Director, National Sales

Ms. Maisonneuve is the Director of National Sales for CMLS Asset Management. She has over 10 years of business development experience specializing in corporate credit, liquid alternative, OM and prospectus based strategies.

Throughout her career she has worked with some of the most influential allocators across Canada. Prior to joining CMLS in 2018, she held various senior level positions at some of Canada’s top wealth management firms including RBC and Fidelity Investments. Ms. Maisonneuve holds a Bachelor of Arts from Ryerson University.

Board of Directors

Anthony Gage


Mr. Gage is past chair of the Board of Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management (PH&N). His career at PH&N spanned more than 20 years including 5 years as President and CEO.

Mr. Gage also served on the Board of Public Service Plan from 2006 – 2015, where he chaired the Investment Committee from 2009 – 2015. As chair of the Investment Committee, he was responsible for overseeing the investment management function.

Chris Brossard, CPA, CA

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Brossard has been involved in real estate finance and investment management for over 20 years.

Prior to joining the Parent in 2003, Mr. Brossard held several senior executive positions and has been a principal in private equity, real estate and real estate finance firms. Mr. Brossard holds a Canadian Chartered Accountant designation and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University.

David Franklin, R.I. (BC)


David Franklin is the President of CMLS Financial and is responsible for overseeing the commercial mortgage origination and servicing divisions. Mr. Franklin joinedCMLS in 1995 and has over 30 years’ of experience in real estate finance.

Prior to joining the Parent in 1995, Mr. Franklin held senior managerial positions with some of Canada’s leading private and public sector real estate finance operations, including CMHC. He is a graduate of the University of British Columbia’s Urban Land Economics program and a member of the Real Estate Institute of British Columbia.

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