Meet our Team

With decades of combined experience in commercial real estate finance, we deliver a breadth of knowledge and focused energy into every deal we work on.


President & Chief Executive Officer

Richard joined Montrose in 1991 after spending over 10 years in real estate including direct lending at a major Canadian Chartered Bank and property management and development in Winnipeg. Richard has been active in the real estate sector since 1980 in both development, management and finance capacities. He has been instrumental to the growth and activity of Montrose nationally and serves as director on the boards of a number of public and private institutions.


Senior Vice President

Frank Azevedo is the Senior Vice President of Montrose Winnipeg and has been with the company since 1998. Frank’s responsibilities include the origination and structuring of new mortgage lending opportunities and the ongoing management of the Montrose Winnipeg mortgage portfolio. Frank’s experience includes an active role in all aspects of the structuring and placement of senior and subordinated debt financings, closing, and administration of commercial real estate loans across all asset types. Frank works closely with private and institutional Borrowers with a specific focus on tailored financing solutions. In addition, Frank has worked closely with our national lender partners which vary from large Canadian Life Insurance Companies, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Chartered Banks, pension Funds, Private Capital and National and regional Credit Unions.

Frank holds an Honours Degree in Business, with a major in finance from the University of Manitoba Asper School of Business.


Vice President

Active with Montrose since graduating (2006) from the University of Manitoba’s Asper School of Business (Finance major), Brad’s responsibilities include the origination and structuring of new financing opportunities and the ongoing management and growth of the Montrose Winnipeg portfolio.

In addition to his duties at Montrose, Brad serves as Chairman of Winnipeg Housing, a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to provide quality, safe and affordable housing throughout Winnipeg. He also serves as as the current President of Rossmere Golf and Country Club.


Senior Analyst

Nathaniel joined Montrose Winnipeg in 2016. As Senior Analyst, Nathaniel’s responsibilities include underwriting mortgages across all asset classes, facilitating deal flow by actively working with both Borrowers and national lender partners, and analyzing the financial position of new and existing investment properties. Nathaniel holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons.) degree from the University of Manitoba, with majors in Finance and Marketing. He is also a registered mortgage salesperson in the Province of Manitoba. In his spare time Nathaniel enjoys spending time with his family, reading and playing recreational hockey.



Evan joined Montrose Winnipeg in 2022 as an Underwriter after spending time in the commercial lending department of a local credit union. From this experience he brings knowledge of real estate lending within the Canadian market, working with clients located across the country. Evan’s role includes underwriting financing throughout all asset classes, providing support by working closely with both Borrowers and Fund Managers, and completing high level analysis of current and potential investment portfolios. Evan holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Winnipeg and is working towards becoming a registered mortgage broker in the Province of Manitoba. During his down time, Evan enjoys volunteering, coaching volleyball and spending time with family and friends.



Kyle joined Montrose Winnipeg in 2022 as an Underwriter after grduating from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons.) degree majoring in Finance. Kyle is involved in all aspects of real estate financing including CMHC insured and conventional apartment properties, retail, office and industrial and second mortgage financings. In his role as Underwriter, Kyle is responsible for analysis, market research and loan structuring, while also assisting with negotiating mortgage terms with insitutional clients, renewals, and ensuring timely funding through the coordination of the loan closing process. In his spare time, Kyle enjoys fishing, golfing, and spending time at the lake with his family and friends.

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