Jim Ward joined QuadReal in May 2020. As Managing Director, Canadian Real Estate Debt, he focuses on the execution of growth, diversity and servicing of the company’s domestic real estate debt program.
With over 32 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry, Jim brings a deep understanding of mortgages, CMBS, loan syndication and unsecured debt finance to the QuadReal leadership team. Most recently, he was the Senior Vice President and Head of Canada for the Real Estate Banking Division at Wells Fargo, where he was responsible for spearheading the company’s expansion into Canada. Previously, he held senior positions with CIBC Real Estate Finance, Merrill Lynch Mortgage Lending and London Life.
Jim is based in Toronto where he lives with his wife and three children.