Events

Canadian Mortgage Hall of Fame


The Canadian Mortgage Hall of Fame honours mortgage industry leaders whose achievements and service have contributed to the success of the Canadian mortgage industry. Inductees to the Mortgage Hall of Fame have provided leadership, vision and inspiration in their profession and strive to make a difference to enhance industry standards.

Back after the pandemic hiatus, this year’s virtual event will take place at the Fall Virtual Mortgage Symposium on October 13-14. The Canadian Mortgage Hall of Fame honours industry leaders whose outstanding contributions and accomplishments have had a significant impact in shaping our dynamic industry.



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Congratulations to the 2021 Mortgage Hall of Fame Inductees! 


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Marty Coubrough, AMP
Retired Owner, VERICO One Link Mortgage & Financial

Marty Coubrough was the founder and owner of One Link Mortgage & Finance, and retired in 2019. A VERICO member for over 15 years, his outstanding leadership and professionalism led to the brokerage becoming the largest in Manitoba. Through his dedication to professionalism, Marty created an organizational culture that emphasized integrity and experience which ultimately provided Canadians with service that represented their best interests

Marty is known by his peers as a humble individual whose ethics became the hallmark of his hiring and training policies. He has distinguished himself within the industry as a knowledgeable professional and a generous mentor to his agents - many have gone on to represent the mortgage industry locally, provincially, and nationally. Marty is the 2007 winner of the MPC AMP Corporate Excellence Award and Verico One Link has been the recipient of 7 Consecutive Consumer Choice Awards.

With more than 20 years of management experience in the real estate and mortgage industries, Marty has a long history of giving back to CAAMP/ MPC and to his community. He sat on the VERICO National Advisory Committee representing Manitoba and was the 2013 Prairies representative for CAAMP on the National Ethics Appeals Committee. Marty has been a champion of the AMP accreditation program within his mortgage business and he has long promoted the MPC Association both nationally and provincially through MPC’s government advocacy efforts since 2004.

Each year, Marty chose four charities to donate to including: food bank, children’s hospitals, Habitat for Humanity, humane society, women’s shelters, homeless shelters and Koats for Kids. He is a board member of the Children's Miracle Network and has regularly fundraised for the charity for over 10 years.






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Mark Kerzner, AMP
President and CEO, The Mortgage Group (TMG)


Mark Kerzner is the President and CEO of The Mortgage Group (TMG), one of the largest full-service brokerages in Canada assisting with residential and commercial mortgage services. Mark is responsible for leading and managing a growing and dynamic national mortgage broker company and has led the role since September 2009. TMG has experienced consistent year-over-year growth with Mark at the helm.

Mark’s name and reputation in our industry is well known as a mortgage professional, industry expert, mentor, and customer advocate. Mark is always looking for ways to enhance the client experience. It is that level of integrity, passion, leadership and experience which has left a truly positive footprint in our industry.

With more than 20 years’ experience in the mortgage industry, Mark has held multiple senior level positions. He began his career as the Director of Corporate Development for CIBC Mortgages in 2000 right after completing his MBA. Following his time at CIBC, Mark joined FirstLine Mortgages and took on roles ranging from GM of Customer Contact, to VP of Marketing & Strategic Initiatives to VP of Business Development. After a move to Paradigm Quest, Mark lead multiple departments including Credit and Servicing Operations (Credit, Funding and Servicing), and Corporate and Business Development. Mark has always worked tirelessly to help Canadians achieve the ultimate goal of home ownership while increasing the professional and ethical standards for the mortgage industry.

Mark is a past Chair of the Mortgage Professionals Canada Board of Directors and has also sat on the MPC Government Relations Committee. Mark’s passion for community and wanting to give back has led to a partnership with Breakfast Club of Canada as TMG’s national charity, with close to half a million dollars (to date!) being raised to help feed children facing food insecurity in Canada.





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Don Stoddart, AMP
Mortgage Broker, Key Mortgage Partners

Don Stoddart is the Principal Broker of Key Mortgage Partners, the founding company behind Mortgage Architects. Don is focused on the goal of helping individuals and families realize their home ownership dreams by providing a worry free and well-informed buying experience. He defined the model office environment that brokers continue to use today to improve deal flow.

With over 30 years of experience in the mortgage industry, Don has sat on countless lender advisory boards and is often consulted by industry leaders on topical issues. Over the years, he has presented at many events held by our national and provincial associations. Passionate about ensuring the success of everyone around him, he continually guides maturing brokers on retirement and tax planning strategies, as well as mentors many successful experienced and beginning brokers.

Don was the co-owner of pioneering Ontario brokerage, First Provincial Mortgage, as well as one of the founders of super broker Mortgage Intelligence (MI). Mortgage Intelligence fundamentally changed the makeup of the mortgage broker landscape as Canada’s first ever national mortgage brokerage with a technology focus. Don was the first mortgage broker with FirstLine to reach $100 million in funded volume, and a few years later he was the first broker to achieve $1 billion in lifetime fundings. Don was a speaker and mentor at the MPC 2021 Fall New Agent Symposium and currently sits on the MPC Government Relations Committee furthering industry advocacy through actively meeting with government officials. Don’s accomplishments supporting female athletes with the Brampton Canadettes Girls Hockey Association led to founding the Canadettes Hall of Fame, a Scholarship Program that has benefited over 250 girls, as well as The Two Nations College Prep Series.



Past Inductees


  • Art Appelberg, AMP
  • Michael Beckette, AMP
  • Yousry Bissada, AMP
  • Frances Blau
  • John Bordignon, AMP
  • Boris Bozic, AMP
  • Michael Braid
  • Brendan Calder
  • Andy Charles, AMP
  • Patrick Chetcuti, AMP
  • Gord Dahlen, AMP
  • John Donald, AMP
  • Colin Dreyer, AMP
  • Michael Ellenzweig, AMP
  • Pierre Fournier, CHA
  • Ed Gettings, AMP
  • Bernie Greenbaum
  • Kathy Gregory, AMP
  • Paul Grewal, AMP
  • Alan Jette
  • Michael Jones
  • Karen Kinsley, AMP
  • G. Robert Leeming, AMP
  • Pierre Martel, CHA
  • Brian Matthey, AMP
  • Gary Mauris, AMP
  • A.D. (Ric) McGratten, AMP
  • Debbie McPherson
  • Andrew Moor, AMP
  • Dave Nichol
  • Hali Noble, AMP
  • Bill Nugent
  • L.R. Bob Ord, AMP
  • Bill Patton, AMP
  • Dan Putnam, AMP
  • John Ribalkin, AMP
  • Janice Rice, AMP
  • Gary Siegle, AMP
  • Jason Smith
  • Gerald Soloway, AMP
  • Karl Straky, AMP
  • Wayne Sudsbury
  • Ronald D. Swift, AMP
  • Debbie Thomas, AMP
  • Grant Thomas, AMP
  • Gordon Thompson
  • Art Trojan, AMP
  • Peter Vukanovich, AMP
  • Ivan Wahl
  • John Webster