Our Team

At Burke Financial, we know that as a homeowner you want to be financially secure. At some point, you might find yourself considering lending options to create a level of security. The problem is that if you are experiencing hard times and have been denied by the bank, it can feel like there are no options left when you need a loan. We believe that there are solutions for every situation and we work hard to get even the most challenging applications approved. Our trusted team can provide you with short and long-term financial solutions and can guide you through our fast and easy lending process. We have helped hundreds of clients save in interest and improve their credit and we can do the same for you.

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John Burke

President & CEO / Mortgage Broker

License #: M16002732
John Burke is the President & CEO of Burke Financial. A winner of multiple awards, John specializes in Debt Consolidation and Stopping Power of Sale. He uses his knowledge and expertise to help clients with even the most challenging applications get approved and get their financial life back on track. Along with helping his clients, John now uses that knowledge to train new agents to achieve their career goals with the Burke Financial Academy. When not working with clients and training agents, you can find John reading or spending time with his cat Lola!

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Angelica Nefulda

Chief People Officer

License #: M20002904
Angelica first started out as a Financial Solutions Specialist with Burke Financial, utilizing her people skills to truly engage with our clients to understand their true goals when it came to their financial and home needs. Through further development of her industry knowledge and skills, not only has she become more passionate about building relationships with our clients, but with our award-winning team. Now she helps develop the Burke Financial team through building a welcoming and well rounded culture. If she is not working at her desk, you can find her hiking in the trails.

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Matthew Burke

Mortgage Agent Level 1

License #: M23004883 | Email Matthew Burke is a dedicated and knowledgeable mortgage agent and underwriter here at Burke Financial, he uses his kind manner and patience to fully understand all types of clients personalities and needs. He deeply understands that the mortgage process can be difficult and stressful but he is passionate about making every step of the way as hassle free & smooth as possible. If he’s not at work you can find him working on cars!

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Sharmae Capili

Office Administrator

Email Sharmae comes from a family who runs a contractor and house selling business, which gave her the familiarity she needed when she joined Burke Financials as an Office Administrator. With a degree in Management Accounting and years of international professional experience in the finance industry, Sharmae dots the i's and crosses the t's to streamline Burke Financials' office flow. When she's not running a magnifying glass through her documents, you might not be able to find her so easily as she likes travelling and exploring new places.

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Patrick Khouri

Mortgage Agent Level 2

License #: M12000850 | Email Patrick Khouri started his Career in Wealth Management with the major Banks in the Trading and Operations department. Patrick decided to transition into the Mortgage Industry and his tenure exceeds 10+ years. Patrick has a well-developed understanding of Financial Products (Credit & Investment) and the nuances of both the Securities brokering and Mortgage brokering. In his spare time, Patrick likes to read about Quantum physics and Metaphysics.

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Robert Garofalo

Mortgage Agent Level 2

License #: M20000359 | Email A seasoned professional in Financial Services, specializing in mortgage underwriting, with a proven track record of over 15 years in advancing organizational standards and providing exceptional client services. Highly skilled in financial analysis and adept at effective problem-solving, demonstrating resourcefulness, insightful communication skills, and a keen ability to identify opportunities. Collaborates closely with clients and lenders to achieve the best possible outcomes. Outside of client engagements, Robert finds joy in spending time with his family, traveling, and pursuing photography.

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Amanda Santos

Office Manager

Amanda was first introduced to the Real Estate industry as an Admin Assistant back in 2018. At the time, she not only developed her administrative background, but a genuine passion for helping people, clients and industry partners alike. An interest in the Real Estate market began to grow on her, which then led to the Mortgage side. With such an innovative and caring personality, the team knows who they can rely on for help. To relax from busy days, she either spends time with friends and family, or goes for walks.

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Ejaz Alidina

Mortgage Agent Level 2

License #: M19002226 | Email
Ejaz has an immense passion for problem solving and helping clients meet their short-term financial goals and ensure they have a long-term strategy. He takes deep pride in being able to provide his clients with the best solution & customer experience the marketplace can offer regardless of their financial background. In his free time, you can find Ejaz travelling, hiking or grilling a steak. . Although most importantly, he enjoys spending time with family & friends.

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Jacob Meyer Snitman

Mortgage Agent Level 2

License #: M21000289 | Email Jacob’s best work has always come from his passion for empowering others. With his clients best interest in mind, Jacob specializes in Debt Consolidation and reducing monthly payments through Refinancing. His focus is to provide strategies that will fit his clients future goals while meeting their current needs. No matter the situation you can be sure to expect quality service with a personal touch. Outside of the office you can find Jacob hiking, crushing food challenges or cheering on the Toronto Raptors!

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Mike Farrow

Mortgage Agent Level 2

License #: M21001547 | Email Mike Farrow is the agent you want in your corner. With superior analytical skills, attention to detail and financial savvy you can guarantee that Mike will find the best solution to fit your needs. Mike’s area of expertise includes Purchases, Debt Consolidation & Power of Sales but can assist with any type of financial services you require. Customer service is key to Mike’s success so you can expect a great experience from start to finish. When not dedicating his focus and energy on his clients you can find Mike spending time with family or sampling foods from around the world.

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Arsalan Toufighjou

Mortgage Agent Level 2

License #: M22000435 | Email
Arsalan is a professional mortgage adviser that specializes in successfully helping individuals, even with bruised credit history. He is equipped with the latest tools and knowledge to help all of his clients achieve good credit standing, build wealth and save thousands of dollars. Arsalan personally invests himself in each of his client’s well being and strives to get them into the best financial position now and for the future. When he is not helping others reach their financing goals, you’ll find him enjoying time with his 3 kids.

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Birinder Singh

Mortgage Agent Level 2

License #: M20003453 | Email Birinder Singh is an aspiring mortgage agent who is passionate about solving problems and strongly cares about his client’s financial goals. Birinder specializes in alternative lending and uses his expertise to strategically tailor solutions for even the most challenging files. He takes his time to understand the client's needs thoroughly, to ensure the highest quality and efficient service is provided. Outside of helping client’s , Birinder enjoys going for hikes in nature, reading books, and playing sports.

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Marie Sanon

Mortgage Agent Level 2

License #: M19001685 | Email Working for you not for the Banks Marie believes that every customer deserves the best care and service when purchasing or refinancing the home of their dreams. Marie here to serve your mortgage needs and has what it takes to make a difference in your next transaction. She can place all types of mortgages her specialities are : Heloc refinances , equity takouts,second mortgage, private mortgage, debt consolidations and mortgages for self employed. Marie has the expertise to get the Right Mortgages for your immediate and future needs. She works for you not for the banks and provides unbiased guidance in your mortgage decision. 0Marie looks forward to helping you achieve your financial and homeownership goals!

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Mathushan Sivarajasingam

Mortgage Agent Level 2

License #: M20001735 | Email Mathushan is a mortgage agent at Burke Financial and has been in the industry since 2020. Using his experience in the industry, he focuses on ensuring his clients have a plan and a strategy and emphasizes that for each and every client. Aside from his drive for helping clients, Mathushan has a unique hobby that not many people know about - playing chess! Mathushan listens to the goals of his clients and provides them with the best possible solutions to accomplish them, all while exceeding customer experience expectations. He is committed to "brokering a brighter future" and delivering a 5-star experience!

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Aamir Jaffer

Mortgage Agent Level 1

License #: M23004904 | Email As a financial literacy advocate, Aamir’s goal is to implement strategic solutions to better his client's financial futures. Aamir's background in financial markets and business strategy has allowed him to assist clients in achieving both short and long-term goals. Through financial creativity and understanding customer needs, it gives him great pleasure to assist his clients end-to-end in their financial journey. Despite flaws in traditional credit rating systems, Aamir is a firm believer that everyone should have access to financial products that can improve their lives both personally and professionally. In his free time, you can find me traveling, golfing, or cheering on the Green Bay Packers!

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Hamed Nouri

Mortgage Agent Level 1

License #: M23004990 | Email Hamed has the knowledge and experience to suit you with the best product available for your situation. His experience ranges from funding mortgages, analyzing mortgages to approving mortgages. He is able to structure an application for submission to a lender in order to ensure a timely and accurate response. Hamed is a mortgage advisor who specializes in successfully helping individuals, including newcomers to Canada with their home purchase and refinancing needs. HE will counsel you on credit and mortgage qualifications, offer efficient and highly service, and help you every step of the way. Hamed’s commitment to exceptional customer service means that you can expect a great experience from start to finish. Outside of helping clients he loves doing outdoor activities with family and enjoy the nature.

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Ruth Goldman

Mortgage Agent Level 2

License #: M11002182 | Email
Currently my main focus is in private lending 2nd Mortgages. I have some senior lenders looking for quality deals. I love to paint on the beach at Wasaga.

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Kat Cheng

Mortgage Agent Level 1

License #: M23005564 | Email Introducing Kat Cheng, your experienced mortgage agent with Burke Financial. With a passion for providing personalized mortgage solutions, Kat strives to help clients achieve their goals. As a people person, Kat takes the time to understand your unique needs, making the mortgage process stress-free. With a background in the financial industry, Kat has extensive knowledge in mortgage lending, investments, and insurance. As a valued member of Burke Financial, Kat has successfully guided numerous clients in realizing their homeownership dreams. Outside of work, Kat enjoys spending time with family and friends, and actively participates in community initiatives.

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Jayana Mistry

Mortgage Agent Level 2

License #: M16002550 | Email Jayana Mistry, a respected mortgage professional, upholds values of respect and integrity in both her personal and professional life. With over a decade of experience in real estate financing, she is passionate about assisting individuals and families in achieving their homeownership dreams. Renowned for providing personalized, strategic mortgage solutions, Jayana has helped a diverse range of clients, from first-time homebuyers to seasoned investors. She excels in understanding each client’s unique financial goals, ensuring a simplified, stress-free mortgage process. Committed to guiding clients through various stages of real estate investment and refinancing, Jayana’s expertise and personalized approach make her a reliable partner in real estate and commercial financing. Outside of work, she enjoys cooking, camping with her family during the summer, staying close to nature, and reading books.

Our Team

We are a Better Business Bureau accredited 5-star rated mortgage brokerage. Thousands of Canadians trust us with their mortgages and borrowing because we help them make informed decisions and save money.

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At Burke Financial, we treat each interaction with our clients as a chance to change their borrowing experience to a positive one. Ultimately, our goal is to help homeowner’s make informed decisions and save money. To do this, we look at our client’s main priorities and personalize a plan to shape the optimal payment amounts, term length, prepayment privileges, interest rates, and much more. We negotiate and shop each application to multiple lenders to get the most competitive rates and terms and our fast and easy approval process makes it that much easier to get back on track financially. We work with homeowners all over the province of Ontario. Discover the Burke Financial difference today.

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