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Maurice Smith, CFA

Vice President Project Finance

Maurice brings over 20 years of experience in the finance sector, including over a decade at CIBC World Markets where he served as an Executive Director in the debt capital markets division. For the last 8 years, Maurice was at Aurum Capital Advisory where he originated project financings as a member of the real estate development sponsor teams. He developed, led and marketed financing proposals in private debt and equity markets with key professionals and stakeholders to banks, institutions and high net worth investors.

Maurice is a Chartered Financial Analyst, has an MBA from Richard Ivey School of Business, a graduate degree in Economics from Université de Montréal and has an undergraduate degree from University of Manitoba. His education along with his experience positions him to become an integral member of the Fortress team.

Maurice’s primary responsibilities will involve designing and securing the full capital stack and working with lenders for construction financing for the numerous projects Fortress is involved in. On evenings and weekends when he isn’t working on expanding the roster of lenders Fortress can turn to for financing, you can find Maurice in a local arena coaching boys hockey.