“A commercial transaction takes the highest levels of expertise and knowledge to manage. I am so proud to lead a team who brings that to every day and every deal.”
As the leader of FCT’s Commercial Solutions division, Robert is responsible for overseeing all aspects of FCT’s commercial business, including operations and product development.
A former partner at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, as well as an adjunct lecturer at Osgoode for their LL.M program, Robert has over 25 years of experience in commercial real estate law and secured lending transactions.
He has helped advance the legal practices for commercial defeasance transactions over the last 15 years, and is recognized as a leading Canadian practitioner in the area.
Robert believes in developing the people around him and giving back to his community. That’s why, when he’s not at his day job, Robert mentors several young professionals, and gives an annual lecture at St. Michael’s College’s school career day.
Education, Memberships & Awards:
- Bachelor of law, Osgoode Hall Law School
- Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2023 for real estate law and commercial leasing law
- Fellow, American College of Mortgage Attorneys
- Advisory board member, Practical Law Canada