Marc Prefontaine

President

Mr Prefontaine has joined the KV Capital team to lead the KV Real Estate Finance group.  Mr Prefontaine has over 17 years of full cycle experience in the Canadian Mortgage Banking/Brokerage industry that has included first hand expertise in underwriting, originating, adjudicating, servicing, account management and default management.  Mr. Prefontaine has experience in structuring and sourcing various debt and equity structures including pari-pasu loans, A/B loans, club deals and structured finance deals. Mr. Prefontaine served on the Board of a private MIC for 7 years and helped to create and chair their Lending Review Committee.

Aleem Virani- CA, CBV

Principal

Aleem is a principal and co-founder of the companies within the KV corporate group and Kanvi Homes Inc. Since 2006, he has been engaged in all aspects of growing these businesses from startup ventures to the successful companies they are today. In addition to running his own businesses, throughout his career Aleem has been engaged in private company transactions as both an advisor (buy and sell side) and buyer. Before going into business with his partners, Aleem was the Controller for Trans Global Group of Companies (a subsidiary of the Brick Group Income Fund), and he also served as a business valuations and litigation support expert with Kingston Ross Pasnak LLP, and as a public accountant at Deloitte.

Nicholas Jeanes

General Counsel

Mr. Nicholas Jeanes currently holds the of office of General Counsel and Corporate Security for the KV corporate group and is responsible for the delivery of all legal services, as well as compliance, ethics and privacy. As Corporate Secretary, Mr. Jeanes works closely with KV Private Equity’s Board of Directors. Mr. Jeanes holds a law degree from the University of Alberta, is a member of the Law Society of Alberta and is a founding member of Young ACG Edmonton, a sub-chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth. Prior to joining the KV corporate group in 2017, Mr. Jeanes worked in the corporate and commercial practice group of Bennett Jones LLP, an internationally recognized Canadian law firm.
Call Nicholas at (780) 233-7499

Molly Bell

Mortgage Associate/Office Manager

Molly Bell is a Mortgage Associate and the Office Manager of KV Capital where she helps to ensure the smooth operations of the firm. Molly also works with investors as a valued member of the firm’s Investor Relations team. Prior to joining KV Capital, Molly worked at TMG – The Mortgage Group. In her spare time, Molly likes working out, gardening and most of all, Chihuahuas.

Business Development

Kelly Bagley

VP of Real Estate Finance

Kelly Bagley has been in the Finance industry for over 20 years. His education in the Arts at the University of Calgary has been complemented by his 20 plus years working with such highly respected financial institutions such as RBC Royal Bank, Laurentian Bank, Firm Capital and now KV Capital, where he is currently VP of Real Estate Finance. He has experience at the senior and executive level in Finance across all industries with a specialization in Real Estate Financing. In his spare time, he enjoys fly fishing with his children and playing hockey with friends.
Call Kelly at (403) 629-4445

Gaurav Sobti

Business Development Manager

Gaurav Sobti is the Business Development Manager of KV Capital where he works with where he works with mortgage brokers, builders, developers, and realtors in structuring financing solutions for their projects. He is a Chartered Accountant and CFA® Charterholder. He also holds a Masters in Accounting and Bachelors in Biotechnology/Chartered Accountancy from the University of Waterloo. Prior to joining KV Capital, Gaurav worked at Alberta Teachers’ Retirement Fund Board and Deloitte LLP. In his spare time, Gaurav likes to read and stay active.
Call Gaurav at (780) 863-7449

Underwriting

Colin Brenneis

Director, Mortgage Underwriting

Colin Brenneis is KV Capital’s Director, Mortgage Underwriting where he works with the executive team to oversee the firm’s mortgage lending and underwriting operations. Colin is a Chartered Accountant and CFA® Charterholder. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta. In his spare time, Colin enjoys the outdoors especially kayaking, canoeing, hiking, and skiing with his wife. He is working towards completing a travel goal of visiting every continent, with only Africa and Antarctica remaining on his list. Colin is also an avid reader and board game player.

Finance

Mat Forster

Controller

Mat Forster is KV Capital’s Controller where he works with the finance team to oversee the firm’s financial reporting function. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant and is planning to write the CFA® Level III exam in June 2019. He also holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta. Prior to joining KV Capital, Mat worked at KPMG LLP. In his spare time, Mat enjoys travelling abroad in addition to watching as many Toronto Raptors games as his wife will allow.

Lorraina Lu

Accountant

Lorraina Lu is an accountant with KV Capital’s finance team. She is working towards her CPA designation and holds a Bachelors of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta. In her spare time, Lorraina enjoys cooking and traveling and cheering on her beloved Golden State Warriors.