Amar has an extensive background in Capital Markets and progressive Real Estate Investment banking experience. He held senior positions at Bank of Montreal (BMO), Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) before becoming the Executive Vice President and Head of Jones Lang Lasalle’s Debt Capital Markets group where he was the #1 Broker and was awarded the “Top Gun” award in 2015. During his career, Amar, has worked with clients to arrange more than $15 billion in real estate transactions. Amar also founded two organizations – The Commercial Real Estate Lenders Association (Connecting Commercial Real Estate’s Senior professionals through networking events) & Educate Kids ( a charity for orphaned children – www.educate-kids.org). Following his career with large institutions, Amar got the entrepreneurial bug and founded R2 Capital & Capstack Advisory where he continues to help clients finance real estate of all asset classes. As cannabis has become an emerging market in Canada, Amar has focused on helping cannabis clients find financing for their real estate, as traditional lending sources are slowly adapting to this industry. He holds a great pulse on which lending sources are willing to finance cannabis related projects.
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