Adam Powadiuk

Adam Powadiuk , Business Development Manager , First National Financial

Adam Powadiuk is a Business Development Manager with First National Financial, Canada’s largest non-bank lender with over $80 billion in assets under administration. He is focused on connecting the investment community with CMHC insured and conventional mortgage financing. Using First National’s broad platform he is able to effectively optimize his clients’ investment strategies through debt structuring, analysis and market knowledge. Adam is active in many markets across the country but focuses on Ontario and Western Canada. His experience spans numerous asset classes, including retail, office, industrial and apartment.

Prior to joining First National, Adam was a sales representative at one of the country’s largest commercial real estate brokerages, specializing in industrial properties in the GTA. This background has given him a good foundation in investment real estate.

Adam is a graduate of Ryerson University, having earned certificates in both Marketing Management and Information Systems Management. He has also earned the CCIM designation (Certified Commercial Investment Member), which is conferred upon recognized experts in commercial investment real estate who have completed a rigorous curriculum and a significant volume of successful transactions.

Adam is the co-author of the “Capital Commentary" column published in the Real Estate News Exchange on a biweekly basis.

Adam is active in several real estate organizations including the NAIOP Greater Toronto Chapter and he is the President-Elect 2015 for the CCIM Central Canada Chapter.

Adam can be reached at:
Twitter: @AdamPowadiuk

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