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First National Financial LP

First National is Canada’s largest non-bank lender, originating and servicing both commercial and residential mortgages since 1988.

Jeremy Wedgbury’s spring market and business update

Commercial Lender National May. 8 2024

The first quarter of 2024 was the most active opening period in First National’s history as a commercial lender.

Mid-Range Hedge: How First National clients profited from our newest innovation

Jeremy Wedgbury Commercial Financing National Oct. 11 2022
What follows are stories of First National clients whose business needs inspired us to create Mid-Range Hedge

A First National progress report

Jeremy Wedgbury Commercial Market Reports National Mar. 29 2022
In keeping with our role as an S&P/TSX listed reporting issuer, First National published its annual financial results earlier this week. In my capacity as Senior Vice President, Commercial Mortgages, I’m pleased to share the highlights with you as a

First National introduces game-changing conventional term program

Commercial Financing National May. 4 2021
First National is differentiated as a commercial property mortgage lender not just because of its size – with over $35 billion under management – but because of its ability to provide both insured and conventional financings to address the needs

What to expect from First National this year

Commercial Financing National Feb. 9 2021
At First National, the year has started very quickly. After recording tremendous growth in 2020, highlighted by record total volume and record construction volume  – including half a dozen financings of $100 million+ to bring our commercial book to over

COVID-19 has changed Canada. Has it changed the apartment market?

Residential Apartments National Oct. 13 2020
The Canadian Apartment Investment Conference is an annual event that attracts the who’s who of the multi-unit residential property industry. This year, because of COVID-19, all breakout sessions were held virtually and featured a number of expert speakers including First

Pulling together to meet Toronto’s affordable housing crisis

Residential Development National May. 4 2020

Ridgeford Charitable Foundation has provided affordable housing in Toronto’s east end for almost four decades. During this period, the city’s population has expanded exponentially but the supply of affordable housing has not. Ridgeford decided to do something about it. 

Have an intensification project on the books? Read this first.

Residential Apartments National Jan. 31 2020
Across Canada, governments at all levels have jumped on the site intensification solution to housing shortages and for good reason. As the country’s population grows, it is economically and environmentally preferable to increase the housing density of existing neighbourhoods than

The Wedgbury report: trends in Canadian commercial real estate finance

Commercial Development National Sep. 30 2019
Jeremy Wedgbury, Senior Vice President, Commercial Mortgages at First National Financial, and a financing industry veteran, leads a team that serves many of Canada’s largest real estate developers and owners. As such, he is uniquely positioned to comment on trends

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