Ilan Barda

Assistant Vice President, Commercial Financing

Trusted Advisor. Smart risk taker. Reliable executor.

Ilan has been a part of the First National Financial commercial team for the past nine years, and has originated more than $2.5 billion in commercial financing. Ilan specializes in CMHC insured financing, construction financing, purchase and refinancing of office, retail, multi-residential and industrial properties.

For Ilan, his key focus is helping clients to unlock the value of their investments. He guides this process by constantly stressing the value of and delivering expert advice and unexpected ingenuity.

Working as an extension of a client’s business, Ilan is a constant presence and source of encouragement and guidance. He delves deep with clients to understand their growth strategies, vision, approach to innovation and spirit of entrepreneurialism. He then applies smart risk taking and reliable execution to both respect and drive those goals.

Working at First National, Ilan feels free to take smart risks, be resourceful and delve deep to find the solution. He knows that he has the support he needs to execute quickly and deliver value.