Michele Cook

Director, Commercial Financing

Problem solver. Inventive thinker. Swift executor.

Michele has been a part of the First National Financial commercial team for the past 11 years. Prior to moving into origination in 2014, Michele worked in CMBS and oversaw commercial operations for 10 years.

For Michele, there are always alternatives to consider and new ways of thinking to pursue. She is the consummate problem solver, always presenting smart alternatives to complex issues.

Michele takes time to know what makes clients tick. With that knowledge, she can leverage First National’s broad product portfolio and investor network resourcefully. The resulting solution is often unexpected, but completely on point.

Working at First National, Michele has the tools and encouragement that she needs to be inventive in her solution approach. And when it comes time to execute, she has the support to work swiftly in the background, making the client’s experience seamless.

Industry involvement: Michele is a member of the Real Estate Institute of Canada and holds a Certificate in Real Estate Finance (CRF) designation.