Centum Financial

Office address: 500 - 1285 West Pender Street Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 4B1, Canada 
Website: www.centum.ca  
Year established: 2002  
Company type: Financial services 
Employees: 2,200+ 
Expertise: Mortgage services 
Parent company: Charlwood Pacific Group 
CEO and key people: Chris Turcotte, President  
Financing status:

Centum is one of the largest mortgage broker networks in Canada. A prominent brand in the industry, Centum offers a complete range of mortgage services from pre-approval and first home loans to mortgage protection, refinancing, and investment properties. The company serves more than 10,000 clients across the country. Centum is owned and operated by Charlwood Pacific Group.  

History of Centum 

Centum was established in 2002 and has grown into one of Canada’s largest mortgage broker brands. The company opened its first office in British Columbia and has since expanded to more than 200 locations across the country, including Alberta, New Brunswick, and Saskatchewan. It boasts a network of more than 2,200 mortgage professionals nationwide.   

Products and Services of Centum 

Centum offers a diverse range of mortgage services tailored to meet the unique needs of Canadian property buyers, including: 

  • mortgage renewals and switches: simplifies the process of renewing or switching mortgages 

  • mortgage refinancing: provides options for refinancing at any point during the mortgage term 

  • reverse mortgages: tailored financial solutions for Canadian senior homeowners 

  • first-time home buyer mortgages: make first home purchases seamless and stress-free 

  • bad or poor credit mortgages: assist those with credit challenges in securing mortgages 

  • self-employed mortgages: specialized mortgage solutions for business owners 

  • Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC): allows homebuyers to borrow against the equity in their properties. 

  • home construction mortgages: all-encompassing construction loan for those who want to build a custom home or vacation property 

  • private and alternative mortgages: designed for borrowers who have been denied mortgage or refinance loan from a traditional bank or lending institution due to their past record 

  • life and disability insurance: mortgage protection coverage underwritten by Manulife Financial  

  • consumer loans: larger loans with longer terms and lower interest rates 

  • commercial mortgages: a range of commercial lending services  

  • vacation and second home mortgages: home loan designed for cottages and other vacation properties 

  • new to Canada mortgages: mortgage financing to newcomers in Canada 

Culture at Centum 

Centum operates on the ethos that “it’s more than just a business, it’s a family.” As with family-owned franchises, the company values trust and integrity. Centum’s culture is deeply rooted in customer satisfaction, with a focus on creating smart homeownership plans and delivering the best financing solutions. 

About Centum President Chris Turcotte 

Chris Turcotte took the helm as president of the Centum Financial Group in December 2016. He has been a pivotal figure in the company’s growth. His leadership encompasses strategic planning, growth, network coaching, and fostering a culture of excellence. Turcotte holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Manitoba and is accredited through Mortgage Professionals Canada. 

The future at Centum 

Centum’s commitment to providing the best mortgage rates and services propels the company towards growth and innovation. The company’s future looks bright as it continues to serve Canadian property buyers with integrity and expertise. 

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