Office address: 2215 Coquitlam Avenue Port Coquitlam, BC V3B 1J6
Year established: 2006
Company type: financial services
Expertise: residential and commercial mortgages, renewals and refinance, investment properties
Parent company: DLC Group
CEO and key people: Gary Mauris, President and CEO
Financing status: formerly VC-backed
Dominion Lending Centres (DLC) is the largest franchise-based network in Canada with 4,000 mortgage experts across the country. It’s the flagship brand of the DLC Mortgage Group, the largest mortgage brokerage network in Canada.
Founded in 2006, Dominion Lending Centres has rapidly evolved into Canada's leading mortgage company. The brainchild of Gary Mauris and Chris Kayat, Dominion Lending Centres revolutionized the mortgage industry with its innovative approach. The acquisition of Mortgage Centre Canada in 2013 and Mortgage Architects in 2015 further cemented DLC's position as a powerhouse, boasting the largest network of mortgage professionals in the country.
Some of the products and services offered by Dominion Lending Centres include:
DLC is characterized by its pursuit of excellence and service-oriented ethos. The company fosters a culture of innovation, integrity, and passion, driving its team to deliver exceptional results. This culture is reflected in their numerous industry accolades and the personal achievements of their brokers.
Gary Mauris, co-founder and President of DLC, is a visionary leader and serial entrepreneur. Before launching Dominion Lending Centres, he led two successful businesses: a cigarette machine company and an ATM business. He then saw the potential in mortgage brokerage, and there was no looking back since.
Aside from being president of Dominion Lending Centres, Mauris is CEO of DLC Mortgage Group and CEO of The Mortgage Centre Canada. He also spends time volunteering, having co-founded I Am Someone in 2012 and Bikes for Kids in 2014.
Mauris is part of Canadian Mortgage Professional’s 2020 Hall of Fame.
Dominion Lending Centres remains guided by its mission “to help mortgage brokers in their journey of making the dream of home ownership a reality.” With a focus on innovation and thought leadership within the mortgage brokerage space, Dominion Lending Centres is set to further solidify its position as a leader in Canada's mortgage industry.
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