Home Trust

Office address: 2300-145 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5H 1J8, Canada
Website:  www.hometrust.ca
Year established: 1977
Company type: Financial services
Employees: 900+
Expertise: Mortgages, credit cards, deposits, retail lending
Parent company: Smith Financial Corporation
CEO and key people: Yousry Bissada, President and CEO  
Financing status: -

Home Trust is one of Canada’s leading financial services providers. A proudly Canadian company, the firm has etched its mark as a trusted partner for Canadians seeking mortgage solutions, credit services, and investment opportunities.

Home Trust holds in offices Toronto, Montreal, Halifax, Calgary, and Vancouver. The company is a subsidiary of Home Capital Group Inc., acquired by Smith Financial Corporation in August 2023.

History of Home Trust

Home Trust was founded in 1977. The company began its journey with a mission to assist Canadians in achieving their financial aspirations. Over the years, it has evolved into a leading financial institution, driven by the success stories of its customers. Home Trust's commitment goes beyond mere financial transactions – it’s about empowering individuals and businesses to realize their dreams, be it owning a home or expanding operations.

Products and Services of Home Trust

  • mortgages: Home Trust offers a comprehensive range of mortgage options, including alternative mortgages for those with unique financial situations
  • credit cards: the company provides a variety of Visa credit cards, each tailored to different needs, including cashback rewards and no foreign exchange fees
  • deposits: Home Trust offers a range of Guaranteed Investment Certificates (GICs) and High Interest Savings Accounts (HISA), ensuring safe and guaranteed returns

Culture at Home Trust

Home Trust is recognized for its inclusive and dynamic work culture. The company is committed to diversity, equality, and fostering a workplace where every employee feels valued and motivated. Home Trust's culture is characterized by its entrepreneurial spirit and customer-centric approach, ensuring a harmonious and productive environment.

About Home Trust President and CEO Yousry Bissada

Yousry Bissada started his tenure as president and CEO of Home Capital Group Inc. in August 2017. He is a veteran in the Canadian financial services sector, with a career spanning almost four decades. Before joining Home Capital, Bissada was the CEO of Kanetix Ltd., where he led expansion and innovation efforts. He has also held influential roles as chairman at Canadiana Financial Corporation and Paradigm Quest, and as president and CEO of Filogix.

Apart from his corporate roles, Bissada is actively involved in the community. He has been serving as a board member for The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation since June 2023 and FirstService Residential since June 2022. His leadership style and accomplishments have been instrumental in shaping the landscape of Canada's mortgage and financial services sectors.

The Future at Home Trust

Home Trust’s strong foundation and a commitment to adapting to the evolving needs of the market pave the way for its continued growth and innovation. The company is also set to reinforce its position as a leader in Canada's mortgage and financial services sector.

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