Our Leadership Team

 

Munir

Munir Virani, CA, Chief Executive Officer

Munir brings strong leadership, passion, and innovation to the Westpoint team. Since 2002, Munir has acted as President of a private real estate investment company which managed over $10 million in real estate assets as well as a significant mortgage investment portfolio.

He has served as the Director of Finance for a large national retailer where he was responsible for taxation, treasury and financial reporting of a consolidated group of companies with revenues in excess of $1.2 billion per annum. Munir was involved with securing and managing syndicated credit facilities of $100 million dollars, and implemented various corporate restructuring and tax optimization initiatives. In addition, he was instrumental in executing an initial public offering. Munir graduated from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Commerce and furthered his professional education by obtaining his Chartered Accountant designation while working with Deloitte and Touche.

 

Marnie

Marnie Kiel, Chief Operations Officer

With 11 years of working in finance in a variety of capacities, Marnie brings a unique perspective to Westpoint. She has held positions within government, banking, and mortgage brokering. Most recently, Marnie was the Broker/Owner for a local mortgage brokerage where she focused on commercial mortgages and arranged $121 million dollars in financing for clients. She maintains close relationships with several conventional and private lenders Canada-wide and is in tune with the current trends and risks within the industry.

Marnie obtained a Finance diploma from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology and then continued her studies at the University of Alberta, earning a degree that focused on international relations and trade. She maintains her Mortgage Associate license under the Real Estate Council of Alberta and holds a membership with the Alberta Mortgage Broker's Association.

 

Matt

Matt Oberle, VP of Real Estate

Matt has a wealth of experience in all facets of the mortgage industry, including positions in lending, brokering, and management, all which contribute to the success of Westpoint. His focus has been primarily in the residential sector. Matt carries a broker license under the Real Estate Council of Alberta and remains active in the industry. He worked for over 4 years as an Associate Broker with two different companies before starting his own brokerage, which he owned for 5 years. In his subsequent role as an Account Executive of an American/Canadian lender, he earned #1 status in sales volume across Canada. Most recently, his position as an Underwriter / Business Development Officer for a private mortgage lender that turns over more than $80 million dollars in capital annually, has given Matt a unique perspective and understanding of the mortgage industry. Matt has also been managing a portfolio of investment properties since 1996 and has been instrumental in various construction projects from the ground up.