DLC Co-Founders & Corporate Leaders
Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO
Mr. Mauris is the co-founder and President & CEO of Dominion Lending Centres; CEO of Mortgage Centre Canada; and Chairman of Mortgage Architects. Together, these companies account for almost 40% of all broker originated mortgages in Canada. Mr. Mauris is a serial entrepreneur, having sold two prior companies to the public market. Mr. Mauris has been recognized as a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2011 and earned the 2016 Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce Business Leader of the Year. His companies have also won multiple industry awards and have been recognized by Profit Magazine as among Canada’s fastest growing companies. As a business leader, Mr. Mauris is called upon to share his views with media throughout Canada; as part of the 2011 Pre-budget Consultation process with the Federal Minister of Finance at the time, Mr. Jim Flaherty; and selected to be part of CBC’s “Face the Nation” in 2016 and have an open and frank discussion with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on a variety of economic topics. Mr. Mauris has led multiple socially conscious initiatives as the co-founder and President of the I AM SOMEONE Ending Bullying Society and recently co-founded “Bikes for Kids”, a National program that collects new bicycles for underprivileged children across Canada.
Co-Founder, Executive Vice Chair
Mr. Kayat is the co-founder and Executive VP of Dominion Lending Centres (DLC). Prior to co-founding DLC, he was the largest Royal LePage owner in Western Canada by market share and overall agent count before selling such franchises to Royal LePage Corporate in 2014 to focus on growing DLC. Before acquiring his real estate companies in 1997, Mr. Kayat was one of the most productive realtors in British Columbia. While owning his real estate business, he owned and operated a productive mortgage brokerage which became DLC’s first franchise.
Mr. Kayat has also undertaken many community and social initiatives, such as co-founding “Bikes for Kids” and serving as the President of the North Coquitlam United Soccer Club.
President - DLC Inc.
Eddy began his mortgage and lending career over 25 years ago at Canada Trust before becoming a Mortgage Specialist at CIBC in 1997. In 1999 Eddy joined CMHC in Business Development, learning the ins and outs of the insurance side of the industry. Eddy became a mortgage broker with Assured Mortgages in 2004 where he quickly grew a successful book of business before being presented with an opportunity to help GE Money enter the Canadian market in 2005 Eddy was instrumental in growing the GE Money business, as his role was heavily focused on both sales and product development. Further, as VP of Sales, Eddy effectually represented the Canadian business at GE Money’s International Mortgage Conferences held in London England, Florence Italy and Burbank California, alongside over 22 other countries. Eddy’s career then moved back to CIBC as VP of Sales, Firstline Access before accepting the Presidents role at The Mortgage Centre in 2008. With his exceptional leadership of MCC for more than 10 years, Eddy proved he can lead a high-caliber network and moved into his current role as President of Dominion Lending Centres. His focus is on the growth of DLC and implementing the tools, products, services and technology that the over 3,000 mortgage professionals count on to help grow their businesses.