Cooper Pacific was founded by Morley Cooper and his team in 1994. Proud to be carrying on the Cooper tradition of trusted investment providers, Cam Cooper, who has been with Cooper Pacific since its inception, now works closely with Morley Cooper as Chief Executive Officer.
Chief Executive Officer/Ultimate Designated Person
|Role:||Responsible for underwriting and administering loans. Under Morley’s mentorship, Cam expanded his skill-set towards managing all corporate operations. Cam assumed the CEO position on January 1, 2020.|
|Years in Mortgage Business:||Since inception, 1994|
|Years with Cooper Pacific:||Since inception, 1994|
Cam has been with Cooper Pacific since its inception in 1994, where he began as a mortgage loan underwriter. In 2019 he became the Chief Executive Officer and now heads the business while still continuing to directly lead the lending side of the business. Prior to 1994, Cam studied at the University of Victoria where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree. He has traveled to almost every corner of the globe—from South America to Africa, South East Asia, Europe and the Middle East—while remaining firmly anchored to Victoria with his wife Laura and his daughter Audrey. He maintains close working relationships with many Vancouver Island developers, as well as key brokers in Vancouver and the major centers of the Okanagan Valley. He has been a board member of the UDI Capital Region for 10 years.
|Role:||Oversees and directs all corporate operations|
|Since inception, 1994|
Morley has spent his entire career in the mortgage loan and real estate valuation business. From the early part of his career in the Mortgage Loan and Real Estate Investment Division of Prudential Insurance Company of America, to Vice President for Hu Harries & Associates (an economic consulting, appraisal and assessment company), and Cumberland Mortgage Corporation (a mortgage loan correspondent and brokerage company), to finally running his own company. Morley has many years of experience in all areas of mortgage financing, construction lending, real estate appraisals and underwriting. In 1994, together with a group of well-respected Victoria business people, Morley established Cooper Pacific (1994) Mortgage Investment Corporation, of which he is the Chairman and a Director. His expertise and knowledge has been instrumental in providing the quality of products that Cooper Pacific investors have come to rely upon. When he’s not at the office, you can find Morley out on the golf course or playing with his grandchildren.
Chief Financial Officer/Chief Compliance Officer
|Role:||Responsible for the financial management of Cooper Pacific Mortgage Investment Companies|
|Years in Mortgage Business:||Since 2013|
|Years with Cooper Pacific:||Since 2013|
Jonathan Norgaard is the Chief Financial Officer of Cooper Pacific’s mortgage investment corporations and the Chief Compliance Officer of Cooper Pacific Financial Services Corporation, an exempt market dealer. Jon is a Chartered Professional Accountant who’s career spans over 20 years with experience in both the public and private sectors both in Canada and internationally. Jon’s responsibilities at Cooper Pacific include oversight of all financial and securities compliance functions within the organization. He takes considerable pride in ensuring that all of Cooper Pacific’s systems for financial reporting and compliance with securities regulations are maintained with the highest level of integrity and effectiveness. Jon was born and raised in Victoria and in his spare time he enjoys travelling with his family, skiing, biking and fly fishing.
Investor Relations/Trustee Manager
|Role:||Investor Relations/Trustee Administration Manager|
|Years in Mortgage Business:||Since 1988|
|Years with Cooper Pacific:||Since inception, 1994|
Throughout her more than 35 years in both real estate and the financial services industry provided Barb with the required skills and expertise to make her a key member of our team. She began working with Morley in 1992 and is responsible for shareholder relations. Her previous employment with Broadmead Farms Ltd. and Scotia McLeod provided Barb with the experience, skills, and extensive knowledge to efficiently manage shareholder administration including our Self-Directed Registered Plans and TFSA accounts. Barb’s exceptional customer service and administration skills helps us ensure a positive and personal experience for all our clients. She likes to stay active riding her bike and golfing and enjoys cruising either in a car or on a ship.
Chief Investment Officer/Dealing Representative
|Role:||Oversees sales/marketing and assists investors regarding new investments|
|Years in Mortgage Business:||Since 2010|
|Years with Cooper Pacific:||Since 2016|
Jordan was born and raised in Victoria, and after spending his high school years at Athol Murray College of Notre Dame in Wilcox, Saskatchewan, he returned to Victoria to complete a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Victoria. He began his sales career over 17 years ago and has enjoyed building and fostering relationships in roles within various industries, including advertising, pharmaceutical, real estate and mortgages. Jordan takes pride in helping investors meet their investment needs and facilitating investor education of Cooper Pacific’s investment products. Outside of the office, Jordan and his wife thoroughly enjoy raising their twin daughters in this beautiful city. Jordan can also be found playing ice hockey, golfing, riding his bike, skiing, wine tasting and travelling.
|Role:||Accounting and administration|
|Years in Mortgage Business:||Since 2009|
|Years with Cooper Pacific:||Since 2009|
Guy immigrated to Canada in 2000 from Zimbabwe, where he was a registered Public Accountant, and the major shareholder of a substantial real estate sales and management firm. He was a Fellow of the Real Estate Institute of Zimbabwe and after serving 16 years on the Board of that Institute, including two years as its President, he was elevated to Honorary Life Membership status in 1998. Guy is never happier than when actively involved, ensuring accurate accounting and the smooth administration of systems. Guy, enjoys waterfront walks, exploring the beauty the island has to offer, as well as traveling in BC.
Vice President of Administration
|Years with Cooper Pacific:||off and on since inception, 1994|
Throughout the past 25 years, Carolyn has provided occasional receptionist and administrative support with Cooper Pacific, predominately supporting Barb Gallup with client relation reporting. She took a number of years off and obtained a Bachelor of Education degree at UVic. Over the past 3 years, however, she has taken on a more permanent role working more closely with Barb assisting with month end dividends and reports, producing our Newsletter and helping to create a new web site which she will be maintaining and updating. During time not working at Cooper Pacific, Carolyn is studying a Nutrition Consulting Course which has been a lifelong passion of hers. In her remaining time, she enjoys running and biking and spending time with her husband Brent and their dog Kumu.
Cooper Pacific is a Mortgage Investment Corporation (MIC) based in the heart of Victoria, British Columbia. We strive to help our clients grow by providing mortgage loans and financial investment advice. Together, we provide consistent and strong rates of returns in investments with help from the best team of real estate experts, mortgage brokers, and Mortgage Investment Corporations. We help investors find opportunities to invest and borrow, even when financial banking institutions cannot meet their lending needs. Based on strong core values and experience, our company’s success expands over 20 years.
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