Jonathan Tkatch


Jonathan Tkatch is the President & CEO of Harlo Financial.  Jonathan is a licensed lawyer and practised law for eight years prior to founding Harlo Financial.  He began his legal career at Cassels Brock & Blackwell in 2008, where his practice focused on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory compliance, corporate governance, continuous disclosure and Canadian public markets.   At Cassel Brock, Jonathan also gained experience directly advising public company boards of directors and completing debt and equity financings in excess of $1 billion.  He advised a variety of companies including REITs, utility companies, junior and senior mining companies and investment banks.

In 2013, Jonathan joined a boutique litigation practice.  He has also practised real estate law and represented lenders in private mortgage transactions.  Jonathan assisted in the administration, underwriting and management of a mortgage portfolio on behalf of a private lender. He obtained both his B.A. (Hons.) and J.D. from the University of Western Ontario in 2006 and 2009 respectively and is a licensed Mortgage Broker with FSRAO.

Jonathan has also been involved in a variety charitable causes including as committee member of the One Family Fund Golf Tournament, co-chair of the young professional United Jewish Appeal tele-thons, co-chair of the Chabad Bayview Golf Tournament, committee member and host of the SickKids Hospital Dinner Series, Team Captain of the Baycrest Pro-Am Hockey Tournament as well as volunteering and fundraising for these causes and a variety of other causes.  He is currently serving on the board of directors of Oakdale Golf & Country Club as well as a member of the Club’s membership committee and management committee.

Mortgage Broker FSRAO Lic. M18002540

Jeffrey Kimel


Jeffrey Kimel is the President and CEO of Harlo Capital. At Harlo Capital, Jeffrey leads the executive team and oversees Harlo’s growth strategy. He is chiefly responsible for providing strategic oversight for raising capital, investment management, project acquisitions as well as seeking new development opportunities and partners.

Jeffrey actively serves on various boards and charitable organizations and is highly committed to helping them carry out their individual missions. He is currently a member of the SickKids Foundation Campaign Cabinet, UJA’s Genesis executive leadership team, and a committee member for the Barrie 2 Baycrest Annual Bike Ride. In February 2019, he also founded the Annual Pond Hockey Tourney in support of SickKids Hospital. In addition, Jeffrey is a Director at Overactive Media and PolicyMe and most recently, a Board Member of Shake Shack Canada.

Andrew Lepper


Andrew is the Chief Financial Officer of Harlo Capital and Harlo Financial.  Andrew has more than eighteen years of professional experience managing real estate investments and financial assets on behalf of private and institutional investors. Prior to joining Harlo, Andrew served for more than seven years as the Chief Financial Officer of Freed Developments Ltd., where he was directly responsible for leading Freed’s financial reporting and management team while providing strategic guidance and coordination for the development, sales and construction divisions. Before joining Freed, Andrew was an Investment Consultant and Asset Manager to multi-employer pension and health and welfare trust fund clients from 1998 to 2010. In this role, Andrew was responsible for the asset management of more than $500M in real estate assets in Canada and the Caribbean.  He was also responsible for creating and presenting investment reports, economic updates, investment policy statements and governance policies for trust funds representing more than $2 billion in total assets.  Andrew began his professional career as a Public Accountant with De Visser & Company Chartered Accountants in British Columbia from 1994 to 1997.

Andrew is a Member of the Toronto CFA Institute and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.  He is also a CPA, CGA member of the Chartered Public Accountants Association of Ontario. Andrew earned a BA in History from the University of British Columbia and a Diploma of Technology in Financial Management from the British Columbia Institute of Technology.