About Urgent Mortgages Inc. – How we are different?

Urgent Mortgages Inc. opened its doors for customers in 2020. It was founded by Shahid Maqsood in collaboration with Moaaz Sheikh.  Both are seasoned finance professionals.

Both Shahid and Moaaz decided to use their collective experience of over half a century in the financial industry and contribute to the community by setting up a reliable mortgage brokerage firm.

Shahid Maqsood


Shahid Maqsood did his MBA from Multan, Pakistan in 1992 and courses from leading business schools like INSEAD and Harvard. His last assignment was COO of a Microfinance bank in Pakistan, where he successfully led a team of over 1,300 staff and positively impacted the lives of over one million vulnerable people.

Shahid is passionate about the development sector where he can help people empower themselves and become more independent financially.


Moaaz Sheikh


Moaaz Sheikh after doing his MBA from Multan, Pakistan moved to Canada in 1993 and attended Wilfred Laurier University. He joined PricewaterhouseCoopers in 1996 and obtained his CA designation in 1999. After PwC, Moaaz worked for Magna International for almost four years as a Cost Estimator and a Program Accountant in the automotive sector. In 2003 he set up his CA firm /Accounting and taxation practice and has been assisting small and medium-sized businesses.