Australian Mortgage Awards 2021 – Excellence Awardees revealed

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Australian Mortgage Awards 2021 – Excellence Awardees revealed

How excited are you for this year’s Australian Mortgage Awards 2021? After the year we’ve all had, and with so many of us enduring lockdown restrictions currently, we all need something to look forward to – and the biggest night on the Australian mortgage industry’s calendar, brought to you in association with event sponsor Westpac, seems like the perfect way to unwind and leave those troubles behind.

But, without doubt, the big event will be extra special if you, or one of your colleagues has a chance of walking away with one of the industry’s biggest prizes.

Now, in anticipation of the event, scheduled for The Star, Sydney, on October 15, both Mortgage Professional Australia and Australian Broker are proud to present this year’s Excellence Awardees. You can read the full list below and here.

BROKER AWARDS

LA TROBE BROKER OF THE YEAR – COMMERCIAL

Adrian Lee, Catalyst Debt Capital

Barry Thatcher, Thatcher Finance

Daniel Green, Green Finance Group

Ian Robinson, Robinson Sewell Partners

John Encina, Experity Capital

Josh Egan, Astute Melbourne City South and Gippsland

Kevin Wheatley, Bayside Commercial Mortgages

Melissa Ashcroft, AAA Mortgages

FBAA BROKER OF THE YEAR – INDEPENDENT

Abdulrasool (Russell) Munfaredi, Mortgage Pros

Anthony O'Flynn, IFA Mortgages and Finance

Chris Hill, Smartmove Professional Mortgage Advisors

Damien Roylance, Entourage

Jordan Beh, Insight Finance

Karen Bashford, South Coast Business And Financial Solutions

Kris Menon, KM Finance

Louisa Sanghera, Zippy Financial

Mark Davis, The Australian Lending & Investment Centre

Stephen McClatchie, Loans Australia Pty Ltd

PEPPER MONEY BROKER OF THE YEAR – SPECIALIST LENDING

Ditte Westbury, Viking Mortgages Pty Ltd

Jodie Wolfenden, Loan Market Gold Coast  

Mark Davis, The Australian Lending & Investment Centre

Marwan Rahme, Kanebridge Capital

Matthew Punter, The Savings Centre

Mhairi MacLeod, Astute Ability Group

Thomas Morison, Smartmove Professional Mortgage Advisors

Will Hamer, Hamer Finance

EQUITY-ONE BROKER OF THE YEAR – PRODUCTIVITY

Ben Walker, BW Finance Solutions

Daniel O'Brien, PFS

Daniel Pym, Loan Market Double Bay

Jacob Decru, Loan Market - One Network Broking

James Chee, Ding Financial

Jenish Manandhar, Home Loan Experts

Josh Bartlett, Mortgage Advice Bureau

Michael ( Xin) Jin, Mxj Finance Pty Ltd

Prakash Rai, Home Loan Experts

Xijing (Vivian) Wu, Ayers Financial Group

BROKER OF THE YEAR – REGIONAL

Fiona Erquiaga, Smooth Sailing Finance Consulting Pty Ltd

George Mihalopoulos, Connected Finance

Heath Williams, Loan Market Newcastle

Jason Cuerel, Mortgage Innovations

John Contarino, Mobile Finance Broker

Karen Bashford, South Coast Business And Financial Solutions

Mhairi McLeod, Astute Ability Group

Paddy O'Sullivan, Mortgage Choice Nowra

MFAA YOUNG GUN OF THE YEAR (FRANCHISE)

Alyssa Russo, Loan Market Mermaid Beach QLD

Luke Whitbread, Mortgage Choice Erina NSW

Ryan Pappas, Mortgage Choice Sydney NSW

ADELAIDE BANK YOUNG GUN OF THE YEAR (INDEPENDENT)

Andrew Hadjidemetri, Australian Financial & Mortgage Solutions

Elodie Blamey, Clover Financial Solutions

Lalit Parmar, Smart Loans & Conveyancing

Luke Oxenham, Empower Wealth Mortgage Advisory

Manish Devnani, Deals Mortgage

Matt Spears, Evoke Capital

Pallavi Laroia, Excel Mortgages

Steven Korner, Glass Financial Group

BROKERAGE AWARDS

RESIMAC BROKERAGE OF THE YEAR – DIVERSIFICATION         

Ayers Financial Group

Bayside Commercial Mortgages

Birdie Wealth

Empower Wealth

Experity Capital

Loans Australia

Momentum Wealth

Money Merchants

Successful Ways

BROKERAGE OF THE YEAR (1-5 STAFF)

Exceller8 Financial

IFA Mortgages and Finance

Loan Market Double Bay

Mortgage Choice in Elsternwick

Numero Uno Finance

PFS Financial Services

Stoneturn Pty Ltd

Thatcher Finance

Zippy Financial

BROKERAGE OF THE YEAR (6-20 STAFF)

1st Street Financial

Ayers Financial Group

Hejaz Financial Services

Mortgage Advice Bureau Melbourne

Mortgage Choice in Hornsby and the Northern Beaches

Mortgage Choice Melbourne

Mortgage Pros

XIN Mortgage Pty Ltd

CBA BROKERAGE OF THE YEAR (>20 STAFF)

Astute Melbourne City South and Gippsland

Empower Wealth

Home Loan Experts

Loan Market One Network Broking

Redrock Group

Shore Financial

Simpliicity Loans and Advisory

Smartmove Professional Mortgage Advisors

The Australian Lending & Investment Centre

BROKERAGE OF THE YEAR – REGIONAL

Astute Gippsland

Aussie Launceston

Carol King Loan Market Buderim

Loan Market Geelong

Punters Savings Centre Group

South Coast Business and Financial Solutions

Sphere Finance

Wealthfolio Financial Services

NEXTGEN.NET NEW BROKERAGE OF THE YEAR

Crew Financial

Ding Financial

Everlend

Excel Mortages

FirstPath Financial Group

MoneyQuest Burwood

Ortus Financial Pty Ltd

BOQ BROKER BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE FROM AN INDIVDUAL OFFICE

Entourage

Loans Australia

MoneyQuest Penrith & Blue Mountains

Mortgage Choice Ormeau

No Fuss Home Loans

Premier Financial Advocates

Shore Financial

Smartmove Professional Mortgage Advisors

XIN Mortgage Pty Ltd

Zippy Financial

MOST EFFECTIVE DIGITAL STRATEGY – BROKERAGE

Birdie Wealth

Carol King Loan Market Buderim

Ding Financial

Entourage

Link Advance

Mortgage Choice Ormeau

Shore Financial

Zippy Financial

INDUSTRY AWARDS

BEST INDUSTRY MARKETING CAMPAIGN

86 400

AFG

Bankwest

La Trobe Financial

Liberty Financial

Mortgage Choice

Pepper Money

Suncorp

BEST INDUSTRY SERVICE

Affordable Staff

Broker Essentials

iLOAD Loans

NextGen.Net

Nodifi

Sherlok

Social Broker

Wikibroker

AGGREGATOR AWARDS

PRIME CAPITAL AGGREGATOR OF THE YEAR (UP TO 500 BROKERS)

Centrepoint Alliance Lending

Liberty Network Services (LNS)

MoneyQuest

Purple Circle Financial Services

ONDECK AGGREGATOR OF THE YEAR (OVER 500 BROKERS)

Astute Financial Management

Aussie Home Loans

Finsure

Loan Market

Mortgage Choice

Outsource Financial

Specialist Finance Group

BDM AWARDS

BANKWEST BEST AGGREGATOR BDM

Angela D'Angelo, Choice Aggregation

Greg Cooke, Plan Australia

Hannah Carter, SFG

Heather Gallagher, Outsource Financial

Kavish Kamal, Connective

Mark Lewis, Fast - Finance & Systems Technology

Noushig Megerditchian, Finsure

Patrick Clarkson, FAST

Patrick Moore, Loan Market Group

Tracey Najjar, Centrepoint Alliance Lending

BEST MAJOR BANK BDM

Blake Hauber, Westpac

Derani Guastella, NAB

Kevin Skafte, ANZ

Lesley Klaege, ANZ

Sam Tang, Westpac

Tracy Smith, Westpac

BEST NON-MAJOR BANK BDM

Adam Livas, MyState Bank

Ava Aso, Adelaide Bank

Aysun Portoglou, 86 400

Grant Roden, Bankwest

Heidi Hayward, Bluestone

Jess Stevens, Adelaide Bank

Milenko Novakovic, ING

Nicholas Ganis, Macquarie Bank

Omar Moussa, St George

Rick Cavanagh, Suncorp

Tes Anderson, Bankwest

MORTGAGE CHOICE BEST NON-BANK BDM

Belinda Gray, Bluestone

Christopher Rayner, Firstmac

Glen Gillespie, Better Mortgage Management

Joel Harrison, Thinktank

Linette Laverdure, Moula

Lydia Li, Prime Capital

Matthew Hall, Liberty

Michelle Rose, La Trobe Financial

Samantha Kyriakidis, Pepper Money

Stacey Madejewski, La Trobe Financial

LENDER AWARDS

MSA NATIONAL BANK OF THE YEAR

86400

Bankwest

ING Bank

Macquarie

MyState Bank

St. George Banking Group

Westpac

NON-BANK OF THE YEAR

Better Choice Home Loans

Firstmac Limited

Heartland Reverse Mortgages

La Trobe Financial

Liberty

Pepper Money

Prime Capital

Resimac

LOAN SERVICES TEAM OF THE YEAR

86 400

Bankwest

Better Choice Home Loans

Resimac

MOST EFFECTIVE DIGITAL STRATEGY – LENDER

Bankwest

Firstmac Limited

Heartland Reverse Mortgages

Moula

Resimac

St. George Banking Group

Westpac

FINTECH LENDER OF THE YEAR

86 400

Butn Ltd

MoneyPlace

Moula

OnDeck

Wisr

NATIONAL AWARDS

WESTPAC AUSTRALIAN BROKER OF THE YEAR

The finalists in this category comprise the winners of the individual broker categories. Finalists will be announced on the night.

LIBERTY AUSTRALIAN BROKERAGE OF THE YEAR

The finalists in this category comprise the winners of the brokerage categories. Finalists will be announced on the night.

Remember to join us for the Australian Mortgage Awards 2021 and be a part of the celebrations. Register now to book your table.

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