Brightstar expands team

Christofi has been in the industry for eight years, working for the commercial arm of Robert Sterling Financial Services before becoming director of Arco Commercial Finance.

Robert Collins, head of commercial at Brightstar Financial, said: “Commercial mortgages are an integral component in the Brightstar suite of services and it’s great to welcome aboard someone with Nicholas’ vast experience, knowledge and expertise to help elevate our service standards to even higher levels.

“With demand growing for commercial mortgage business within the intermediary market we can’t afford to stand still and we look forward to utilising his expertise to further cementing our burgeoning reputation within this sector.”

Christofi added: “Brightstar is a growing force within the commercial mortgage sector and I’m excited to be joining such a successful team.

“The commercial lending sector has had to endure some lean times in recent years but with renewed confidence and greater appetites for lending emerging, it’s evident that there are some busy times ahead.”