Our Team at Mortgage Choice in South Melbourne
Many of our team have been exactly where you are right now - buying their first home, investing in property or creating a financial plan. We know how stressful it can be. That's why we are so passionate about making sure we help you not only find the right rate but the loan product or financial service that's right for you.
We also know how important it is to find the right mortgage broker or financial planner. So check out the reviews from some of our happy clients and book an appointment withy us by clicking on the Contact us button at the top of the page.
Our award winning team
Meet the team
Owner | Mortgage Broker
Paul has over 30 years of experience in finance, working on both sides of the market. He has has purchased several properties and also done a number of renovations, so he understands how important good advice is when it comes to loan structures, products and keeping your loan competitive - and how confusing it can be.
Outside of work, Paul & his wife Carolyn have 2 children. Paul has recently run the London Marathon, completed 2 Oxfam 100km trail walks and coached junior AFL football teams.
"We have a saying here in the office. Finance isn't just about money, it's about helping people achieve their dreams. As corny as it sounds, it's true! And it's true of the team here at Mortgage Choice in South Melbourne. We're passionate about demystifying the finance process and helping people live the way they want to."
Home Loans | Mortgage Broker
Matthew's role is focused on helping clients find the right solution for their home loan needs. With 10 years of experience working in the banking industry, his extensive knowledge of mortgages and a passion for providing clients with the best customer service.
Outside of work Matthew enjoys cycling around Melbourne to find that great new cafe and perfect brew.
"I know how daunting buying a property can be, especially for first home buyers and even first time investors. It's hard to know what loan to choose, or even things like how to use the equity in your home to purchase. So really, I work hard to make it easy for our clients. And being involved in one of the biggest purchases most people make in their lives in a great reward for me."
Mortgage & Finance | Consultant
As well as new clients, Fiona also focuses on our existing clients and helping them with any changes over the life of their loan. Whether you are looking to buy your first home, expand your portfolio or access your equity, Fiona is an expert in making your plans come to fruition.
Fiona and her partner Mathew enjoyed building their first home together. They have plans to build a portfolio of properties of their own as well as seeing more of the world. Fiona was also a finalist in the National Mortgage Choice awards for Excellence in Administrative Support for 2018. Well done Fi!
"My passion for finance stems back to 2009 when I started a job as a PA for a mortgage broker and that was it, I knew that was what I wanted to do. I loved seeing the difference we could make it people's lives with just helping them choose the right loan. I have also worked in the banks and seen both sides of the process so I think that gives me the upper hand for my clients."
Mortgage & Finance | Loan Packager & Processor
Chris’s role as Loan Packager and Processor is to help make our clients' loan application process as efficient as possible. He brings to Mortgage Choice South Melbourne over 17 years of finance experience and extensive knowledge of loan processing and home loan products.
Outside of work Chris loves taking his son to the footy and listening to live music at local pubs.
"There can be a bit of an art to packaging up a loan in a way that the potential lender will support. And that's what I do! I help clients put together the paperwork and support them all the way through to settlement. I also keep updated on the hundreds of different home loan products that are on the market, to make sure our clients are getting the best deal.
Mortgage & Finance | Loan Processor
Jessica's role as a Loan Processor is to ensure the loan application process runs as smooth as possible. Jessica has 8 years of finance experience and is a favourite with our clients. She's super organised and is great at making sure that our client's loans get through to approval smoothly.
Jess has a young son and outside of work she's a competitive poker player (yep!) and loves her food and football.
"A big part of my job is to solve any of the hiccups or problems that might come up through the loan process. Sometimes there are little or big things that the lender needs, or can't do. And that's where I can help, to make the process as stressfree & easy as possible for our clients."