Loan Market announces International Award Winners - a celebration of success

550 delegated attended the 18th annual International Loan Market Awards 2017 at the RACV Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast on Monday 11 September to celebrate the top achievements throughout the Loan Market Group.

The international awards honour and celebrate the achievements of the members over the financial year ending 30 June 2017 and is part of the Loan Market Group annual 2 day conference 2 day - Power Up.

Sam White, Chairman of Loan Market Group said: 

“These incredible achievements are testament to the strength of our people and the passion for what they do. We are so proud to recognise our brokers and advisers across Australia and New Zealand not only for their numbers but on the quality of their work, excellence in customer service and commitment to compliance - ensuring we are industry leaders”.

“This year, we recognised more of our members than ever before. We saw more new talent coming through the Group and I was moved to hear our top performers highlighting their team for their support and how they are embracing the vision of being a trusted adviser”.

“The evening highlighted the closeness of our Group and the momentum we have to deliver the strongest possible value proposition for our brokers and advisers”.


Franchise owner Josh Bartlett from Victoria took home four major awards: No. 1 Australian Business Award, No. 1 Australian Individual Broker Award, the Chairman’s Choice for Outstanding Contribution to the Group and No. 1 Ray White Settlements Award. 

Bruce Patten from NZ took out the prestigious International Award as Loan Market’s No. 1 Individual Adviser and Gopal Sreenivasan, also from NZ, took out the International Top International Business Award.

Marios Rokka took out the Corby-Mills Brokers Choice Award as voted by Brokers. Aaron Greffenius was also the recipient of the Chairman’s Choice for Outstanding Contribution to the Group for his outstanding work with Asset Finance.


2017 Awards List

International Top 10 Individuals
based on receipted settlements for 2016-17  

#10 - Hannah Nguyen - VIC/TAS
#9 - John Lucci - VIC/TAS
#8 - Stuart Matheson - NZ
#7 - Kevin Tian - NZ
#6 - Robyn Ashkettle - NZ
#5 - Daniel Pym - NSW/ACT
#4 - Denise Sisavanh-Chan - NSW/ACT
#3 - Jason Basseal - NSW/ACT
#2 - Josh Bartlett - VIC/TAS
#1 - Bruce Patten - NZ

International Top 5 Broker Businesses

#5. Jason Basseal - NSW/ACT
#4. Matt Sims & Nick Gurry - VIC/TAS
#3. Josh Bartlett - VIC/TAS
#2. Bruce Patten - NZ
#1. Gopal Sreenivasan - NZ

Best New Talent
Brokers who are new to the industry, having no more than two years’ experience

  • Best New Broker (Australia) Nicholas Ash (Vic/Tas)
  • Best New Adviser (NZ) Cameron Marcroft

Chairman’s Choice for Outstanding Contribution to the Group

  • Josh Bartlett (VIC/TAS)
  • Aaron Greffenius (NSW/ACT)

Customer Service Manager of the Year - Australia

  • Cassandra Ryan (VIC/TAS)

Customer Service Manager of the Year - NZ

  • Nicola Granville & Viv Sullivan

Customer Choice Awards Australia
For outstanding customer service as measured by an Broker’s or Adviser’s Net Promoter Score.

  • Glenn Crombie (VIC/TAS)

Customer Choice Awards NZ
For outstanding customer service as measured by an Broker’s or Adviser’s Net Promoter Score.

  • Simon Maule

International HOPE Community Award

Lee Wisniewski (VIC/TAS)

Corby-Mills Brokers’ Choice Award (Australia) 
As selected by peers for outstanding achievement

  • Marios Rokka (VIC/TAS)

Corby-Mills Advisers’ Choice Award (NZ)

As selected by peers for outstanding achievement

  • Lisa Meredith (NZ)

Lender of the Year (Australia)

  • ANZ Bank

Lender of the Year (New Zealand)

  • Westpac

New Zealand Insurance Partner of the Year

  • Partners Life

Commercial Broker of the Year
the highest volume of commercial loans written for the 2016/17 year 

  • Grant Rheuben (VIC/TAS)

Asset Finance Broker of the Year

  • Aaron Greffenius (NSW/ACT)

Member achievements

  • 11 members reached Loan Market Chairman’s Club
  • 34 Platinum Elite
  • 48 Elite
  • 150 Emerging Elite

Tenure

The White Family was honoured to acknowledge 74 brokers celebrating 5 years tenure, 54 brokers celebrating 10 years tenure and 10 brokers celebrating 15 year tenure.