Loan Market dominate industry awards with 28 finalists


Australia’s biggest family-owned mortgage aggregator, Loan Market have dominated in The Adviser’s Australian Broking Awards with 28 finalists named across 21 categories.

Loan Market Group has also been named a finalist in Technology Platform of the Year, Training and Education Provider of the Year and Major Brokerage of the Year - Franchise, which Loan Market took out in 2018. Executive Chairman Sam White has been named a finalist in Industry Thought Leader of the Year.

Josh Barltett and the team at Loan Market Bayside in Victoria were among the top of the finalist list, being recognised in Residential Broker of the Year and Office of the Year - Franchise after a successful 2018, winning several prestigious industry awards.

Fellow Victorian Nicola Tucker was also named in two categories; Customer Service Award – Regional and Newcomer of the Year - Regional for her work servicing clients around the area of Geelong.

Joe Azzi from NSW has been announced finalist in Commercial Broker of the Year and Asset Finance Broker of the Year for his work in the commercial lending space.

Since 2011, the Australian Broking Awards have celebrated professionalism, best practice and innovation in mortgage broking. The awards seek to acknowledge the brokers who are leading the charge with the most effective businesses, teams and integrated offerings.

Loan Market Executive Chairman Sam White congratulated all the finalists on their achievements and said these results just show how dedicated and hardworking the Loan Market team are, even during times of uncertainty.

“We’re incredibly proud of all our Australian Broking Awards finalists. Once again these Loan Market brokers have proven their dedication to their clients and offering a customer-first service,” said Mr White. 


The winners of the Australian Broking Awards will be revealed at a luncheon on Friday 5 July in Sydney.

The full list of finalists are:
Imaan Toor, Customer Service of the Year Individual - Metro

Nicola Tucker , Customer Service of the Year Individual - Regional and Newcomer of the Year - Regional

Sam Arthurs, Customer Service of the Year Individual - Regional

Greg Cook, Mentor of the Year

Mick O'Shea, Newcomer of the Year - Metro

Hamish Riley, Newcomer of the Year - Regional

Heath Williams, Newcomer of the Year - Regional

Sarah Thomson, Regional Broker of the Year

Maria Nicoli (Caroline Springs), Office of the Year Franchise

Josh Bartlett, Residential Broker of the Year & Office of the Year Franchise

Matthew Dique (Chermside), Office of the Year Franchise

Mark Winter (Loan Market Greater Springfield), Social and Community Service Program of the Year

Justine Rugers, Loan Administrator of the Year

Joe Azzi, Commercial Broker of the Year & Asset Finance Broker of the Year

Aaron Greffenius, Asset Finance Broker of the Year

Balpreet Bal, Home Loan Protection Broker of the Year

Jodie Wolfenden, Finance Broker of the Year

Tommy Nyugen, Rising Star

Bernard Desmond, Rising Star, Newcomer of the Year - Metro & Industry Thought Leader