Mortgage Express hires ex-ANZ banker

Adviser group Mortgage Express has hired former ANZ banker Donna Marks to bolster its Wellington operations.

Donna Marks, Mortgage Express

It comes after Mortgage Express New Zealand recently signed a partnership deal with Australian financial services group Astute Financial. 

Marks specialises in retail lending and spent more than 5 years as a mobile mortgage manager in the Wellington region. She has more than 30 years of experience at the banking group, and also spent three years with a trustee company, specialising in family estates. 

Marks is tasked with helping first home buyers and investors in the Wellington and Wairarapa region with residential property lending advice, MX said in a statement. 

Marks started her new role on 1 November,

She said: “I am excited about being able to help my clients achieve their goals with access to all the different lenders who can provide the solutions that fit their individual needs,” says Donna. “I care about my clients and genuinely want to make a difference in their lives. I believe that it’s about what’s good for them not me, and I take pride in building trusted relationships with my clients which often continue long after they’ve bought their home.”

 David Gopperth, the newly-appointed general manager of Mortgage Express, added: “Donna’s extensive knowledge and background in banking is an asset and her
commitment to helping her clients achieve their own financial goals is commendable.”

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