FMT adds a second Chch BDM

Former ANZ banker joins First Mortgage Trust in Christchurch.

George Wheelans has joined First Mortgage Trust as business development manager in Christchurch. He will play a vital role in expanding FMT's presence and fostering new relationships throughout Canterbury. His extensive background in finance, lending, and portfolio management, coupled with his deep connection to the local market, will be hugely beneficial to the team, FMT says in a statement.

“George brings with him a wealth of experience from his tenure at ANZ, where he demonstrated exceptional skill in cultivating client relationships and driving business growth. His proven track record and comprehensive knowledge of the financia landscape make him an ideal fit for this role. We are confident that George’s expertise and connections will significantly contribute to our expansion efforts and strengthen our position in the Canterbury market, Sam Burgess, Head of Lending at First Mortgage Trust, expressed his enthusiasm.

Head of lending Sam Burgess says the expertise Wheelans and Griffiths bring to the company will be instrumental in capitalising on the significant growth opportunities First Mortgage Trust has ahead as the non-bank lending industry continues to grow in New Zealand.

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