Roma Finance appoint three new BDMs


Roma FinanceRoma Finance, the Manchester based bridging and development lender, has appointed three new high calibre BDMs to further build introducer relationships around the country as business continues to flourish.

Roma Finance recently reported a multi-million pound post-Brexit funding facility via The Royal Bank of Scotland and an impressive 300% increase in lending volumes in H1. New products have also been launched recently to fuel lending growth and the strategic plan is now being implemented to positive effect as the BDMs join the successful lender.

Steve Smith, South West: With over 20 years’ experience in retail and commercial banking with experience in bridging finance, asset finance, invoice finance and all types of commercial lending including brokering for 6 years, Steve understands the needs of an introducers and is able to see the full 360o picture of a case.

Dave Bibby, Central and Midlands: For the past 16 years concentrated on property finance with a particular focus on development funding. Having worked at NatWest, Anglo Irish Bank, Santander and more recently Together, Dave has built a strong depth of knowledge across all property sectors and will apply this experience to further strengthen the Roma Finance service proposition to introducers.

Tom Gill, North West: With over 10 years’ experience in the second charge, bridging and commercial sectors, Tom will be building new introducer relationships and working closely with existing business partners to build the brand and service Roma’s ambitious growth plans. Previously he has worked at Loan Options and Merchant Business Finance.

The North East BDM, Simon Micklethwaite, continues in his role.

The new, highly experienced BDMs will be able to assist introducers and their clients with cases from initial enquiry to completion and help manage transactions and offer updates as the cases progress.

Scott Marshall, Director, commented:

“With our lending increasing significantly now that we are seeing the positive impact of the securitisation, our strategic plans are quickly becoming a reality. We’ve had several record months and to be able to announce three high calibre appointments is terrific news for the company. I’m delighted to welcome the new BDMs to Roma and I’m confident they will play a major role in taking Roma to further growth and success.”