Specialist lender grows London team


Tanya Elmaz - divisional sales manager at TogetherSpecialist lender, Together, has expanded its business development and broker sales team with the appointment of a new divisional sales manager for London.

Tanya Elmaz has 11 years’ experience in the mortgage and specialist lending industry and joins from her role as business development director at Alternative Bridging Corporation, where she specialised in first charge and second charge short-term property finance.

Prior to this, she spent eight years at Mortgage Express (Bradford & Bingley) where her roles included business development manager for central London and commercial relationship manager for Central and North London.

With particular expertise in the buy-to-let mortgage and bridging loans market, Tanya will work to help Together service the demand for flexible finance across the London region.

Speaking about her new role, Tanya said:

“It’s a really exciting time to join Together and I’m looking forward to developing our broker networks across London. There’s strong demand for specialist finance at the moment and the London market is booming.

 “Together’s common sense approach means we can deliver fast and flexible finance solutions, so developing new partnerships with brokers in the region will be key to establishing our presence.”

 Together is committed to providing businesses and individuals with vital access to funding through its broker network, with a current loan book of £1.4 billion and total new lending for the year ending 30 June 2015 at over £724 million.

 Gary Bailey, sales director at Together, said:

“The London broker market is fiercely competitive, servicing clients across the country that have a broad knowledge of the available finance options and are looking for the best solutions to meet their aims, needs and deadlines.

 “Given Tanya’s specialist knowledge of the region, with its high property values and often complex scenarios, we’re delighted to welcome her to the team to strengthen our position there and enhance our nationwide presence.”