Hot Seat

  • In the hot seat: Amber Linzner

    Amber Linzner had her heart set on being a major bank BDM when she joined the finance industry but soon discovered the advantages of mortgage broking. She became a qualified broker 16 years ago and set up AKL Finance Group in 2012

  • In the hot seat: John Contarino

    In 2017, John Contarino started his own brokerage, Mobile Finance Broker, in Atherton, a small rural town in Far North Queensland. Now he’s celebrating winning Broker of the Year Regional at the 2021 Australian Mortgage Awards

  • In the hot seat: Jayden Brown

    Jayden Brown is excited about having set up his own Sydney brokerage, Harrow and Co. He brings the same drive and determination to his career that enabled him to play golf in the US on a university scholarship

  • In the hot seat: Nicholas Clunes

    After contemplating a move into broking for months, Nicholas Clunes finally took the leap and joined the Aussie family in May, spurred on by the Aussie Bloom incentive. He started his new broking journey at Aussie Home Loans Neutral Bay

  • In the hot seat: Clair George by Antony Field

    Clair George has 19 years’ experience in the finance industry, including working at Aussie Home Loans. The mortgage broker and her close friend Jasmin Wilson set up The Avenue Home Loans in Bondi Beach five years ago to achieve a better work-life balance

  • In the hot seat: Phoebe and Elodie Blamey by Antony Field

    Mother and daughter Phoebe and Elodie Blamey work together at Melbourne brokerage Clover Financial Solutions, which Phoebe set up 12 years ago. Elodie became a broker last December and is a finalist for Young Gun of the Year – Independent at the Australian Mortgage Awards 2021

  • In the hot seat: Leigh Paliwal by Antony Field

    AB sits down to chat with Sydney broker and Property Nerds host Leigh Paliwal

  • In the hot seat: Sunil Kumar by Antony Field

    "Australia is a place where, if you are willing to be dedicated, driven, passionate and inspired, you will find a greater level of success in any field"

  • In the hot seat: Kylie Meredith by Antony Field

    Kylie Meredith is a mortgage broker at The Savings Centre on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. She became a broker five years ago, after working as a settlements officer and in customer service roles at ASIC and Telstra

  • In the hot seat: Andy Truong by Antony Field

    Andy Truong worked at Commonwealth Bank for 10 years before setting up Melbourne brokerage Alliance Mortgage Group almost four years ago. The award-winning broker also part-owns a restaurant on the Mornington Peninsula