Christie finance expands again in the North to support growing funding demand from SMEs

Christie Finance, the specialist commercial mortgage broker and part of the Christie + Co network, has added further resource to its Manchester based team, with the recruitment of Jonny Kirk, who takes up the position of Financial Consultant in the firms Manchester office.

Jonny joins Christie Finance with over 7 years banking experience working for Aldermore and Lloyds, in Regional Sales Manager and Commercial Relationship Manager positions. Jonny joins experienced Finance Consultants; Craig Dickson, Scott Murcott and Jawad Anjum.

Market conditions have continued to improve at a pace across the region with more clients seeking funding on a wide range of projects, from first time buyers seeking their first business to existing operators looking to expand. Christie Finance has also seen a noticeable uptick in terms of lender appetite across all sectors leading to a positive environment for SMEs looking to borrow.

Head of Business Mortgages, Nicholas Baker comments: “The continued growth of our operations across our office network is a direct response to the strengthening of our markets and sees us well placed to advise a greater number of commercial borrowers than ever before.”