With a property banking career spanning 20 years across all commercial property asset classes Mark has become one of the best commercial property finance professionals in the market.
The keys to his success have been:Forward thinking
Versatility in an operational skill set that goes beyond arranging debt and equity funding
An unrivalled tenacity in getting the deal done
From negotiating the best possible pricing on commercial property debt to raising private debt and equity - Mark’s drive , adaptability and back end support is a compelling service proposition. It is this client focused " deal culture" ethos of Mark's that is at the core of the Right Angle Group business.CLICK TO EMAIL
P: +61 7 3011 4504
M: 0439 270 043
John commenced working in commercial property & construction finance in 2003, following the completion of a Business Degree (finance/ economics). Over the past 9 years, he has been involved in financing commercial properties & construction projects on the East Coast of Australia from Melbourne to Cairns. John's motivation is in helping clients grow their property portfolios & property development businesses. He sees himself as a long term partner to his clients, and is constantly analysing their portfolios to provide them with the most efficient funding structures. John is an active Australian Rules Footballer, and is well travelled having visited over 40 countries so far.
John Petzke is a credit representative 388012 of BLSSA Pty Ltd, ACN 117 651 760 (Australian Credit License 391237)
P: +61 7 3011 4502
M: 0400 616 037
After completing a Bachelor of business degree at QUT Rowan commenced work in commercial banking. He enjoyed a successful career in commercial banking achieving management roles at a young age. In 2006 Rowan ventured in to commercial broking and mortgage origination. During the past 5 years Rowan has built a diverse range of clients including; property developers, commercial property investors and small business owners that are all looking for hands on involvement in their finance. Especially in recent times, Rowan's clients have found his knowledge of the finance market invaluable. Being able to understand where financiers appetite lies with regards to price, credit and products available has enabled his clients to continue doing what they do best without worrying about how it will be funded. Rowan structures finance for his clients to ensure the best possible deal for their requirements. When not immersed in finance, Rowan enjoys playing golf, rugby and touch football whilst being an avid lover of most forms of sport.
Rowan Sedgwick is a credit representative 364580 of BLSSA Pty Ltd, ACN 117 651 760 (Australian Credit License 391237)
P: +61 7 3011 4508
M: 0408 491 504
Guy holds a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Economics and joined the National Australia Bank straight from university in 1994. Guy spent 11 years at NAB mainly in Brisbane focusing on the local property market, during this time Guy also worked in Sydney for a period in the National Australia Bank's corporate credit area. Guy has worked as a commercial mortgage specialist since 2005 and has built a very strong network of property professionals which helps him provide his clients with the best solution for their financing needs. On a personal front Guy enjoys all sports and has a particular passion for rugby.
Guy Hewartson is a credit representative 364870 of BLSSA Pty Ltd, ACN 117 651 760 (Australian Credit License 391237)
P: +61 7 3011 4506
M: 0427 808 718
Tony joined the Right Angle Group in March, 2012 with over 27 years experience in the commercial property finance industry, both in Sydney and in Brisbane since moving up here back in 1988. He spent over 8 years within Challenge Bank's property division from 1988 to 1995. He then accepted a role at the Queensland Industry Development Corporation (QIDC) as a senior relationship executive, where he was responsible for establishing and building an investment and development portfolio valued at over $400million. The merger of the QIDC corporation with Metway and Suncorp in late 1996 resulted in Tony being promoted to the position of State Manger – Property Investment Queensland, where he was responsible for a property book of over $1.5billion and a staff complement of 24 people spread throughout Queensland, from the Gold Coast to Cairns. Most recently Tony spent over 5 years as a Commercial Mortgage Originator with the Balmain Commercial Group, specialising in structured development finance transactions. Married to Ruth for over 25 years and with two teenage children living at home, Tony has also served as a member of the Divisional Council of the Property Council of Australia, a board member of the Hear and Say Centre for Hearing Impaired Children and as the coaching staff co-ordinator for a local football club.
Anthony Snape is a credit representative 364874 of BLSSA Pty Ltd, ACN 117 651 760 (Australian Credit License 391237)
P: +61 7 3011 4505
M: 0448 093 111
Director of Sydney office
Ben Wardley is a property finance specialist with broad finance experience across all property asset classes. He has arranged a diverse range of senior and structured finance solutions for his clients and specialises in construction finance and financing commercial investment properties. Prior to establishing Right Angle Group’s Sydney office in 2013, Ben gained 19 years’ experience as a broker and banker from a number of senior roles with domestic and international banks in London, Brisbane and Sydney. Ben’s property experience and industry contacts, coupled with Right Angle Group’s market presence, enable him to deliver optimal solutions for new and existing clients.
Ben Wardley is a credit representative 364871 of BLSSA Pty Ltd, ACN 117 651 760 (Australian Credit License 391237)
P: +61 2 9002 5416
M: 0411 779 701
After acquiring a Degree in Economics and Finance, Doug spent 5 successful years as a Business Banker for NAB catering to Small to Medium sized businesses and high net wealth individuals. He then accepted a role with Suncorp as a Relationship Manager assisting Brisbane based property investors and developers. Doug then moved on to become a Relationship Manager with one of the largest Retail Banks in Europe, Lloyds TSB. Here he enjoyed successful tenure in the Corporate Division assisting Multi-National Corporations with senior-debt and mezzanine transactions. Doug puts his well rounded experience to good use and strives to help his clients grow their wealth.
P: +61 7 3011 4503
M: 0426 282 014
Peter joined Right Angle Group in June 2016. Peter brings with him over ten years’ experience in banking and property finance. Most recently, Peter was a Business Development Manager at Bankwest where he was responsible for new business and commercial lending up to $100m. Prior to this, Peter worked for a national commercial brokering and mortgage origination firm where he was responsible for managing and growing a commercial mortgage portfolio in excess of $300m. These roles have provided Peter with a broad depth of experience covering all facets of commercial property lending including; structuring and analysis of construction, investment, mezzanine and equity financing. Peter brings this experience and knowledge to all his existing and new clients in order for them to achieve the best results for their financing needs. Peter holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance and Accounting majors) from the University of Queensland.
P: +61 2 9002 5416
M: 0438 826 344
Home Loans Specialist
Mark holds a Diploma in Finance and has 14 years experience in the finance industry. After 7 years as a senior lender for Westpac Banking Corporation in Brisbane , Mark has joined the Right Angle Group to direct and grow residential lending. Mark will help you grow and maintain a successful portfolio via his passion for property, people and service. Mark specialises in home, investment, business, and self-managed super funds, as well as industry specialisation lending. When not in the office, Mark enjoys boating, fishing, and travel. Favourite travel destination to date would be Mexico – Cancun. If you are looking for personalised service and a can do attitude call Mark today.
Mark Williams is a credit representative 481096 of BLSSA Pty Ltd, ACN 117 651 760 (Australian Credit Licence 391237)
M: 0447 555 282
Josh completed his Bachelor’s degree in 2008, majoring in Statistics and Psychology. After working for 2 years as a Risk Analyst at Southern Cross Healthcare, New Zealand’s largest health insurers, he spent the next 3 years travelling and working in the Hospitality and Marine industries, before finding himself settling in Brisbane. With a long-standing interest in Property development and investment, Josh has enjoyed making a quick transition into his new Associate role at Right Angle Group. He brings with him a strong analytical mindset, and an eagerness to add value by utilising his experience and skills honed in other industries. On a more personal level, Josh is an avid rower having previously competed at a trans-Tasman level, and can be found at the rowing shed most mornings before sunrise.
P: +61 7 3011 4507
M: 0467 529 749
James completed his Bachelor’s degree in 2011 from the University of Otago, New Zealand majoring in Finance. After working for 18 months in the Mortgages department at National Australia Bank in Melbourne he spent the next 12 months travelling America and Europe before settling in Sydney. A year working at BOQ Specialist’s Sydney office in their Medical and Dental Finance area preceded his start at Right Angle Group. James brings to the role a keen interest in Property Investment and Development and a desire to forge lasting relationships with clients. When not in the office, James enjoys the beach, fishing & diving and travelling.
P: +61 2 9002 5416
M: 0422 951 451
Melanie joined Right Angle Group in 2014 with a strong background in administrative and client-focused roles, predominately in medical practice where she found great satisfaction in helping others. She is excited to be in the property& finance industry where she can practically apply the business skills acquired through her studies at the University of Queensland. She views long term client relationships as key in assisting clients to achieve their business objectives. Motivated to enhance her knowledge, Melanie is enthusiastic to be a part of a new challenging environment. Away from the office, Melanie enjoys music, the beach and travelling.
P: +61 7 3011 4502
M: 0439 326 998
Commercial Finance Assistant
Joanna graduated from her Bachelor’s Degree in 2015, where she majored in Business and Marketing. Previous to joining Right Angle Group in 2015, Joanna was working in administrative, data services and client based roles where she always went the extra mile for her clients. She is eager to kick start her commercial finance career at Right Angle Group, where she can utilise the skills learnt through her Bachelor’s degree, whilst gaining new skills along the way.
P: +61 7 3011 4502
M: 0434 612 997