Director – Senior Mortgage Broker
Mark Polatkesen is extremely passionate about what he does, and he demonstrates his commitment to excellence throughout the entire loan process.
Mark is a highly skilled and motivated mortgage broking entrepreneur. Joining the Industry at the age of just 19, he has over 15 years’ experience and has made mortgage settlements in excess of $800 million over his career.
Mark is widely recognised as an outstanding mortgage broking professional. Amongst his many awards, he won the AFG Rising Star Award for 2012/2013 as well as AFG’s Vic Master Agent of the Year 2015/2016 (1-3 Loan Writers) as well as winning AFG’s Insurance Writer of the Year award two years running (2014/2015 and 2015/2016). He is consistently ranked in the top 30 brokers and recently placed 5th in the Adviser Best Young Broker Awards.
Prior to setting out on his own and establishing Mortgage Domayne, Mark added significant value to his employers and partners, securing several internal awards within his places of employment.
Mark has built a strong team at Mortgage Domayne, focused on delivering solutions to clients looking to enter into the property market. The business is able to attract high-performing brokers because of Mark’s strong record of commercial success, his ability to mentor others and his achievements in building a company which set substantial records in its first year of operation.
Under Mark’s expert leadership, Mortgage Domayne is setting and meeting stretch targets in lending.
Obie is a fully accredited mortgage broker and is a member of the Mortgage & Finance Association of Australia (MFAA). He holds a Bachelor of Accounting from Latrobe University and a Diploma in ‘Finance and Mortgage Broking Management’
Prior to Mortgage Domayne, Obie spent 1.5 years at the ANZ bank working as a Mortgage Settlements officer in Melbourne.
Obie combines his wealth of experience with an extensive network and platinum status which Mortgage Domayne has with many lenders; in doing so, he ensures every client reaps the benefits by receiving the product most suited to their individual needs in the quickest turn-around time possible. As an investor himself, Obie is passionate about property investment, assisting his clients in meeting their property ownership goals, whilst saving them time and money in the process.
Striving to be one of the leaders in the mortgage industry, clients have said Obie helps take the stress out of the mortgage application process and he is readily available for his clients even after hours. Obie works very closely with many real estate agents, land developers and building companies to ensure you are adequality looked after when looking to buy or build your home.
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Armstrong is a fully accredited mortgage consultant and member of the Mortgage and Finance Association of Australia (MFAA); he has also completed his Bachelor in Finance and Risk Management and is RG146 compliant.
Having joined the industry over 6 years ago, his thirst for knowledge and attention to detail has earned him the respect of his peers. Armstrong specialises in overseas investors and due to his proven track record, he has earned himself preferential service with certain lenders. This allows him to provide a smoother and quicker customer experience.
Robert is a fully accredited Mortgage Broker and is a member of the Mortgage & Finance Association of Australia (MFAA). He has a Diploma in ‘Finance and Mortgage Broking Management’ and holds a Bachelor of Multimedia Systems Engineering. Prior to Mortgage Domayne, Rob spent 9 years at Sensis working as a Sales Representative in the Melbourne & Geelong regions.
Robert always puts the client first and takes an in-depth knowledge of their situation prior to making any recommendations. This ensures the client always has the most suitable product to suit their needs.
Robert puts his success down to his passion for the property market and its constant movements. He is always striving to be a leader in the finance industry and in a short space of time has built many referral relationships with Real Estate Agents, Accountants and Solicitors.
His clients have often said that Robert is always there for them no matter the day or the time and his sole priority is getting a positive outcome for his clients.
Maroun is a fully accredited Mortgage Broker and is a member of the Finance Brokers Association Of Australia (FBAA). He has a Certificate IV in Finance & Mortgage Broking and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance & Marketing at Latrobe University.
Prior to Mortgage Domayne, Maroun spent 1 year at the Commonwealth Bank working as a Settlements Officer in Melbourne. Maroun is passionate about his career in lending and demonstrates a strong understanding of client needs.
Maroun wishes to provide consistent support for his clients, guiding them through the whole application process, from start to finish making himself available after hours, 7 days a week. Maroun also works very closely with many real estate agents, land developers and builders and has a vast knowledge of products and policies for someone relatively new to the industry. He strives to help all his clients achieve their goals whether it be for their own home or an Investment and works tirelessly to ensure they have a great experience with him at Mortgage Domayne.
Sean has over 15 years of experience in the industry as a Mortgage Broker. He is passionate about helping clients through the process of getting their loan approved and making dreams of home ownership possible. Sean is reputable for helping customers understand the process in easy to understand terms, going out of his way to help all potential purchasers whether they are first home buyers or seasoned investors. He is very knowledgeable with bank policies and products and is able to find a loan and product to suit every client’s needs. Sean is very thorough in every aspect of the job, going above and beyond to make himself available to answer all his client’s questions whenever they may arise.
His other passions are snowboarding, spending time with nature and astronomy.
Richard De Zilva
Richard joined the company in 2017 and is a highly motivated and successfully driven individual, fitting in nicely with our like -minded team at Mortgage Domayne. Academically, Richard holds formal qualifications in Finance & Mortgage Broking, Leadership & Management, Human Resources & Logistics, and brings with him years of experience in Commerce, Sales and now Finance.
Vanessa has a high focus on exceeding client expectations with delivering outstanding service. Starting in the industry in September 2015 she has progressed exponentially.
Having previously worked with top-tier firms such as Blake Dawson Waldron Lawyers and PricewaterhouseCoopers, Vanessa understands the importance of client satisfaction and attention to detail.
Vanessa is passionate and aspires to high levels of professionalism
Julie has a high focus on exceeding client expectations with delivering outstanding service. Starting in the industry in February 2013 she has progressed in leaps and bounds.
Julie is responsible for maintaining the high levels of customer service that Mortgage Domayne has become known for. Having successfully run and owned small businesses, Julie understands the importance of client satisfaction and having the right attitude in getting the job done. Professionally, she holds a Bachelor Degree in Education as well as a Cert IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking.
Julie is extremely knowledgeable and passionate and aspires to high levels of professionalism at all times.
John comes from a background that has consisted of roles in Leadership, Sales and Finance.
Before joining the admin team at Mortgage Domayne, he has previously worked as a finance broker and completed a Diploma in Finance and Mortgage Broking Management and has qualifications in Business Management and Sales. John is well versed in both his credit knowledge and is extremely organised with managing his workflow and achieving a positive client journey.
Always striving to give her best, Bree is currently in the process of completing her Certificate in Finance and Mortgage Broking and has quickly become a knowledgeable and integral part of the Mortgage Domayne team. She is extremely passionate about helping clients along the journey.
Evan is a fully accredited Mortgage Broker and a member of the Mortgage & Finance Association of Australia (MFAA).
He has a RG146 Tier 2 Accreditation, Bachelor of Business in Information Systems along with Certificate 4 in Finance & Mortgage Broking.
Bringing 10 years banking experience and having worked with people from various backgrounds in differing roles, he has gained and developed great depth of knowledge in residential and commercial finance.
Evan is very passionate about customer service, helping people achieve their financial goals and genuinely cares about his relationships.