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 professional. 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. He won the AFG Rising Star Award for 2012/2013 as well as AFG’s Best New Office Award in 2013. He is consistently ranked in the top 30 brokers and recently placed 5th in the Adviser Best Young Broker Awards.
Prior to establishing Mortgage Domayne, Mark added significant value to his employers and partners.
At Mortgage Domayne Mark has built a strong team 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 success 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 also has 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 benefits by receiving the best product to suits their individual needs. 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.
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 2 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 also 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 best 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 also 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 will 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.
“A new house is only a house until you make it a home”
Richard De Zilva
Richard is the latest and energetic addition to a highly motivated and successfully driven team of Mortgage Brokers. 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.
Whilst being the new face in the Mortgage Broking industry, Richard is especially determined to provide an exemplary value of service to every person he has the pleasure of working with. Up-to-date with all leading banks policies and specialising in Construction Finance, he aspires to find the best rate for every individual, and make every experience delightful and engaging.
He is available 7 days a week, and welcomes anyone with questions or interested in personally introducing themselves to reach out at anytime!
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.
Julie is extremely knowledgeable and passionate and aspires to high levels of professionalism.
John comes from a background that’s 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 also extremely organised with managing his workflow and achieving a positive client journey.
John strives to do his best to maintain and build relationships with clients and is always happy to find answers to the questions they may have. His positive attitude helps towards the finance journey and puts his clients at ease knowing they are in safe hands.
Loredana is our newest team member at Mortgage Domayne. She has previously worked in Real Estate and understands the industry when it comes to clients’ needs in sourcing property.
Loredana has proven her ability to exceed clients expectations and has already received a number of positive reviews with the delivery of her outstanding service and understanding for what our clients’ needs might be.
Loredana’s work ethic aspires to high level of professionalism and she will continue to work her best at all times to achieve her goals in this industry.
Daniel is a fully accredited Mortgage Broker and also a member of the Finance Brokers Association of Australia (FBAA). He has completed a Certificate IV in Mortgage Broking and also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Victoria University.
Daniel has been working in Mortgage Broking for over a year and also has previous experience in Real Estate.
He has a passion for the broking industry and always strives to find the best outcome for his clients, whether that be investors constructing, a family purchasing their dream house or first home buyers new to the market.
Daniel is young, driven and highly motivated. He is always available to help his clients find the best lender offering the best rates.
Bree is a highly motivated individual who comes from a background in sales and customer service.
Bree’s professionalism and dedication have helped her build and maintain relationships with new and old clients alike. Her experience and positive attitude from previously working for 2 of the top home builders in Victoria guarantees clients are well looked after and comforted by someone who understands the implications of a fast-paced industry.
Always striving to give her best, Bree is currently is 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.
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.