Simplicity Loans & Advisory celebrates five years

Staff, supporters salute company's growth

Simplicity Loans & Advisory celebrates five years


By Jayden Fennell

Sydney brokerage Simplicity Loans & Advisory has celebrated its fifth birthday at a fun-filled event on August 31.

The party took place in Sydney CBD’s Employees Only Bar, with the team at the award-winning commercial brokerage taking the opportunity to thank an esteemed list of invitees who have supported the company over the years.

Simplicity Loans & Advisory is a boutique brokerage and property advisory firm which assists clients with commercial and construction finance, SMSF lending and risk insurance.

Launched in 2017 by executive director - lending Jean-Pierre Gortan (pictured above left) and executive director Matthew Johnson (pictured above right), their aim was to build a full-service commercial-only brokerage servicing the commercial needs of its clients.

“Matt and I are delighted to share the milestone with the staff, customers, lenders and referral partners that have helped us get here,” Gortan said.

Johnson added: “Many of the attendees have become great friends and supported us not only at Simplicity, but throughout our entire careers.”

Over 150 of the industry’s leading figures partied into the early hours of Thursday morning to celebrate Simplicity’s milestone. The fifth anniversary coincided with Simplicity writing $3bn in loans and an annual settlement growth of 193% for FY22.

Simplicity Loans & Advisory general manager - sales Ryan Nelson said without its dedicated staff, none of it would be possible.

“We are immensely proud of what we have achieved together and are particularly excited for what the future holds,” Nelson said. “We have written over $3 billion in loans since inception, have won a number of awards as a team and are delighted to have our wonderful staff also being recognised for their individual achievements.”

Recent highlights include Simplicity associate director - sales Isabella Constantinou being recognised  as Mortgage Professional Australia’s Top Commercial Broker.

In June, Gortan also took part in Vinnies CEO Sleepout which involves business and community leaders sleeping without shelter on one of the longest nights of the year, with the aim of raising funds and changing the lives of Australians experiencing homelessness. Gortan raised more than $35,000 for the cause.

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