Specialist lender Assetz Capital have appointed Richard Martin as a Regional Relationship Director, based in the South East, as the company eyes growth plans for 2023 and beyond.
Richard joins from Leumi UK, where he spent 12 years as a Relationship Director, focused on providing property finance for specialist sectors such as care, student living, retirement, and traditional residential and commercial projects. He has supported many large-scale developments in the various specialist sectors with values of up to £35m.
Richard has been working in finance and property funding for over 25 years, with a background in corporate banking, stretching across numerous roles in 12 years of service for the Lloyds Banking Group prior to his stint at Leumi. He brings a wealth of specialist funding experience across the Southeast to the role.
Commenting on the appointment, Managing Director Andrew Charnley said: ‘We’re delighted to have Richard on board. His CV boasts some ‘best in class’ experience across the various sectors within specialist finance that we are keen to increase funding in, such as healthcare, and his addition to the team will be welcomed across the business.’
Richard said: ‘I’m delighted to be joining Assetz Capital as a Relationship Director, while I will be primarily working across the Southeast, Thames Valley & Home Counties, we have the breadth of coverage to support clients across the UK. This is an exciting time in the company’s growth, with the strong backing of our institutional partners, as we continue to support borrowers with our ‘real world lending’ solutions.’
Assetz Capital has ambitious growth plans for the next few years, and Richard makes a welcome and timely addition to an incredibly professional and experienced team of Relationship Directors located right across the UK.