David Pearse 0402 341 191
Since launching Davgan Financial Services more than 10 years ago, David Pearse has achieved a level of success in the mortgage and lending industry most can only dream of. Considered a “Powerbroker” and mentor within the Astute Financial Management network, David is a well-respected and highly-awarded business professional and the driving force behind the creation of Astute East Brisbane. In addition to being an accredited mortgage consultant with the Mortgage and Finance Association of Australia (MFAA) and a member of Astute Financial Management, David is also an accredited Real Estate Agent – giving David an insight on lending that few mortgage brokers can provide to their clients. David’s reputation within the industry is second-to-none – he is highly respected by both the financial services industry as a whole and his substantial client base.
Tony Duncan 0413 782 416
An accredited mortgage consultant with the Mortgage and Finance Association of Australia (MFAA) and a member of Astute Financial Management, Tony Duncan has experience as a broker since 2004, having owned and operated APD Lending Services prior to the creation of Astute East Brisbane. Tony has built his business by delivering the highest level of ethical service to his client base, and to helping others grow their financial knowledge. To achieve these goals Tony can draw on his four-year university education in management, banking and finance, as well as his significant experience and success with complex client lending structures and meeting customer needs.
Jeff Douglas 0432 292 419
Jeff has been involved in banking and finance for almost 25 years. During his long tenure with a leading bank he became a highly-awarded lending professional. Prior to the creation of Astute East Brisbane he had established his own boutique brokerage business. The opportunity to not only work with good friends but more importantly professionals at the top of their game made this an easy decision.
Jeff is focused on building solid working relationships with his clients and helping them achieve their financial goals. He holds numerous accreditations and is an accredited mortgage consultant with the Mortgage and Finance Association of Australia. He is actively involved in his community and is focused on providing the highest level of service to his clients and friends.
Michael Jemmott 0447 403 124
Michael has a combined 28 years’ experience in the Banking/Finance industry and is passionate about providing his clients with a superior level of customer services. Specialising in residential finance, commercial finance and equipment finance, Michael focuses on ensuring the best possible loan structure is put in place for the client.
Michael has completed a Certificate IV (Finance and Mortgage Broking) and a Diploma of Finance (Mortgage Broking Management). He is also an accredited member of the Mortgage and Finance Association of Australia (MFAA).
George Pain 0433 756 604
George is an accredited mortgage consultant with the Mortgage Finance Association of Australia (MFAA) and a member of Astute Financial Management.
Prior to joining the team at Astute East Brisbane George had a 7 year tenure in the mortgage and finance industry. During this time he amassed considerable experience dealing with a complex and varied client base and was regularly recognised as an exceptional mortgage broker. In fact George has assisted clients with more than $200 million in lending during this period.
George is qualified to undertake residential and self-managed superannuation fund lending services and is accredited with a great number of banking and financial institutions. This allows him to ensure the client is able to secure the optimal product for their needs.
George is an avid reader and always ensures he is up to date with current guidelines, policies and market conditions. He aims to satisfy customer needs by providing fully comprehensive information regarding financial products.
George prioritises customer service and continues to be available for his clients whenever they require his services; long after the ink has dried. He aims to develop ongoing relationships with his clients, who return to him for future endeavours.
Mike Dixon 0415 188 593
Mike has worked in the financial services industry for over 25 years and commenced as a financial planner in 2000. Mike established his own financial planning practice in 2005 which focused on clients nearing or in retirement and those requiring more complex strategies and structures for tax and estate planning purposes. Mike holds a Diploma of Financial Planning (DipFP) through Deakin University and having attained his Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) certification, Mike has extensive knowledge, skills and experience to assist clients in a wide range of areas including:
- Pre and post retirement income planning strategies and structures,
- Superannuation (including Self Managed Superannuation),
- Gearing strategies (including borrowing to buy property in a SMSF),
- ASX listed investments (Direct Equities, Fixed Interest, ETF’s, LIC’s, Property Trusts etc),
- Unlisted investments (such as Managed Funds),
- Life insurances (Life, TPD, Trauma, Income Protection, Business Expenses & Key Person)
Mike joined Astute East Brisbane in October 2015 to manage the Financial Planning division of the office and will provide services tailored specifically to each client’s individual needs and budget on a fee for service basis.