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ABOUT US

MAKE Finance Group is a family owned local business based in Albury-Wodonga on the NSW/Victorian border. We are predominantly Mortgage Brokers and Business Finance Brokers, however can also assist with other requirements, such as providing general business and banking advice.

We hold an ASIC Australian Credit Licence and are a member of the Finance Brokers Association of Australia.

We work as your long-term finance partner and take a holistic view of your business and personal finance needs. We hold numerous direct lender accreditation’s and can assist you across all of the finance specialities:

  • Asset & Equipment Finance
  • Home Loans
  • Investment Property Loans
  • Car Finance
  • Commercial Finance & Banking Advice

We understand navigating the process of obtaining finance can be daunting and overwhelming, and lender jargon is often confusing – that is where we come in. We utilise our experience, knowledge, and industry contacts to access and review offers from multiple lenders, ensuring you receive the right solution from the right lender.

We will provide you with independent advice, and work on your behalf to negotiate the best possible deal. Our success comes from providing financial success for you.

Talk to us today and see how we can help you.

 

 


Meet Our Team

Geoff Michael
Finance Manager

Originally from a farming background in the Riverina, Geoff has worked in the banking and finance industry for over 29 years.
During this time, Geoff has undertaken a variety of roles in Westpac and ANZ, which has provided him with a wealth of knowledge about the industry. In addition to this experience, Geoff holds a Diploma in Finance and Mortgage Broking and is the Responsible Manager for MAKE Finance Group’s Australian Credit Licence.

Geoff has been living and working in the Albury-Wodonga region since 1999 and during this time he has developed an extensive base of business and industry contacts.

In recent years Geoff has specialised in assisting large corporate and commercial businesses with all of their finance requirements. In addition to his knowledge of business finance Geoff is also a specialist in property investment and development finance.

Now as an independent Finance Broker, Geoff can assist a broad range of clients by using his industry and business knowledge to provide trusted finance and banking advice.

M: 0409 144 528
P: 02 6021 6600
E: gm@makefinance.com.au

Geoff MichaelFinance Manager


Originally from a farming background in the Riverina, Geoff has worked in the banking and finance industry for over 29 years.
During this time, Geoff has undertaken a variety of roles in Westpac and ANZ, which has provided him with a wealth of knowledge about the industry. In addition to this experience, Geoff holds a Diploma in Finance and Mortgage Broking and is the Responsible Manager for MAKE Finance Group’s Australian Credit Licence.

Geoff has been living and working in the Albury-Wodonga region since 1999 and during this time he has developed an extensive base of business and industry contacts.

In recent years Geoff has specialised in assisting large corporate and commercial businesses with all of their finance requirements. In addition to his knowledge of business finance Geoff is also a specialist in property investment and development finance.

Now as an independent Finance Broker, Geoff can assist a broad range of clients by using his industry and business knowledge to provide trusted finance and banking advice.

M: 0409 144 528
P: 02 6021 6600
E: gm@makefinance.com.au

Alan Austin
Finance Manager

Alan has recently joined the team at MAKE as a Finance Manager.
Alan has worked in the banking and finance industry for just under 39 years. He commenced with the Commercial Bank of Australia in 1980, which then merged with the Bank of NSW in 1982 to become Westpac.

Throughout this long career, Alan progressed through many jobs with Westpac, specialising in Commercial Finance, Agriculture, Home Loans and complex transactions including Franchise Lending. This has provided Alan with the knowledge and ability to help and solve many financial problems – Alan loves a challenge.

Throughout his time at Westpac, Alan has travelled through NSW and Victoria, Managing numerous branches and lending to home buyers, businesses and farmers. Alan has lived and worked in the Albury-Wodonga region since 2010 and during that time he has assisted many local people with finance and made numerous personal and business contacts.

Alan is excited about being a new member of the MAKE Finance team and is looking forward to using his knowledge to assist clients with all their lending needs.

M: 0435 872 000
P: 02 6021 6600
E: aaustin@makefinance.com.au

Alan AustinFinance Manager


Alan has recently joined the team at MAKE as a Finance Manager.
Alan has worked in the banking and finance industry for just under 39 years. He commenced with the Commercial Bank of Australia in 1980, which then merged with the Bank of NSW in 1982 to become Westpac.

Throughout this long career, Alan progressed through many jobs with Westpac, specialising in Commercial Finance, Agriculture, Home Loans and complex transactions including Franchise Lending. This has provided Alan with the knowledge and ability to help and solve many financial problems – Alan loves a challenge.

Throughout his time at Westpac, Alan has travelled through NSW and Victoria, Managing numerous branches and lending to home buyers, businesses and farmers. Alan has lived and worked in the Albury-Wodonga region since 2010 and during that time he has assisted many local people with finance and made numerous personal and business contacts.

Alan is excited about being a new member of the MAKE Finance team and is looking forward to using his knowledge to assist clients with all their lending needs.

M: 0435 872 000
P: 02 6021 6600
E: aaustin@makefinance.com.au

Adrian Frisina
Assistant Finance Broker

Adrian joined the team at MAKE in mid 2018 as an assistant Finance Broker.
Having worked in leading sales roles in Melbourne, Adrian moved to Albury in 2015 to pursue new career opportunities and to start a family.

With a wealth of sales experience, Adrian joined the team at MAKE to help customers achieve their dreams and to extend his knowledge of the finance industry. Adrian is currently assisting with the day to day operations of running the MAKE business and is studying for a Diploma in Finance and Mortgage Broking.

Adrian’s approachable manner ensures excellent client relationships, and he always has the interests of clients as his number one priority.

M: 0427 887 741
P: 02 6021 6600
E: af@makefinance.com.au

 

Adrian FrisinaAssistant Finance Broker


Adrian joined the team at MAKE in mid 2018 as an assistant Finance Broker.
Having worked in leading sales roles in Melbourne, Adrian moved to Albury in 2015 to pursue new career opportunities and to start a family.

With a wealth of sales experience, Adrian joined the team at MAKE to help customers achieve their dreams and to extend his knowledge of the finance industry. Adrian is currently assisting with the day to day operations of running the MAKE business and is studying for a Diploma in Finance and Mortgage Broking.

Adrian’s approachable manner ensures excellent client relationships, and he always has the interests of clients as his number one priority.

M: 0427 887 741
P: 02 6021 6600
E: af@makefinance.com.au

 

 

Make it happen

The staff at MAKE Finance Group are experienced and dedicated to providing our clients with exceptional levels of advice and service.

As a full service finance broker, we can save you time and stress as we negotiate with Banks and Financiers on your behalf. Whether it is asset or equipment finance, business finance and advice or even a home loan, we will go to the market on your behalf and find the best possible deal available.

Let us worry about the financials, as we make it happen for you.

Why Partner with Us?

The staff at MAKE Finance Group are experienced and dedicated to providing our clients with exceptional levels of advice and service.

MAKE Finance Group holds sought after commercial lending accreditations and access to a substantial panel of lenders for both Equipment and Business Finance.

As a finance broker MAKE Finance Group saves you time and stress as we negotiate with Banks and Financiers on your behalf. This allows you to keep focused on your business while we do the finance work.

This ensures you receive the best offers with the objective of saving money and increasing profitability.

Testimonials

Here is what a couple of our clients have said about MAKE Finance Group.
  • Geoff at MAKE Finance Group made the process of purchasing an investment property a seamless process. Thanks for your patience Geoff. I would highly recommend Geoff and his team at MAKE for all your finance needs. Cathy, Warrnambool

  • Geoff and the team at MAKE Finance were unbelievably helpful when we needed to refinance our business loan. After a stressful and confusing ordeal with our existing lender, Geoff made re-financing so easy, and it tool very little work from our end to sort everything out. We are so happy with everything sorted and not having to worry about our finance arrangements. We would encourage anyone with any financing needs to go and see Geoff and the team at MAKE Finance, thanks Geoff! Philip and Jenni, Holbrook

  • Thank you to the team at MAKE Finance Group, for helping me purchase my first truck. I cannot thank them enough as they went above and beyond all my expectations and made the whole process easy and stress free, I would highly recommend them to anyone. Rob, Canberra

  • Applying for a business loan (direct through a Bank) was becoming a stressful and difficult task for us as everything had to be discussed over the phone followed by numerous paperwork. Geoff at MAKE Finance Group was our savior. Your personalised service made the application for our business loan & business vehicle loan so easy. We now operate a very successful business & we could not have done this without you. We love your work! Lloyd & Kristy Franchisee of Jim’s Mowing Wodonga East

  • “MAKE Finance Group were an absolute pleasure to deal with. Right from the very beginning, even when we were just asking questions as to how home loans work and how much we could afford, they made the process incredibly easy and put everything into terms that we could understand. There’s a lot involved with buying your first home, but it felt effortless with the superb help from both Jess & Geoff. MAKE Finance Group definitely come highly recommend from us – thanks guys!” Sophie & Zach, Albury

  • “Buying a new car was a big deal for me as I had a very strong love for my only car of 10 years.  I approached MAKE Finance Group to help me source a loan for my new car, and they made me feel 100% positive about making the change, as the process that they followed to obtain the loan was flawless. They came to me which I hugely appreciated, everything was in order and all follow ups and questions were answered without hesitation. I cannot recommend them enough for their professional and friendly service.” Stephanie, Albury

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