With a focus on community from our roots at Cronulla FirstPoint has grown to cover all of Southern suburbs, St George, Sydney CBD and the Inner West.
Our founders have years of experience in banking, finance and property markets, we’re a company whose mission is to truly improve your financial health, by letting us find the best home loan for you is just the start.
You'll realise from your first meeting that from the way we do business to our quirky corporate culture we are a different kind of mortgage broker. Plan on dropping into one of our offices or just call us. We’d love to help you.
As a Mortgage Broker we compare hundreds of loans from over 20 different lenders. We can take the hassle out of finding the right loan for you, help with the paperwork and anything else you might have on your mind.
FirstPoint is about helping YOU make the best decision when you want to borrow money for your home, investment property, refinance or a loan for your business or a commercial property. We’d like to help you chase those bigger dreams in life, you’ll work that out from the way we do business.
FirstPoint prides itself on providing innovative financial solutions for our customers.
We have been working in the home loan and mortgage lending space for many years. We listen to our clients, review individual circumstances and provide them with options that will allow them to practically manage their debt. Our goal is to save them both time and money.
No one is perfect but FirstPoint is as close as you will get to having the ultimate mortgage lender and broker working for you to provide the best possible outcome for your situation.
We value and support our people as a competitive advantage. We strive to attract, develop and motivate the most talented and passionate people we can find, people who care and who work together as partners across the business. We provide them with the tools and training they need to succeed in their work, and we want them to be responsible for their businesses and functions, we expect their best, so should you. The reason we wake up in the morning is to help our customers succeed financially and to try and satisfy all their borrowing needs. The result is we make money because of our focus on serving customers, not the other way around. This is what matters to FirstPoint.
FirstPoint was founded in 2007 by Troy Phillips, Brett Hartley and Greg Collins. They identified the need for an innovative mortgage and financial services business which takes a holistic and long term view of their client’s financial needs.
FirstPoint has built its reputation on providing private banking style service to every client: one-on one service, new and innovative home loan products, fast approvals, and providing a real alternative to the big banks.
Troy Phillips – Founder
Troy is one of the pioneers in the Australian non-bank mortgage sector. His experience in banking and finance dates back to 1985, first at Australian Mortgage Securities (AMP) and then at Bank of New Zealand Australia (BNZA) (later HomeSide Lending). In 2003 Troy and Brett Hartley founded MAS – a highly successful wholesale mortgage funding specialist, where Troy manages sales and distribution.
Greg Collins – Founder
With over a decade of experience in residential home loans and commercial mortgages Greg began his career in broking in 2000 with one of Sydney’s leading brokerage firms. He has been a finalist in the Plan Australia Broker of the Year awards, gained a Diploma of Financial services and held the position of General Manager in another large brokerage. His objective is to continue to drive and build on the success FirstPoint has carved out for being a market leader in the mortgage broking space.
Brett Hartley – Founder
Commencing his banking and finance career in 1987, Brett worked in capital markets at Rabobank in London. He returned to Australia as Head of Marketing at Primary Industry Bank of Australia (PIBA, later Origin) in its wholesale mortgage distribution business. Over this time, Brett developed a specialist skill built around wholesale funding and the distribution of these funds as a retail mortgage product. Brett founded MAS with Troy Phillips in 2003 as a wholesale mortgage business, where Brett oversees funding and operations
Jonathan Harris and Chris Pryer represent a new generation of young savvy and entrepreneurial finance professionals, both being industry qualified professional Credit Advisers. They have 10 years experience covering all facets of the lending process; structuring and packaging Home, Investment and Commercial Loans. Their hands on approach with all transactions coupled with a refreshing and personable style of customer service will see your needs met and hopefully exceeded.
FirstPoint is a company that's mission is to provide a mortgage lending service that will be second to none. Our values should guide every conversation we have, every decision we make, and every interaction we have among our team members and with our customers. The value we place around our service proposition should anchor every product or related service we offer. It’s simple, if we can’t link what we do with our service proposition, we should ask ourselves why are we doing it
The Lenders on Offer at FirstPoint
The lenders on offer at FirstPoint have been carefully assembled and is continually reviewed to ensure our brokers and affiliate partners are able to meet their clients’ needs by maintaining a competitive advantage in today’s crowded home loan and mortgage broking markets.
Our lender panel consists of more than 20 residential and commercial lenders including major banks, regional banks, building societies, specialist lenders and mortgage originators.
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