Positive Commercial Finance, the specialist commercial finance broker, has appointed Simon Parkinson as Business Development Manager, as the company continues to expand.

With over 26 years of banking experience with the RBS, and roles including Private Banking Manager, Relationship Manager and Taskforce Team Manager, Simon has fist class knowledge of business and commercial banking and this experience is highly relevant for the specialist finance sector.

Simon’s key responsibilities will be to will be to work closely with lenders and brokers to manage cases for long term commercial mortgages for both owner occupiers and landlords, as well as medium and long term specialist mortgages and business loans. Whilst he is based in the North West, he has an open mandate and will deal with clients around the country.

Positive Commercial Finance has seen their completions increase by 143% since the start of this year, compared to the same period last year, and commercial enquiries rose by 120% during the same period.

Simon’s appointment strengthens their position in the market on the back of increasing demand, and they plan to make more appointments soon.

With exclusive funding lines, commission splits and access to the lowest rates on the market, Positive Commercial Finance has proven success in offering flexibility and knowledge to clients looking for specialist finance for a wide range of scenarios.

Simon commented:

“I’m very excited to be joining the successful Positive team and I believe my experience will add real value to their future growth. My extensive knowledge of the commercial sector means I’ll be able to work with introducers and lenders to assess cases and deliver suitable, cost-effective funding outcomes.”

John Waddicker, Director says:

“We are delighted to welcome Simon on board and he has really hit the ground running thanks to his extensive network of contacts and his highly relevant skill set. As well as being focused on our existing lender panel, Simon will also be looking to build new relationships and deliver solutions to clients for their development projects.”