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Leeds Building Society strengthens intermediary mortgage team

Leeds Building Society has strengthened its intermediary mortgage team with the appointment of a new Head of Intermediary Distribution.

Martese Carton has a wealth of experience in intermediary mortgage distribution, including Mortgage Express, Birmingham Midshires and more recently NatWest Intermediary Solutions.

“I am delighted to welcome Martese to Leeds Building Society’s intermediary team,” said Jaedon Green, Leeds Building Society’s Director of Product & Distribution.

“Martese brings with her a passion for intermediary mortgage lending, which aligns well with our values and appetite for continued growth in what will continue to be a competitive market place.

“Martese will build on the remarkable growth achieved over the last three years, and lead the next phase of our intermediary strategy.”


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Leeds Building Society won the awards for Best Building Society Savings Provider and Innovation in Personal Finance (Part and part mortgages) at the 2016 Moneyfacts Awards.

The Society received the ‘Innovation Award (Lenders)’ at the Mortgage Finance Gazette Awards 2016, the third consecutive year it has won this category, as well as the award for ‘Product Innovation (Lenders)’.

The Society also has been named ‘Best Regular Savings Account Provider’ for the second consecutive year by independent consumer advice website Savings Champion.

Leeds Building Society has 65 branches throughout the UK, Gibraltar and Ireland and assets of £13.5bn (at 31st December 2015). The Society has operated from the centre of Leeds since 1886.