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Leeds strengthens intermediary mortgage team

Leeds Building Society has appointed John Hoole as a Business Development Manager to support more borrowers and brokers in Bristol and the South West.

Joining the Society from TSB, where he worked as a Telephone Business Development Manager, John was previously at Coventry Building Society in a variety of mortgage underwriting roles.  

He said: “I’m looking forward to supporting brokers within Bristol and the South West, raising awareness of our brand amongst intermediaries and ensuring that brokers have a successful experience working with Leeds Building Society.”

Martese Carton, Head of Intermediary Distribution at Leeds Building Society, said: “The Society continues to benefit from robust growth in mortgage lending, increasing our mortgage market share for the sixth consecutive year in 2016.

“John’s appointment demonstrates our commitment to strengthening our service proposition to support more borrowers and help brokers grow their business.”

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John Hoole

Leeds Building Society won the award for Innovation in Personal Finance (Part and part mortgages) at the 2016 Moneyfacts Awards, and was named Best Shared Ownership Mortgage Lender at the What Mortgage Awards.

Leeds Building Society operates throughout the UK, Gibraltar and Ireland and has assets of £15.9bn (at 31st December 2016). The Society’s head office has been based in the centre of Leeds since 1886.