Fleet appoints roaming underwriter

Ryan Fowler

August 12, 2019

Buy-to-let specialist lender Fleet Mortgages has appointed a roaming onsite underwriter who will work across a range of South East and London-based specialist distributors and advisers.

Wayne Fitzpatrick takes on the role after spending over a year as an underwriter within Fleet’s head office.

Having joined Fleet Mortgages in March 2018 he was previously an underwriter at Complete Cover Group.

Steve Cox, distribution director of Fleet Mortgages, said:“Wayne has been a key part of the underwriting team at Fleet for over a year but as we have grown the number of packager and distributor relationships, we felt it was important to provide access to onsite underwriting expertise and therefore we have created the roaming onsite underwriter position.

“Our specialist distributor partners in London and the South East will now benefit from having access to Wayne so they can develop their understanding of Fleet’s criteria and product knowledge, having someone on hand to ensure they get the best support and resource for their buy-to-let cases.

“This is a new string to the Fleet bow as we continue to ramp up our increasing commitment to the specialist distributor sector.”

Fitzpatrick will be responsible for working across a number of specialist distribution firms and providing access to underwriting expertise across Fleet’s range of products and criteria.

He will also work with Fleet’s London sales team, providing technical training and supporting their work with their advisory relationships in the region.

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