Matt has an extensive background in corporate banking and finance spending 15 years in a variety of senior finance roles with the major banks. He has also worked for a specialist corporate advisory company providing assistance and services relating to mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings [IPOs], private and public capital raising and company restructures.
Matt holds a Bachelor of Business, is fully accredited with the Mortgage and Finance Association of Australia [MFAA] as a credit adviser, and over the past 10 years has become one of Adelaide’s best residential and commercial finance brokers.
Matt is also an active investor, owning and managing a portfolio of both residential and commercial properties, and has a special interest in land subdivisions and development. As such Matt is passionate about passing on his knowledge and expertise and providing practical finance analysis, advice and solutions to clients.
His client base ranges from first time home buyers to experienced developers, property investors and business owners; from high net-worth investors to people taking their very first steps - Matt can assist you with every type of finance!
“It really doesn’t matter where you are right now financially – it’s where you want to get to that’s important to me!”
Having developed a keen interest in property investing and renovation Sam bid farewell to his career as a Physiotherapist. From humble beginnings and limited resources, Sam learnt how to leverage his time and finances in order to complete a number of property redevelopments – controlling the entire process from concept to completion.
Sam has negotiated genuine property discounts with syndicated buyer groups, formed profitable JV partnerships with developers and fellow investors, financed projects with creative lending strategies and completed numerous property renovations.
Having worked with a number of mortgage brokers that lacked creativity and investment experience Sam and his wife Lia decided to launch their own investor-focused finance business – Urbantech Finance.
Sam has helped Urbantech grow from a single service offering to a business that offers a range of complimentary finance and wealth creation services. From educational seminars and workshops to a full suite of allied services through key strategic partnerships.
Sam manages all of the marketing and day-to-day operations of Urbantech Group as well as heads up Real Investar, a property investment education and advice business.
Nicole is a highly skilled and dependable finance professional with a wealth of experience in the industry. With expertise in various types of finance, including home and investment loans, personal loans, car loans, and business loans, Nicole is dedicated to providing comprehensive financial solutions tailored to meet individual needs.
With a Master's degree in Finance from The University of Adelaide and a Bachelor's degree in Financial Management from Shandong Economic University in China, Nicole possesses a strong academic background in the field. Additionally, she holds a Certificate IV in Mortgage Broking and is a proud fully accredited member of the Finance Brokers Association of Australia.
Fluent in Mandarin and with a deep understanding of the Chinese community, Nicole is passionate about serving their financial needs in Adelaide and beyond. Her cultural fluency and language skills enable her to provide personalized assistance and guidance to her clients.
Outside of work, Nicole enjoys bike riding and maintaining an active lifestyle. Her commitment to fitness reflects her disciplined and determined approach to her professional endeavors.
Dissatisfied with the old adage of ‘study hard, get a job and save’, Lia traded in her university studies for self-directed study of business and investment. Having unlocked her ‘entrepreneurial spirit’ Lia started up a property investment business with her husband Sam, participating in range of renovation and development projects.
Frustrated by her experiences dealing with mortgage brokers Lia decided to do it herself and ultimately start her own finance broking business.
Lia is dynamic and passionate about educating and assisting clients to greatly improve their financial wellbeing through smarter finance solutions and wealth creation.
“To survive in today’s economic environment the average Australian needs to become more self-reliant when it come to their finances. That’s what we do at Urbantech Finance – we teach our clients how to get ahead, how to be entrepreneurial, and how to turn their ideas and dreams into reality.”
Lia has also participated in the ‘Speaker in Schools program’ and is committed to improving the financial literacy of young people as well as inspiring them to see a future of opportunity and potential.
As a young and dynamic Finance Broker, I am passionate about assisting individuals in obtaining the best financing solutions. With expertise in home loans, refinancing, and property investment loans, I provide personalized guidance tailored to each client's specific needs.
With a Master's Degree in International Business from the University of NSW and a Bachelor's Degree in Commercial Finance from the University of Adelaide, I bring a strong educational background to my role. I have also completed a Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking, further enhancing my expertise.
As a member of the Finance Brokers Association of Australia, I maintain the highest professional standards and stay updated on industry trends and regulations.
Beyond finance, I have a passion for skiing, reflecting my adventurous and enthusiastic approach to my work. With my qualifications, industry knowledge, and commitment to client satisfaction, I am dedicated to guiding individuals through the financial landscape and securing the best financing options for their goals.
Devon is a seasoned finance professional with a strong background in corporate banking and finance. With over 5 years of experience in various finance roles with major banks, he has developed an in-depth understanding of the industry. Recently, Devon has excelled as a credit assessor, gaining extensive inside knowledge of lending process.
Devon's professional qualifications include a Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking, and he is fully accredited with the Mortgage and Finance Association of Australia (MFAA) as a credit adviser.
Despite being new to finance broking, he has already built an impressive portfolio of clients, catering to first-time home buyers, seasoned property investors, and developers.
Outside of his professional pursuits, Devon is a passionate property investor and share trader, actively living the advice and guidance he provides to his clients. In his leisure time, he enjoys playing sports, indulging in his love for cars, and binge-watching various shows and documentaries on Netflix.
Devon's diverse experience, comprehensive knowledge, and commitment to his clients make him a trusted and valuable asset in the finance industry.
Eric is a highly dedicated and results-driven Finance Broker with a passion for assisting individuals in finding the perfect loan solutions for their specific needs. With a strong focus on home loans, refinancing loans, and property investment loans, Eric utilises his expertise to analyze and understand clients' loan requirements, providing them with tailored recommendations.
Armed with a Master of Banking and Finance from Macquarie University and a Bachelor of Accounting from North China University of Technology, Eric possesses a deep understanding of the intricacies of the finance industry. He has further honed his skills by completing the Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking.
As a young and energetic professional, Eric approaches his work with unwavering enthusiasm and commitment. He is a proud member of the Finance Brokers Association of Australia, ensuring that he stays updated with the latest industry trends and best practices.
Outside of his professional endeavors, Eric enjoys playing table tennis and swimming, which helps him maintain a healthy work-life balance.