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Tim Marcer

Director

Tim joined The Mortgage Company in June 2000 working out of the Robert Ellis Estate Agency office in Long Eaton. Tim has worked in the Financial Services industry since 1996 and is fully FPC and CeMAP qualified and has a wealth of experience in both the Mortgage and Insurance markets. Tim is married with a daughter and lives in Derbyshire, in his spare time he enjoys playing golf and supporting his favourite football team.

James Roberts

Mortgage and insurance Consultant

James joined The Mortgage Company in January 2012 and brings over 20 years financial services experience with him. Starting out with the Halifax dealing with queries from clients with existing mortgages, he became a mortgage arrears counsellor, and then a mortgage underwriter. After almost 8 years on the administrative side of mortgages, he became fully CeMAP qualified in 2000 and has helped clients for over 15 years in arranging their mortgages. He says that the satisfaction of knowing he has helped someone to buy a house is the reason he loves the job he does. James knows the local area well, having lived in Bramcote when he was younger and attended Bramcote Hills Comprehensive School. He has a daughter and lives on the Nottinghamshire/Derbyshire border. In his spare time James will either be out running, in the gym or riding on his motorbike.

Martin Dennis

Mortgage and insurance Consultant

Martin joined The Mortgage Company in February 2014. He first began work for the CIS Financial Company, where he gained 13 years of hands on knowledge and experience of this industry. Martin is already proving to be a asset to the company working out of the Robert Ellis Agency in Long Eaton. Martin has local knowledge of the area and lives in the Nottinghamshire/Derbyshire boarder with his wife and two children. He is a dedicated family man and in his spare time likes to go running.

Tom Appleyard

Mortgage and insurance Consultant

Tom joined the mortgage company in 2017. After studying Pharmaceutical Sciences at university and then venturing into the financial world, firstly in stocks and currency trading he then moved into the property sector working as a sales negotiator within a large corporate estate agency whilst becoming a fully CeMAP qualified adviser and not looking back ever since, going the extra mile for his customers and never giving up on getting them into their dream homes.

Tom has always lived locally and is a huge sports fan be it football, cricket, tennis or anything else he can get stuck in to. In his spare time you’ll always find him with an instrument by his side after teaching himself the guitar, piano and anything else he can get his hands on.

Matthew Rowntree

Mortgage and insurance Consultant

After years of providing legal advice for a homeless charity, Matt made the move over to mortgage advice in 2014.

Matt was born in Newcastle, moved to Sheffield to study at Hallam University and, after 20 years, decided to make to move to Nottinghamshire. He currently lives in West Bridgford with his wife and daughter.

Matt is a huge film buff and is always looking to add to his record collection. He loves/hates supporting his football team and enjoys playing squash, basketball and running.

Sally Bates

Mortgage and insurance Consultant

Sally joined The Mortgage Company in May 2019 she started her life as a Trainee Mortgage Adviser in 2001. Since then has helped clients for over 18 years in helping them move into their dream home and looking after them for the life of their mortgage. Sally knows the local area well and lives in the Nottinghamshire / Derbyshire borders with her husband and son. In her spare time she enjoys socialising with her family and friends.

Steve Harman

Mortgage and insurance Consultant

Steve joined The Mortgage Company in 2019 and is based in the Robert Ellis Agency, Long Eaton. He has been involved in property and financial services since 1999 and completed his CeMAP qualifications in 2002. He is passionate about getting a great deal for his clients and delivering outstanding customer service. He grew up in the Belper area and now lives in Derby with his Wife and their 3 children. In his spare time he enjoys reading, badminton, cycling and meals out with his family.

 

Ellie Taggart

Building and
Contents Advisor

Ellie joined the Mortgage Company in 2017 as a home insurance advisor. She has spent the last 9 years working for a mortgage company as a general home insurance advisor and business developer, so has a wide knowledge of the insurance industry and its products, which in turn means she can provide her clients with excellent advice and customer service.

Ellie lives in Derby with her partner and in her spare time enjoys socializing with friends and family and getting stuck into a good box set.

Tara Morledge

Office Manager / Personal Assistant

Tara began her career at the Robert Ellis Estate Agency office in Ilkeston in 1989 as office junior and gained a vast amount of experience in the property market, in 1996 she joined the Long Eaton office as sales negotiator making sure property sales went through smoothly and successfully. In 2005, having gained a wealth of knowledge in this area Tara was offered a position with The Mortgage Company as Administrator / Business Developer and has worked extremely hard to bring the business forward, she now leads a very successful team. Tara lives in the West of Nottingham with her partner and daughter and in her spare time is a very talented Golfer.

Lezlie Parnell

Paraplanner

Lezlie has worked in the property market since she left school and has gained a vast amount of knowledge over the years. She joined The Mortgage Company in 1990 working out of the Robert Ellis Estate Agency office in Beeston and over the years has worked out of all the Agency offices, Lezlie is fully FPC and CeMAP qualified although she no longer gives advice on Mortgages and Insurances she is now providing support to the Mortgage advisers within the company.

Lezlie lives in Chilwell and has two grown up sons and 4 wonderful grandchildren. In her spare time Lezlie enjoys going for long walks with her dog and socializing.

Lynn Haskins

Paraplanner

Until recently when I joined The Mortgage Company I had worked in the financial Industry for the same company for 23 years, I became fully CeMAP qualified in 2013.

I have 2 children and 2 grandchildren, I enjoy spending time with the family in my spare time or socialising with friends.

Elaine Gilbert

Paraplanner

Elaine has worked in the financial industry since leaving school and joining TSB bank.

She joined the Nottingham Building Society in 2000 becoming a mortgage adviser and branch Manager.

Elaine joined The Mortgage Company in 2021 as a Paraplanner bringing a wealth of experience and expertise to our team.

Elaine has 4 children and 10 grand-children and in her spare time she likes socialising with friends and family.

Jane Turley

Personal Assistant

Jane joined the mortgage company in 2018 as an administrator, she has previously worked as an estate agent and is a trained barber/hairdresser, she is also a qualified teacher in this field.

In her spare time Jane likes to go on long dog walks with her dog and also enjoys sailing with her partner on their boat.

Beth Towlson

Personal Assistant

Beth joined the mortgage company in 2019 as an administrator, she previously worked as an Estate agent where she gained the vast majority of her knowledge.

In her spare time she likes to go to the gym and socialise with friends.