Aldermore bank has appointed David Whitehouse and Colin Ness as property development managers covering the North of England and South West England and Wales respectively. The announcement follows the appointment of Iain Bryson as head of development and specialist property in June 2020.
Both David and Colin will focus on supporting experienced developers and intermediaries by providing flexible and tailored loan facilities for new build, conversion, or refurbishment developments of residential, mixed-use and purpose-built student accommodation schemes.
Iain Bryson, head of development and specialist property at Aldermore, said: “I’m delighted to welcome David and Colin to the development finance team. They both have extensive experience in supporting small to medium-sized businesses in the commercial and real estate sector, and I am certain both will complement Aldermore’s established development offering.”
David Whitehouse, property development manager at Aldermore, said: “It’s exciting to begin my new role as property development manager at Aldermore. I’m committed to supporting our developers and intermediaries in realising their finance needs and seek to further strengthen Aldermore’s development finance offering.”
Colin Ness, property development manager at Aldermore, said: “It’s great to join the Aldermore team. I look forward to settling into my new role, utilising my years of experience of the commercial and residential sectors to support the development finance team in the South West and Wales.”
David Whitehouse has extensive banking experience stretching over a 34-year career mainly in the commercial and real estate arena, spending the majority of this time with the Co-operative Bank. David joins Aldermore from Hampshire Trust Bank, where he held the position of regional lending manager (North).
Colin Ness has over 23 years’ experience in the commercial and real estate sector, assisting developers and investors. He has previously held roles at Nationwide, HSBC, Santander and NatWest. Colin joins from Invest and Fund, a peer to peer lender, where he held the role of business development manager covering the South West, South East and South Wales regions.
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