About First Mortgage Trust

Established in early 1996, First Mortgage Trust's primary purpose was to establish a vehicle by which investors could deposit money for an interest return greater than that of a one year trading bank's term deposit rate, whilst enjoying the security offered by investments in first mortgages.

First Mortgage Trust has built a niche market focused on its ability to remain flexible within its lending criteria. This flexibility has enabled, first mortgage loan advances to be made available across a range of residential, commercial and rural properties, including a wide range of business activities.

First Mortgage Trust is managed by New Zealanders for New Zealanders.

First Mortgage Trust has a proven history in providing returns to investors that have been above those offered by trading banks on a one year deposit. We lend only on first registered mortgages on residential, commercial and rural land and buildings.

Our relatively conservative loan to valuation ratios ensures that risk to the investor is minimised as far as practicable. We have exposure throughout New Zealand, which gives us a good geographical spread, helping to level out any local economic factors thus ensuring a cross section of property types.

From our head offices in Tauranga we utilise a wide range of highly experienced contacts including solicitors, accountants, financial advisors and mortgage brokers throughout New Zealand. We are able to respond quickly and personally to any comments or queries people may have during normal business hours. We have real people answering the telephone and are able to answer your queries, and if not, transfer you to the person who can or get back to you in a timely manner.

We strongly advise you read all documents carefully, ask questions and seek appropriate advice before committing yourself.

Meet the First Mortgage Trust team

Tony Kinzett

Chief Executive Officer

Roger Ford

Financial Controller

Rachel Bush

Operations Manager – Credit and Risk

Bruce Smith

Sales Manager

Brad Mower

Business Development Manager

Lawrence Russo

Business Development Manager

Brian Jones

Business Development Manager

Jonathan Singh

Business Development Manager

Alaiza Alday-Silpedes

BDM Administration Assistant

Alan Hitchcock

Loans Manager

Patrick Zeinert

Assistant Loans Manager

Craig Ure

Loans Analyst

Andrew Stevenson

Loans Analyst

Colin Leader

Loans Analyst

Craig Rice

Loans Analyst

Kylie Hala

Loans Analyst

Stephen Bremner

Loans Analyst

Wendy Harding

Loans Administration Manager

Georgia Parker

Loans Administrator

Amanda Swanepoel

Loans Administrator

Vanessa Connor

Loans Administrator

Jane Swainson

Investments Administrator

Darryn Screech

Investment Administrator

Tracey Garrity

Investment Administrator

Claudine Le Breton

Risk and Compliance Officer

Julie Cannon

CEO Personal Assistant | Marketing

Steve Orton


Chantell van Wyk

Reception | Office Administrator

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