Our reputation is built on integrity, strong relationships and our committment to our clients. Please call or email one of our team for a friendly, honest and confidential discussion.


bronko-kozel-fif-teamBronko Kozel, Founder and Director

Prior to starting First in Finance Bronko has held Senior Relationship Management positions with both Westpac and ANZ banks responsible for a diverse client base consisting of construction companies, property developers, medical, legal, private schools, religious, non-for profit sector, private investors and local government authorities.

He holds a Graduate Certificate in Management from Charles Sturt University, Bathurst and has been a member of the Mortgage & Finance Association (MFAA) since 2005.

Working closely with clients, key lending authorities and decision makes enables Bronko to deliver results to his clients and referral networks. His strong client relationship and management skills are very important factors in today’s finance environment

M| 0406 421 804

E| bronko.kozel@firstinfinance.com.au


Matthew Royal, Director

Prior to co-founding Development Finance Partners Pty Ltd, Matthew Royal was an Associate Director of Property Finance QLD with Bankwest Business, facilitating mortgage structures up to $100 million.

Matthew was previously appointed as the Managing Director for Urban Securities Corp Limited, a Brisbane based property development company. Over the past 10 years Matthew has held executive and non-executive directorships in numerous private and public companies.

Matthew has extensive experience in the property development and investment industry; he has exceptional knowledge and understanding of the financial criteria and methodology used in assessing property development and investment proposals.

Matthew has participated in the negotiation and consummation of numerous significant property development and investment acquisitions and joint ventures, as well as being responsible for the finance raising and due diligence enquiries and processes within DFP.

M| 0450 505 433

E| matthew.royal@firstinfinance.com.au



FIF - Peter Stubley

Peter Stubley, Associate

Peter has over 35 years experience in financial services, primarily involved in corporate and commercial relationship banking across 5 Australian banks including NAB, CBA and Westpac. He has fulfilled many roles including senior roles in relationship management, credit and regional leadership.

Peter has extensive property finance experience including construction, development, joint venture and investment finance, as well as leading broader teams in all segments of relationship management in a variety of geographic locations including Sydney, Brisbane and regional NSW and QLD. Over the years, Peter has been involved in the finance of significant property transactions and projects including residential and commercial developments, shopping centres, community facilities and land acquisitions, along with a multitude of property investment acquisitions.

Through his experience, Peter has formed a focus on identifying customer needs and working towards optimum solutions to those needs to achieve the highest levels of customer satisfaction. He takes pride in building long term customer relationships through his dedication and commitment to achieve quality outcomes.

Peter has continued to enhance his formal qualifications throughout his career, holding a business degree in Banking and Finance from Charles Sturt University, Graduate Certificate in Leadership, Diploma in Financial Planning and Mortgage Broker qualifications.”


M| 0467 731 409

E| peter.stubley@firstinfinance.com.au



Michael McCluskey

Michael McCluskey, Dip FMBM AFB, Associate

Michael has over 30 years experience in the Banking and Finance Industry having held Senior Relationship Management Positions with Westpac, NAB and ME Bank.  His principal focus is in construction, development and property investment lending.

Michael has also owned and operated his own Finance Brokerage and Consultancy and is a member of the Mortgage and Finance Association of Australia.  Michael holds a Diploma in Finance and Mortgage Broking.


M| 0409 017 848

E| michael.mccluskey@firstinfinance.com.au

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