Matthew-Blaine Young has been promoted to senior relationship director in Secure Trust Bank’s Real Estate Finance (STB REF) team.
He joined STB REF four years ago, covering London and the South-East.
His role includes client relationship management, including portfolio and risk management, debt origination and transaction closing.
Geoff Ray, managing director of Secure Trust Bank Real Estate Finance, said: “For the first time REF balances exceeded £1 billion this year, with revenues up by 10.4%. Matthew has driven some of our highest-profile real estate deals, particularly in the affordable and student housing sectors, and his promotion recognises this contribution.”
Secure Trust Bank’s real estate team provides lending facilities of £1m-£45m to residential and commercial property developers and investors, from SME housebuilders to UK-based funds. The bank has also committed £100m specifically to assist SME housebuilders and property developers get their projects underway – with flexible loans of £1m – 5m – and has recently launched a new Greener Homes Scheme aimed at residential property investors.