Trevor Pothecary, Chief Executive


Trevor is a mortgage professional with 40 years of experience in the real estate and financial services sectors. He has considerable mortgage, financial services and property experience and is well known in the UK residential mortgage market. 

Immediately prior to founding The Mortgage Lender, Trevor was co-founder and Chairman of RPS Capital Partners, a Real Estate fund manager which had assets under management of in excess of £100m. 

Trevor was a principal shareholder and Chief Executive at Mortgages plc which was established in late 1996 and became one of the largest and longest established specialist lenders in the UK. Mortgages plc was sold to Merrill Lynch International Bank in 2004.

In the early 1990s, he was Chief Executive of Specialist Property Services Group, which became the largest residential asset manager in the UK. He was then one of the founders and Managing Director of The Mortgage Operation plc which became one of the largest third party originators of residential mortgages in the UK, originating approximately £2bn of mortgage applications a year.  The group was sold to Venturion Capital in early 2000 to form Creditweb plc.

In 1983, Trevor was Managing Director and principal shareholder of Windsor Fareham and Co, an estate agency and financial services group that grew from one office to 20 offices and was later acquired by Nationwide Estate Agents in 1986.

Trevor’s career originally began in estate agency in 1976 when he joined Mann and Co Estate Agents, where he became a director in 1981 and was part of the team that pioneered the offering of financial services through estate agency branches.

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