New to the team

05 July 2018

We are delighted to welcome 5 new members of staff to the team so far this year.

Our most recent recruit, Marcus Perry, is joining Peritus Corporate Finance as Head of Transaction Management in the Real Estate Corporate Finance team. Marcus qualified as a chartered surveyor in 1999 and has been working at a senior level for property companies closing acquisitions and raising debt and equity finance since 2004.  Marcus was Head of Transaction Management at Catalyst Capital for 5 years working on debt and equity structuring of finance for offices, retail and warehouse properties predominantly in the UK with some European exposure. He has also undertaken loan arrangement and equity structuring in student housing and the residential sector for Apache Capital, Millbank Group and Valeo Student.

Matthew Slade, joins Peritus Corporate Finance as an Assistant Director in the Real Estate Corporate Finance team. Prior to joining us, Matthew worked for Bank of London and the Middle East (“BLME”) where his focus was on assisting clients with property development and investment finance transactions. Earlier in his career, Matthew spent time working at Nomura and Barclays Capital.

Andrew Goodbody joined Peritus Corporate Finance as Head of Debt Advisory & Structured Finance in May. Andrew has previously worked for RBS and OneSavings Bank where his focus was on assisting clients with property development and investment finance transactions. Earlier in his career, Andrew spent many years working for German banks involved in big-ticket property investment deals. He also undertook a debt advisory role at Montagu Evans until 2013. Andrew is well known for his role as President of the Association of Property Lenders from 2008-2012. This professional organisation with over 400 members represents the interests of the commercial property lending industry in the UK.

Marcus alongside Matthew and Andrew greatly strengthen the Peritus Corporate Finance team and added technical expertise and broad industry connections.

Peritus Private Finance is delighted to welcome Shirley Corbett and Paul Banfield to the team.

Shirley joins us with over 25 years’ experience, predominantly in London, providing advice to HNW clients throughout the UK on all types of Property Financing & Protection, and is also a specialist adviser on Equity Release (over 55s).

Paul has a number of years advising on Mortgages and Protection having successfully built up an advisory business in the past prior to setting up his property development business. Paul is joining Peritus to benefit from our comprehensive, all-inclusive administration support package and will be trading under his existing brand Property Lifestyle Mortgages.

If you would like to speak to Peritus about how you can also benefit from our comprehensive package of support, speak to Matthew Richardson on 07808 006730 or email

We now employ over 20 staff across its Private Finance and Corporate Finance teams in offices in London and Newcastle. In 2017 Peritus transacted over £425 million of real estate debt, assisting with bridging finance, development finance and investment finance, including senior, mezzanine and equity.