Vice President & Chief Lending Officer
La Trobe Financial
Cory Bannister has been with La Trobe Financial since January 2000, specialising in the origination and assessment of credit, management of mortgage portfolios and delinquent loans.
During the past 5 years, Cory has held separately both Head of Credit and Head of Distribution roles for La Trobe Financial, giving him a rich understanding of both the loan origination process via the third-party channel, along with responsibility for the approval and settlement of institutional and retail loans. Since 2007, Cory has the highest level of delegated lending authority in the La Trobe Financial Group.
Cory's portfolio management experience extends to the selection and allocation of assets for multiple wholesale mortgage portfolios in excess of $1 billion. He has been responsible for the management, review, risk profiling and audit of wholesale asset pools. He has had conduct of the relationships with substantial wholesale and retail investors and been responsible for overseeing reporting in relation to these.