Monument strengthens Lending team

Monument, the challenger bank and specialist buy-to-let lender, has strengthened its Lending team with the recruitment of Craig Middleton.

Craig, who joins as a Lending Relationship Manager, brings a wealth of more than 30 years’ experience across retail, private banking and building society lending, and has a history of developing new business in highly competitive markets by offering a blend of technical knowledge, cultivating client relations, and delivering a superior client experience at pace.

He joins Monument, following a spell within the building society sector, most recently including a role at Harpenden Building Society where he helped build out the distribution network and product proposition strategy.

Craig will help to grow Monument’s buy-to-let and bridging lending, working on delivering more solutions to a broader selection of property investors.

Conor McDermott, Head of Lending at Monument, said: “I’m pleased to welcome Craig to our growing team at Monument. He has a huge amount of experience in property lending and will be a great asset to our business as we continue to grow our specialist buy-to-let and bridging lending.”

Craig Middleton, Lending Relationship Manager at Monument, said: “It’s great to join Monument at such an exciting time for the challenger bank. I’m looking forward to helping place property investors with the right lending solutions for their circumstances and contributing to Monuments’ continued drive for success and growth.”