At 37 years of age, Leslie is now an accomplished career mortgage broker after serving over 15 years in the industry. He is a proud part owner and broker of East Coast Mortgage Brokers, who were recently awarded the 2022 Canadian Mortgage Awards Brokerage of the Year (under 25 employees), along with the Mortgage Awards of Excellence Regional Brokerage of the Year (Atlantic) for both 2021 and 2022!
Leslie was most recently recognized in 2021 by Canadian Mortgage Professional Magazine’s ‘Hot List’ of movers and shakers in the Canadian mortgage industry, as well as a Rising Star in 2020, as one of the top brokers in the country under 35 by Canadian Mortgage Professional. A perennial top producing broker, Leslie has won numerous awards both nationally and regionally. Best described as an energetic, hardworking and dedicated mortgage professional; Leslie seeks to connect with people and his community. His tireless work ethic and strong family values were instilled while growing up in a rural Newfoundland community of less than 100 people.
Leslie has a team of professionals working side-by-side with him every day to help service his clients the way they deserve to be with exceptional advice and quality care. With the help of his team members, you can expect the very best with each relationship for years to come.
When not working, Leslie volunteers with various non-profit and community groups, which include being a member of the Board of Directors for Habitat for Humanity Newfoundland and Labrador, and the local chapter of Brokering Wishes, which raises funds to help grant wishes to local children living with life-threatening illnesses, among many other initiatives.
During any free time, Leslie spends it with his wife Jennifer, his son Lincoln, and dog, Lily in their home in Outer Cove, and either playing sports or spending time in the great outdoors.
Nicole is a highly skilled Administrator with over 20 years of experience in Finance, Marketing, Accounting and Administration. She joined our team in 2018 as Office Manager/Administrator. In 2021, Nicole transitioned into a new position as Leslie's Executive Coordinator and is an integral part of our team.
As the go-to person for anything related to the smooth running of Leslie's business, Nicole prides herself in providing exceptional client care. She is highly organized, detail-oriented, and always strives to go above and beyond to ensure that our clients receive the best possible service.
We are delighted to have Nicole as part of our East Coast family, and we are confident that her skills and expertise will continue to be a valuable asset to our team and our clients.
Brian has been a part of our team for the past twelve months. Over the last 10 years he’s been in the oil, gas and mining industries. During his career as a safety professional, helping people has been his number one priority. During the pandemic, he embarked on a new business venture as a mortgage broker and now has the privilege of helping hard working people like you achieve their goals of owning a home!
No matter what job he has held in his life, he has always put people first and when it comes to helping you secure a mortgage that fits your situation, he will do no different. He has the skills and work ethic to do whatever is needed to get you the best available rate and the most up to date information.
At East Coast Mortgage Brokers, we have an extraordinary team with an abundance of experience. With access to many lenders and rates, we have the tools available to help you with all your mortgage needs. As an important member of The Leslie Penney Team, he looks forward to hearing from you!
I am originally from Chance Cove, Trinity Bay moved to Ontario in 2002 and just recently moved back home to be closer to Family. I am now residing in the beautiful town of Torbay with my Husband and two cats.
I have 24 years in the service industry and working extremely hard, being dedicated and putting in the long hours to achieve my goal as a General Manager of one of the top Franchise Companies in Canada.
During the Pandemic I decided to change focus and take myself out of my comfort zone and embarked on a new Career as a Mortgage Broker. Together with hard work and devotion to my clients it has given me so much happiness to know that I am helping my clients achieve their personal goals of homeownership.
I love spending my down time with my family, exploring the East Coast Trails, feeding the ducks at Torbay Beach and sitting on the beach watching the waves.
At East Coast Mortgage Brokers, we have an extraordinary team with an abundance of experience. With access to a number of lenders and rates, we have the tools available to help you with all your mortgage needs. I look forward to hearing from you!
My name is Darryl Lane, I am a Mortgage Associate with East Coast Mortgage Brokers with the Leslie Penney Team. I specialize in a variety of mortgage types; Purchase, Refinance, Transfers, and Commercial. I am a Paralegal by trade and spent several years in lending before making the transition and working as a Title Insurance Business Development Manager for 20+ years of my career.
During my tenure as a Title Insurance Business Development Manager, I worked closely with all banks, finance companies and law firms across Newfoundland and Labrador, and I am the only mortgage advisor in Newfoundland and Labrador with extensive knowledge in every process of a mortgage acquisition; the legal process, Title Insurance and lending side of mortgages. I am proud to say I am a certified True Colors Personality Assessment Trainor, as well as a facilitator of the Power of Persuasion.
During my career I exceeded targets, holding the top market share in Canada along with a highest level of customer satisfaction. This expertise has helped me to understand you as a customer and enhance the entire mortgage process from beginning to end, creating an overall excellent customer experience.
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