Meet Steve Cooke


Steve Cooke Dip Fin

Steve Cooke Dip Fin


Steve Cooke is the Principal of Connect Finance Qld, a Logan based finance broker business. Steve’s extensive and award-winning career in banking and finance has spanned over 45 years, with the last 16 years plus in the field of mortgage and finance broking.

Well known to be genuine, down to earth and honest, Steve is also known for matching the right finance options to the specific needs of his clients.

Steve is committed to building long-term relationships with his clients, assisting them to navigate the minefield of loan options for family homes and investments, business, commercial and equipment financing. He is now assisting many 2nd generation clients with their finances, which shows the genuine relationship and trust he builds with his clients over many years.

Steve’s career started in NAB and a progression of roles well established him in the world of banking. The offer of Manager of the Beenleigh branch prompted a move to Metway Bank, where he later took on the role of Regional Business Development Manager, responsible for 17 branches in the sales area.

Steve left Suncorp-Metway to become a Mortgage Broker under the Northern City Finance banner, which later became City Pacific Finance, followed by First Chartered Capital. Even though the Parent Company changed Steve’s business and commitment to his clients remained constant.

In 2005, Steve was named Broker Sales Manager of the year (Franchise) at the Australian Mortgage Awards (AMA) at the Sydney Hilton.

Steve is very community conscious and through his business becomes involved and supports the local School Fetes, Soccer Teams and PCYC ‘Time for Kids’ in the way of sponsorships. For many years he has been actively involved in the Salvation Army’s Red Shield Appeal.

Steve has a Diploma in Financial Services and is accredited as a mortgage broker with the industry’s biggest lenders.

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