Meet Our Team
Peter GilbournePeter is a Director of Affinity.
For over 20 years Peter has been a leading figure within the mortgage intermediary industry and was a co-founder of the Association of Expert Mortgage Advisors. He brings a history and wealth of top class customer mortgage and protection advice to our clients.
Peter holds a bachelor of Arts degree in Business Studies and is an Approved Product Advisor (APA) in Life Assurance, Loans, Savings & Investments and Pensions.
“I help clients to make informed decisions on their advice requirements in an effective and knowledgeable manner to create long term relationships. A friendly, reliable and prompt service is at the very fore front making the process as simple and straight forward as possible for you.
As your Mortgage Advisor my commitment is to ensure you make an educated choice. Together we will compare interest rates and packages and also examine personal budgets and market trends. My 20 plus years of experience has provided me with the knowledge to identify and negotiate the best value ...ultimately saving you thousands of Euros.
Lenders/Banks are marketing many different products and at times it can be quite confusing. My responsibility to you is to monitor the latest mortgage market changes so you don't have to ... not being an employee of a lender allows me to provide clear and independent information.
I am confident my 'Hassle Free' mortgage processing will alleviate any anxiety you may be experiencing when purchasing or refinancing your home. By taking a minute to complete the online application I can better assess your current financial profile and make some recommendations with No Obligation.
I welcome your questions or comments anytime!”
Trevor GrantTrevor is a Director of Affinity.
Having worked for over 20 years within the industry Trevor holds a wealth of experience in the financial services industry and throughout his career has held a number of senior and market leading positions. He is a co-founder and current Chairman of the Association of Expert Mortgage Advisors.
He is an honours graduate of University College Dublin and The Dublin Institute of Technology. He is also a Qualified Financial Advisor and Personal Insolvency Practitioner.
Carol Gaskin – Senior Financial AdvisorCarol works as a Senior Financial advisor in Affinity.
Having worked in the mortgage industry for the past 18 years, her primary focus is on giving her clients a bespoke customer service whilst developing long term working relationships with her customers and the Mortgage lenders in the Irish market. Practical advice and a friendly, professional approach has been the key to her successful track record in achieving positive financial outcomes for her clients.
She is an Approved Product Advisor (APA) in Mortgages, Life Assurance, Pensions & Investments. She also holds a degree in Marketing.
Graham Maguire – New Business ManagerGraham is responsible for New Business administration in Affinity.
Having worked for over 18 years in financial services, Graham brings a wealth of experience to our team, particularly in the area of mortgage assessment and underwriting having previously held such positions with a First Active plc and two of Irelands leading mortgage brokerages. Graham’s exceptional market knowledge and professional manner has allowed him develop strong working relationships with the full panel of mortgage Lenders whilst achieving market leading approval rates for our customers.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Law and Accounting from the University of Limerick and holds a Certificate of Mortgage Practice from the Institute of Banking. He is also an Approved Product Advisor (APA) in Savings & Investments, Life Assurance, Loans, and Pensions.
Bettyann Keogh – Compliance OfficerBettyann is responsible for managing Affinity's compliance function.
Having held the position of Compliance Officer in a number of Irelands leading mortgage & protection brokerages over the past 15 years Bettyann brings a wealth of practical experience to her role, protecting both the business and our customers.
She is an Honours Graduate of the University of Limerick, an Approved product Advisor (APA) in Life Assurance, Loans and Pensions and holds the Professional Certificate in Residential Mortgage Arrears. She is a current member of the LIA and the Association of Compliance Officers in Ireland.
Mark Murphy – Mortgage SpecialistMark is an experienced Financial Services professional who thrives on seeking out opportunities, building strong customer relationships and delivering high performance with integrity.
He is a Mortgage Specialist and is responsible for managing and developing a high standard of quality mortgage business with a strong focus on developing client relationships.
Mark has worked within the industry 1998 previously holding Branch Manager positions within Bank of Ireland, Ulster Bank & EBS. He is a fully qualified QFA as well as holding a Financial Services Diploma (LIB) and Certificate in Credit & Lending from The Institute of Bankers in Ireland.
At Affinity we provide high quality independent and professional financial advice on a wide range of products and services.
We hold a combined 100 year’s experience in the mortgage and protection industry.Request Consultation
What we offer
Affinity offers the complete mortgage advisory service tailored to meet our client's specific requirements
This ensures that we can offer independent and objective advice that is not influenced in any way by how much commission is offered by product providers.
We work for you to ensure that you get the most suitable product available in the market that best meets your requirements. Our Fee Schedule and Terms of Business can be found at the bottom of this page.
Our guarantee is to firstly understand your unique and individual requirements and then use our significant expertise and market knowledge to endevour to secure the most favourable and suitable product available to you. We are committed to saving you time and money.
Given the complexities of every client’s current and future financial needs and requirements, we devote a significant portion of our time in understanding those demands on an ongoing basis to ensure the optimum service is offered to our clients.
"When we decided to trade up recently, Trevor secured a mortgage offer for us at a more attractive rate than we thought possible. Throughout the whole process, he and Stasia were a pleasure to deal with and took all the hard work out of applying for a mortgage. We would highly recommend Affinity Advisors to anyone seeking a mortgage.”
David and Jean Leonard