Norton's Stephen Lawrence retires after half a century

Stephen Lawrence has retired as group national sales manager at Norton Home Loans, having worked in sales positions for more than half a century.

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Amy Loddington
11th May 2022
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Stephen was appointed to his first BDM position in 1972 and held a number of senior positions in building societies and banks. In 2005 Stephen was appointed to the position of National Accounts Manager Secured Loans at Citigroup, before moving to Norton Home Loans in 2008, where he was instrumental in launching first and second charge mortgage lending.

Stephen Lawrence says: 

“At Norton Finance I quickly learnt how a secured loan could benefit a customer, the loan process from application to completion and how to make an application fit the published lending criteria. This short period proved to be a turning point in my career as I was allocated many of the UK based master brokers and asked to develop increased business levels from them.”

“I retire leaving an exceptional team of managers and I would like to think I have in some way trained and supported them in their important company roles. The last 14 years have been the happiest work moments in my life and I will definitely miss the buzz gained from selling products to both new and existing contacts.”

Paul Stringer, managing director of Norton Group, comments: 

“Steve has always been one of our most valued employees, carrying out his role in his usual conscientious and dedicated way he has built up a reputation as one of the most well-liked and respected sales managers in the industry. He will be missed not only by his colleagues but also the large number of friends he has made over the years within the company and the broker market in general. We wish him all the best for the future.”

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