Steve Olejnik

Steve Olejnik

Job title: Chief Operating Officer

Date joined: 
February 2002

• 2017 Broker - Complex Buy to Let,  British Specialist Lending Awards


• 2012 Buy to Let Broker of the Year, British Mortgage Awards 

As Chief Operating Officer (C.O.O), Steve is second in command here at MFB and is responsible for overseeing the company’s operations and procedures. As well as looking after his own clients, it is Steve's job is to supervise and manage the functionality and growth of the business and work closely with the board in developing our corporate strategy.

A true expert in property finance, Steve has spent many years nurturing his relationships with lenders who regularly consult with him for feedback on product design, lending criteria and administrative processes.

Steve has made a name for himself as one of the UK’s top buy to let mortgage brokers, winning the coveted title of Buy to Let Broker of the Year at the British Mortgage Awards 2012. 

Both the national and trade press often asked for his views on developments within the industry and, alongside his colleague Jeni Browne, he is a regular contributor to What Mortgage magazines "Ask the Expert" column. Steve is also a popular buy to let blogger.

Before joining Mortgages for Business, Steve spent time as an Independent Financial Adviser for The Woolwich and 14 years as a Retail Banker at NatWest. His professional qualifications include the Financial Planning Certificate (FPC), Certificate of Mortgage Advice and Practice (CeMAP) and the NACFB’s Diploma in Commercial Finance.

Favourite film:
The Blues Brothers

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  • Buy to let borrowing: Landlords must act now

    Buy to let mortgage lending figures for 2017 are out. Steve looks at their impact on the market and predicts how landlords and lenders will react over the next few months.

  • Portfolio landlords' checklist

    From October 2017, lenders are required to apply a specialist underwriting approach to buy to let mortgage applications from portfolio landlords. In practice this means that you will have to provide lenders with much more detailed information when applying for a mortgage, even if you want a simple remortgage.