He has also overcome a number of health issues including losing much of his sight for a period of time and a broken leg, to continually perform at the highest level in his profession.
"I'm very proud to have been recognised for this award," he said. "When I began in this industry I wasn't sure whether I would be a good mortgage broker, so to be named as the MFAA's best is overwhelming."
"But I was motivated and realised it was a role that would return rewards only if I put the effort in. I decided my business would be underpinned by superior customer service and communication. These are still my priorities today."
Aussie CEO Mr Stephen Porges said Aussie was full of outstanding brokers, but Mike's achievement was a testament to his skills, dedication and commitment to his customers and Aussie.
Mr Porges said: "For four months Mike's colleagues drove him to appointments as his eye problems meant he was unable to drive. This speaks volumes of the type of person Mike is, and of the respect he garners from his fellow brokers."
"Aussie brokers are out there working hard to secure a better deal for ordinary Australian homeowners and it's fantastic that Mike has been recognised for his efforts."
As one of the country's largest non-bank providers of financial services, Aussie has a loan book of over $40 billion. There are now 140+ retail stores and more than 750 brokers across the country ready to help customers get a better deal on their finances.
An Aussie broker will offer guidance, assess eligibility, lodge the application and then support the first home buyer borrower through the home loan process. Aussie brokers are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in all capital cities and regional centres at the request of customers who call Aussie on 1300 44 55 66 or visit http://www.aussie.com.au
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