HMC Capital Group Executives

David Di Pilla | Managing Director and Group Chief Executive Officer

David Di Pilla – Managing Director and Group Chief Executive Officer

David led the team that founded and established the consortium to acquire HomeCo (now HMC Capital) in 2016. David is the Founder, a director and the major shareholder of the Aurrum Aged Care group. From 2014 to 2016, David was also a strategic advisor and Director to operating subsidiaries of the Tenix Group of Companies.

David has over 20 years of experience in investment banking. From 2004 to 2015, David was Managing Director and Senior Adviser at UBS, Australia and during this time he advised some of Australia’s largest corporations on mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity capital market transactions.

Matthew Lancaster | Chair of the HMC Private Credit Platform and the Payton Investment Committee

Matthew Lancaster – Chair of the Private Credit Platform

Matthew Lancaster has over 25 years’ experience in finance and investment based in the United States and Australia.

Matthew was previously a Senior Managing Director at Macquarie Group. During his time at Macquarie, Matthew served as the US Head of Principal Finance and was a member of Macquarie’s Management Committee in the United States.

At Macquarie, Matthew was responsible for over $14bn of principal balance sheet investments which realised an unlevered net return of LIBOR + 9.5% p.a.

Will McMicking | Group Chief Financial Officer

Will McMicking – Group Chief Financial Officer

Will was a part of the team that established HomeCo (now HMC Capital) and is responsible for overseeing the finance function across the business. Will is also a shareholder of the Aurrum Aged Care Group.

Will is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and has over 10 years investment banking and corporate finance experience having previously held roles at UBS Australia and EY.

Payton Capital Executives

Craig Schloeffel | Head of Investment

Craig Schloeffel – Co-Head, Payton Capital

Craig has more than 15 years’ experience working across banking, financial markets, private wealth, lending, and residential construction. After establishing a career in financial planning, Craig gained valuable wealth management experience before transitioning into leadership roles for the Commonwealth Bank across their Retail Bank, Private Wealth and Private Bank divisions. National Sales Manager for major volume builder, Porter Davis, giving him vital experience in residential construction and land development.

Craig holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Finance), Diploma of Financial Services and a Master of Applied Finance.

Jeremy Townend | Head of Lending

Jeremy Townend – Co-Head, Payton Capital

Jeremy has a diverse background in banking spanning over 20 years, where he has held senior management roles in Corporate, Commercial and Retail banking in major Australian and New Zealand banks (BNZ, NAB, Bankwest and CBA), as well as 9 years in the accounting industry in New Zealand and London.

Jeremy’s previous role was leading the Victorian Commercial Banking team at CBA. Jeremy holds a Bachelor of Business, Accounting from Massey University in New Zealand.

Mark Heaven | Payton Chief Operating Officer

Mark Heaven – Chief Operating Officer

Mark is a Chartered Accountant and financial services executive with over 25 years’ experience across finance, strategy, operations, governance, and accounting.

Over the last 18 years, Mark has held executive roles working in retail and wholesale funds management businesses including Aviva, Colonial, Herschel Asset Management, Perennial Investment Partners, EMR Capital, and MaxCap.

Robert McLellan | Payton Chief Risk Officer

Robert McLellan – Chief Risk Officer

Rob brings extensive experience from the banking and financial services industry to Payton Capital. He has worked for leading domestic and international financial institutions and has led teams covering relationship management, risk and structured finance.

In his most recent role, Rob was Chief Risk Officer at Qualitas Limited, an ASX-listed alternative investment manager specialising in real estate private credit and real estate private equity.

Rob holds a Bachelor of Business (Banking and Finance) and a Master of Business Administration. He is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.