Queensland Media Release

Murphy leads Payton Capital Ltd expansion into Queensland

Payton Capital Ltd, have appointed former NAB executive Grant Murphy to lead the firm’s expansion into a permanent base of operations in Brisbane.

Grant MurphyMurphy joins Payton as State Manager in the newly established Brisbane office following his previous role leading NAB’s Commercial Real Estate business in Queensland.

Since 2005, Murphy has held executive roles in Queensland with Bankwest and NAB including executive positions across Central and North Queensland in addition to multiple roles across South East Queensland.

His experience has seen him develop a deep knowledge of property across all major markets in the state and is uniquely placed to support Payton’s growth interstate.

The appointment of Murphy as Payton Capital State Manager heralds their commitment to CRE Private Debt on the eastern seaboard of Australia, and dedication to growing alongside their existing clients.

“Grant brings over 30 years of senior leadership experience across the legal, accounting and financial services industries throughout New South Wales and Queensland,” said David Payton, Chief Executive Officer at Payton Capital Ltd.

“We’re entering an exciting stage of growth within the business and under Grant’s management we look forward to expanding on the opportunities we can provide to our existing and new clients.”

Payton’s Queensland operations will see a continuation of seeking opportunities across the commercial, residential and industrial sectors falling within the $5 to $50 million investment range.

The expansion comes off the back of the firm hitting their maiden billion-dollar figure in assets under management, Payton now has established offices in Sydney with head office remaining in Melbourne.

Joining Murphy in the Brisbane office is Lachlan Winten as Senior Relationship Manager, having worked in banking and finance for the past six years, in roles throughout South East Queensland, including Senior Associate roles at NAB and most recently Portfolio Manager for a property consulting business.

“Both Grant and Lachlan are passionate about property and contributing to the evolution and growth of our Queensland operations,” added Payton.

“We anticipate significant momentum into Queensland as the team continues to grow.”

Payton has also added Carla Huysamen and Steve Keefe as Relationship Managers in the Brisbane office to suitably manage a growing number of lending opportunities.

The team is based at Level 19, Riverside Centre, 123 Eagle Street, Brisbane QLD 4000