Meet the Team

Rob Rooke FAICD, DipFMBM
Managing Director
M 04 1122 3200
E rrooke@fcaus.com.au

Since 1983 Rob has been presenting high quality, accurate, loan proposals to lenders. Rob’s companies are recognised for high levels of success in settling transactions, good governance and performance management.

Rob is a Foundation Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has served on a diverse range of public company boards. He is well known for his charity work with the National Breast Cancer Foundation and for his involvement in competitive sailing as a President of Yachting WA and a director of a not-for-profit Foundation supporting youth sailing.

Rob specialises in commercial and residential finance and is motivated by assisting with and sharing in his client’s successes.

Larry Strange DipFMBM
Senior Finance Consultant
M 0403 056 465
E lstrange@fcaus.com.au

Larry is highly experienced with a 31-year career at Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) before joining Rob as a commercial broker in 2001.

Larry has an in-depth knowledge of how the banking system operates and what is required to ensure deals close with the best outcome for his clients.

Larry specialises in Development and Construction funding, SME business funding, and loan facilities in excess of $1 million.

“Lenders often comment on our high quality, well prepared, accurate proposals, it makes for better approval conditions. We create a smoother process to meet our shared goal of an approval by engaging and building trust with you.” – Larry, Senior Finance Consultant.

Thanks for making it so easy.

- Chris, 2020

Larry Strange is resourceful, persistent and above all a great communicator. These qualities have ensured a great outcome on some – at times – very challenging finance projects over a number of years as my Broker through Finance Company Australia.

- Tim, 2018

Ben Whyte
Senior Residential Loan Writer
M 0404 152 159
E bwhyte@fcaus.com.au

Ben has a varied background in investment advice, financial education and the Arts including chairing the Over The Fence Comedy Film Festival.

Ben now enjoys using his skills and knowledge to support clients realise their real estate dreams by working with them to identify and secure finance.

“I love the client interaction, education and journey to ultimately achieve their goal of home ownership.” – Ben Whyte, Senior Residential Loan Writer.

I utilised Ben’s services recently to negotiate a reduced mortgage rate with my bank. Ben successfully achieved in an extremely short period of time what I had been trying to do for years – such a relief! His knowledge of the financial industry is obvious. I’m more than happy to recommend Ben’s professional and effective services any time and will be returning to him in future

- Christy