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Octopus Property hires three new BDMs

Octopus Property has announced the addition of three new business development managers to its team: Samantha Graydon, Michelle Walsh, and Chris Timms.

Graydon (pictured above), who will cover residential, commercial, and development broker relationships in the Home Counties, comes from Castle Trust, where she worked for two and a half years as a BDM.

Walsh (pictured above), who will focus on the West of England, spent one year at Together and previous to that 10 years at Barclays in a variety of roles.

Timms (pictured above), who work in the Midlands, also comes from Together. Previous to that he worked at NatWest, Which? Mortgage Advisers and London & County Mortgages.

Octopus Property head of sales D’mitri Zaprzala comments: “Recruiting and retaining the industry’s brightest talent is vital for Octopus, and we’re pleased to welcome these three new BDMs to the business. Their regional expertise will help us offer a local service to brokers, while helping to build long term, trusted and personal relationships.

“Samantha, Michelle and Chris all have an in depth understanding of what is driving local markets, and we’re confident they’ll help us expand and strengthen our intermediary network as we target £1bn of lending over the next 12 months.”

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