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Our experienced team of Finance & Mortgage Brokers makes your dream of owning property a reality

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About Campbell and Barr Finance

Campbell and Barr are experienced mortgage and finance brokers who help people invest in property with confidence. With extensive business acumen, we understand what makes a good business decision, and an astute investment. We're here to help ambitious people thrive and prosper with switched on, ethical guidance.Choosing the right loan product is both an art and science. We make it our business to understand your goals and situation, to be able to craft a strategy that will help you get to where you want to be.

Your best advocates

We work for you – not the banks – and will negotiate hard on your behalf, for a better deal.

Smart systems

Our processes have been refined over time to deliver a seamless mortgage experience.

Long-term guidance

We'll help you map out a property strategy, and will work with you for the long haul.

Our team of Finance & Mortgage Brokers

Matt Campbell Finance & Mortgage Broker at Campbell and Barr Finance
Matt Campbell
Finance & Mortgage Broker

Matt Campbell is a Finance & Mortgage Broker and the co-founder of Campbell and Barr Finance. He brings a wealth of experience including many years of experience in Relationship, Business Banking and Small Business Manager roles with some of the largest banks in Australia. In particular he worked at ANZ and the Westpac Group for 4 years prior to becoming a Broker and 10 years in Banking and Finance. 

Particularly, Matt specialises in several key areas, including commercial property purchases, business acquisitions, asset finance and home loans to name a few. His expertise makes him a versatile partner in your journey to secure the perfect financing option to fund your business, commercial or residential purchase.

If you are looking for a passionate and experienced finance professional to work with you to achieve your finance goals (be it your home, investment properties, your business, or you are starting up in business), look no further, Matt is a wealth of knowledge across many industries

Ian Barr  Finance & Mortgage Broker at Campbell and Barr Finance
Ian Barr
Finance & Mortgage Broker

Ian Barr is a qualified Finance & Mortgage Broker with extensive lending knowledge. He is also the co-founder of Campbell and Barr Finance. Ian's thorough understanding of lending, coupled with his customer-first approach, which makes Ian a highly sought-after finance broker.

Prior to moving into broking, Ian spent over 15 years working in the banking and finance industry. In addition to this vast experience, Ian holds a Finance and Commercial Law Degree, and postgraduate qualifications in finance. Ian’s experience, together with his dependable and knowledgeable advice, results in his clients achieving their property goals. 

To date, these goals have ranged from PAYG clients looking to purchase their first home, to self-employed clients looking to grow their investment portfolios, to large corporations seeking complex funding. Outside of work, Ian enjoys spending time with his wife, Mia, and their much-loved dog, Charlie. The golf course isn’t ever far from Ian’s mind either.

Laurence Murray Finance & Mortgage Broker at Campbell and Barr Finance
Laurence Murray
Finance & Mortgage Broker

Laurence Murray is a Finance & Mortgage Broker with joins the team with nine years of banking and finance industry experience.  After many years of working in Business Banking with one of the big 4 banks, he has a passion for helping business clients and navigating his way through complex business structures.

Whilst competent in Residential (Home Loans) and Commercial Finance which includes Business loans, he can assist with all types of finance whether it be simple, complex or for the self-employed.

Outside of his professional life, he is a family man and can often be found at Bunnings on the weekends (still looking for that left-handed screwdriver!). Laurence looks forward to assisting you with your finance needs.

Scott McRobie Finance & Mortgage Broker at Campbell and Barr Finance
Scott McRobie
Finance & Mortgage Broker

Scott McRobie is a qualified Finance & Mortgage Broker with over 15 years experience in Financial Services. He is motivated, passionate and always strives to do best by his clients, priding himself on great customer service and good experience.

Scott enjoys working with a range of different clients and loves helping them achieve both their financial and personal goals. Having vast experience working with both Small to Medium Business and Self Employed Clients, Scott is able to obtain business finance to support clients Commercial needs. Whether this is clients looking to purchase their first home, several investment properties or in need of business finance for growth and cash flow needs.

Scott also holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration Degree Majoring in Marketing & Management at Victoria University. Outside of work Scott spends time with his wife Jess and has two young kids. He also enjoys running, cycling and loves the odd game of golf and a good chat.

Aaron Palmer Finance & Mortgage Broker at Campbell and Barr Finance
Aaron Palmer
Finance & Mortgage Broker

Aaron joins the team from a long corporate and business leadership career, bringing another important cog to the CBF Team.  Now a qualified Finance & Mortgage broker, Aaron Palmer will be looking after Asset Finance, Residential finance along with Commercial finance. So, if you’re looking to borrow money for a car, truck, caravan, machinery through to a new house or interested in refinancing your current loans, then Aaron will be great to work with.

Holding a Business Management degree and owner of a few investment properties himself, Aaron knows the importance a Broker can play in getting a customer the best deal through the lenders.Outside of the office, Aaron is a family man, has lived and worked overseas for many years and in a former life was a handy Rugby Union representative.

Saheba Bhamra Campbell and barr finance
Saheba Bhamra
Finance & Mortgage Broker

Saheba Bhamra loves tackling challenges and helping clients hit their goals while building meaningful connections. Being a mortgage broker means she gets to enjoy a great work-life balance, so Saheba is available seven days a week—whether it’s a quick call or a video chat. Outside of work, you'll find her savouring delicious food, exploring new destinations, and hunting for the perfect shopping finds.

Let’s connect and make things happen!

Geordie Scott Campbell and Barr FInance
Geordie Scott
Finance & Mortgage Broker

Geordie has joined the brokerage after a 5-year career in retail lending with two of the big four banks in Australia.  With a background specialising in managing a diverse portfolio of high-net worth clients, Geordie understands the importance of the implementation of quality service at all times to his clients.

Geordie is well versed in providing holistic financial solutions to his clients and is experienced in a multitude of lending scenarios included but not limited to complex self-employed income, credit impaired applicants, overseas borrowers/ foreign income & construction loans. Prior to joining the financial services industry Geordie completed a Business Degree, he also is a self-confessed footy tragic that loves nothing more than watching his beloved Magpies play.

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Our Recent Reviews

Ian has served as my financial broker for numerous years. He consistently demonstrates attentiveness and efficiency. I wholeheartedly recommend him without hesitation.

Jenny mai

Matt Campbell is an absolute superstar! Matt has been our broker for over 2 years, he helped us get our first property and continued to reach out and get us the best possible interest rates as they arose. We will continue to stay on as client's of Matt's for all our future endeavours!

Jade Mousley

Matt Campbell from Campbell and Barr Finance was efficient, supportive and looked at several lenders so we got the best deal and rates! Was a great experience buying our home.

Chelsea Hopper

Ian recently helped us refinance making the whole process stress free! He walked us through every step keeping us always informed and all along ensuring he had our best interests covered. Can't thank you enough and we will definitely be using Campbell and Barr Finance again!

Vanessa Centorame

Big thanks to Matt Campbell.. helping me with my home loan.. fantastic service.. good stuff mate ???? can't thank u enough for all the time and effort u have put in with helping me obtain it ???? …


Laurence assisted us with our vehicle finance, going above and beyond in the process. All our options were explained to us in ‘plain English’ and he wasn’t satisfied until we were satisfied! He was always available to answer any questions we may have had. We can’t recommend Laurence highly enough!

Sam Fresta

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you help me leverage my SMSF to purchase property?

The SMSF industry is highly-regulated – and rightly so! We will work closely with your financial adviser to ensure your SMSF remains compliant, without overburdening you with paperwork! We specialise in SMSF loans and have access to a wide range of specialist SMSF lenders, and insight into their closely-guarded lending criteria. We'll be on your side, using our proven track record in SMSF loans, and have refined our processes over time, to help you achieve your ideal outcome.

I want to purchase my next home, can you help?

If you're ready to move to your next home, we can help you leverage your equity and repayment history, to secure a competitive deal. As you've worked hard to own a home of your own, and now it's time to make the equity you've built work hard for you. We also know you're busy, which is why we'll liaise with your lender, real estate agent, buyers agent, and conveyancer on your behalf.

I want to invest in Commercial Real Estate, can you help me get a Commercial Loan?

Whether you're looking to invest in office space or warehousing for your own business, or have found an attractive commercial property investment opportunity – we will scour the market for appropriate commercial loan options, and help you present a compelling application to the lender. We'll help you understand the numbers, so you enter any agreement with eyes wide open and we'll also help you leverage your existing equity, while maximising your cash flow to ensure the finance solution fits in with your existing commitments and lifestyle goals.

Does Campbell and Barr Finance help with Business Loans?

We work with business owners who want to invest in assets and equipment to drive their business forward. Purchasing the assets you need to build your business is exciting, and there are a lot of options available. We analyse your business and then scour the market to secure competitive solutions. If it's equipment finance your after, from agriculture to medicine, we work with an array of business owners who need to invest in expensive equipment to operate their businesses.

Do you help property investors organise an investment loan?

We have access to a wide range of lenders and can help you secure an investment loan that will support your overall property strategy. We'll be on your side to help you leverage your equity to expand your property portfolio. We'll also help you restructure your finance to free up equity to invest. To invest smarter, we can help maximise gearing benefits and cash flow to make sure your loans are life-enhancing.

Can you help be finance my new build or renovation?

There are a lot of reasons you might want to build your own home, and the important part is making sure you have purpose-built finance behind you. This is where we come in! We can work with you to organise a Construction Loan, which means funds are released as you reach each milestone of the new home build. The other benefit is that while the build is underway, you'll only need to pay interest – not the principal.

Do you help first home buyers?

For first timers, buying a home can feel daunting. We work alongside you so you know what's going on every step of the way. We'll advise you on which government grants you may be eligible for, and then show you how to apply. We also know what the banks are looking for and can craft a compelling home loan application – always making sure you secure finance you a can live with.

Can you help me get a better deal on my existing loan?

Home loan land is competitive and constantly shifting; what suited you two years ago may not be your best bet today. We can help you refinance your loan and can negotiate with your existing lender to try to secure more favourable terms on your home loan. We'll also scour the market for competitive offers, and then handle the process of switching lenders.

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