CVS Lane offers a full range of first and second mortgage finance solutions, as well as custom made solutions for more complex structured property finance transactions.

Our preferred partners have successful track records and strong transaction pipelines.

We focus on delivering capital solutions designed to meet the specific needs of our clients and their projects.

Our investments span the entire capital structure
  • first mortgage
  • second mortgage
  • preferred equity
  • equity
Across a range of asset classes including
  • residential land subdivisions
  • residential and commercial building projects
  • industrial
  • lifestyle and retirement developments
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We work across a range of property asset classes and finance structures.


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Land Acquisition

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Lifestyle and Leisure

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Our Originations team.

Nick Pettigrew
Origination Director
Victoria & South Australia

BBus, Grad Dip App Fin, FFin
Director, Property

Nick has more than 20 years’ experience in originating and structuring capital solutions for real estate owners and developers across all Australian markets. He is an experienced operator with unmatched local knowledge and a depth of expertise spanning asset classes and geographies. His strong focus on strategic relationships ensures optimal outcomes and stakeholder alignment. Prior to joining CVS Lane, Nick held senior positions with Wingate and National Australia Bank.

Based in our Melbourne office, Nick is responsible for the origination, evaluation, and ongoing management of real estate opportunities across senior debt, mezzanine debt and equity. Nick is a keen golfer, on a lifelong mission to get a hole-in-one.

John Mitsakos
Origination Director

MPM, MBus (Property), AAPI, AgilePM

Based in our Sydney office, John is responsible for deal origination, having spent more than 20 years in property development investment and financing. He has held senior capital and risk management roles with national developers and large institutional financiers including Macquarie Bank and Lloyds International.

Stuart Tripolone
Origination Director

Stuart is responsible for deal origination, bringing more then 15 years finance and real estate experience to CVS Lane. He has held senior roles at Westpac Institutional Bank and Macquarie Bank and is based in Sydney.

Warwick Whatley
Origination Director

Warwick is responsible for deal Origination and Structuring. Prior to CVS Lane spent 35 years in Corporate & Property Finance with both foreign and Australian banks. Warwick is based in our Brisbane Office.

Brendan Arundell
Origination Director
Western Australia

Brendan is responsible for deal origination and is based in our Perth office. Brendan has worked in a variety of property finance roles with KPMG, NAB and JLL over the past 30 years.