Stephen Michaels has been with Catalyst since inception and currently leads the residential mortgage and SME lending team. As the groups first employee, Stephen was involved in both the early origination and book build of the residential business, and has been heavily involved in both operations and strategy right from start up phase. The business now manages a loan book in excess of a $1BN, and settles more than $400M a year in new lending.

Stephen has been acclaimed as a top industry performer on several occasions, most recently being recognised as Australia’s #4 broker in the Mortgage Professional Australia Top 100 Brokers 2020.

In 2018 Stephen was recognised as an Elite Business Writer by Mortgage Professional Australia, a National Top 30 Adviser by The Adviser™, and a Young Gun of the Year by Finsure Group. He also has a degree in Business, majoring in Finance and Accounting from The University of Technology in Sydney.

Contact Stephen

E    stephen.michaels@catalyst.com.au
0406 089 474

Stephen knows his stuff. He is diligent, extremely knowledgeable and works hard to deliver the best outcome possible. To top it all off, he’s really easy to work with. When it came time to sell, exit a mortgage and get a new one, Stephen was the first person I called. I would recommend anyone who’s looking to have the best team in their corner to call Stephen. Whether your needs are complex or simple, he and the team at Catalyst are the best around. Read Less

Stephen knows his stuff. He is diligent, extremely knowledgeable and works hard to deliver the best outcome possible. To top it all off, he’s really... Read more

Charles C, NSW

Stephen and the Catalyst team consistently impress. They are excellent mortgage brokers – dedicated, responsive and provide expert advice in residential and commercial lending. But they are also much more than that – Catalyst provide intelligent and thoughtful guidance . As expats living outside of Australia, they have been trusted advisors.Read Less

Stephen and the Catalyst team consistently impress. They are excellent mortgage brokers – dedicated, responsive and provide expert advice in reside... Read more

Mark & Jessica O, Singapore

Stephen, Pasquale and Jerry helped me refinance my home loan. The process was quick and easy. Stephen answered any questions I had in relation to my home loan (including the initial refinance and going through the loan documents from my new lender). Would 100% recommend Catalyst to friends and family.Read Less

Stephen, Pasquale and Jerry helped me refinance my home loan. The process was quick and easy. Stephen answered any questions I had in relation to my h... Read more

Melissa N, NSW