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Our team

Blue Crane Capital are property finance specialists with the professional capability and experience to navigate our clients through their complex residential, commercial property and construction transactions.

Chris Hall
Chris Hall
MANAGING DIRECTOR & FINANCE BROKER

Chris Hall is the Founder and Managing Director of Blue Crane Capital. Chris has an extensive career working with major financial institutions in business, commercial and property finance. He has detailed knowledge of the lending landscape with a proven capability in sourcing and structuring capital for clients, giving clients invaluable insights to make informed decisions. Christopher Hall is a credit representative of Blue Crane Capital Pty Ltd ABN 59 803 412 538 (Australian Credit Licence No. 539187).

Allisson Crain
Allisson Crain
HEAD OF RESIDENTIAL CREDIT & RESPONSIBLE MANAGER

Allisson has over 20 years’ experience in residential and property finance, settling more than $800 million new lending and investment opportunities across residential, investment and commercial sectors. She excels in her efficiency, deep knowledge, and client-first mentality. Allisson Crain is our Responsible Manager and a credit representative of Blue Crane Capital Pty Ltd ABN 59 803 412 538 (Australian Credit Licence No. 539187).

Blake Murray
Blake Murray
DIRECTOR & FINANCE BROKER

Blake has 10 years’ experience working in financial services in the major bank space and as an award-winning finance broker. During this time, he has provided lending solutions for commercial, business, development, residential investment, SMSF and asset finance. Throughout his career, Blake has been driven by his desire to problem solve and attain the best outcome for his clients through exceptional customer service. Blake Murray is a credit representative (Credit Representative Number 522436) of Blue Crane Capital Pty Ltd (Australian Credit Licence No. 539187)​.

Nick Wilcox
Nick Wilcox
DIRECTOR & FINANCE BROKER

Nick has over 14 years’ experience in banking and financial services. Over this period, he has settled over $750 million in lending opportunities across commercial, business, residential, construction, SMSF and asset finance. In his previous role in banking, Nick was the number one performing banker over the last five years due to his passion for customer service and delivery excellence. He is passionate about property and helping his clients build wealth strategically, while protecting their interests through sound borrowing advice. Nicholas Wilcox is a credit representative of Blue Crane Capital Pty Ltd ABN 59 803 412 538 (Australian Credit Licence No. 539187).

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Jamie Horton
HEAD OF ORIGINATION & PARTNERSHIPS

Jamie joins Blue Crane Capital as the Head of Origination & Partnerships with over 14 years combined experience within commercial and residential property sectors. He has been responsible for significant transactions for a range of institutional and private clients, always providing impeccable service and enabling his clients to achieve their goals. Jamie’s effective communication skills, attention to detail and passion for delivering results ensure seamless end- to-end service throughout all transactions.

Andre Bezuidenhout
Andre Bezuidenhout
SENIOR COMMERCIAL & CONSTRUCTION SPECIALIST

Andre has prior experience as a commercial analyst within a range of industries, including the telecommunications, technology and finance sectors. He has played a key role in providing insight to management teams on the performance and profitability of several large projects and advised on appropriate investment decisions. His passion for property, mixed with his analytical mindset and personable nature, makes him a valuable member of the Blue Crane Capital team. Andre completed his Bachelor of Economics, majoring in Economics and Finance from the University of Sydney in 2019. Since then, Andre has decided to continue his studies and pursue a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. 

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Heinrich Brendel
CLIENT SERVICES & SETTLEMENT OFFICER

As Client Services & Settlement Officer, Heinrich is responsible for client communications and coordinating stakeholders to ensure a seamless settlement experience. He also provides operational and credit support to the Blue Crane Capital team. Hailing from South Africa, Heinrich came to Australia in 2020 to play rugby. He has a Bachelor's degree in Financial Management and is currently studying a Diploma of Accounting.

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Roq Valles Jr
BROKER SUPPORT OFFICER

Blue Crane Capital’s Broker Support Officer, Roq Valles, supports the team with crucial data analysis and processing, allowing our brokers to focus on our clients and their needs. Roq is a licensed psychometrician with over four years’ experience in clerical support and training in research and statistics, making him a valuable member of the Blue Crane team.

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Bea Casiano
BROKER SUPPORT OFFICER

Bea joins Blue Crane Capital as a Broker Support Officer, assisting our team to meet our clients’ finance needs. With a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering under her belt, Bea is preparing to sit her board exam certification to become a licensed chemical engineer. She provides hands-on, efficient support to the Blue Crane team.