Simply Finance is a one stop shop for all your lending needs.  Our financial experts are dedicated to helping you secure the funds to move on to your next great property adventure.


As a boutique mortgage broking firm, we specialise in all types of mortgage finance.  Our team love property and are passionate about it's potential to change your life.

Meet the team below and choose your broker (remember you're stuck with them for life!)

Our Team

James Grigg

021 577 591


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James was one of the original mortgage brokers when the industry was established.  He has looked after thousands of clients since 1998 and has seen many property cycles.  


His unparalleled experience in finance brokering coupled with his desire to get the best for his clients has made Simply Finance the number 1 choice for many home buyers across New Zealand.  His passion is adding value beyond the basics of a deal using his personal experience in property development and investment.

More recently he has enjoyed building a team of like minded colleagues who share his vision.

Jonathan Watts

021 832 402


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Jonathan brings a wealth of corporate knowledge and customer focused experience to Simply Finance. In a previous life he worked in high level positions within the travel sector, however his passion for property investment led him to Simply Finance.

With over 20 years' experience in property investment he knows the process well and understands the associated opportunities and pitfalls of the property market.  As a result he has built a loyal group of happy clients from first home buyers, to investors and business clients.


In his spare time you'll find him halfway between Takapuna and Rangitoto on his kayak!

Eddie Liew

021 529 294


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Eddie is a seasoned professional of the mortgage process. With over 13 years' experience in Finance & Banking working in Business Banking he knows all the ins and outs to securing the best deal for his clients.


His dedication to providing clients with the best service has won him the  ‘All Rounder Award’ in 2014 at the annual ANZ Retail & Business Banking Regional Awards and he was also selected for the ANZ 2015 CEO Recognition Programme.

He is passionate about assisting clients with their financial goals whether purchasing their first home or getting their 1st, 2nd or 10th investment property.

With two gorgeous daughters now, occasionally he finds the time to go fishing and is looking forward to travelling overseas again with his wife.

Andrew Kay
Finance Broker

021 023 40077


Andrew brings 12 years' experience in banking and lending to Simply Finance, including Private Banking and Business Banking.


His solid financial background has allowed him to acquire specific expertise around self employed lending and he knows  the best way to present your application to secure a loan. 

He thrives on getting the best lending package for his clients by negotiating hard on interest rates and cash contributions from the lenders. He loves exceeding expectations and 'going the extra mile' for his clients. 

Let Andrew take the stress and hassle of obtaining a mortgage away from you!

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