About Us

Commercial Finance & Leasing are accredited with over 40 financial institutions, including the four major banks down to your private⁄Non-Conforming lending institutions, and private lenders providing its customers with a broad range of the most competitive and flexible finance facilities available.  We are members of PLAN Australia considering them to be one of the more professional Aggregators with integrity and a good code of ethics that fall into line with our beliefs and business code.

Business Aims

To provide excellent service to the Clients and Introducing Broker ⁄ Referrer whilst ensuring that the individual and professional requirements of our finance and insurance sources are adhered to.  To comply with the relevant Government Acts and Codes along with the ethics & code of practice stipulated by the MFAA, FBAA, PLAN Australia and other Governing Bodies.

Meet The Team

Graham Lee- Director

Graham has been involved in Banking & Finance for approx 40 yrs. 

Previously employed by the NAB & Suncorp-Metway with specific focus on Commercial Lending. During his time at the NAB and Suncorp, Graham undertook various Managerial roles in Commercial Lending and which also included that of a Training Manager with the NAB's Management Training Dept.

Formal qualifications include Associate Diploma of Business Studies – Accounting, and Associated Diploma of Business Studies – Banking & Finance, Diploma of Business and is a Senior Associate of the Australian Institute of Banking and Finance. 

In his spare time Graham follows AFL football as well playing Golf, hockey, waterski racing and is currently a Director of Ski Racing Victoria.

Graham Lee is a credit representative (398827) of BLSSA Pty Ltd ACN 117 651 760 (Australian Credit Licence 391237).

Jake Vassallo - Finance Consultant

Jake joined the CFL team in September 2015, after working as a lending specialist with Bank Of Queensland for 5 years.

Whilst working with the finance industry Jake has gained experience across both Residential & Equipment finance lending, holding a Diploma of Finance to compliment his hands on experience.

In his spare time Jakes loves to travel having visited Europe 5 times in the last 6 years.

Jeff Messer- Director

Commenced as a Director of CFL in 2005, with a strong  finance background, Jeff worked in various Real Estate⁄Property Development positions since leaving the NAB after 26 years service in 2002.  During his time at the NAB, Jeff undertook various Managerial roles in Commercial Lending and which also included that of a Training Manager with the NAB's State Training Dept and finished up as a Department Head.

Formal qualifications include Diploma of Financial Services (Finance/Mortgage Broking), Diploma of Business (Frontline Management) as well as Certificate IV in Financial Services (Finance⁄Mortgage Broking), Certificate IV in Business (Small Business Management) and Certificate IV in Business (Estate Agency Practice).

In his spare time Jeff follows AFL, cricket, fishing as well playing Golf at Medway Golf Club where he has been a member for over 35 years and is Captain.

Jeff Messer is a credit representative (398826) of BLSSA Pty Ltd ACN 117 651 760 (Australian Credit Licence 391237).

Angela Molloy - Asset Finance Officer & Administrator

Angela joined the team at Commercial Finance & Leasing in July 2014 as an Asset Finance Officer & Administrator. She has moved back to Australia from Scotland with her new family where she also worked for several years at one of the UK's largest asset and investment management groups. She has learnt the  leasing side of the business quickly and settled into the team well to provide leasing customer service and much needed support to the directors and staff.

 I'm thinking of a legacy that I can be proud of and wealth that my grandchildren can use to go to college. So world domination - in terms of providing for my family - is absolutely my goal. - Nicki Minaj

Priscilla Lepuschan - Asset Finance Officer & Administrator

Priscilla's 16 year finance career includes working for major banks Macquarie and Suncorp in their equipment and property finance departments. In 2009, Priscilla took a career break to travel overseas and upon her return, finally made the leap into the broking world which is where her path crossed with Jeff & Graham.

In 2013, Priscilla took time off to have a baby boy. Having returned from maternity leave, she currently looks after the leasing aspects of our business in an efficient manner and will confidently handle your transaction with prompt and friendly service.

On a casual level, Priscilla is an avid motor-sport fan and loves surf-fishing & music.