We also have great Mortgage teams based in both Kildare and Galway, who are ready and able to help you get the right deal from the Mortgage Banks in Ireland. We feel it is important to be flexible, to meet and talk when it works for you. We think going the extra mile and being there for you when you need it most, is worth it.
As Director of Financial Services at Murray & Spelman (Financial Services) Ltd, Joe leads a team of financial planning professionals. He specialises in providing financial advice to clients and businesses with large investment and retirement portfolios. His experience enables him to integrate advice across a broad spectrum of financial planning issues. Joe joined Murray & Spelman (Financial Services) in 2003 having held a number of senior management positions at Bank of Ireland Retail and Private Banking over 20 years. He was educated at University College Dublin followed by The Smurfit Graduate Business School.
Andriú J. Mac Lochlainn
Director, BA, QFA, RPA, SIA
Andriú Mac Lochlainn joined Murray & Spelman Financial Services Ltd in July 2018 as the Head of Financial Planning after running his own Financial Services business for 5 years. Andriú was appointed as a Director in Nov 2019. He works closely with the other Directors, in particular with Joe on the strategic planning and our house view relating to Protection, Mortgages, Pensions, Savings and Investments. He holds a BA in business studies, a QFA (Qualified Financial Advisor), RPA designation (Retirement Planning Advisor) attained through the LIA. He holds an SIA (Specialist Investment Advisor) designation through the IOB and UCD and is currently halfway through attaining a CFP qualification. Certified Financial Planner™ professional or CFP® certification is the world’s most widely respected financial planning designation and it marks the Certified Financial Planner as being professional, competent, ethical, and professional to the highest global standards. Andriú is also a 5-time qualifying member of MDRT, members need to demonstrate exceptional professional knowledge, strict ethical conduct, and outstanding client service. Andriu uses his high level of technical knowledge and experience to provide a holistic outlook when advising his personal and business clients. He likes to be involved in helping clients on a wide range of financial planning areas, and his specialist qualifications allow him to give in-depth advice and insight. He places great importance on communicating complex matters in a clear, understandable, and transparent manner.
Bringing 30 years’ experience to his position as Managing Director of Murray & Spelman, Michael has ensured that through strong leadership and dedication to our clients, the company has developed to become one of the leading Finance businesses in the country.
Financial Advisor, QFA
Brian joined Murray & Spelman FS in 2017 as part of a flagship apprentice program run in conjunction with IT Sligo & the LIA. Having successfully graduated with a BA (Hons) degree in Insurance Practice, Brian is a QFA Financial Advisor helping clients with their mortgage, pension planning & life insurance queries.
Financial Advisor, QFA
Bringing nearly 20 years’ experience of safeguarding clients financial needs, Michelle is responsible for providing professional and best practice advice to develop clear financial plans for new and existing clients while also delivering superior client satisfaction levels. Prior to joining Murray & Spelman Financial Services Ltd in 2016, Michelle spent many years as part of the Management & Advisory team in Retail Branches of Bank of Ireland throughout Leinster. Michelle has acquired a profound level of knowledge since completing her Professional Diploma in Financial Advice in 2009 and is an asset to the Murray & Spelman Financial Services team. Her specialities and areas of expertise include Mortgages & Protection.
Richie has been with Murray Spelman (Financial Services) Ltd since 2007. He is a qualified financial advisor and holds a Bachelor of Business Studies Degree from the University of Limerick. Richie identifies tax efficient opportunities and cost saving measures for individuals and companies. He also advises on mortgage planning and pension planning for the self-employed. Richie captained the Galway U 21 team to All Ireland glory as well as his native club St. Thomas’s in the All Ireland Club final.
Operations Manager, BA ISM, QFA
Diane joined Murray & Spelman (Financial Services) Ltd as a Financial Consultant in October 2012. Her role is to offer independent advice in key areas of family & business protection, mortgages, savings & investments and retirement planning. Diane’s educational qualifications include, Qualified Financial Advisor, Mortgage Advice Diploma, BA in Information Systems Management and a Certificate in Accounting and Computing.
Financial Advisor, QFA
Dervail joined Murray & Spelman in 2007.
An Accomplished and Experienced Qualified Financial Advisor, Dervail delivers comprehensive and professional advice to individuals & companies which enables them to meet their financial objectives.
Dervail prides herself on building short, medium, and Long-term financial plans to suit individual circumstances. She is passionate about ensuring professional best practice and standards are upheld.
Dervail is dedicated to finding the best possible outcome for her clients which has allowed her to establish strong working relationships and achieve a successful referral rate among her portfolio of clients. She provides financial solutions to her clients in the areas of Mortgages, Pensions, Retirement Planning, Life Cover and Financial Planning.
You can contact Dervail by email on email@example.com or Direct line 091 759557.
Financial Advisor, B. Comm, QFA, LIB Chartered Banker
Dermot joined Murray & Spelman (Financial Services) Ltd in October 2015. He is a Qualified Financial Adviser, holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree along with the professional distinction of Chartered Banker.Dermot has worked in Retail Banking, and has held positions in Bank of Ireland Asset Management, Bank of Ireland Private Banking and Friends First Insurance Company, along with running his own financial brokerage. With over 25 years’ experience in the Financial industry and utilising cash flow modelling software, his focus is on providing in-depth financial advice through comprehensive financial planning.
Heather joined Murray & Spelman in June 2021 as a Financial Planning Administrator. Prior to joining the team, Heather held roles in both Business and Retail Banking for the past five years in Ulster Bank. Prior to this she has extensive experience in the Insurance Industry in both Underwriting and Claims working for RSA/123 & Sertus. Heather holds her CIP qualification with the Insurance Institute of Ireland and is also APA with the Institute of Bankers.