Tony Murtagh

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Tony Murtagh was born in Manchester in 1960. He left school at 16 to pursue a career in business that would see him appear in The Times Rich List [1] and entrepreneur of the year lists[ citation needed ]. Tony Murtagh started his first business aged 21 and sold it a year later to inject cash into his father's finance brokerage.

Following the recession of the late 1980s, Murtagh moved to Cornwall with just two staff. Between 1995 and 2004, Murtagh built The Mortgage Group into the UK's largest specialist mortgage broker, with over 800 staff[ citation needed ].

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  1. "Anthony Murtagh". London: The Times. 2008-04-27. Retrieved 2009-01-06.