Guaranteed Rate, one of the largest retail mortgage lenders in the nation, has opened a new office in Newark, Delaware with 14 loan originators.
The new office expands the company's existing presence on the East Coast, including the Washington D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia and New Jersey markets.
"It's exciting to see such an accomplished group of mortgage experts join us to build upon our presence and momentum in the region," said John Palmiotto, chief retail production officer. "This team of 15 is sure to help the people of Delaware get competitive rates, the best service, and the best loan experience in the entire state."
The Delaware team include 14 mortgage professionals:
James Chongling, Branch Manager
Chris Patille, Branch Manager
Tracy Chongling, Vice President
Katie Patille, Vice President
Gary Taylor, Vice President
Ken Jester, Vice President
Lewis Winward, Vice President
Rob Witkowski, Vice President
Bill Compton, Vice President
Enoch Kim, Vice President
Lester Brown, Vice President
Dimitri Laskaris, Vice President
Kiara Irby, Mortgage Consultant
Candy MacDonald, Loan Coordinator
Stephanie Strickland, Sales Assistant
"We are thrilled to welcome this group of well-respected and seasoned mortgage professionals," said Regional Manager/Vice President of Mortgage Lending Scott Reise. "I am looking forward to working with them as we continue to ramp up our business in Northern Delaware and the communities surrounding Newark, Wilmington and Dover."