Industry Executive Mike Suits Tapped to Lead New Reverse Mortgage Division

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360 Mortgage Group, LLC (360 Mortgage Group) is again taking advantage of growth opportunity by entering the reverse mortgage marketplace with the introduction of its Reverse Mortgage Division, 360 Mortgage Reverse.

The foundation of 360 Mortgage Reverse is an end-to-end reverse mortgage processing platform for mortgage brokers, third party originators, community banks and credit unions to originate reverse mortgage loans. This on-demand reverse mortgage processing platform, allows originators to scale capacity to market demands, increase profitability, remain fully compliant and continue to own the customer relationship.

To lead the new Division, 360 Mortgage Group has named Mike Suits as Manager of 360 Reverse Mortgage. Mr. Suits will be responsible for the Division’s management and growth, developing new lending relationships nationally, hiring and mentoring experience professionals and building brand reputation. Mr. Suits brings more than 12 years of retail and wholesale mortgage industry experience, the last seven focusing on the reverse mortgage industry.

Joining Mr. Suits at 360 Mortgage Reverse is a team of 16 experienced reverse mortgage professionals, including Processors – Kristin Yates and Kim Stripling; Underwriters – Mindy Brown and Michael Adler; Closing – Alex Padilla; Funding – Ruben Maltos; Trainer – Mickie Raquet; and Account Executives – Melissa Entin and Christopher Kerksieck, who have previously worked together with Mr. Suits.

360 Mortgage Group is currently licensed for reverse mortgage loans in 35 states and the District of Columbia.

For more information on 360 Mortgage Reverse, please contact Michael Suits at (512) 418-6011 or msuits@360mtg.com.

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April 11th, 2014 at 1:52 pm

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Andy Gottman Returns to 360 Mortgage Group as Correspondent Lending Division Sales Manager

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360 Mortgage Group, LLC (360 Mortgage Group) is pleased to announce it has expanded its correspondent sales team by hiring Andy Gottman as the new Sales Manager in the Company’s Correspondent Lending Division. In his new role, Mr. Gottman will assume existing customer management and growth responsibility and develop new correspondent lending relationships nationally as well as build 360 Mortgage Group’s brand reputation within the correspondent lending channel.

Mr. Gottman, an 18 year mortgage industry veteran, rejoins 360 Mortgage Group from Pacific Union Financial, where he served as the Mountain Region Sales Manager. Previously, Mr. Gottman was a Senior Account Executive with 360 Mortgage Group, where he was named top producer in 2012 and funded $110 million in production volume. During his career, Mr. Gottman also held regional sales positions at Wells Fargo Wholesale Mortgage, Vertice, American Mortgage Network and HomeSide Lending.

Mr. Gottman can be reached at 512-418-6030 or agottman@360mtg.com.

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March 18th, 2014 at 3:11 pm

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Al Crisanty Quoted in National Mortgage News Story On HARP

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360 Mortgage Group, LLC Vice President of National Production, Al Crisanty, was quoted recently in a National Mortgage News article titled, “Think Lending Is Tough Now? Wait Until HARP Is Gone.”

The full National Mortgage News story can be viewed here.


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March 17th, 2014 at 4:17 pm

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Al Crisanty’s Byline Supporting Mortgage Brokers Referenced in Origination News Story

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Al Crisanty’s Byline Supporting Mortgage Brokers Referenced in Origination News Story

An excerpt from Al Crisanty’s latest byline titled “Relevance Renewed,” which was featured in National Mortgage News on January 27, 2014,  was highlighted in a recent story titled “Will Mortgage Brokers Gain or Lose from Shift to Purchase Market?” in Origination News. The article discussed the return of a purchase-lending market, and how/if this will help mortgage brokers’ increase their production market share.  Mr. Crisanty continues to believe that mortgage brokers will once again become a force in the market and have broad market visibility, as well as the ability to leverage the tremendous power of word of mouth and social media endorsements needed to satisfy consumers’ shopping predispositions and could reach a 20% market share by the end of 2014.

You can read the full article here.

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March 6th, 2014 at 5:18 pm

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360 Mortgage Group, LLC Continues to Build Sales Infrastructure as Mortgage Brokers Reclaim Market Share

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360 Mortgage Group, LLC (360 Mortgage Group) continues to build its sales infrastructure by hiring high quality and experienced mortgage sales professionals to help deliver the right products, competitive pricing and the best-in class technology to the mortgage broker community. The Company is pleased to announce it hired seven more Account Executives, that will focus on supporting and growing 360 Mortgage Group’s footprint in their respective markets in California, Maryland, Georgia, Indiana, Florida and Illinois.

Trudie Herring – Georgia
Ms. Herring joins 360 Mortgage Group from AmeriSave Mortgage Corporation, where she worked as an Account Executive, servicing mortgage brokers, community banks, credit unions, and mortgage lenders in Georgia and Alabama. Previously, Ms. Herring held Account Executive positions at CBC National Bank, Freedom Mortgage Corporation, SunTrust Mortgage Corporation, and Citi Mortgage Group. Ms. Herring will be focused on building broker relationships in Georgia.

Steve Lunenfeld – Maryland
Steve Lunenfeld brings more than 10 years of mortgage sales experience to 360 Mortgage Group. Most recently, he was Area Sales Executive at Pacific Union Financial, accountable for purchase pipeline management and working with correspondents and brokers on traditional and refinance business. Prior to this position, Mr. Lunenfeld was Retail Lending Sales Manager at NASA Federal Credit Union, responsible for an overall marketing strategy for mortgage loan officers. During his career he also held Account Executive positions at Aurora Loan Services, 1st National Bank of Arizona, and Wescom Credit Union. Mr. Lunenfeld will be focused on building broker relationships in Maryland.

Matt Burkel – Florida
Matt Burkel joins 360 Mortgage group with more than 10 years of experience developing new customer relationships and increasing sales. Most recently, Mr. Burkel was a Wholesale Account Executive at GTE Federal Credit Union, where he refocused underperforming markets and increased monthly production to $5 million from $2 million. Previously, Mr. Burkel was a Branch Manager and a Loan Officer at Premier Mortgage Funding. Mr. Burkel also worked 10 years as a realtor at Charles Rutenberg Realty, developing and retaining close relationships with clients and consistently managed over $3 million a year in sales. Mr. Burkel will be focused on building broker relationships in Florida.

Anthony Okolisan – Illinois
Anthony Okolisan joins 360 Mortgage Group with 17 years of mortgage experience. Most recently, he was a Certified DE Underwriter at Integra Mortgage and an Underwriter at JP Morgan Chase with a 100% QC rating. Previously, Mr. Okolisan held Account Executive positions at Caliber Funding, Stonewater Mortgage, and Area Sales Manager at First Magnus Financial Corporation. Mr. Okolisan will be focused on building broker relationships in Illinois.

Sally Thomas – Illinois
Sally Thomas has over 25 years of experience in the mortgage lending industry. Most recently, she worked as Business Development Manager at Stonegate Mortgage in the Chicago Metropolitan market. Prior, Ms. Thomas worked as an Area Sales Manager at First American Mortgage Trust managing a team of Account Executives and provided training and guidance to achieve quarterly goals. Previously she was a Mortgage Advisor at PHH Mortgage and held Account Executives positions at Direct Mortgage Corporation, HSBC Mortgage Corporation and AIG United Guaranty Residential Insurance Company. Ms. Thomas will be focused on building broker relationships in Illinois.

Ryan Burchfield – California
Ryan Burchfield joins 360 Mortgage group from Franklin American Mortgage, where as an Account Executive he worked closely with mortgage brokers to expand production to $16 million within a 10 months period. Previously, Mr. Burchfield held Account Executive positions at Essex Mortgage, EquiFirst Corporation and New Century Mortgage. Mr. Burchfield will be focused on building broker relationships in Central California.

Gina Bell – Indiana
Gina Bell has more than 10 years of sale experience in the Midwest region. Most recently, Ms. Bell worked at Union Savings Bank as an Appraisal Department Manager and Mortgage Processor. Prior, Ms. Bell held managerial mortgage production positions at Mortgage IT, Century Lending Company, Centex Home Equity and New Century Mortgage Corporation. During her time at New Century Mortgage, Ms. Bell opened and staffed new production offices. Ms. Bell will be focused on building broker relationships in Indiana.

360 Mortgage Group, LLC remains committed to the wholesale channel and continues to hire experienced mortgage sales professional. For more information on joining 360 Mortgage Group as an Account Executive please send resumes or inquiries to resumes@360mtg.com.

For the full  press release please click here.

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February 19th, 2014 at 5:23 pm

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Al Crisanty Declares 2014 The Year of the Re-Emergence of the Mortgage Broker

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 In his latest byline article in National Mortgage News, 360 Mortgage Group, LLC (360 Mortgage Group) Vice President of National Production Al Crisanty takes the time to discusses mortgage broker relevancy in 2014. The byline titled, “Relevance Renewed,” states that 2014 will be the year when mortgage broker relevance re-emerges and broker-originated mortgage loans reclaim at least a 20% market share. At this new threshold, he believes mortgage brokers will once again become a force in the market and have broad market visibility, as well as the ability to leverage the tremendous power of word of mouth and social media endorsements needed to satisfy consumers’ shopping predispositions.

The full National Mortgage News article can be seen here.

360 Mortgage Group continues to expand in the wholesale channel and remains focused on recruiting high-quality sales professionals throughout the U.S. For more information on joining 360 Mortgage Group please e-mail your resumes to hr@360mtg.com.

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January 28th, 2014 at 4:27 pm

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Gino Berchock Rejoins 360 Mortgage Group as Southeast Regional Manager

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360 Mortgage Group, LLC (360 Mortgage Group) is pleased to announce that Gino Berchock has rejoined the Company as Southeast Regional Sales Manager. With more than 20 years of sales and management experience, Mr. Berchock will focus on attracting high quality sales executives to expand 360 Mortgage Group’s footprint throughout the region, specifically in Louisiana, Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, Florida, South Carolina, and North Carolina.

Mr. Berchock returns to 360 Mortgage Group after working at Pacific Union Financial as Southeast Regional Sales Manager. Previously, he was Southeast Regional Sales Manager at 360 Mortgage Group. During his career, Mr. Berchock also held several regional sales and managerial positions at Clearpoint Funding, Countrywide, SunTrust Bank, Sovereign Bank and Cendent Mortgage. He also served as Vice President and Branch Manager at Sovereign Bank/Philadelphia Mortgage Corp.

Mr. Berchock can be reached at 678-428-7544 or gberchock@360mtg.com.

For more information please see the official announcement here.

360 Mortgage Group continues to aggressively recruit high-quality Account Executives throughout the U.S. For more information on joining the Company as an Account Executive please email hr@360mtg.com.

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January 21st, 2014 at 7:00 pm

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360 Mortgage Group Remain Committed To Wholesale – Adds 7 New Account Executives

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360 Mortgage Group, LLC (360 Mortgage Group) is committed 100 percent to the wholesale channel, even as many lenders exit this business. Today, we are excited to announce the hiring of seven new Account Executives in Arizona, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Missouri and Nevada to help mortgage brokers grow their business.

With over 100 years combined sales and industry experience, Janine Truman, Kenneth Little, Leigh Ann Verhelle, Kim Bessette, Todd Schertzer, Michael Barnhart, and Richard Druce will focus on supporting and growing 360 Mortgage Group’s footprint and mortgage broker network in their respective markets.

Janine Truman – Nevada

Janine Truman comes to 360 Mortgage Group with 10 years of sales experience in the mortgage industry. Most recently, Ms. Truman was an Area Sales Manager at Freedom Mortgage, where she introduced the lender into the Las Vegas market for the wholesale, warehouse and correspondent channels and trained new and existing clients on mortgage products.  Previously, she was an Account Executive at Sun WestBank, Bank of America and a Senior Recruiter at Countrywide Home Loans. Ms. Truman will be focused on building broker relationships in Nevada.

Kenneth Little – Illinois

Kenneth Little joins 360 Mortgage Group with over 10 years of mortgage sales experience. Prior to joining 360 Mortgage Group, he was an Account Executive at WesLendFinancial and was responsible for developing relationships with mortgage brokers, banks and credit unions,. Previously, Mr. Little held Account Executive positions with Nationstar Mortgage, REMN, and Mortgage Bankers Service Corporation. During his career, Mr. Little was also a Regional Sales Manager at Community First Bank Loan Services and a Loan Originator at Midwest Home Funding. Mr. Little will be focused on building broker relationships in Illinois.

Leigh Ann Verhelle – Missouri

Leigh Ann Verhelle brings to 360 Mortgage Group over 22 years of mortgage experience in the wholesale and correspondent channels.  During her career, Ms. Verhelle was an Account Executive at numerous wholesale and correspondent lenders including Plaza Home Mortgage, Fifth Third Bank Mortgage, NetMore America, Homecomings Financial, Bank of America Wholesale among others.  In these positions, Ms. Verhelle was responsible for managing account relationships with mortgage brokers, community banks and credit unions, Ms. Verhelle will be focused on expanding market share in Missouri.

Kim Bessette – Florida

Kim Bessette returns to 360 Mortgage Group after working on a Public Relations pilot project for a local Direct lender. Prior to that Kim has over 25 years of sales and marketing experience.  During her career, Bessette has held numerous wholesale mortgage lending positions, including Account Executive with WesLend Wholesale, Account Manager with Washington Mutual, Account Executive with Vertice (American Mortgage Network), and Producing Sales Manager with Guaranty Bank’s wholesale division. Prior to her wholesale career, Bessette was a successful Retail Originator, and Experienced Operations Professional.  Ms. Bessette will be focused on building broker relationships in Florida.

Todd Schertzer – Michigan

Mr. Schertzer transitions back into the mortgage industry from New Horizons, where he worked as a Strategic Account Manager and successfully launched new products and managed account relationships. He has also held numerous mortgage origination positions including Account Representative at United Wholesale Mortgage, Account Manager at Countrywide Home Loans and Account Representative at Peoples Choice Home Loans. Mr. Schertzer will be focused on expanding market share in Michigan.

Michael Barnhart – Arizona

Michael Barnhart joins 360 Mortgage Group with over 12 years of experience in sales. Before coming to 360 Mortgage Group, Mr. Barnhart was a Partner and Vice President of Sales for Arizona Tek, responsible for sales, marketing and new business generation. Previously, he was an Account Executive for Countrywide Home Loans. Mr. Barnhart will be focused on building broker relationships and servicing brokers in Arizona.

Richard Druce – Arizona

Richard Druce comes to 360 Mortgage Group with 19 years in the mortgage industry.  Most recently, Mr. Druce worked for Acopia Capital Group establishing wholesale and correspondent business as an Account Executive.  Previously, he was a broker relations manager for Freedom Mortgage, where he was responsible for a team overseeing support for wholesale, mini-Correspondent and warehouse channels.  Mr. Druce will be focused on building broker relationships in Arizona.

For more information, please see our official press release here. For more 360 Mortgage Group opportunities, please see our job posting here.

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December 16th, 2013 at 6:51 pm

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Happy Thanksgiving Day from Everyone at 360 Mortgage Group, LLC

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360 Mortgage Group, LLC would like to wish you and your family a safe and Happy Thanksgiving Day!

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November 27th, 2013 at 10:02 pm

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360 Mortgage Group, LLC Al Crisanty Quoted in National Mortgage News On New Pricing Model

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360 Mortgage Group, LLC (360 Mortgage Group) Vice President of National Production, Al Crisanty, is quoted in a National Mortgage News article titled, “Two Wholesalers Get Aggressive On Pricing; Price Wars to Follow?.” In the article, Mr. Crisanty  discusses 360 Mortgage Group’s new pricing model and how it will benefit the mortgage broker community and help the company gain market share and recruit more sales professionals.

The full National Mortgage News can be seen here.

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November 27th, 2013 at 5:56 pm

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