HomeBridge Financial Services Inc. has announced the promotion of Jamie Zeitz to the position of branch manager. Zeitz has received numerous industry accolades since joining HomeBridge in 2012, having consistently been voted one of Jacksonville’s “Top Mortgage Professionals” by Jacksonville Magazine. In this new role, Zeitz will be responsible for the continued success of HomeBridge’s Jacksonville branch location, along with the development of new strategic alliances and recruitment of top industry professionals to join HomeBridge throughout Northeast Florida.
“HomeBridge is very unique in the mortgage industry,” said Zeitz. “The company’s depth of resources, entrepreneurial spirit and service-focused platform provide me with all the resources I need to help local home buyers and the professional real estate community secure the best mortgage solutions tailored to their individual needs.”
A key component of HomeBridge’s success the last 25 years has been its inherent belief that its people are the company’s best asset. Zeitz embodies this operating principle, spending a significant amount of time to mentor new associates on his team, as well as producing educational events for the benefit of local Realtors and other professionals throughout Northeast Florida.
“Jamie represents everything that HomeBridge strives for as a lender,” said Chris Wasinger, regional vice president for HomeBridge. “In addition to his entrepreneurial spirit and drive, he takes a personal approach that matches HomeBridge’s vision for how lenders should operate in every aspect of the mortgage industry. The extra effort he puts into mentoring new associates and producing educational events, has helped him build one of the top mortgage teams in the entire industry.”
An active participant in the professional Florida housing community, Zeitz is part of the sales and marketing council for the Northeast Florida Builder’s Association, and is a member of the Northeast Florida Association of Realtors (NEFAR), Florida Association of Mortgage Professionals (FAMP), as well as the Northeast Florida sector of the Women’s Council of Realtors.
HomeBridge recently announced that it would be purchasing the operating assets of Prospect Mortgage. Once finalized, HomeBridge will become one of the largest non-bank mortgage lenders in the country, originating loans nationwide with approximately 900 retail mortgage loan originators in nearly 250 branches.
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