ABC names Merrill northeast SVPMortgagePress.comBill Merrill American Brokers Conduit (ABC), the wholesale division of American Home Mortgage Investment Corporation, has announced the addition of Bill Merrill as the company's new senior vice president of the Northeast region. Merrill joins ABC from Ohio Savings Bank and brings more than 20 years of experience in mortgage banking. "Bill's extensive industry experience coupled with his desire to build a successful team will be great assets as ABC moves towards becoming the top wholesale lender in the country," said ABC Wholesale Executive Vice President and National Production Manager Al Crisanty. Prior to working as regional vice president at Ohio Savings Bank, Merrill was a branch manager at Amnet Mortgage. He has held a wide variety of management and sales roles, covering the Northeast region of the country, including positions at Commonwealth United Mortgage Company, Homeside Lending Inc. and Chase Manhattan Bank. "I believe my experience in growing markets, coupled with ABC's customer focus, technology, product depth and commitment to growth is a combination for success," commented Merrill. Merrill will lead the Northeast region, including Melville, N.Y.; Farmington Hills, Mich.; Manchester, N.H. and Norristown, Pa. He will also provide support to ABC's branch managers and teams in those regions, as they continue to work on growing their business in the evolving market environment. For more information, visit www.abconduit.com.