Mortgage Brokers Services merges with Elliott Bay MortgageMortgagePress.comWashington state mortgage lenders,brokers Mortgage Brokers Services Inc. (MBSI) and Elliott Bay Mortgage (EBM) have announced the merger of the two companies. Barnett "Barney" Silver, president of MBSI, will assume the role of president and CEO of the new entity, which will do business under EBM's name. The combined businesses have over 50 employees in their Bellevue, SeaTac and Puyallup, Wash. offices and loan origination volume in excess of $250 million per year. MBSI is a mortgage banking firm based in SeaTac, Wash. For more information, call (206) 824-4600 or visit www.mbsiloans.com. EBM is a mortgage brokerage based in Bellevue, Wash. For more information, call (800) 649-1311 or visit www.ebaymortgage.com.