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1st Metropolitan Mortgage's Bill Warren receives Service AwardMortgagePress.comchief compliance officer, AARMR, Empire Equity Group, 1st Metropolitan Mortgage Bill Warren, the chief compliance officer of Empire Equity Group Inc and its d/b/a, 1st Metropolitan Mortgage, was awarded the American Association of Residential Mortgage Regulators (AARMR) 2008 Distinguished Service Award. Warren was recognized for his service to the association and the industry, including teaching in the AARMR examiner school, licensing school and for serving as an AARMR affiliate member for more than 10 years and six years on its industry advisory council. Each year the AARMR formally recognizes the outstanding achievements of its members who participate in the advancement of the programs and missions of AARMR. "We recognize Bill Warren for his many years of service to AARMR, including teaching at our schools, serving on the advisory council and always being willing to lend a hand," said David Bleicken, president of AARMR. Warren has been the chief compliance officer for 1st Metropolitan since 2001. Prior to that, he was the chief compliance officer for another major national mortgage company based in Houston and before that, he was a compliance officer for a law firm in Dallas. "With nearly 30 years of experience, 17 of which involved the origination of mortgage loans and the management of mortgage loan production, Bill has always had a unique balance of first-hand practical origination knowledge, being an authority on mortgage compliance and being able to communicate with people in terms they understand," said Daniel Jacobs, CEO of 1st Metropolitan. "He is able to understand the most complex issues and convey understanding and implementation in complete but simple terms. We are proud of Bill's accomplishment in the industry and that he is our chief compliance officer." Warren is a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute. He served 10 years as a U.S. Marine Corps infantry officer and is a decorated veteran of the Vietnam War. For more information, visit
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