Mutual of Omaha Bank has launched a mortgage lending operation in Texas and appointed John V. Kelly III as Texas region manager of residential mortgage sales, the company announced. Based in Dallas, Kelly will lead the bank’s mortgage team in offering a comprehensive portfolio of home financing solutions statewide, including conventional, FHA and VA loans, jumbo loans, bridge notes, second liens and construction loans, including a one-time close product.
“As we begin a significant expansion in Texas, our comprehensive portfolio of mortgage solutions will serve as a major driver of our growth,” said Robert Strong, president of Mutual of Omaha Bank’s Texas market. “I have complete confidence in John Kelly’s ability to establish Mutual of Omaha Bank as a leading mortgage lender in Texas. John is an experienced Texas banker who understands the unique needs of customers in these markets. He and his team will be offering a portfolio of financing solutions that are rare in today’s market.”
Kelly brings more than 25 years of experience in mortgage banking, most recently serving as president and broker/owner of Advantage Residential Mortgage Company in Irving. Prior to that, he served as senior loan officer and production manager for North American Mortgage Company in Irving.
Kelly is a graduate of the University of Texas, Arlington, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Business-Finance and Real Estate. He has served on the JP Morgan Chase Broker Advisory Council and the JP Morgan Chase Home Equity Broker Advisory Council.
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