Total Mortgage Services LLC has announced the hiring of Neil Bader as the company’s new national retail sales manager. Bader brings more than 25 years of production, leadership and entrepreneurship within the mortgage industry to his new role. Bader will be responsible for expanding Total Mortgage’s retail channel, as it continues its nationwide growth, and will be based in Milford, Conn., reporting directly to John Walsh, president of Total Mortgage.
“Neil is a focused and experienced mortgage professional, who has demonstrated consistent success in expanding and managing sales teams, while increasing their production in the most responsible manner,” said Walsh. “We are excited to have someone with Neil’s entrepreneurial and leadership background to help us build out our retail production platform. Our ability to close mortgages in 21 days or less is a tool that Neil will utilize in expanding this channel.”
Prior to joining Total Mortgage, Bader was national retail sales manager at Guaranteed Home Mortgage Company, where he built the lender’s national retail operation. He also served as an area sales manager in New York for Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, where he ran the retail and private mortgage banking teams, which grew into the largest volume mortgage originator in the New York area.
Bader is the former chief executive of Skyscraper Mortgage Company, where he began as a sales manager in 1989. He became CEO of Skyscraper Mortgage in 1992. Upon its merger with rival IPI financial in 1999, Bader became the chief Executive of the combined IPI Skyscraper, where he oversaw $2.5 billion in originations and a staff of 300 sales professionals.