Mortgage Master has announced that it has opened its newest retail branch location in Houston, Texas to expand its Texas footprint and to build the company’s brand throughout the Greater Houston area and the state. Michael Marlow was named branch manager of the new Houston office, where he will work with real estate agents, builders, accountants, attorneys and other referral partners to provide borrowers some of the lowest pricing and best in-class service in the industry. Marlow, a lifelong resident and mortgage professional in the Greater Houston area, will also work with Michael Cannatti, Mortgage Master’s Texas Regional Manager to hire experienced loan officers to further build-out the branch’s production team.
Joining Marlow at the new Houston branch is a team of professionals, including Loan Officers Lloyd Arnold and Kimber Climie, who have worked together with Marlow for over 15 years.
“Having Mike and his team, all who are experienced mortgage professionals and well known throughout the Greater Houston market, will be a driving force behind expanding Mortgage Master’s market share in Texas,” said Paul Anastos, president of Mortgage Master. Mortgage Master remains the best choice for borrowers looking to work with high quality loan officers that can provide low cost pricing and high touch service.”
Marlow brings to Mortgage Master 26 years of experience in the residential mortgage industry including, management, loan origination, processing, compliance and underwriting. Most recently, Marlow was founder/president of Houston, Texas-based Refund Realty and Mortgage, where he was responsible for over $100 million in closed mortgage loan production. Previously, Marlow held leadership positions at AmCap Mortgage Limited LLP, as partner/vice president and as Ppesident/owner of Marlow Mortgage Company. Marlow is licensed to do conventional Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac loans, as well as FHA, VA, and USDA loans. He has significant expertise in new construction lending including both construction and permanent financing.
“Mortgage Master is focused on opening retail branches and hiring quality production professionals to work with borrowers throughout Texas," said Marlow. "Our team’s goal is to make Mortgage Master the leading residential mortgage lender in the Greater Houston area by helping borrowers day in and day out with their purchase or refinancing needs."