First California Mortgage Company (First Cal)
has announced a new lending office in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. serving the Sunshine State, Georgia and the Carolinas, and also hired seven regional managers in Florida, Texas, Colorado and California to better serve homebuyers and homeowners with competitive loans.
"We're thrilled to be expanding First Cal’s national footprint and growing our offices as part of our commitment to provide competitive loans and top-notch support, whether borrowers connect to us online, by phone or at our branch offices," said Joe McKone, Executive Vice President of National Production at First Cal.
First Cal’s new office and regional managers include:
►Bruce Lazarus, Branch Manager in Davie, Fla.
►John Warnock, Regional Production Manager for Southeast Markets (Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina), based in Palm Harbor, Fla.
►Steve Samuelson, Regional Production Manager for the Pacific Northwest and Northern California, based in Bothell, Wash.
►Budd Malchus, Area Sales Manager for Southern California–North County, based in Valencia, Calif.
►Joe Kolesar, Regional Production Manager for the South Central Region (Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas), based in Dallas, Texas.
►Chris Martin, Regional Production Manager for Southern California–South County, based in San Diego.
►Peter G. Butler, Regional Production Manager for the Mountain West Region, based in Greenwood Village, Colo.
"First Cal's strong financial stability, a focus on excellent service and the operational support necessary to execute at the highest level are resonating with homebuyers," said McKone. "We offer the highly competitive rates you expect from a national lender and still have the personal service of a hometown bank. That's perfect synergy for homebuyers, our employees and our industry partners."