ESL Federal Credit Union in Rochester, New York, announces the addition of Tony Holmes as the credit union’s vice president/director, mortgage lending. Holmes joins the ESL team with more than 15 years’ experience in the banking industry.
Holmes spent seven years at JP Morgan Chase in leadership roles in digital mortgage, home equity strategy, private client mortgage, credit policy, and credit risk. Most recently, Holmes worked at Bank of America as a senior vice president, sales production executive.
He will oversee ESL
teams responsible for mortgage sales, underwriting, processing, and loan closing activities within the credit union. He will also work closely with internal stakeholders related to product management, secondary mortgage market, and mortgage servicing opportunities within the ESL portfolio. Local mortgage volume for ESL was more than $212 million in 2019, nearly a 70% lift from 2018 volumes of $124 million.
Holmes holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Temple University and a Master of Business Administration from La Salle University. Holmes also is a Certified Mortgage Banker (CMB) as well as an Accredited Mortgage Professional (AMP).