The hiring of Kristina Larese comes as a part of the AAG 2022 growth and expansion plan, according to the company.
“Kristina brings the executive experience that we need to elevate our compliance needs,” said Rick Lieber, the company's chief risk officer. “As we continue to thrive and expand, our corporate necessities also grow, and this move ensures that we keep our standards up to par.”
Prior to joining AAG, Larese served as head of Real Estate Servicing Business Risk and Controls for USAA. As a financial services executive, she has more than 20 years of experience serving as in-house legal counsel to consumer financial services companies and banks, with a concentration on residential mortgage lending and servicing operations, secondary market transactions, corporate governance, and customer service.
AAG is a leading reverse mortgage lender that offers products including home equity conversion mortgages, traditional, and proprietary mortgages, as well as real estate services.