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Waterstone Mortgage Hires New Chief Financial Officer

Keith Griffin
Jun 02, 2022

Paul Garrigues has over four decades of experience in financial services, banking, and mortgage lending.

National mortgage lender Waterstone Mortgage Corporation has named Paul Garrigues as the company’s new chief financial officer. Garrigues has more than 40 years of accounting experience in the financial services, banking, and mortgage industries, including many executive leadership roles.

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In his role as CFO for Waterstone Mortgage, based in Pewaukee, Wis., Garrigues will serve as a liaison for the lender’s parent company, WaterStone Bank; oversee all corporate accounting functions; and provide financial direction for Waterstone Mortgage’s many branches nationwide. As a member of the executive team, he will also play a role in the strategic growth of the organization.

“We are pleased to welcome Paul to the team,” Waterstone Mortgage President & CEO Jeff McGuiness, said. “With his impressive financial services background, we are confident that Paul will continue to reinforce Waterstone Mortgage’s reputation as an elite, retail-exclusive lender – while fostering our company’s continued growth and serving as an invaluable resource for our sales leadership.”

“I look forward to working with our Home Office teams, branch teams, and WaterStone Bank to continue contributing to Waterstone Mortgage’s growth,” said Garrigues.

Garrigues is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of CPAs. He earned his B.S. in Accounting from the University of Southern California, and completed additional master’s level coursework in International Finance at San Diego State University.

Jun 02, 2022
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