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The commercial real estate services company Cushman & Wakefield announced that it has publicly filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to the proposed initial public offering (IPO) of its
Cushman & Wakefield Files IPO
The commercial real estate services company Cushman & Wakefield announced that it has publicly filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to the proposed initial public... Read more
Premier Nationwide Lending has launched an updated logo, new Web site, and an overall company rebrand
Premier Nationwide Lending Announces Company Rebrand
Premier Nationwide Lending has launched an updated logo, new Web site, and an overall company rebrand. The new platforms can be viewed at LoansbyPremier.com.   Announced earlier this year, Premier’s rebranding efforts have been steered by... Read more
ACES Risk Management (ARMCO) has announced that former Director of Client Services Sharon Reichhardt has been promoted to Vice President of Client Success
ARMCO Promotes Sharon Reichhardt to VP of Client Success
ACES Risk Management (ARMCO) has announced that former Director of Client Services Sharon Reichhardt has been promoted to Vice President of Client Success. Reichhardt will manage ongoing adoption by customers of the full feature-set of the... Read more
FirstClose has announced a partnership with Chicago Title Insurance Company
FirstClose Partners with Chicago Title Insurance Company
FirstClose has announced a partnership with Chicago Title Insurance Company. Through this integration, the FirstClose Report now provides financial institution clients with Chicago Title’s property search, legal and vesting products and... Read more
Mortgage Network Inc. has announced the opening of a new branch office in Bluffton, S.C.
Mortgage Network Opens New South Carolina Branch
Mortgage Network Inc. has announced the opening of a new branch office in Bluffton, S.C. The new office joins the company's other Southeast branches located in Hilton Head Island, Columbia and Mt. Pleasant in South Carolina, and Charlotte... Read more
Berkadia has announced the addition of Managing Director Laura Saull Smith
Berkadia Adds Laura Saull Smith to Its HUD Team
Berkadia has announced the addition of Managing Director Laura Saull Smith, an expert in providing financing insured by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to owners of multifamily and healthcare properties. Saull... Read more
west, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Williston Financial Group (WFG), has appointed Lance Melber as president and Gorkem Kuterdem as chief technology officer
WEST Names Marty Frame as COO
WEST, a Williston Financial Group/Golden Gate Capital Holding, has announced  that Marty Frame has been appointed as the company’s Chief Operating Officer. The position will support WEST’s ongoing advances in creating the ultimate real... Read more
OpenClose has announced that it has added Senior Software LOS and Mortgage Software Development expert Joseph Wade to its growing development team
Joseph Wade Joins OpenClose
OpenClose has announced that it has added Senior Software LOS and Mortgage Software Development expert Joseph Wade to its growing development team.   “OpenClose is constantly advancing and adding new functionality to our suite of mortgage... Read more
Plaza Home Mortgage has announced the promotion of Michael Fontaine to the role of Chief Operating Officer
Plaza Home Mortgage Promotes Michael Fontaine to COO
Plaza Home Mortgage has announced the promotion of Michael Fontaine to the role of Chief Operating Officer, in addition to his role as Chief Financial Officer. Fontaine will oversee day-to-day operations of Plaza’s businesses nationally,... Read more
Mortgage Network Inc. has announced the opening of a new branch office in Bluffton, S.C.
Ray Patterson Tapped to Lead New Mortgage Network Branch in Charlotte
Mortgage Network Inc. has announced the opening of a new branch office in Charlotte, N.C., to be managed by Ray Patterson, who comes to Mortgage Network from Wells Fargo Home Mortgage. Prior to Wells Fargo, Patterson was a Loan Officer for... Read more