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Branch Managers
Job Summary
Under the direction of the national production manager, manages branch staff activities including the origination and set-up of new mortgage loans within the branch. Assures excellent quality service is provided to our customers to maximize branch profits. Anticipates and prepares for the growth of the branch, making sure the branch is adequately staffed and personnel are trained to ensure achievement of the company’s objectives.

Duties & Responsibilities
• Recruits, hires and trains branch personnel.
• Maintains a high volume of personal mortgage loan production.
• Motivates staff to achieve maximum production levels; conducts performance reviews and documents employee files according to company policies.
• Monitors quality of loans originated by loan officers and ensures they are within company policy guidelines.
• Establishes and controls the branch’s budget and income goals within predetermined guidelines as directed by the company.
• Oversees branch performance and communicates goals and policy changes on a regular basis to branch personnel. Generates new business through contacts with builders, developers and realtors to expand market share.
• Ensures all functions are in complete compliance with federal, state, regulatory, and company policy and procedures.
• Maintains a professional image and adheres to standards consistent with company policies and procedures. Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements
• Bachelor Degree in Business or related field, preferred. Appropriate state licenses are required.
• Minimum of 3-5 years mortgage banking experience, with a minimum of 3 years supervisory experience.
• Demonstrated ability to manage all phases of the residential mortgage origination process.
• Demonstrated ability to interact with corporate departments, to lead, direct and motivate a successful sales team of professionals, and to recruit and hire mortgage professionals.
• Demonstrated judgment and decision making ability.
• Excellent and effective presentation and communication skills, both verbal and written. Must be active in the community, and in job-related organizations to enhance the network of beneficial contacts.
• Stays informed of trends and developments in real estate market and competitive environment, as well as, of changes in rules and regulations pertaining to both private and government insured mortgages.
• Demonstrated ability to recruit, hire, train, lead, and motivate branch personnel.
• Ability to work flexible hours.
• Ability to adjust to the changing mortgage environment.

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Mortgage Loan Officer
Job Summary
Under the direction of the Branch and/or Production Manager, originate and set-up of residential mortgage loans within the branch; markets and promotes loan products and services to its client base of Realtors, builders, professional contacts and potential and past clients.

Duties & Responsibilities
• Markets and promotes the suite of Assurance residential products.
• Meet and excel to exceed the Company’s minimum production standards on an ongoing basis, by taking complete and accurate loan applications.
• Establish and maintain relationships with Realtors, bank officers, builders, new home sales representatives and other referral sources in order to develop new relationships and retain existing business.
• Monitors overall customer satisfaction with all parties involved on each individual loan from application– to- closing, including but not limited to counseling and pre-qualifying potential home buyers.
• Collects and analyzes information regarding the customer’s income, assets, investments and debts.
• Accurately evaluate the buying, building or refinancing needs of each customer in order to determine which financial products best meets the customer’s needs and financial circumstances.
• Advises the customer regarding the advantages and disadvantages of different loan products.
• Obtains all necessary application and underwriting support documents along with the appropriate fees and lock in information.
• Oversees the loan process by monitoring loan status and ensures conformity with terms.
• Communicates loan status to all interested connected parties.
• Negotiates terms and conditions of loans with customers.
• Stays abreast of trends and developments in the local real estate and competitive markets as well as, changes in rules and regulations pertaining to conventional and government-insured mortgages.
• Maintains a professional image and adheres to standards consistent with company policies and procedures. Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements
• High school diploma or equivalent.
• Appropriate state licenses required.
• A minimum of 12 months loan originator experience required for Loan Originator; minimum of 5 years loan originator experience required for Senior Loan Originator.
• Interacts with regional & corporate departments, as well as realtors, sales agents, builders, appraisers, etc.
• Demonstrated judgment and decision making ability.
• Excellent and effective presentation and communication skills, both verbal and written.
• Ability to quickly assess and process large amounts of data and use of appropriate AU software technology.
• Must be active in the community and in those job-related organizations to enhance the network of beneficial contacts.
• Continue to expand knowledge

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or fax to 225. 208.1300.