SOURCE: First GREEN Bank

First GREEN Bank

May 17, 2016 09:01 ET

First GREEN Bank Welcomes Ten New Mortgage Employees to Better Serve Residential Lending Needs in the Community

Local Bank Hires an Influx of Mortgage Specialists to Revamp Its Residential Lending Department and Expand Its Offerings Throughout Central Florida

ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwired - May 17, 2016) - First GREEN Bank, a local bank with a global mission, today announces the relaunch of its residential lending department. The community bank expanded its product offerings with a full-service mortgage lending department including the addition of ten new mortgage specialists, led by newly appointed President, Cary Berman. With its increase in staffing and mortgage lending capabilities, First GREEN Bank looks to increase its residential lending throughout Central Florida and further its commitment to helping customers finance their dream homes.

First GREEN Bank's mortgage department buildout is the first community initiative following the bank's recent appointment of new President, Cary Berman. Berman will utilize his own experience managing full-service residential mortgage platforms to lead the bank's expanded mortgage team, which includes ten new mortgage experts.

"As the ambassador for mortgage offerings in the community, I plan on implementing strategies I've learned through managing residential lending ventures to lead First GREEN Bank's expanded mortgage department," said bank President, Cary Berman. "As a team, we'll leverage our combined knowledge of the residential landscape to further the bank's mortgage footprint across Central Florida. We're looking forward to helping customers fulfill their dreams of becoming homeowners."

Berman's new mortgage department includes VP/Residential Sales Manager, Trip Parker, who will lead a sales team of Residential Mortgage Officers, including Jackie Mitchell, Felipe Ferreira, Trae Terry and Mary Thomas. Led by VP/Operations Manager, Lynn Tuttle, the department's operations team includes Michelle Grillo and Robbie Slemons, Residential Processors; Debbie Gealy, Residential Closer; and Kelly West, Post Closer. The employees' ample experience makes them well-equipped to handle the influx of new mortgage loans, including the bank's Construction-to-Permanent product, which allows customers building or renovating their home the option to secure a single loan for the construction and permanent mortgage.

"Central Florida's housing market continues to expand as new neighborhoods and communities are built, and we want First GREEN Bank to stay ahead of that growth," adds First GREEN Bank CEO and founder, Ken LaRoe. "By assembling this team of mortgage lending experts, we've ensured that the bank is capable of walking customers smoothly through the loan process. With our team's expertise and counsel, customers are promised the highest level of service at competitive rates."

For additional information, visit www.firstgreenbank.com.

About First GREEN Bank
First GREEN Bank, which opened in February 2009, was organized by experienced banking executives and business leaders in Central Florida, and was designed to be the first bank of its kind to promote positive environmental and social responsibility while providing for increased profits for investors and clients. www.firstgreenbank.com

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