SOURCE: Castle & Cooke Mortgage, LLC

January 07, 2016 08:00 ET

Seasoned Loan Originator Cory Wright to Lead New Mountlake Terrace, Washington Branch

Expanding Presence in Washington State to Three Branches

SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwired - January 07, 2016) - Castle & Cooke Mortgage, LLC®, one of the nation's leading independent mortgage lenders with 43 locations across the United States, is rapidly expanding its Washington presence with a second branch in Mountlake Terrace, a northern suburb of Seattle. The Mountlake Terrace branch is being opened only weeks after the company's branch in Olympia. The Mountlake Terrace, Washington office will offer a full suite of loan products with the exceptional customer service and fast home loan closings that clients have come to expect.

Cory Wright (NMLS #174391) will manage the branch -- located at 6100 219th Street SW, Suite480, in Mountlake Terrace -- bringing with him nearly two decades of mortgage experience in Washington which includes an entrenched understanding of the region and the industry. Wright came to Castle & Cooke Mortgage from Stonegate Mortgage and also served as a Senior Mortgage Banker at Leader One Financial Corp, among other leadership positions.

"Castle & Cooke Mortgage's customer service philosophy, as well as its core values of transparency and integrity, align strongly with my own beliefs about how to provide best-in-class service," said Wright. "By upholding these lending standards we provide Washington residents with a trusted mortgage banker that has the experience, and the sheer variety of loan options, to set borrowers up for successful and rewarding home buying experiences. Or as I like to say, we make people's real estate dreams come true."

As Castle & Cooke Mortgage continues its robust expansion strategy, Washington marks the 20th state that the company operates in, with a plan to open at least 15 more branches in 2016. This year alone, the company has opened eight new branches.

"We are pleased with the speed and efficiency in which we have been able to expand in Washington," said Adam Thorpe, President and Chief Operating Officer for Castle & Cooke Mortgage. "It is an indication that our platform continues to be unrivaled in the industry and that industry professionals are seeing the great benefits of being associated with our company. We are committed to providing the highest level of service to all stakeholders in our business, including borrowers, referral sources and loan originators."

Wright can be reached via email at cwright@castlecookemortgage.com or by phone at (425) 582-5665.

Founded in 2005 and part of the historic Castle & Cooke family of companies that commenced business in 1851, Castle & Cooke Mortgage has become one of the premier residential real estate lenders. The company is dedicated to providing exceptional customer service, strategic growth and the acquisition, development and long-term success of elite mortgage professionals in each market they serve.

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About Castle & Cooke Mortgage

Castle & Cooke Mortgage (NMLS #1251), one of the nation's leading independent mortgage lenders with 39 locations across the United States and more than 250 employees, is founded on three core values -- integrity, honesty and transparency. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, the company is renowned for its fast home loans and its broad array of loan programs to meet borrowers' needs. According to Mortgage Executive Magazine, the 10-year-old company is already among the top 100 mortgage lenders in the nation. Backed by the financial strength of its more than 160-year-old parent company Castle & Cooke, Castle & Cooke Mortgage can be found online at www.castlecookemortgage.com and followed on Twitter at @CastleandCooke and on Facebook at Facebook.com/Castle.Cooke.Mortgage. Castle & Cooke Mortgage is an Equal Housing Lender.

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