CHARLESTON, S.C., July 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- 35-year-old New Jersey based residential mortgage banker, Princeton Mortgage, has launched a national call center in Charleston, SC.
This latest development comes only months after Princeton Mortgage launched their wholesale division in Pittsburgh, PA in October 2017. With the wholesale division already ahead of projected volume, cornering the consumer direct market was the next logical step.
CEO, Rich Weidel, appointed Mark Gordon to lead the new consumer direct division, in addition to retail sales, as Director of Sales. Gordon has been in the mortgage industry since 2005 and has built several call centers in the consumer direct space. His passion for the job comes from his desire to hire the absolute best people and coach them to their full potential. He believes that hiring exceptional people, fostering an environment where people can thrive, and investing in employee growth results in each client receiving the best possible customer experience.
Princeton Mortgage's Consumer Direct Division was licensed in June 2018 and has already begun originating loans in a handful of states. Additionally, the company has immediate and aggressive growth plans to obtain national licensing over the next few years.
With cutting-edge technology and a progressive approach to office culture, Princeton's recruiting team has already hit the ground running. Princeton Mortgage has a training class of Mortgage Loan Originators starting July 9th, 2018 with plans to employ more than 100 people within the next 36 months. Princeton Mortgage hopes to positively contribute to the growing Charleston economy.
Charleston is known for its coastline of marsh and barrier islands, incredible culinary perfection, electrifying social atmosphere, and the charming, historic downtown. South Carolina, overall, is gaining residents quicker than most states. According to the census estimates, the influx peaked in 2014-2015, when the state gained nearly 68,000 people.
"As a destination city with an educated workforce and affordable housing. Charleston represented a unique opportunity for us," says Gordon of the division's new location. "There is a workforce and talent pool here that allows companies to succeed. The population has increased year over year for the past 10 years. More than 34 people per day are still moving into the Charleston area," says Gordon.
"Our recent strategic partnerships with a leading consumer facing technology platform and a proprietary CRM and marketing platform, are an important step in the technology growth we need to be a big player in the consumer direct space. I'm thrilled to help launch this Consumer Direct Division and I'm so fortunate to work with a motivated and thriving team!" says Sales Enablement Manager, Nicole Gordon, of the recent Charleston, SC office.
Princeton Mortgage was founded in 1983 as a licensed mortgage banker and is backed by a 100+ year old multi-faceted real estate brokerage, investment, and insurance company. They are positioned as a well-capitalized banker that is debt free and is creating dynamic new opportunities within our industry. They are stewards of a legacy that took over 100 years to build and they are excited to expand into the Charleston, SC market.
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