Pittsburgh, PA – September 19, 2017 – Mortgage Connect LP, a national mortgage service provider for the nation’s largest financial institutions, investors, and servicers, has been named one of America’s entrepreneurial growth leaders by Inc., ranking number 1504 overall on the 2017 Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most successful companies within the economy’s dynamic privately held businesses. Against a backdrop of increased regulation, a declining refinance market, and rising interest rates, Mortgage Connect has expanded to provide comprehensive mortgage settlement services and has opened offices in California, Texas, New York, Alabama and Colorado.
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MORTGAGE CONNECT NAMES BOB FRANCO PRESIDENT, ORIGINATIONS
Industry Veteran Joining Firm to Support Rapid Growth of Origination Services
Pittsburgh, PA – March 14, 2017 – Mortgage Connect LP today announced that it has named Bob Franco as President of its Originations Division.
An industry veteran whose experience spans nearly three decades in the mortgage services industry, Bob has vast knowledge opening and growing centralized service platforms for the industry’s largest title insurers servicing the top mortgage lenders nationwide. Bob is a founding member and former President of United Lender Services, a USAA company, where he directed the Company’s operational, sales and support functions specific to appraisal, title insurance and closing services. He has also held key strategic leadership roles with Prudential, Merrill Lynch, Fidelity National Financial and United General Title Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of First American Title Insurance Company.
“Bob is a fantastic addition to our management team. His vision and tenacity will elevate our Originations Division to the next level,” said Jeff Coury, CEO, Mortgage Connect LP. “Our tremendous growth and diversification into parallel lines of mortgage service offerings requires strong leadership with a proven track record of success. Bob’s experience, culture and service-first approach are perfectly aligned with our strategic initiatives, and will be a tremendous asset to Mortgage Connect and its subsidiaries.”
In his new role, Bob will have oversight of the Originations division, including the Core Refinance Services, Private Wealth, Mortgage Connect Escrow, Inc. California and New York divisions as well as the company’s new Appraisal division. “I am thrilled to join Mortgage Connect and support their continued mission to innovate the mortgage process and their passion to enhance the consumer experience, helping clients retain the consumer beyond the closing process,” Bob said. “I look forward to working with such a solid, experienced team and supporting their rapid growth.”
About Mortgage Connect LP
Mortgage Connect, is a Pittsburgh, PA-based national mortgage service provider, serving the Origination, Default, Home Equity, Private Wealth, and Appraisal sectors. With offices in New York, Texas, Colorado and California, the company offers customizable solutions to the nation’s lenders and servicers, including 6 of the top 10. Through its serve-first culture, Mortgage Connect and its subsidiaries are committed to an unwavering level of communication, education and customer service on each transaction and strive to leave an overwhelmingly positive and lasting impression with the consumer, loan officer and the lender. For more information, visit www.mortgageconnectlp.com.
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MORTGAGE CONNECT LP ANNOUNCES THE FORMATION OF VALUATION CONNECT THROUGH ACQUISITION OF URBAN LENDING SOLUTIONS APPRAISALS
Acquisition supports company’s continued growth strategy to innovate mortgage transactional services by enhancing operational processes and the consumer experience
Pittsburgh, PA – March 7, 2017 – Mortgage Connect LP, a national closing and title settlement service provider for the nation’s largest financial institutions, investors and servicers, and M&G Realty Enterprises, LLC, a real estate services investment company, announce that through its subsidiary, MCMG Holdings, LLC, they have acquired Urban Lending Solutions Appraisals (ULSA). ULSA, a Colorado based nationwide appraisal management company, offers innovative, customizable valuation solutions to mid and large sized lenders and servicers. The company, which will transition to the name Valuation Connect, will operate as a subsidiary of Mortgage Connect.
“ULSA is a natural fit to our best-in-class service approach and shares our vision to innovate the mortgage transaction process and enhance the client experience,” stated Jeff Coury, CEO of Mortgage Connect. “ULSA has a solid foundation in the appraisal space, a strong leadership team and a sound operational strategy. Consistent with our growth initiatives, expanding into valuations adds depth to our portfolio of mortgage services and strengthens our position in the marketplace.”
ULSA President, Scot Rose, will continue to lead the division and will be joined by his current management team and staff. “Joining the Mortgage Connect family allows us to cultivate innovative ways to service our current clients and to diversify as a leading mortgage services provider,” stated Rose. Valuation Connect, LLC, as a subsidiary of Mortgage Connect, will leverage existing MSA’s to expand into new product lines.
About Mortgage Connect LP
Mortgage Connect is a Pittsburgh, PA based national closing and title settlement service provider, serving the Origination, Default, Home Equity and Private Wealth sectors. With offices in New York, Texas and California, the company offers customizable solutions to the nation’s lenders and servicers, including 6 of the top 10. Through its serve-first culture, Mortgage Connect and its subsidiaries are committed to an unwavering level of communication, education and customer service on each transaction and strive to leave an overwhelmingly positive and lasting impression with the consumer, loan officer and the client. For more information, visit www.mortgageconnectlp.com.
About M&G Realty Enterprises, LLC
M&G Realty is a West Palm Beach, FL based investment company, investing in real estate, real estate services and real estate technology and information companies. Some of its investments include KeystoneB2B LLC, Archwell Solutions LLC, Inspire Closing Services LLC, Matic Insurance, and Cloud Virga among others.
About Urban Lending Solutions Appraisal
ULSA is a national provider of valuation services for residential and commercial real estate. ULSA has a full suite of collateral risk solutions for the Origination, Default, Home Equity and Private Wealth sectors with expertise in retail, wholesale, consumer, FHA, REO, and loss mitigation.
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