Next Generation Financial Services, a Division of 1st Mariner Bank announced that JoAnna Bignell and Peter Klamkin have been added as regional managers. The new hires will help NGFS expand its originator base which it hopes to bring to 100 by the end of 2009.
“We have expanded our recruiting to include experienced Reverse Mortgage Loan Officers as part of the development of a national support effort for programs implemented by NGFS,” said Brett Carter, Founding Partner, and President Elect of the Maryland Mortgage Banker’s Association. “We are on track to bring on 100 full time loan officers by the end of 2009. The experience and talent Bob brings to NGFS will allow us to effectively manage this growth”
Based in Michigan, Bignell brings 20 years of business management experience and 7 years of direct reverse mortgage sales. She decided to get into the reverse mortgage business because her parents were in need of one several years ago.
Klamkin has been working in the senior marketplace for over 20 years and most recently was the Vice-President, Area Director in Retail Sales, for Financial Freedom. Prior to working with Financial Freedom, he spent 17 years in the insurance industry
According to data from HUD, NGFS has endorsed 422 HECMs YTD.