American Pacific Mortgage (APM), one of the nation’s leading full-service lending and branching companies, announces the appointment of James Black to Branch Manager and Senior Loan Officer of the new mortgage banking branch located on 1777 N. California Blvd., Suite 100 in Walnut Creek.
As the branch manager of APM’s new mortgage banking branch, Black will create and lead a top-level team of highly respected loan officers with solid core values to serve the community.
“With a strong team we are able to remain vigilant and forward thinking to look for solutions and opportunities to be different so we can continually keep clients as our first priority,” stated Black. “My commitment to helping people achieve the dream of homeownership is possible with a team of professionals who share the same goals.”
Black and his team will roll out several new programs including Keys on Time, a program that guarantees loan closure on or before the close of escrow date; Lock and Buy, a program that locks a loan rate while the homeowner shops for a new home; Lock and List which locks the rate while selling a residence; and Lock and Build which secures the rate while the home is under construction.
With over 13 years of experience in the mortgage industry and providing over 3,000 clients financing solutions, Black brings an exceptional level of talent and commitment to the Bay Area. He remains dedicated to making a difference in the community he serves to deliver customized short and long-term construction and residential lending solutions.
Black was recognized as “Best Mortgage Broker/Banker” by Danville Weekly in 2007, 2009, and 2011. He earned his master’s in business administration and economics from St. Mary’s College of California and his bachelor’s degree in economics with a concentration in financial markets from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Black resides in the Bay Area with his family and enjoys adventure sports, and coaching basketball and football.
For more information about career opportunities as a loan originator with APM within the Bay Area please contact Christina McDonald, northern California area manager of American Pacific Mortgage, at Christina.McDonald@apmortgage.com or (925) 330-1496.
American Pacific Mortgage was founded as a leading branching company in 1996. Over the last 17 years, AMP has grown into one of the country’s largest independent full-service mortgage bankers with branches across 16 states. APM’s dedication to service and sustainability has enabled the company to stay on the forefront of market trends for continual advancement and opportunity in the changing economic climate. As a leader in the mortgage industry, APM paves the way to redefine the difference a mortgage bank can make in the lives of its employees and their communities.
For more information about American Pacific Mortgage visit www.apmortgage.com.