Like Academy, Republic is focused on purchase business. it operates 44 branches in 12 states. The company employs 350 people.
“Republic Mortgage aligns well with the service-oriented and people-centric culture at Academy,” said Republic Mortgage president and CEO Scott Leishman. “We are confident that this partnership will greatly benefit our team members by providing them with additional resources and volume to enhance their capabilities moving forward.”
“By joining forces with Republic Mortgage, we will be able to accelerate our opportunities for growth and, most importantly, our opportunities for each individual to push forward our vision to inspire hope, deliver dreams, and build prosperity,” said Adam Kessler, president of Academy Mortgage.
Academy Mortgage Corporation has announced the acquisition of Republic Mortgage Home Loans, a Salt Lake City-based mortgage company founded in 1983.