Mortgage banker expands to the West Coast

by MPA10 Feb 2014
United Mortgage Bankers, Ltd., has announced its expansion to the West Coast.

United Northern, a mortgage banker in business for 35 years, is headquartered in the New York metro area and does much of its business in the East. A longtime member of the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association, United Northern is one of the country’s top reverse mortgage lenders. The company is now expanding to California, Washington state and many other Western states, pending licensing.

Heading up the West Coast division will be Regional Sales Leader Gregory Laks. An industry veteran, Laks has more than 16 years of experience at companies like RMS/Security 1 and MetLife Bank, and 10 years of experience specifically in the reverse mortgage space.

“Gregory Laks is the right person to represent us and lead up our West Coast Division,” said United Northern Vice President Heidi Frigano.
“Being a producing manager, I have gained a fair share of knowledge on what tools are needed to continue to be successful,” Laks said. “The market [has been until United Northern] missing a true hybrid model . . . [as] companies are either self-generated or call center [based]. I have learned that top producers that help more people usually intertwine in a leads base with their self-generated production.”