Pettola, who has 21 years of industry experience and 10 years of experience building high-performing mortgage sales teams, will focus on increasing wholesale production and hiring, as well as developing and motivating account executives throughout the country. Joining him at Total Mortgage Wholesale is a team of nine account executives from MSI. The team was responsible for over $1bn in loan production last year.
“Andy Pettola is a proven leader with core sales management skills, market vision and the ability to bring professionals together and focus on a common goal,” said John Walsh, president of Total Mortgage Services. “During his career, Andy has consistently exceeded both sales and profitability benchmarks while providing a best-in-class service experience to the mortgage broker community. We are extremely pleased to have him join our leadership team.”
Prior to joining Total Mortgage Wholesale, Pettola was a divisional vice president at MSI. While there, Pettola created and led the company’s Northeast Region sales team, which averaged $1bn of loan production per year and supported more than 400 clients. Prior to his experience at MSI, Pettola served as a regional vice president at both AmTrust and MortgageIT/Deustche Bank.
Total Mortgage Services, LLC, has announced the hiring of industry veteran Andy Pettola as its new executive vice president in charge of its wholesale division, Total Mortgage Wholesale.