MSA Mortgage

Office address: 354 Main Street, Winthrop, MA 02152
Year established: 2001
Company type: financial services
Employees: 40+
Expertise: home purchase loans, refinance loans, mortgage resources, loan application process, investment properties, debt consolidation, first-time homebuyer programs, government loan programs
Parent company: N/A
CEO and key people: Bob Deeb (founding principal), Laura Stoupakis (COO), Suzanne Lasofsky (controller), Rob Deeb (executive VP), Mary Spinale (marketing director), Joel Kornbliet (executive regional VP of sales)
Financing status: N/A

MSA Mortgage is a mortgage lending solutions company that is based in Winthrop, MA. The company has a staff of 24 people and is licensed to operate in five states. The lending firm has been serving more than 50,000 clients with a variety of loan programs and services for over 20 years. 

History of MSA Mortgage 

MSA Mortgage was founded in 2001 with only two members. The company has gained a strong presence in the New England mortgage market, becoming a trusted provider of residential and commercial mortgage services. In 2018, it added new products, rehired key leaders, and launched its motto, "Lending at the Speed of Life." 

Products and Services of MSA Mortgage  

MSA Mortgage has many key offerings tailored to fulfill its customers' diverse needs. These include: 

  • home purchase loans: tailored to help buyers secure financing for new homes 
  • refinancing options: designed to adjust clients' mortgage rates and terms 
  • residential and commercial mortgages: services both individual homebuyers and commercial entities 
  • government-backed loans: including FHA and VA loans, offering low down payments and favorable terms for qualifying individuals 

Culture at MSA Mortgage 

MSA Mortgage promotes a casual work environment designed to improve productivity and employee wellness. The staff enjoys multiple benefits that the company provides to ensure a healthy professional experience. Key benefits include: 

  • competitive salary package 
  • medical (65% coverage) and dental (100% coverage) plans 
  • 401(k) retirement savings 
  • comprehensive insurance (life, disability, cancer, accident) 
  • career training and advancement opportunities 
  • generous time off and 10 paid holidays 
  • discretionary bonuses 

MSA Mortgage demonstrates its commitment to community welfare through various charitable contributions and support for local initiatives. Their efforts significantly enhance the quality of life and opportunities within their local areas. Such initiatives include: 

  • donated backpacks to the Gorman Fort Banks School 
  • contributed trees to the Belle Isle bridge area 
  • supported Mi-Amore in feeding needy families during Christmas 
  • donated $5,000 to each Winthrop park 
  • supported local youth sports organizations 

About MSA Mortgage Founding Principal Bob Deeb and Key People 

Bob Deeb has been serving as the founding principal of MSA Mortgage since 2001. Deeb has an extensive set of skills in the mortgage industry, such as underwriting, real estate development, lending, and more. He has also served on the Viking Pride Foundation as a board member since 2004. 

Supporting Deeb in leading and operating the company is a team of seasoned professionals, including: 

  • Laura Stoupakis, COO for MSA Mortgage, ensures operational excellence across all company departments 
  • Suzanne Lasofsky, controller, manages the company's financial reporting and regulatory compliance 
  • Rob Deeb, as executive VP, drives strategic initiatives and business development 
  • Mary Spinale, as marketing director, is responsible for leading branding and customer engagement strategies 
  • Joel Kornbliet, executive regional VP of sales, spearheads sales strategies and client acquisition efforts 

The Future at MSA Mortgage 

MSA Mortgage has been actively enhancing its client relationships and internal processes, highlighting its commitment to responsive customer service. The company believes in regularly doing civic engagements to thank the community for their support of the business. This proactive approach to sustaining and developing customer satisfaction and community support will help the company’s growth in the coming years. 

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