Hundreds of production jobs in real estate finance are being filled across the country. Although most of the jobs are in retail, some wholesale positions are available.
As of June 30, there were 366 mortgage loan officers employed by Citizens Financial Group Inc., according to an August filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
The SEC filing, which was made ahead of an initial public offering in September, indicated that the Providence, R.I.-based company planned to use some of the proceeds to hire more than 550 sales professionals -- including mortgage loan officers.
Once the IPO was completed, Citizens Financial Chief Executive Officer reportedly told American Banker that 350 mortgage officers would be recruited.
Wholesale field and desk representatives are being recruited by Athas Capital Group. The firm -- which calls itself the "nation's largest alternative lender" -- offers Alt-A, subprime and hard-money programs.
Athas Capital Chief Executive Officer Brian O'Shaughnessy said in a written statement to Mortgage Daily that the Calabasas Hills, Calif.-based company expects to hire between 50 and a hundred people in 2015.
Information about working at Athas Capital is online at www.athascapital.com/Opportunities.html.
Churchill Mortgage Corp. announced in September the addition of 21 new employees across six states. The Brentwood-Tenn.-based company reported in the Mortgage Daily Third Quarter 2014 Mortgage Origination Survey a national staff of 283 employees.
Details about employment opportunities at Churchill are on its website at www.churchillmortgage.com/careers/?CID=1&RLID=0&SCID=0&HLSID=.
At least 20 new employees are expected to be hired by The Federal Savings Bank during the 12 months ended September 2015. The jobs are at a new loan production office in Vienna, Va.
National headcount was around 600 as of September, according to the Chicago-based financial institution.
Prospects can find information about open positions at The Federal Savings Bank at www.fsbdover.com/about/employment.
Staffing at FBC Mortgage LLC has increased from just 208 employees as of September 2012 to more than 400 as of this past September. Florida is home to 340 of FBC's current staff. The Orlando, Fla.-based firm also operates as Sterne Agee Mortgage and Home Loans Today.
Career information about FBC is at www.fbchomeloans.com/career-inquiries.aspx.
A hundred mortgage employees are expected to be hired by Citadel Servicing Corp. between September 2014 and May 2015, according to a story by Inside Mortgage Finance. That would effectively triple its staff.
Information about job openings at the Irvine, Calif.-based company is online at www.citadelservicing.com/careers.