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Brian Paris Joins First Choice Loan Services Inc.

Brian Paris | Producing Branch Manager | NMLS#863054

WALNUT CREEK, CA (August 30, 2018) – New Jersey-based residential mortgage lender First Choice Loan Services Inc., a Berkshire Bank Company announces the addition of Brian Paris as branch manager based in Walnut Creek, California.


Paris brings over 20 years of professional experience in the banking and mortgage industries. Before joining First Choice Loan Services, he worked at Banc Home Loans and Capital Pacific Home Loans, a division of Goldwater Bank. While with Banc Home Loans, Paris was a top producer, earning the recognition of presidents club.


Paris made this professional move for several reasons.


“Having been in the mortgage industry as long as I have, I’ve developed a strong philosophy of business with my utmost priority being to provide my clients and business partners with world-class customer service. When looking for a new professional home, it was vital that I found a company that has this same value. I was excited to find that in First Choice Loan Services,” said Paris. “This client-centric focus caught my attention along with their recent accolades including being named Top Mortgage Employer by National Mortgage Professional Magazine, ranked as one of the Fifty Best Mortgage Companies to Work For by Mortgage Executive Magazine and ranked for Top Overall Volume by the Scotsman Guide. With the company’s vision and excellent reputation, I was certain this was the right move for me to make. I have no doubt with the operational support from First Choice Loan Services, I’ll be able to continue to smooth and hassle-free mortgage experiences for all my home buyers, homeowners, and business partners.”


First Choice Loan Services’ Senior Vice President of National Production James Iley is very excited about the addition of Paris.


“Brian brings a great strength and knowledge about the mortgage process, specifically in Walnut Creek and the surrounding communities. As we look to continue to introduce and expand the name of First Choice Loan Services in the northern California area, we’re confident that Brian will be an exceptional representation of who we are,” said Iley. “Throughout his career, Brian has demonstrated remarkable excellence, and we are ready and thrilled to support him in continuing and growing this success. With his deep dedication to creating a seamless home loan process, we look forward to an amazing future with Brian.”


He can be reached at or by calling 925.698.1114.




About First Choice Loan Services Inc.

First Choice Loan Services Inc., a Berkshire Bank Company is headquartered in East Brunswick, New Jersey. Founded in 2009, the company is licensed to originate and close residential mortgage loans nationwide, excluding Arkansas and New York. With 33 locations across 12 states and over 500 employees, First Choice Loan Services Inc. offers FHA and VA programs, Jumbo loans, fixed and adjustable rate loans, and refinancing and renovation programs. First Choice Loan Services Inc. is an Equal Housing Lender, NMLS #210764. Licensed by the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance. AZ BK# 0918586. Licensed by the Department of Business Oversight under the California Residential Mortgage Lending Act. Mortgage loans not offered in NY.  To learn more about First Choice, visit


About Berkshire Bank

Berkshire Hills Bancorp (NYSE: BHLB) is the parent of Berkshire Bank, America’s Most Exciting Bank®. The Company, recognized for its entrepreneurial approach and distinctive culture, has $11.6 billion in assets and 113 full service branch offices in Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut, Vermont, New Jersey and Pennsylvania providing personal and business banking, insurance, and wealth management services.  Berkshire Bank was named one of Massachusetts Most Charitable Companies in 2017 by the Boston Business Journal.   To learn more, visit, call 800-773-5601 or follow us on: Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.


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