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David Brasher Joins First Choice Loan Services Inc.

David Brasher | Mortgage Loan Originator | NMLS# 865242

HENDERSONVILLE, TN (June 20, 2019) – New Jersey-based residential mortgage lender First Choice Loan Services Inc., a Berkshire Bank Company announces the addition of David Brasher as a senior loan originator based in Hendersonville, Tennessee.

Before joining First Choice Loan Services, Brasher served positions with Advantage Funding/Global Mortgage Inc., American Income Life, M. Lee Smith Publishers and Reliance First Capital.

Brasher discovered several reasons to move to First Choice Loan Services.

“I’m very excited to become a part of this amazing organization. As I sought out a new professional home, I wanted a company that was client-centric and highly valued providing my home buyers and homeowners with a seamless mortgage process. That is exactly what I found at First Choice Loan Services,” said Brasher.

“I’m confident with the outstanding processing, underwriting and other support teams at First Choice Loan Services that I will be able to enhance the remarkable mortgage experiences I already provide my clients and business partners. They’ll have a home loan journey better than ever before.”

Executive Vice President of National Production James Iley is very glad to welcome Brasher to First Choice Loan Services.

“We’re incredibly happy to add David to our mortgage origination team in Hendersonville. He brings a solid background that enriches who we are as an organization and will strengthen our ability to provide boutique-style service,” said Iley. “David comes to us at a great time in the life of our organization. We recently earned the Freddie Mac Home Possible RISE Award SM in Education, a listing listed as a ‘Top Mortgage Employer’ by National Mortgage Professional Magazine, and a ranking among the ‘Top 100 Mortgage Companies in America’ by Mortgage Executive Magazine.  With these and other accolades, First Choice Loan Services has tremendous momentum that we are confident David will build upon.”

Brasher earned a degree in Finance from Belmont University. He is a committed supporter of Graceworks Ministries and enjoys participating in the BC Golf Club. Brasher can be reached at or by calling (615) 415-3025.




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 34 locations across 12 states and close to 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. Products and services not offered in state of New York. To learn more about First Choice, visit or follow us on: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.


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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