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Edward Vaccaro Joins First Choice Loan Services Inc.

Edward Vaccaro | Regional VP | NMLS #: 1212213

DANVILLE, CA (July 23, 2018) – New Jersey-based residential mortgage lender First Choice Loan Services Inc., a Berkshire Bank Company announces the addition of Edward Vaccaro as regional vice president based in the Danville, California branch.


Vaccaro has been in the mortgage industry since 1991. Before joining First Choice Loan Services, Vaccaro served as senior vice president and regional manager at Bank of America Home Loans, Chase Home Finance, American Home Mortgage, Indymac Bank, Prospect Mortgage, Stearns Lending. He was most recently with Banc Home Loans were he built his region from zero to $1 billion dollars of annual production.


Vaccaro made this professional move for several reasons.


“I’m fortunate to have had a wonderful career in the mortgage industry thus far. I’ve been with some really good companies in the past, but now that I’m with First Choice Loan Services, I feel as though I’m with the best. I’m grateful that my professional journey has led me to this exceptional organization,” said Vaccaro. “First Choice Loan Services’ commitment to its clients and business partners is perfectly in line with my philosophy of doing business. The company is equally dedicated to those who call it their professional home. This explains the accolades they have received, such as 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. Joining First Choice Loan Services at this time in the life of the organization and this place in my career seems timed perfectly for extraordinary things to happen!”


First Choice Loan Services’ Executive Vice President of National Production James Iley is very excited to continue to build the presence of First Choice Loan Services team in California with the addition of Vaccaro.


“Edward brings a remarkably strong professional history with him. His background along with his deep knowledge of home lending and tremendous leadership skills is the perfect combination for First Choice Loan Services to continue to provide the home buyers and homeowners of California with exceptional mortgage experiences,” said Iley. “We are thrilled to have Edward as part of the First Choice Family and are confident that he will build and strengthen our great reputation in California. Our team looks forward to supporting his ever-growing success.”





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. Products and services not offered in state of New York.  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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