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Michaela Urban Joins First Choice Loan Services Inc.

Michaela Urban | Mortgage Loan Originator | NMLS# 844605

DALLAS, TX (April 16, 2019) – New Jersey-based residential mortgage lender First Choice Loan Services Inc., a Berkshire Bank Company announces the addition of Loan Originator Michaela Urban based in Dallas, Texas.


Beginning her career in the mortgage industry in 2008, Urban has worked with several aspects of the mortgage transaction including the appraisal and loan processing. She previously held positions at Texans Credit Union, Service First Mortgage and PrimeLending.


In the search for a new professional home, Urban chose First Choice Loan Services for several reasons.


“I’m really thrilled to begin this new chapter in my career with First Choice Loan Services. It is a well-respected organization that is value-driven. This borrower-centric culture will be the perfect place for me to honorably serve the needs of borrowers as they purchase or refinance their home. I am dedicated to walking beside them during the loan process and communicating loan details clearly,” said Urban. “With the strength and support of First Choice Loan Services behind me, I look forward to serving the home buyers and home owners of Dallas, Fort Worth and the surrounding communities.”


First Choice Loan Services’ Executive Vice President of National Production James Iley anticipates great things with Urban joining the company.


“Michaela’s strong reputation proceeds her. She excels with an attention to detail that is unparalleled and maintains a keen eye on the big picture. Using her creative nature and exceptional determination, Michaela is an empathetic and compassionate problem solver,” said Iley. “We look forward to the wonderful contributions she will make not only to the life of First Choice Loan Services but also to the borrowing families in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex who she serves.”


Urban graduated summa cum laude with a finance degree from the University of Texas at Dallas. She can be reached at or by calling (214) 662-8405.





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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