EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ (March 28, 2019) – New Jersey-based residential mortgage lender First Choice Loan Services Inc. announces that Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Norman T. Koenigsberg and Executive Vice President of National Production James Iley earn places of recognition on “The 100 Most Influential Mortgage Executives in America” list by Mortgage Executive Magazine.
Each year, Mortgage Executive Magazine recognizes mortgage executives who have built their companies and support their clients and employees through service, dedication, and hard work. The full list of honorees will be shared at Mastermind 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Palms Resort on June 5-7, 2019.
“When I started First Choice Loan Services ten years ago, I didn’t predict that leading this team of people would be one of the greatest privileges of my life. Through the years, we have learned from one another, we have weathered storms and we have celebrated many successes. These people have become my family,” said Koenigsberg. “I’m honored that Mortgage Executive Magazine once again selected me to appear on the list of ‘The 100 Most Influential Mortgage Executives in America.’ I’m full of gratitude and excitement to enter the next decade with such amazingly talented professionals who are ready to continue to create the story of First Choice Loan Services.”
Iley is also happy to be recognized on this prestigious list.
“With my career in the mortgage industry going back almost 30 years, I can honestly say I’ve never worked at a company that has so much heart for both the people we serve and those who call First Choice Loan Services their professional home,” said Iley. “Every day, I’m inspired by my colleagues and strive to match their dedication and professionalism. It’s with this incredible team that I’m confident First Choice is well prepared to provide service beyond belief for our clients of the present and the future.”
Under their leadership, other accolades for First Choice Loan Services include being listed as one of the “Best Mortgage Companies to Work for” by National Mortgage News (2019), featured as a “Top Mortgage Employer” by National Mortgage Professional Magazine (2016-2018), listed on “The Top 100 Mortgage Companies in America” list by Mortgage Executive Magazine (2013-2018), recognized on “The 50 Best Mortgage Companies to Work for in America” list by Mortgage Executive Magazine (2014-2018), and ranked for “Top Overall Volume” by Scotsman Guide (2014-2018).
This is the fourth time for Koenigsberg and Iley to place on “The 100 Most Influential Mortgage Executives in America.” For more information on the Mastermind 2019 event, visit mortgageexecutivemagazine.com.
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 https://fcloans.com/ 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 www.berkshirebank.com, call 800-773-5601 or follow us on: Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
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