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Schuyler Lehman Named as Best Mortgage Professional by D Magazine

Best Mortgage Professionals, D Magazine, July 2018

DALLAS, TX (June 27, 2018) – New Jersey-based residential mortgage lender First Choice Loan Services Inc., a Berkshire Bank Company today announced that Loan Originator Schuyler Lehman has been named as a Best Mortgage Professional in the July 2018 issue of D Magazine.

Best Mortgage Professionals is an esteemed list published annually in the July issue of D Magazine. It reveals the best mortgage professionals, voted by their peers, recent homebuyers, and subscribers in print and on D Magazine reached out to recent Dallas area homebuyers, subscribers, real estate agents, insurance agents, and mortgage and title companies. They screened for valid licenses and disciplinary statuses through the Texas Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending database.

This is the first year for Lehman to make this distinguished list. He is based in Dallas, Texas.

“I’m honored to be named as one of the Best Mortgage Professionals in D Magazine. It’s a new milestone in my career and confirms that my professional focus is exactly where it should be which is ensuring that my home buyers, homeowners and business partners have a seamless home loan experience when they work with me,” said Lehman. “With their continued trust and referrals, I look forward to making this recognition an annual event to celebrate.”

Executive Vice President of National Production James Iley is proud to have Lehman make this list for the first time.

“Schuyler brings a new perspective to mortgage process, and we’re thrilled that he brings that to our loan origination team in Dallas. With this fresh energy he has, we expect this honor to be the first of many that he receives in the mortgage industry,” said Iley. “Schuyler’s remarkable work ethic and enthusiasm help his clients and business partners know they are in good hands. We’re very glad to have Schuyler as part of our team and look forward to supporting his continued success.”

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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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