EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ (PRWEB) June 27, 2014
New Jersey-based residential mortgage lender First Choice Loan Services Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of First Choice Bank, today announced the addition of Peter A. Johnson as senior vice president of operations and risk management.
Johnson’s 30 years of extensive leadership experience includes working directly with mortgage origination operations, enterprise risk management and loan servicing. Pete joins First Choice from having most recently served as the vice president of credit and operational risk at PHH Mortgage Corporation. Previously, he also held senior management positions with Corestate Bank, ContiMortgage Financial, Radian Guaranty, and The Winter Group, as a consultant to Merrill Lynch and Two River Community Bank.
Johnson discovered many compelling reasons to become a part of the First Choice family.
“Although a big decision, choosing to join First Choice was truly one of the easiest ones I’ve had to make in my professional career. The organization has developed a strong and respected reputation throughout the mortgage industry today and is poised for continued success in the coming years,” Johnson said. “The company was recently featured as a Top Mortgage Lender by the Scotsman Guide and one of the Best Mortgage Companies to Work For by Mortgage Executive Magazine. Amazing things are being accomplished here, and I am very glad to now be a part of it all.”
President and CEO Norman T. Koenigsberg is proud to add Johnson to the First Choice team.
“Pete’s tremendous knowledge and commitment to operational excellence in home financing is well known industry-wide. With a leadership style that focuses on building a strong team and producing great results, he aligns well with our core values and vision of the future,” said Koenigsberg. “Having him join our senior leadership team provides us a wonderful asset in the areas of operations and risk management, and I look forward to seeing how Pete’s expertise will continue to add worth and make First Choice shine even brighter.”
Johnson attended Temple University and majored in Education. He will be based in the First Choice Corporate office in East Brunswick, New Jersey.
About First Choice Loan Services Inc.
Headquartered in Morganville, New Jersey, First Choice Loan Services Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of First Choice Bank. Founded in 2009, the company is licensed to originate and close residential mortgage loans nationwide, excluding New Hampshire. With 14 locations across 8 states and close to 600 employees, First Choice Loan Services Inc. offers FHA and VA programs, Jumbo loans, fixed and adjustable rate loans, and refinancing programs. First Choice Loan Services Inc. is an Equal Housing Lender, NMLS #210764. To learn more about First Choice, visit http://fcbhomeloans.com/.
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