First Choice Loan Services Inc. Donates to T.E.A.M. 96

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Mortgage Company Gives to Muhammad Wilkerson’s Charity

My hard work on the field was able to benefit their hard work off the field.

New Jersey-based residential mortgage lender First Choice Loan Services Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of First Choice Bank, will proudly present a donation on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 to T.E.A.M. 96. a nonprofit 501 (c) (3) organization founded by professional Defensive Lineman Muhammad Wilkerson.

Started in 2012, T.E.A.M. 96 is dedicated to providing a wide range of assistance and encouragement to high school student athletes with the vision of creating well rounded, higher education seeking, motivated, law abiding citizens willing to give back to their prospective communities.

“I am always grateful to be able to give back to my community,” said Wilkerson. “Partnering with First Choice Loans Services provided my foundation a great opportunity to assist college-bound students in Union County. My hard work on the field was able to benefit their hard work off the field.”

With a strong belief in the purpose driving T.E.A.M. 96, First Choice wanted to support its efforts to enable and empower students towards the highest potential academically and citizenship. For that reason, for ever tackle made by Wilkerson during this most recent season of professional play, First Choice pledged to donate $500 to T.E.A.M. 96. With 31 tackles, the total reached $15,500.

First Choice President and CEO Norman T. Koenigsberg is excited to have his company contribute towards such a worthy cause.

“Muhammad has done amazing work on and off of the football field. Through T.E.A.M. 96, he is providing another source of inspiration to students who greatly need it,” said Koenigsberg. “We admire all that he has accomplished through this charity, and we are honored to support T.E.A.M. 96 as it helps to provide hope and vision for students to make a substantial impact through continuing to pursue education and eventual serve in leadership roles within their communities.”

Wilkerson will accept the donation from Koenigsberg at a presentation at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, January 13, 2015, at the First Choice Corporate office located at One Tower Center, Floor 18, East Brunswick, NJ 08816.

About TEAM 96
T.E.A.M. 96 Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c) (3) founded in the summer of 2012 by Muhammad Wilkerson of the New York Jets. The Union County (NJ) native has a clear vision that success needs to be contagious and shared with others. The foundation is dedicated to providing a wide range of assistance and encouragement to high school student athletes, including scholarships to college-bound seniors from Elizabeth, Linden, Rahway and Roselle. T.E.A.M. 96 is striving to create well rounded, higher education seeking, motivated, law abiding citizens willing to give back to their communities. For more information, please visit http://www.mwteam96.com/

About First Choice Loan Services Inc.
Headquartered in East Brunswick, 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 500 employees, First Choice offers FHA and VA programs, Jumbo loans, fixed and adjustable rate loans, renovation loans and refinancing programs. First Choice Loan Services Inc. is an Equal Housing Lender, NMLS #210764. To learn more about First Choice Loan Services Inc., visit http://fcbhomeloans.com/.

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