As the housing market continues its rebound, Waterstone Mortgage
Corp. continues to add to its workforce.
The Pewaukee-based mortgage company added 31 new employees in
September. The addition of employees will help the company
provide quick turnaround times for new and existing mortgages,
according to a company statement.
The new hires in the Pewaukee office include Jacob Burns,
training specialist, and Maria Gladney, quality control
Burns is new to the mortgage industry, and was previously
employed with JP Morgan Chase.
Gladney also previously worked at JP Morgan Chase and has been
in the banking industry for six years.
“Waterstone Mortgage is able to continue hiring despite market
uncertainty because our company is focused on the purchase
business. This allows us to focus on long-term, responsible
growth,” said Liz Pond, communications manager for Waterstone.
“The addition of these new employees provides us with the
resources we need to support our company’s plans for growth
while continuing to deliver an exceptional mortgage lending
experience to the customers we serve.”
Other hires in September include: Jaime Yepes, senior mortgage
loan officer, in the Tampa, Fla., office; Janet Fennell, inside
sales loan originator, in the Wilmington, N.C. office; Joel
Casillas, senior mortgage consultant, in the Raleigh, N.C.,
office; Marena Leis, loan officer, in the Indianapolis, Ind.,
office; and Steve Jeppesen, senior mortgage advisor, in the
Ocala, Fla., office.
Waterstone began business in 2000 and has grown to almost 700
employees in 15 states. The company has assets of more than $1.6