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AVP, Mortgage Loan Originator

Location: El Monte - Flair Dr.
Region: Southern California
Position Title: AVP, Mortgage Loan Originator

Job Duties:

  • Attracts new mortgage loan applications by developing relationships within the community, specifically with the real estate community and other sources in order to proactively solicit new business. This includes making sales calls to prospective customers.
  • Conduct sales-related activities that enhance the Bank's image in the local community and raise the public’s awareness of the bank’s mortgage and banking products and services.
  • Works with applicants to complete application packages and submit files for underwriting and processing in a timely manner.
  • Maintains front line contact with customers and realtors to ensure that documents required for underwriting, processing and closing are obtained and submitted in a timely manner.
  • Interview applicants to develop a clear understanding regarding their product needs and determine the appropriate product, terms and pricing that best suit their needs.
  • Answer all product and pricing related inquiries from potential applicants, branch/lending personnel and outside sales contacts.
  • Manages their loan pipeline so as to meet specific loan volume origination goals as established by management.
  • Updates their personal job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks and participating in professional organizations.
  • Keeps abreast of all state and federal regulatory changes as they apply specifically to residential lending loan origination.

Basic Requirements:

  • Associates Degree.
  • 5-7 years previous experience in a bank residential lending sales environment.
  • Must possess an active registration or be eligible for registration under the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System & Registry (NMLS) within 90 days of hire.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to adapt well to a fast-paced and constantly changing business environment.
  • PC proficient at the intermediate level.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team-oriented environment; demonstrated ability to provide good customer service.
  • Bilingual is a plus.
Please send resume and salary expectation to
Human Resources, Cathay Bank
9650 Flair Drive
El Monte, CA 91731
or fax resume to 626-454-1261


Cathay Bank is an equal opportunity and M/F/D/V (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran) employer.


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