Cobalt Mortgage Enters Colorado Market

First Branch Office Opens in Fort Collins, Co.

10 Apr, 2012, 19:21 ET from Cobalt Mortgage

FORT COLLINS, Colo., April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Kirkland, Washington based Cobalt Mortgage, one of the largest privately owned mortgage-banking firms on the west coast, recently announced its first Colorado branch office. "Opening our first Colorado office represents the commitment we have made to the Rocky Mountain region," said Keith Tibbles, President of Cobalt Mortgage. "With the addition of Nancy Smith as Regional Manager and Eric Engel as the Branch Manager for Fort Collins, we are well positioned to gain a foothold in the market place. "


Nancy Smith brings more than 20 years of residential lending experience to the Cobalt team. She is highly recognized for building and improving productive teams. In her role as Regional Manager, she is tasked with Cobalt's growth in the Rocky Mountain region. This is a role that she has previously held with other companies in the area. "I am so pleased to join the Cobalt Mortgage team. They understand the importance of responsible lending," said Nancy Smith. "The company culture and core values will be an asset to the industry in this area. "

As the first Colorado branch manager, Eric Engel brings a wealth of experience. With over 20 years in banking and mortgage lending, he has developed and led successful teams, achieving industry recognition for both leadership and mortgage origination. "Fort Collins is my home and I am proud to introduce Cobalt Mortgage to the industry here," said Engel. "They are committed to the communities where they operate and our team of local professionals are dedicated to helping Fort Collins residents realize their homeownership goals. "

 "We are fortunate to have found strong local management for our Colorado operations," said Dave Bochsler, Cobalt Mortgage National Sales Manager. "Their vast sales and fulfillment experience, financial expertise, and commitment to the local area will help to launch the company in this regional market place. "

About the company

Cobalt Mortgage has provided financing to thousands of homebuyers. Founded in early 2002, the firm has a decade-long reputation of responsible lending. One of the largest privately held mortgage-banking firms in the Pacific Northwest; Cobalt has offices through the western United States, including Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, and California. With strong leadership provided by co-founders Keith Tibbles and Ernie Gehre, the company is dedicated to ethical lending practices, community philanthropy, and personal integrity. As corporate supporters of the Boys and Girls Club, and Dollars for Scholars (a program of Scholarship America®) the company makes a positive impact in the communities where they operate.

Cobalt Mortgage is licensed in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Oregon, Texas, Utah, and Washington.

Media Contact: Leah Schedin, Cobalt Mortgage, 425.216.8105,

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