TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- National residential mortgage lender PrimeLending, a PlainsCapital Company and subsidiary of Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTH), hosted a grand opening celebration on November 5, 2015, which included an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony attended by approximately 200 customers, neighbors, friends and local Realtors®.
Dan Yribar (NMLS: 192027), PrimeLending's Tucson Branch Manager, said, "I'm honored to be opening PrimeLending's first full service branch in Southern Arizona." Yribar, a 30-year mortgage banking veteran, opened the doors to PrimeLending's newest branch location at 3777 E. Broadway, Ste. 130, Tucson, AZ, 85716.
Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild officiated the ribbon cutting ceremony and spoke about the importance of new business growth in Tucson. Addressing the group, which included several airmen and their families, Mayor Rothschild thanked Yribar for serving as an Honorary Commander at DMAFB and for PrimeLending's "commitment to working with active duty military and Veterans to give them as good a product as possible to get them into homes."
Yribar also supported youth sports in the Tucson community by presenting a check for $2,000 to benefit the Tanque Verde Cowboys Football and Cheer organization.
PrimeLending is thrilled with the recent expansion in Arizona. "The Tucson branch is really just the start of PrimeLending's growth in Southern Arizona. We've recognized substantial production in 2015 from our branches in Northern Arizona, and we're looking to continue that growth trend throughout the state," said Dawn Robinson SVP, Southwest Regional Manager.
Dawn Robinson attended the Tucson Open House event along with Kim Harland, Area Manager, Al Velasco, EVP, Western Division Manager, and Steve Thompson, EVP, National Production Manager. "PrimeLending is committed to the long-term success of our new and existing branches across the country. We've invested significant resources this year to advance our technology, product offerings and compliance measures. We are absolutely in a prime position to capture market share and recruit the best and brightest in the industry – Dan Yribar and his team are examples of this," said Velasco.
"On top of that, our Arizona advertising campaign kicked off this month with print ads, bus ads and billboards throughout the state that highlight PrimeLending's tagline, Home Loans Made Simple," said Harland. "PrimeLending's loan product options are second to none in this market and our goal is to make sure Arizona homebuyers and homeowners are aware of their options."
PrimeLending, a PlainsCapital Company, is a residential mortgage originator with locations across the nation and the ability to originate loans in all 50 states. PrimeLending has listed in the top 10 for three consecutive years as a top mortgage lender in the nation in purchase units.1 Offering fixed, adjustable rate, FHA, VA, USDA and jumbo loans, refinancing and relocation programs, PrimeLending is licensed to originate and close loans in all 50 states. Founded in 1986, PrimeLending is a member of the PlainsCapital Corporation family of companies. PlainsCapital Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hilltop Holdings (NYSE: HTH). Find more information at PrimeLending.com.
Source: 1As Ranked by Marketrac for purchase units nationally for Jan.-Dec. 2012, 2013 and 2014.
All loans subject to credit approval. Rates and fees subject to change. Equal Housing Lender. PrimeLending, a PlainsCapital Company (NMLS: 13649) is licensed by: AZ Dept. of Financial Institutions – mortgage banker lic no. BK 0907334.
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