DENVER, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- W.J. Bradley Mortgage Capital, LLC (W.J. Bradley), a privately held mortgage banking firm, today announced a strategic partnership between its Newport Beach, Calif.-based Emery team and HOM/Sotheby's International Realty (HOM/Sotheby's). Under the relationship agreement, the two companies will combine services to create a superior home buying experience for its clients.
"We were pleased to be selected as a trusted partner by HOM/Sotheby's – a known leader in luxury real estate here in the Southern California market," said Ty Kern, Chief Operating Officer of W.J. Bradley's Emery team. "The integration of our firms' strengths means we attract like customers and those customers demand the highest quality of service. I'm confident that the synergy between our two cultures will serve to meet this expectation and emphasize our commitment to furthering the value of homeownership in our community."
"The pace of growth, sales and value of Newport Beach real estate has accelerated exponentially in the past year, and this relationship creates more opportunities through partnering to secure the right type of home financing quickly and efficiently, which is expected in the home purchase process," said Mike Shapiro, Chairman of HOM/Sotheby's. "Working with the Emery team, as a lending player that dominates in this market, offers a distinct advantage for both our clients and our agents."
Founded in 1993 as Emery Financial, the team joined W.J. Bradley in 2012. Based in Newport Beach, with a second location in San Ramon, W.J. Bradley's Emery team has originated more than 58,000 home loans since its inception, totaling in excess of $21 billion in historic production volume. The Emery team will have up to 10 loan officers dedicated to its partnership with HOM/Sotheby's.
About HOM/Sotheby's International Real Estate
HOM/Sotheby's International Realty is the selected representative of Sotheby's International Realty on the Southern California coast. Sotheby's International Realty is one of the most important and successful luxury brokerages today, with a network of 150 independent brokerages that manage $100 billion (USD) in annual real estate sales. HOM/Sotheby's manages offices in a number of California locations, including Los Angeles, Manhattan Beach, Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, Montage, Balboa Island, Corona del Mar, Huntington Beach, Palm Springs, La Quinta, Rancho Mirage and Desert Falls.
About W.J. Bradley Mortgage Capital, LLC
W.J. Bradley Mortgage Capital, LLC, headquartered in Centennial, Colo., is a leading residential mortgage banking firm with nearly 100 branch locations and more than 1,200 employees throughout the United States. In 2013, the Company originated $5.299 billion in residential home loans. Founded in 2002, the Company is licensed in 38 states. According to Inc. Magazine. W.J. Bradley was the fastest-growing mortgage lending firm and third fastest-growing financial services firm in the country with revenues in excess of $200 million, based on revenue growth between the years 2009 and 2012. For more information, please visit www.wjbradley.com.
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