Cobalt Mortgage Opens New Silverdale Branch Office

Aug 20, 2013, 14:11 ET from Cobalt Mortgage

SILVERDALE, Wash., Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cobalt Mortgage, one of the largest privately-owned residential mortgage lenders in the country, is pleased to announce the opening of its new Silverdale branch at 1480 Sid Uhinck Road, just off Highway 3.

With more than 25 years of mortgage industry experience, Silverdale Branch Manager Walt Hannawacker has extensive local ties in the community and is building a cohesive team of highly-qualified loan officers to serve customers at the new office. "I'm excited about bringing Cobalt Mortgage's broad selection of loan offerings to Silverdale homeowners," said Hannawacker. "Combined with our in-house processing and experienced, local loan officers, we're ideally positioned to help local buyers realize their homeownership dreams."

Ann Liberato, area manager for Cobalt Mortgage's South Sound region, said, "As a longtime Kitsap county resident, Walt is uniquely qualified to lead our Silverdale staff. I'm excited about his passion for establishing relationships with homebuyers and understanding that each borrower has unique lending needs."

"We're strengthening our presence in the Kitsap County area to better serve Kitsap County residents," said Cobalt Mortgage National Sales Executive, Dave Bochsler. "Thanks to Silverdale's solid foundation of military, health services and retail employees, we believe the local economy is poised for greater economic opportunities. We're proud to contribute to that job growth."

The Silverdale facility is Cobalt Mortgage's 19th office in Washington State, and demonstrates the company's well-established reputation as a leading lender in the Northwest. The firm plans to continue its expansion eastward during the next several years to make its loan products broadly available throughout the entire U.S.

About Cobalt Mortgage:
Cobalt Mortgage has provided financing to thousands of homebuyers. Founded in 2001, the firm has a decade-long reputation of responsible lending. One of the largest privately held mortgage-banking firms in the US, Cobalt has offices through the United States, including Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Louisiana, Minnesota, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, and Washington and is licensed in 18 states. With strong leadership provided by co-founders Keith Tibbles and Ernie Gehre, the company is dedicated to responsible lending practices, community involvement, and education. As corporate supporters of the Boys and Girls Club, and Cobalt Scholars, a program dedicated to empowering youth by supporting their secondary education goals, the company makes a positive impact in the communities where it operates.

Cobalt Mortgage is licensed in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

Cobalt Mortgage, Inc., NMLS Unique Identifier: 35653.
Leah Schedin, Marketing Director
11241 Slater Ave. NE, Suite 110
Kirkland, WA 98033
(425) 216-8105

Media Contact: Leah Schedin, Cobalt Mortgage, 425.216.8105,

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