Mark McGinnis Appointed as Manager of Plano, Texas Branch

Cobalt Mortgage Expands Plano, Texas Operations

Jul 23, 2012, 15:17 ET from Cobalt Mortgage

PLANO, Texas, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Cobalt Mortgage, headquartered in Kirkland Washington, one of the largest privately owned mortgage-banking firms in the West, recently announced the appointment of Mark McGinnis as Branch Manager for Plano, Texas. "We are pleased to add Mark to our growing team in the area," remarked Mike Matthews, Southwest Regional Manager for Cobalt Mortgage. "He brings a level of professionalism and integrity that is synonymous with the company. "


Mark's commitment to residential mortgage lending spans nearly two decades. With significant management and executive leadership experience, he has a history of spearheading strong teams including joint venture and retail/call center operations. He has been recognized numerous times as a top producer on a regional and national level. "As I considered companies to join, it was critical to find a mortgage bank with an outstanding reputation in the real estate community. Cobalt Mortgage stands at the top of the list," stated Mark McGinnis. "They understand that the key to developing an outstanding referral-based business is through excellent customer service, always closing on time, and keeping the customer's interests and concerns as the top priority. "

"Mark's initial focus will be to recruit talented professional and to build a significant Cobalt Mortgage presence in the Plano area," stated Dave Bochsler, National Sales Executive. "We are pleased to be part of the business community and feel that with Mark's leadership our brand will be well represented. "

Originally from New Orleans, Louisiana, Mark played college football for SMU and Georgia where he studied business. He has three children, Madison, Aiden and Austin, and lives in the Dallas area with his wife Christine.

The new branch office for Cobalt Mortgage is located near Legacy Town Center, on Tennyson Parkway.

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 west; Cobalt has offices throughout the United States, including Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, and Washington. 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 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, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, West Virginia, and Wyoming. 

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