NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alan Rosenbaum, CEO & Founder of GuardHill Financial Corp., New York's premier residential mortgage provider, is delighted to name renowned industry pioneer Melissa L. Cohn as President. Cohn will handle day-to-day operations, and help drive forward the strategic vision for the company.
"We are very pleased to have someone so talented serve in a prominent leadership position at the company," said Alan Rosenbaum. "GuardHill has been head-quartered in New York City for 22 years specializing in prime residential mortgages with annual originations in excess of one billion dollars. With Melissa joining the firm, we will continue to expand nationally."
Cohn brings her expertise, relationships and strong industry reputation to GuardHill. A nationally recognized expert in the mortgage industry and a respected leader in the New York and national real estate community, Cohn originated her first loan in 1985 to start the Manhattan Mortgage Company.
"GuardHill is the dominant player in the New York residential real estate mortgage market, and I look forward to broadening and expanding an already strong brand," Cohn stated.
Prior to joining GuardHill, Cohn enjoyed a storied career that has spanned the course of 30 years. She has been awarded numerous accolades including Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year (Metro NY), and has ranked as Top Originator in the nation numerous times since 1996. She has also served as Governor of REBNY (Real Estate Board of New York).
Cohn is the proud recipient of the Stevie Award in the Best Entrepreneur – Service Businesses category, hailed as "the business world's own Oscars." She also received the Women of Power Influence Award from the NYC National Organization of Women (NOW), and the Builder of the Year Award from Habitat for Humanity for being an outstanding corporate partner.
About GuardHill Financial:
Established in 1992, GuardHill Financial is a New York City-based mortgage banker and brokerage company. Over the past 22 years, GuardHill has maintained its reputation as New York's premier luxury mortgage provider. The company's platform as broker and banker enables it to arrange the broadest spectrum of loans, delivering the best rates and service on each transaction. GuardHill works diligently to earn the trust and respect of its borrowers, referral sources and peers, always striving to meet the highest standard of service.
SOURCE GuardHill Financial Corp.