RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Jamie Harrington, regional mortgage manager for North State Bank Mortgage in Hickory, North Carolina, was inducted into the prestigious "100 Heroes Served Club" through the Homes for Heroes savings program, announced Ken Sykes, president of North State Bank Mortgage. Since joining Homes for Heroes in 2011, Jamie has worked with over 143 local heroes providing cost savings and making their dreams of homeownership attainable.
"Jamie exemplifies what it means to be a member of this program," shared Ruth Johnson, CEO of Homes for Heroes. "Being a Homes for Heroes affiliate requires more than just helping people with their real estate needs; it means getting involved in the local community and helping heroes with whatever they need. We couldn't be more proud to have someone of her caliber as part of our team and representing her local community heroes."
"Since 2011, Homes for Heroes has been one of my primary focuses," commented Harrington. "Helping community heroes and their families with homeownership is the most rewarding thing I can do with my talent and knowledge. They give so much to our community on a daily basis. This is one way I can show appreciation and say 'thank you.'"
Harrington, consistently nationally ranked among the top three Homes for Heroes lenders, has saved over $108,900 for qualified heroes. "Jamie continues to astonish us with her accomplishments," commented Sykes. "Her dedication to the Homes for Heroes program is one of the many reasons we are proud to have her as a leader in our organization."
Harrington joined North State Bank Mortgage in 2012. She is an experienced real estate investor, a licensed certified public accountant (CPA) in the state of North Carolina and a licensed mortgage loan originator by the North Carolina Commissioner of Banks. She holds a degree in accounting from Lenoir-Rhyne University, graduating summa cum laude. She and her husband, Lanny, live in Taylorsville, North Carolina.
About North State Bank Mortgage:
North State Bank Mortgage, serving Apex, Chapel Hill, Fayetteville, Garner, Hickory, Kill Devil Hills, Raleigh, Wake Forest and Wilmington, is the mortgage lending division of North State Bank. If you are interested in a mortgage loan officer position, check our careers page at https://www.NorthStateBank.com/careers.htm.
About North State Bank:
Founded in 2000, North State Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of North State Bancorp ("the Company" – NSBC), is a full-service community bank serving Wake and New Hanover Counties through seven full-service offices.
About Homes for Heroes:
Homes for Heroes works with realtors, lenders and other real estate-related service providers to offer rebates and discounts to the heroes who serve our communities. Heroes include military personnel, firefighters, law enforcement officers, and others who make communities a better place to live. The program was created after the tragic events of 9/11 as a way to thank the men and women who have given so much. Heroes across the country register on the Homes for Heroes website to take advantage of savings, and are then matched with Homes for Heroes affiliates in their area. There are more than 200 lenders in the program at this time.
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SOURCE North State Bancorp