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Loan Officer Vince Kingston Joins Guild Mortgage in Clackamas

Kingston Brings More Than 14 Years of Mortgage Lending Experience to Growing Team; Previously Served as a Mortgage Advisor with Eagle Home Mortgage

Clackamas, Ore. Guild Mortgage, one of the largest independent mortgage lenders in the U.S and the leading purchase lender in Oregon, has welcomed loan officer Vince Kingston (NMLS ID #291740) to its Clackamas branch (NMLS ID #1242861).

Kingston has served homebuyers in the greater Portland area for more than 14 years. He specializes in working with first-time buyers to find the right mortgage program for their needs and providing options to investors interested in building and financing multiple property portfolios. He is joining Guild after more than seven years as a mortgage advisor with Eagle Home Loans.

“Guild Mortgage is highly regarded in the industry, the top mortgage lender in the Portland market,” Kingston said. “The company’s commitment to customer service and unique mortgage product availability will allow me to do even more for my clients and referral partners in a highly competitive marketplace.”

Kingston’s team includes transaction coordinator Jennifer Paintner (NMLS ID #716779) and Michelle Paintner (NMLS ID #1718735), who leads customer relations and marketing efforts at the branch. The team has more than 30 years of combined experience in the mortgage and real estate industries.

The Clackamas branch is located at 12550 SE 93rd Ave, Suite 120, across from the Clackamas Promenade. It is led by branch manager Scott Patton (NMLS ID #45632).

“We are always looking to add talented professionals like Vince, Jennifer and Michelle to our team,” Patton said. “Vince cares deeply about the service level he provides, and his growth and success reflect that commitment. He understands the Portland market and the challenges that are currently facing potential homebuyers. We’re pleased to welcome Vince and his team to the Clackamas branch.”

Headquartered in San Diego, Guild Mortgage has more than 32 branches in Oregon and continues to expand in the state. The company recently opened new offices in McMinnville and Oregon City and expanded its team in Salem.

Guild Mortgage has more than 4,000 employees with 344 branch and satellite offices in 29 states. The company achieved records in purchase loan and servicing volumes in 2017, while reaching near-record overall loan volume of $15.94 billion for the year. Since 2010 (when loan volume was $4.08 billion), Guild has grown almost four-fold, expanding from its base in the West to the Southwest, Southeast, South and Midwest.

A top-10 national lender by purchase loan volume, Guild specializes in developing unique pilot programs and niche products to help deliver the promise of home in every neighborhood and community it serves. Its loan professionals can serve the needs of any homebuyer, from helping first-time buyers achieve homeownership, often through government loan programs, to homebuyers looking to upgrade with a jumbo loan. Guild also specializes in helping active duty and retired military personnel to secure VA loans, with 100 percent financing and flexible qualifying standards. The company is consistently recognized for its impact in the communities it serves, commitment to customer service, strength in regulatory compliance and workplace culture.

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Founded in 1960 when the modern U.S. mortgage industry was just forming, Guild Mortgage Company is a nationally recognized independent mortgage lender providing residential mortgage products and local in-house origination and servicing. Guild’s collaborative culture and commitment to diversity and inclusion enable it to deliver a personalized experience for each customer. With more than 4,000 employees and over 250 retail branches, Guild has relationships with credit unions, community banks, and other financial institutions and services loans in 49 states and the District of Columbia. Guild’s highly trained loan professionals are experienced in government-sponsored programs such as FHA, VA, USDA, down payment assistance programs and other specialized loan programs. Guild Mortgage Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Guild Holdings Company, whose shares of Class A common stock trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol GHLD.