TULSA, OK – Gateway Mortgage Group, a privately held mortgage company offering originations, servicing and correspondent lending, has entered the Louisiana market with a new retail branch located at 4404 Saint Peters Street in New Orleans.
Mortgage industry veteran Judy Pelitere brings 34 years of mortgage banking experience to her role and will manage the new branch, along with her staff, to serve the New Orleans metro and Hammond-North Bank areas. She was previously president of the mortgage division at Gulf Coast Bank. Pelitere has remained heavily involved in industry associations by acting as president of the New Orleans Mortgage Bankers Association and is a board member of the Louisiana Mortgage Bankers Association.
“By joining Gateway, we are given the support and commitment necessary to better serve homeowners and offer borrowers more options,” said Pelitere. “We are excited to spearhead the Louisiana expansion with the first retail branch in the state, and look forward to bringing the Gateway difference to our customers and referral partners.”
“Gateway continues to act on its strategic development plan and grow at an exponential rate by entering new markets,” said Jennifer Neff, regional vice president of Gateway Mortgage Group. “We have no doubt that Judy and her team will represent Gateway in the best manner possible while providing the community and borrowers with excellent service and loan solutions.”
About Gateway Mortgage Group
Founded in 2000, Tulsa, Okla.-based Gateway Mortgage Group LLC is a complete end-to-end mortgage banking firm that specializes in originations, servicing, subservicing and correspondent lending. The company services more than $5.0 billion in residential mortgages. For more information about Gateway, visit www.GatewayLoan.com.