RIMBA Helping Rhode Islanders Get Back to Work with CCRI Partnership

The Rhode Island Mortgage Bankers Association is helping Rhode Islanders get back to work through a new partnership with CCRI and the Rhode Island Department of Labor & Training. Last fall, after Rhode Island’s economy had shed thousands of jobs, we launched a mortgage processing course to give students a foundational understanding of loan production, underwriting, secondary marketing, warehousing, and servicing functions in the mortgage industry. The course is training the next … [Read more...]

Province Mortgage 9.28.20

Province Mortgage Associates is Growing with the Hiring of New Processing Manager, Dawn Vacca! Province Mortgage Associates is excited and proud to announce the hiring of Dawn Vacca as their new Processing Manager! With 2020 shaping up to be a record-setting year with company loan closings as of September already exceeding last year’s totals, the timing could not be better for a professional with her level of expertise to join the growing Province Team. Over her 20+ year career, Dawn has … [Read more...]

RIMBA Announces Consumer Ad Campaign

Warwick, R.I. (May 11, 2020) – The Rhode Island Mortgage Bankers Association is pleased to announce that a new national consumer ad campaign has been launched to help consumers facing financial hardships as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The ads also explain how the mortgage industry is working to assist consumers amid these economic difficulties. The ads are running in Politico, USA Today, and the Washington Post. Information for consumers can also be viewed on … [Read more...]

First Home Mortgage 3.2.20

First Home Mortgage Corporation is a licensed, full service, residential lender. For over 30 years, we’ve provided home financing solutions to home buyers; taking the time to understand the needs of our clients in order to accomplish their goal of homeownership. Our History Beginning with two offices and a handful of employees, First Home was dedicated to staying local and remaining independent. At present, we’ve grown into a financial institution of over 400 employees, licensed in 21 … [Read more...]

Sierra Pacific Mortgage 12.9.19

Sierra Pacific Mortgage, with headquarters in Folsom, California, provides quality mortgage lending services throughout the United States. Jim Coffrini is our company's President and has steered the company's vision and success since its inception. Very simply put: Promises Made, Promises Kept. Incorporated in 1986, we are a privately held company and have originated and purchased billions of dollars in residential loans. Licensed in 49 states, our high company production levels and access to … [Read more...]

Mortgage Professionals Join Forces for Annual Toys for Tots Breakfast

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Dec. 3, 2019) — Professionals working in the mortgage industry plowed through snow to participate in the Annual Toys for Tots Breakfast at the Metacomet Golf Club. Dozens of unwrapped gifts quickly piled up, marking another successful event for Rhode Island Mortgage Bankers Association (RIMBA). “It will take a little more than snow to stop our members from attending,” said Patrick Deady, President of RIMBA and Senior Vice President and Director of Residential and … [Read more...]

RIMBA Holds 2019 Annual Dinner

RI Mortgage Association Installs Officers, Names State’s First Certified Mortgage Professional at 2019 Annual Dinner Written by guest writer Jose Garcia Jr. PROVIDENCE, R.I. (November 25, 2019) — Mortgage professionals from across New England gave a standing ovation to Kathleen Caswell, one of several attendees who were honored during the Rhode Island Mortgage Bankers Association’s 2019 Annual Dinner. “In appreciation to your role as a founder, builder, and advocate for the Rhode … [Read more...]

Rhode Island Mortgage Bankers Association Raises More Than $10,000 in Support of Homes For Our Troops

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (September 19, 2019) — Over the course of the three-day New England Mortgage Bankers Conference (NEMBC) in Newport, Rhode Island Mortgage Bankers Association (RIMBA) helped raise nearly $10,000 to support Homes For Our Troops as part of the NEMBC Gives Back campaign. With a matching donation from Birchwood Credit Services Inc., the non-profit organization is set to receive more than $19,000 in donations from mortgage professionals across New England. “Professionals working in … [Read more...]

Regional Conference Highlighting Mortgage Trends and Industry Concerns Comes to Rhode Island

NEWPORT, R.I. (September 5, 2019) — One of the most influential mortgage conferences in the United States is coming to Rhode Island. Rhode Island Mortgage Bankers Association is one of five mortgage associations hosting this year’s New England Mortgage Bankers Conference (NEMBC). This three-day conference taking place Sept. 11-13 at Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina will bring together industry leaders to discuss timely topics about the mortgage industry and strategies to protect consumers … [Read more...]