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DENVER, COLO. April 27, 2015—W.J. Bradley Mortgage Capital, LLC, a privately-held mortgage banking firm, today announced that Robin Wagstaff has been hired as Retail Sales Area Manager to direct retail activity for its first branch location in Hawaii and to support its retail expansion in the market.
With nearly ten years in the lending industry, Wagstaff carries a strong background in private mortgage banking. Most recently, he served as a vice president lending officer with Bank of America. Wagstaff is currently the leading lender for the 700-unit Honua Kai Resort & Spa in Ka‘anapali and the preferred lender for the exclusive Wailea Beach Villas and Ho‘olei Townhomes in Wailea Resort, for which his work has been nationally recognized. Most recently, Wagstaff became the leading lender for the Ritz Carlton Residences in Kapalua and one of the preferred lenders for Kukui‘ula on Kaua‘i.
“With Hawaii’s continuing growth and increasing home values, we’ve had our eye on this market for awhile now,” said Howard Michalski, Executive Managing Director for W.J. Bradley. “Consumers in the area demand a broad selection of home financing options, and offering a competitive price is critical to meeting the needs of the area. Having such an extensive lending background and being native to the area, we are confident that with Robin in this seat, borrowers in Hawaii will be well served and W.J. Bradley will be strongly represented in the market.”
“Being intimately experienced in what our community requires, I’m excited about this transition and the opportunity to extend an expanded level of lending service to my clients and partners,” said Wagstaff. “They can expect not only a larger selection of home loan options, but also, quicker response rates and an expedited closing process.”
As a Maui-grown businessman, the Seabury Hall alumnus graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business and Applied Human Science. He has been regionally and nationally recognized as one of the nation’s top-producing bankers. Wagstaff has also been recognized by Pacific Business News in its “People Who Make Hawaii Work” and “Top Forty Under 40” lists.
About W.J. Bradley Mortgage Capital, LLC
W.J. Bradley Mortgage Capital, LLC, a residential mortgage banking firm founded in 2002, is headquartered in Centennial, Colorado. With nearly 100 branch locations throughout the United States, the Company is licensed in 47 states and currently operates with more than 1,200 employees. The Company has allocated significant capital to growth through acquisition in 2015 and is regularly seeking quality origination outfits in exchange for premium valuation opportunity. In 2014, the Company originated $3.306 billion in residential home loans. The Company is the fastest-growing retail mortgage lending firm and third fastest-growing financial services firm in the country among the top fastest-growing financial services firms in the country among those with revenues in excess of $200 million, as ranked by Inc. Magazine and based on percentage of growth in revenue between the years 2010 and 2013. For more information, please visit www.wjbradley.com.