Company: Mercantile Bank Corporation
Posted on: January 24, 2023
Mercantile Bank in Midland, MI is looking to hire a full-time
Mortgage Lender. Are you ready to take your lending career to the
next level with a stable and respected bank where employees are
considered the most valuable asset? Do you want to make a
difference in your community and people's lives? If so, please read
This Mortgage Lender position offers a competitive commission-based
pay structure with tailored onboarding packages. You would also be
eligible for a full benefits package that includes medical, dental,
vision, a flexible spending account (FSA), 3-5 weeks of paid
vacation, life insurance, a 401(k) with a match at 100% up to the
first 5% of your contribution, discounted bank services, a mobile
phone reimbursement, adoption assistance, exceptional training and
development opportunities, and more! If this sounds like the right
lending opportunity for you, apply today!
MERCANTILE BANK STORY
Founded in 1997 with the firm belief that our customers, employees,
and communities are best served by financial institutions with
local ties. We are leaders in the industry when it comes to
innovative products, which includes a wide variety of mortgage
programs and portfolio lending options aimed at providing your
customers the right mortgage to fit their needs.
We hire people that are able to connect, listen, and deliver the
best solutions to our customers. Our employees are actively
involved in the communities we serve. We provide an environment
where you can thrive and reach your full potential. We get that
attractive compensation and benefit plans are important. We get
that feeling valued, accepted and respected is key. We are
committed to attracting and retaining the best talent in the
markets we serve. Come see for yourself why we have been named one
of "Top 100 Mortgage Companies in the US" and "West Michigan's 101
best and brightest companies to work for."
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A MORTGAGE LENDER
As a Mortgage Lender, you are in a revenue-generating position that
makes an immediate impact on our bank's income--all while helping
make the "American dream" of homeownership become a reality for
your customers. You represent Mercantile in the community with your
high professional standards and build relationships in order to
establish our brand (and yours) and generate consistent and stable
referral sources. You connect with customers to learn about their
goals and match products and services that meet those needs. You
are a member of a team that is focused on doing the right thing
every time and you will love "being in the know" within the
Mortgage Industry. We are committed to teach and learn from each
other so that we can all be the best at what we do.
You will lead the entire lending process to ensure that it is
seamless for the customer, you originate mortgage applications,
conduct interviews, investigate mortgage loan products, and
promptly notify customers of approvals or denials. You promptly
submit weekly and monthly pipeline reports pertaining to mortgage
loan activity and with attention to detail, you make sure that all
files are accurate and up-to-date.
As a collaborator, you partner with our Retail, Commercial, and
Treasury teams to recommend other services that add even more value
to your customer. You are excited about the awesome sale-able and
portfolio products that we have to offer and our supportive
localized management team with the authority to respond to market
trends (and you). You get a sense of accomplishment seeing your
hard work pay off in your paycheck, but most of all you love being
a part of one of the most exciting times in our customers'
QUALIFICATIONS FOR A MORTGAGE LENDER
* Bachelor's degree OR 4 years of experience in sales (preferably
in banking or lending
* 2 years of experience in the mortgage lending industry
* Mortgage sales experience with a monthly production volume of at
least 4-5 units closed totaling $750,000
* Must become registered and licensed in the Nationwide Mortgage
Licensing System and Registry (NMLS)
* Strong sales and relationship-building ability
* Knowledge of the local market.
LENDING WORK SCHEDULE
The schedule for this full-time lending position is flexible to
accommodate working where the customer is. It is a requirement of
this position to be out of the office generating your own business.
You will need to balance outbound calling with office time to
manage the customer experience.
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