SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation’s only independent mortgage cooperative, today announced it has promoted Rich Swerbinsky to the role of Chief Operating Officer. Having served as its executive vice president of national sales and strategic alliances since 2015, Rich Swerbinsky will now serve TMC as its COO. Swerbinsky will continue to oversee national sales and strategic alliances as part of his new responsibility.

The Mortgage Collaborative
“Under Rich’s leadership over the past two and a half years, TMC has experienced tremendous growth and market adoption. Working with a talented group of TMC staff, he has done an exceptional job of bringing on some of the best and brightest mortgage lenders in the country,” said Jim Park, CEO of TMC. “In his new role at TMC, I know Rich will continue to create a unique and supportive environment for our lender members and build lasting relationships with our strategic partners.”

The Mortgage Collaborative network is more than 116 lenders strong, with an aggregate annual origination volume of nearly $200 billion. The network caters to lenders of all sizes, with a strong mix of independent mortgage brokers, community banks and depositories.

About The Mortgage Collaborative:
Based in San Diego, The Mortgage Collaborative was founded in 2013 to empower mortgage lenders across the country with better financial execution, reduced costs, enhanced expertise, improved compliance, and to help its members access the dynamic and changing consumer base in America. The association is managed by its founding members: John Robbins, CMB; David Kittle, CMB; Gary Acosta, CEO of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP); and Jim Park, former chair of the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA). Robbins and Kittle are former chairmen of the Mortgage Bankers Association of America (MBA).

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