SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Mortgage Collaborative, the nation’s only independent mortgage cooperative, today announced that they have reached another milestone, adding 20 new lender members since their August summer conference in Nashville. This brings the Collaborative’s membership total to 120 and an annual aggregate origination volume of $210 Billion.

“Our reputation for delivering a distinctive conference experience, our focus on developing innovative offerings such as the recently announced Collaboration Lab initiative and our attentiveness to our members’ needs have driven the Collaborative’s consistent growth,” said Jim Park, CEO of The Mortgage Collaborative. “As word spreads regarding the intrinsic value received by our lender members, we anticipate these increases in our membership will prove to be the sustained norm.”

Jim Park, CEO of The Mortgage Collaborative
“Our founders understood from the outset that creating a top shelf mortgage lending cooperative would mean attracting the best and brightest lenders with the unrivaled quality of our member experiences and services,” Park added.

The cooperative network recently announced the date and location for their next Lender Member Conference, to be held February 11-14, 2018 at The Grand Del Mar Resort in San Diego, Calif.

The conferences provide The Collaborative’s lender members a unique opportunity to interact with top industry leaders and to attend and participate in compelling educational and peer-to-peer networking sessions.

Details on their recent and upcoming conferences can be found at

About The Mortgage Collaborative:

Based in San Diego, Calif., The Mortgage Collaborative was founded in 2013 to empower mortgage lenders across the country with better financial execution, reduced costs, enhanced expertise and 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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News Source: The Mortgage Collaborative