SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC), the nation’s only independent mortgage cooperative, announced a new partnership with east-coast based CPA and advisory firm, ACS Accounting. The new relationship with ACS, adds another best-in-class tax and accounting firm to their preferred partner network.

The Mortgage Collaborative (TMC)
“ACS is highly regarded across mortgage industry for their depth of expertise and attention to detail for the clients they serve in our industry,” said TMC COO Rich Swerbinsky. “The combined experience and diverse backgrounds of ACS’s partners will provide well-rounded financial guidance and outstanding service and support to members of The Mortgage Collaborative.”

ACS’s mission is to stay on the cutting edge of the planning and compliance issues that directly affect the mortgage banking community. ACS’s professionals receive specialized training and deliver specialized services to your Company. With a team of consummate professionals, ACS has established a niche in this market by securing the best resources and by forging relationships with all the key organizations and members in the mortgage industry. ACS’s client base includes Independent Mortgage Bankers, Private Lenders, Securities and Real Estate Hedge Funds. The constantly changing regulatory environment has created unique challenges to mortgage bankers in their desire to remain compliant with the various organizations that govern them.

“The Mortgage Collaborative has assembled a network of lenders and strategic partner companies in a short period of time. ACS is excited to partner with The Mortgage Collaborative,” said Santo Chiarelli, partner in charge of the Mortgage Banking Group at ACS. “ACS has dedicated itself to providing independent mortgage bankers with the highest level of accounting, auditing, business management, tax and advisory services and, like TMC, with access to skilled strategic partners.”

The Mortgage Collaborative boasts a network of 115 lender members with an aggregate annual origination volume of over $190 billion and a preferred partner network of over 60 top vendors to the mortgage industry. The network caters to lenders of all sizes, with a strong mix of independent mortgage brokers and community banks and depositories. The Mortgage Collaborative has recently rolled out multiple initiatives to enhance the benefits of membership, such as “Collaboration Labs”, “TMC Benchmark” and “TMCDirect.”

About ACS:

Acquavella, Chiarelli, Shuster, LLP (ACS) is a full-service boutique accounting firm performing accounting, auditing, business management, tax and advisory services to the Mortgage Banking industry. We pride ourselves on servicing clients whether they are in a start-up mode or have an established business through years of dedication and hard work. Our commitment to our clients’ success is the key to ACS’s success. We enjoy the rewarding experience of seeing our services maximize our clients’ financial success.

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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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