First Cal Wholesale Vision is Clear with New Leadership

Petaluma, CA, August 27, 2011 --( First California Mortgage Company (First Cal) is pleased to announce Michael McIlrath as National Director Wholesale Production.

“Michael McIlrath brings to First Cal the depth of Industry experience necessary to continue our vision of creating value and profitable partnerships with our broker community. Growing our Wholesale footprint in the Western states with Michael’s leadership is an exciting venture.” - Stated Christopher K. Hart, President

Previously, Michael was Executive Vice President of Wholesale Production with GreenPoint Mortgage Company. Before that he was Senior Vice President of the Western Region at Headlands Mortgage Company.

First Cal will be announcing innovative products to the wholesale division this week. This new product offering will allow First Cal’s Broker Partners to capitalize on today’s market opportunities. As First Cal adapts and responds to the marketplace these new product offerings will provide its business partners with competitive advantages and enable them to continue to prosper.

About First Cal
Throughout its 34-year history, First Cal and its affiliates have funded more than $200 billion in residential loans across the U.S. Today, First Cal is an approved FNMA/FHCM Seller/Servicer, an approved FNMA HomePath® Lender, and is licensed to lend in 10 states: including Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah and Washington.

First Cal specializes in high quality, fully documented conforming, jumbo, FHA and VA loans as well as multi family. It is a Fannie Mae direct lender, a HUD Non-Supervised Title II Full Eagle Lender and an approved national correspondent for most of the largest U.S. banks. The company maintains its headquarters in Petaluma, Calif., and is privately owned. You can find it online at

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Doug Thomas