Petaluma, CA, February 01, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- First California Mortgage Company (First Cal, http://www.firstcal.net) is pleased to announce the appointment of Brandon Case, CMB, as Senior Vice President, Capital Markets. In his new role Case will oversee Capital Markets at First Cal, handling investor relationships, pricing, hedge position, execution models and will help to continue the successful history of First Cal.
Prior to joining First Cal, Case was a Hedge Manager at Compass Analytics for over 10 years. At Compass Analytics, he managed as many as ten different mortgage banking clients in the hedging of their mortgage pipelines. Throughout his 19-year mortgage banking career, Case has a proven track record of success in trading a multitude of hedging instruments, as well as managing credit and regulatory compliance.
“Case’s experience with Capital Markets strategy development and best practices, is expected to contribute greatly to First Cal’s history of profitable risk-based growth and steadily expanding market presence,” said Christopher K Hart, Vice Chairman of First Cal. “His experience and success with profit-maximization strategies will grow market share in existing markets and bring new opportunities to First Cal.”
In addition to his extensive professional career at Compass Analytics, Case has played vital roles in other organizations such as Tuttle Risk Management Services, First Collateral Services and several mortgage banks. He is a Certified Mortgage Banker and holds a Master of Science in Financial Analysis & Investment Management from St. Mary’s College and a BS from Oregon State University.
Hart continued, “The mortgage market continues to evolve and Brandon brings us a skill set for managing risk that allows us to take advantage of new market opportunities and profitably grow market share.”
About First Cal
First Cal is a privately owned mortgage bank, which specializes in high quality mortgage loans. It is both a Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Seller/Servicer and a GNMA Issuer. In addition to being a HUD Non-Supervised Title II Full Eagle Lender and an approved National Correspondent with most of the largest U.S. banks, the Company offers the full array of mortgage products for each of the markets it serves through its 32 branches.
Throughout its over 37-year history, First Cal and its affiliates have funded more than $200 billion in residential loans across the U.S. First Cal is licensed to originate and service loans in 11 Western states: including Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Texas and Washington The Company is headquartered in Petaluma, California and operates fulfillment centers in Phoenix, Arizona and Denver, Colorado. For more information, please visit us online at online at www.firstcal.net or www.facebook.com/firstcal.