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New Hires

Welcome Emily McVay

Sep 19
9:32
AM
Category | New Hires

Homestead Funding would like to welcome Emily McVay to our Lockport, NY sales team. Emily has been in the banking industry for over five years.

Over the course of her career, Emily has learned that people communicate in various ways whether by text, phone, email or in person.  She prides herself on doing business the way her client feels the most comfortable.  She treats every client as if they were her own family and walks them through every step of the transaction from application to closing.

Emily is very passionate about helping people not just in her profession but volunteering as well.  She founded and runs an organization called “Begin Again”; an organization that creates kitchen kits for women and children in Cattaraugus and Chautauqua County escaping domestic violence.  Emily is also a member of the American Association of University Women, raising thousands of dollars in scholarships for local young women looking to pursue higher education through our annual What’s New Fair. 

Emily also enjoys hiking with her husband and two beagles and assisting her family on a local farm raising water buffalo, golden pheasants, angus and chickens.

Emily says she is happy to be a part of the Homestead team because of the wide variety of mortgage products they offer that allow her to meet her client’s needs.

Contact Emily with any mortgage questions. She can’t wait to meet you and share the joy of home ownership.

To Learn more about Emily visit her webpage.

Welcome, Emily!

 


New Hires

Welcome Tony Baker

Sep 19
9:25
AM
Category | New Hires

Homestead Funding would like to welcome Anthony (Tony) Baker to our Sarasota, FL sales team. Tony has been in the sales industry for over ten years.

Tony understand that his clients are real people who have given him the privilege of helping them buy what will probably be the largest purchase decision they will ever make.  He prides himself on never ending a conversation without his client knowing what is happening, when it will happen and what will be coming next.  When you work with Tony, he will take an overall look at your financial situation and listen to your goals to determine the most beneficial loan program for your needs. 

Tony says working with managers and the sales and support staff at Homestead Funding fits right in with his philosophy.  “We have a family atmosphere that is always ready to serve in the best interest for our clients from your application right through to the closing process.”

Tony has been in the Sarasota region since 2003 and therefore knows the area well to help serve your needs.

To Learn more about Tony visit his webpage.

Welcome, Tony!

 

 


New Hires

Welcome Melissa Cappelli

Mar 30
11:31
AM
Category | New Hires

Homestead Funding would like to welcome Melissa Cappelli to our Albany, NY sales team. Melissa joined the processing /underwriting department at Homestead Funding in 2015.  She learned various aspects of the residential mortgage industry while working closely with top producers, who emphasized the importance of customer service, managing client expectations and effective communication. Melissa says, “being able to work on a large quantity of files helped me to think outside the box and come up with creative strategies to make the mortgage process as simple, well communicated and stress free as possible for my clients.” Melissa is excited about this new journey in her Homestead career as it allows her to work with creative, fun, and a dedicated group of professionals who promote a positive and caring atmosphere.

Melissa’s a Syracuse native who grew up playing sports and watching Syracuse University. Melissa graduated from SUNY Oswego with a BA in Psychology. She moved to the Albany area in 2008 and purchased her first home in Schenectady in 2012.

Melissa recently became a member of the American Diabetes Association Tour de Cure Planning Committee and at Christmas time she sponsors a child with the Chamber Angels of Southern Saratoga County.  Melissa enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, volunteering and cheering on SU…GO ORANGE!

To Learn more about Melissa visit her webpage.

Good luck in your new position, Melissa!


New Hires

Welcome Courtney Delaney

Mar 27
11:42
AM
Category | New Hires

Homestead Funding would like to welcome Courtney Delaney to our Clifton Park, NY sales team. Courtney has been in the mortgage business for over nine years. She was raised and attended school in Saratoga Springs and continues to live in the area.

Courtney brings with her the knowledge she obtained as a processor; pay attention to detail and set proper expectations for her clients.  She always goes above and beyond for her borrowers as she understands this is probably the largest purchase and biggest decision they will make.  There is no question Courtney won’t answer and she does her best to insure a clean, smooth and quick mortgage process from application to closing.

Courtney spends her personal time with her amazing family and volunteers with Junior Achievement at local elementary schools.  Junior Achievement fosters work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills. She also loves camping, outdoor activities and of course her four rescue animals.  

Courtney says she is so happy to be a part of the Homestead Funding family -- a powerhouse in the residential mortgage industry.  “Local processing allows for a smooth experience and we all share our knowledge and experience which ultimately benefits the clients.”

To Learn more about Courtney visit her webpage.

Welcome, Courtney!


New Hires

Welcome Mark Lenkiewicz

Mar 26
2:28
PM
Category | New Hires

Homestead Funding would like to welcome Mark Lenkiewicz to our Brewerton, NY sales team! Mark has been in the mortgage industry for five years. Born, raised and currently living in the Syracuse area, Mark attended SUNY Oswego and graduated with a degree in business administration with a concentration in marketing and minors in philosophy and economics. 

Mark volunteered in high school, college and continues to serve at rescue missions, food drives, SPCA and organizations to service the less fortunate.  He enjoys skiing, power-lifting at the gym, watching NFL football, golfing, reading and keeping an eye on the stock market! 

Marks says he is happy to be a part of the Homestead team because of the great support system and the wide variety of products they offer to meet his client’s needs.

Contact Mark with any mortgage questions. He is ready and looking forward to meeting you and getting you on your way to home ownership.

To learn more about Mark visit his webpage.

Welcome, Mark!


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