New space will feature state-of-the-art technology and amenities
SOUTHFIELD, Mich., July 28, 2010—First Preferred Mortgage Company, a Port Huron, Mich.-headquartered full service residential mortgage bank, announced today that the company’s retail mortgage call center and its wholesale division, Michigan Mutual, Inc., will converge to one office space and relocate to the Galleria Officentre in Southfield, Mich. Mark Walker, CEO of First Preferred Mortgage Company, made the announcement.
The new office space is 40,000-square-feet and fully equipped with state-of-the-art technology, a large employee training space and the capacity to house the company’s 160 employees with room to grow to more than 200.
“We are thrilled to fully integrate our two Metro Detroit locations into one cohesive, updated space,” said Walker. “We are wholly committed to serving our clients to the absolute highest potential and this new space will allow us to further utilize innovative technology as well as a synchronized job force to deliver maximum results.”
First Preferred Mortgage Company’s retail call center provides home loan and refinancing services to consumers nationally via the Internet. Michigan Mutual, Inc. purchases mortgages from independent mortgage brokers, banks and credit unions. The company is currently approved to do business in 21 states.
The move date is set for November 1, 2010. The Galleria Officentre is located in Southfield, Mich., just south of 12 Mile Road and west of Telegraph Road.
First Preferred Mortgage Company has been a family-owned and operated company serving the Midwest for nearly 20 years. Founded in 1992 by Mark and Hale Walker, First Preferred is a rapidly expanding, full-service residential mortgage bank. The company has consistently provided home loan and refinancing mortgage services while offering outstanding customer service as experts in the mortgage industry.
Today, the company has 160 employees and closed nearly $1 billion in loans in 2009. For more information about First Preferred Mortgage Company, please call 1-800-700-5839 or visit www.firstpreferred.com.