SEATTLE – November 3, 2014 - HomeStreet Bank announced today that it has opened a new home loan center in Phoenix, its first physical location in Arizona. The new home loan center will be located at 2575 E. Camelback Road, across from Biltmore Fashion Park, and will provide home loan financing services in the area.
Steve Howard will serve as the new branch manager, recently joining HomeStreet from Bank of Arizona as a sales manager. Howard has more than 20 years of experience in banking and finance.
"By expanding to the Valley, it allows us to bring our Western Region mortgage finance competency to a market that has a strong demand for lending expertise," said Howard. “We are very excited to bring our services, including construction and jumbo lending, to Phoenix and its surrounding markets.”
Now in its 94th year, Northwest-based HomeStreet Bank is a diversified financial services company, currently with 92 retail deposit branches and lending centers in the Western United States and Hawaii. For more information on HomeStreet Bank, please visit www.homestreet.com.
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About HomeStreet, Inc.
HomeStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:HMST) is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Seattle, Washington and is the holding company for HomeStreet Bank, a state-chartered, FDIC-insured savings bank. HomeStreet offers consumer, commercial, and private banking services and investment and insurance products in Washington, Oregon and Hawaii, and originates residential and commercial mortgages and construction loans for borrowers located in the Western United States. The bank has consistently received an “outstanding” rating under the federal Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). Additional information on HomeStreet Bank can be found at www.homestreet.com.