Mortgage Professionals Named New Hampshire Housing Fellows

October 23, 2018
Mortgage Professionals Named New Hampshire Housing Fellows

Ten Granite State professionals who work with homebuyers have been named 2019 New Hampshire Housing Homeownership Fellows. This program offers the group an interactive and educational opportunity to explore the issues and challenges of the mortgage finance system. Fellows participate in sessions about housing and public policy, housing and economic development, state government issues, and New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority’s homeownership programs.

A highlight of the fellowship is meeting with members of New Hampshire’s Congressional delegation while in Washington, D.C., and the opportunity to discuss issues with representatives from Fannie Mae, the Federal Housing Administration, and USDA tooltip Rural Development.

The 2019 New Hampshire Housing Fellows are:  

  • Kara Eastman, Lend US, LLC DBA Regency Mortgage
  • Lisa Ford, Bank of New Hampshire
  • Leo Gagnon, Keller Williams Coastal and Lakes & Mountains Realty
  • Samantha Norrie, Union Bank
  • Coralie O’Brien, Federal Savings Bank
  • Paul Pezone, HarborOne Mortgage
  • Jake Potter, Merrimack County Savings Bank
  • Evelyn Rivera, NeighborWorks Southern New Hampshire
  • Justin Small, Meredith Village Savings Bank
  • Mary Sullivan, Sugar River Bank

“Our Fellows program offers a unique opportunity for New Hampshire lenders and real estate professionals to gain a deeper understanding of the mortgage system and the factors that influence it,” said Dean Christon, executive director of NHHFA tooltip. “Beyond learning about residential lending practices and housing issues at the local and national level, they will explore affordable housing issues in the Granite State.”

Details about the New Hampshire Housing Homeownership Fellows are available at https://www.nhhfa.org/homeownership-fellowship-program.

New Hampshire Housing Homeownership Fellows
2018-19 NHHFA Fellows (l-r): Lisa Ford, Bank of New Hampshire; Jake Potter, Merrimack County Savings Bank; Justin Small, Meredith Village Savings Bank; Mary Sullivan, Sugar River Bank; Samantha Norrie, Union Bank; Kara Eastman, Lend US, LLC DBA Regency Mortgage; Leo Gagnon, Keller Williams Coastal and Lakes & Mountains Realty; Coralie O’Brien, Federal Savings Bank; Evelyn Rivera, NeighborWorks Southern New Hampshire; Paul Pezone, HarborOne Mortgage.

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