This Affiliate Spotlight recognizes James Watson with Gateway Mortgage Group, a privately-held mortgage company offering originations, servicing and correspondent lending. As Branch Manager, James directs and oversees Gateway’s first office in the Tampa Bay area, bringing more than 30 years of mortgage experience to the company.
Prior to beginning his career in the industry, James received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia’s prestigious Terry College of Business. Shortly after, James developed a web-based mortgage loan origination company which grew to $800 million in annual loan volume. Most recently, he has served the greater Tampa Bay region as Branch Manager for Movement Mortgage, Universal Mortgage & Finance, and Primary Residential Mortgage.
Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Tulsa, Okla., Gateway Mortgage Group has become one of the largest privately-held mortgage companies in the country by maintaining a commitment to strengthening communities and families through home ownership. Gateway conducts business in 40 states and employs more than a thousand team members throughout more than 120 offices. By cultivating a focus on a set of core values that drive its strategic and tactical initiatives, the company continues its rapid growth by now servicing over $10 billion worth of loans for more than 60,000 customers.
If you would like to contact James for first class service that closes on time every time please call him at 727-667-2557 or email him at email@example.com