Castle & Cooke Mortgage LLC®, one of the nation’s leading independent mortgage lenders with 41 locations across the United States, is now servicing the New Mexico market locally with a new branch in Albuquerque. The mortgage company is also opening a second branch in Las Cruces.

“We are thrilled to have two new branches in New Mexico and to expand our home loan services to new customers,” said Adam Thorpe, President and Chief Operating Officer for Castle & Cooke Mortgage. “We will continue to raise the industry standard in every new branch we open by offering exceptional customer service and recruiting talented mortgage professionals for those markets.”

Iris Guzman (NMLS ID # 286700) will manage the Albuquerque location and Kyler Breen (NMLS ID # 332006) will lead the Las Cruces branch. Both locations will offer a full range of residential mortgages, along with the fast loan closings and exceptional service that have become hallmarks of Castle & Cooke Mortgage.

“With its diverse population, Albuquerque is a perfect location for Castle & Cooke Mortgage’s New Mexico branch,” Guzman said.  “Our broad array of loan programs combined with our renowned express loan funding will serve a multitude of buyers, including first-time home buyers, investors, veterans and repeat buyers,” she added.

Castle & Cooke Mortgage is in the midst of an aggressive expansion strategy with plans to be in 48 states by the end of 2016. This year alone, the company has opened six new branches and is now lending in 19 states.

Founded in 2005 and part of the historic Castle & Cooke family of companies that commenced business in 1851, Castle & Cooke Mortgage has become one of the premiere residential real estate lenders. The company is dedicated to providing exceptional customer service, strategic growth and the acquisition, development and long-term success of elite mortgage professionals in each market they serve.

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About Castle & Cooke Mortgage

Castle & Cooke Mortgage (NMLS# 1251), one of the nation’s leading independent mortgage lenders with 41 locations across the United States and more than 250 employees, is founded on three core values — integrity, honesty and transparency. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, the company is renowned for its quick loan funding and its broad array of loan programs to meet borrowers’ needs. According to Mortgage Executive Magazine, the 10-year-old company is already among the top 100 mortgage lenders in the nation. Backed by the financial strength of its more than 160-year-old parent company Castle & Cooke, Castle & Cooke Mortgage can be found online at and followed on Twitter at @CastleandCooke and on Facebook at Castle & Cooke Mortgage is an Equal Housing Lender.


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