Industry veteran John Brawner heads up new location

John Brawner

Memphis, TN – June 7, 2017Castle & Cooke Mortgage, LLC®, one of the nation’s leading independent mortgage lenders with locations across the U.S., announced the opening of its Memphis-area branch in Cordova, TN (NMLS # 1630067). The new branch is led by industry veteran John Brawner (NMLS #218829), who has 24 years of experience in the mortgage industry and understands the needs of the area well.

“The addition of the greater Memphis market is very exciting for us,” said Glenn Hodge, regional manager for Castle & Cooke Mortgage. “This is another step in building market share in one of our favorite states, Tennessee.”

Brawner and his team focus heavily on providing excellent customer service from the beginning of the loan process all the way to the end. Hodge stated, “John brings experience and talent that will ensure our Memphis office will provide the same exceptional service our customers have experienced in other markets.” Whether helping with a refinance, or working with a first-time homebuyer, the Memphis team combines its industry experience with field expertise to help customers accomplish their borrowing needs.

“I believe in working in sync with my team to achieve success,” said Brawner. “With the strengths of our team, we will be unstoppable in providing great, expedient service to our referral sources and clients, both before and after closing. We want to serve clients for life.”

Brawner can be reached at or at the Castle & Cooke Mortgage Memphis branch, located at 46 Timber Creek Drive, 100 & 200, Cordova, TN 38018. Loan originators interested in joining this dynamic team are encouraged to reach out to Brawner for more information about potential opportunities with Castle & Cooke Mortgage.


About Castle & Cooke Mortgage

Castle & Cooke Mortgage, LLC® (NMLS #1251), one of the nation’s leading independent mortgage lenders with locations across the United States and more than 350 employees, is founded on three core values — integrity, honesty and transparency. Headquartered in Draper, Utah and backed by the financial strength of its more than 160-year-old sister company Castle & Cooke, Inc., the company is renowned for its smooth and efficient origination process, the unparalleled support provided to its sales force, and the quality customer service given to borrowers. The company has also been repeatedly recognized as a top employer. Castle & Cooke Mortgage can be found online at, on Twitter at @CastleandCooke and on Facebook at Castle & Cooke Mortgage is an Equal Housing Lender.

Castle & Cooke Mortgage, LLC is licensed in AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KY, MD, MI, MS, MO, NE, NV, NM, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, TN, TX, UT, WA, WI and WY. Castle & Cooke Mortgage, LLC is licensed by the Arizona Department of Financial Institutions Arizona Mortgage Banker: BK-0908287. Castle & Cooke Mortgage, LLC is licensed by the Department of Business Oversight, under the California Residential Mortgage Lending Act License #4130740. In Colorado, Castle & Cooke Mortgage, LLC is regulated by the Division of Real Estate. Georgia Residential Mortgage Licensee, License #43759. Illinois Residential Mortgage Licensee. Oregon Mortgage Lending License #ML-4090.