National mortgage lender purchases office building in Draper, Utah

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (September 14, 2016) – In the midst of its flourishing national expansion, Castle & Cooke Mortgage, LLC® is making itself at home in its newly renovated headquarters at 13751 S. Wadsworth Park Dr., Suite 101 in Draper. The move was necessary to accommodate Castle & Cooke Mortgage’s expanding corporate operations.  The company had outgrown their previously leased space on Parleys Way in Salt Lake City.

Ribbon Cutting

Company President & COO, Adam Thorpe, and owner, Mr. David Murdock, cut the ribbon at Castle & Cooke Mortgage’s grand opening reception on September 13, 2016.
Photo Credit: Jeshua De Horta

“The purchase of our own building represents a significant milestone for our company and it solidifies our presence here in the Salt Lake Valley,” says company President and Chief Operating Officer, Adam Thorpe. “Castle & Cooke Mortgage has been recognized as a top company to work for in Utah.  Our new state-of-the-art facility provides an excellent work environment for our corporate employees where they can continue to provide an unparalleled level of support to our sales professionals across the country.  The new building is also critical to our plans for future growth and it will allow the company to push forward with several key business initiatives planned for 2017 and beyond.”

Gary Wong, Vice President of Castle & Cooke, Inc., who addressed employees at a corporate staff meeting Tuesday remarked, “This building is symbolic of a new era. There is a lot of positive momentum and a great team has been built here.”

The company celebrated the occasion with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and grand opening reception last night at

Adam Thorpe presents donation to Mayor Walker

Accompanied by company owner, Mr. David Murdock, President & COO Adam Thorpe presents Mayor Troy Walker with a donation for Draper City’s bike share program.
Photo Credit: Jeshua De Horta

the new location. Among those in attendance were Draper City Mayor Troy Walker, members of the Draper City Council, CEO of the Draper Chamber of Commerce, Bill Rappleye, Ben Hart from the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, and company owner and investor Mr. David Murdock.

“I don’t quite know how to gather enough words to describe the thrill that I feel to be here in this great facility,” said Mr. Murdock. “I’m very proud to have helped get this company into our own facility . . . for all of us to give a view to the world of our honor and our integrity.”

At the ribbon cutting ceremony, Mr. Thorpe presented Mayor Walker and the City of Draper with a check for $2,500 on behalf of the company to support the City’s forthcoming bike share program.


About Castle & Cooke Mortgage

Castle & Cooke Mortgage (NMLS #1251), one of the nation’s leading independent mortgage lenders with 43 locations across the United States and more than 300 employees, is founded on three core values — integrity, honesty and transparency. Headquartered in Salt Lake City 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. According to Mortgage Executive Magazine, the 10-year-old company is already among the top 100 mortgage lenders in the nation. Castle & Cooke Mortgage can be found online at, on Twitter at @CastleandCooke, and on Facebook at Castle & Cooke Mortgage is an Equal Housing Lender.