Jeffrey Heidtmann

Jeffrey Heidtmann, Regional Manager for Castle & Cooke Mortgage

Part of Our Continued Expansion Throughout the United States

HARTFORD, CONN. — Castle & Cooke Mortgage LLC®, one of the nation’s leading independent mortgage lenders with 38 locations across the United States, announces its new branch in Columbia, an eastern suburb of Hartford. The new branch marks the company’s expansion into the Connecticut market and will offer a full range of mortgage products, fast home loans and exceptional service that have become Castle & Cooke Mortgage’s trademark.

Regional Manager Jeffrey Heidtmann (NMLS# 89385), a respected 32-year mortgage veteran, will manage the new office located at 326 Route 87 in Columbia. During his career, Heidtmann has helped more than 3,000 families turn their dreams of home ownership into reality. Prior to joining Castle & Cooke Mortgage, he worked as a branch manager for Norcom Mortgage.

“I came to Castle & Cooke Mortgage to join a company with the same vision as I have for conducting business – prioritizing customer service,” Heidtman said. “Ultimately, our job as mortgage professionals is to help people realize their dreams of homeownership and to make it a reality, and I love it. It’s very rewarding.”

Heidtmann will focus on expanding Castle & Cooke Mortgage’s lending footprint in Connecticut with plans to open three new offices by the end of 2016. He will leverage his expert knowledge of first-time home buyers, refinances and purchase loans, as well as investor, construction and rehabilitation and government programs to serve Connecticut residents.

“With its diverse housing market, Connecticut is the perfect location for Castle & Cooke Mortgage. Homeowners and buyers in the state can benefit from our vast variety of loan products, flexibility and reliability,” said Adam Thorpe, president and chief operating officer. “As a Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac seller and servicer and a Ginnie Mae issuer, we offer an impressive selection of conventional and government programs designed to meet the individual needs of our clients,” he added.

Heidtmann can be reached at or (860) 836-6952.

Find the Columbia, CT branch online here.

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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 39 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 fast home loans 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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