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“When Amerant Mortgage partnered with Amerant Bank earlier this year, we initially focused on retail offerings as our primary line of business,” said Amerant Mortgage chief revenue officer Howard Levine. “As our business evolved, we found an opportunity to accelerate the growth of our wholesale division, which led us to bringing on this accomplished team, which generated a gross loan volume of over $2 billion in the last year, with a heavy focus in the purchase market.”

“Since the launch of Amerant Mortgage, the partnership has steadily grown in scale,” said Miguel Palacios, executive vice president and chief business officer of Amerant Bank. “The next logical step was a more robust offering to mortgage brokers, and with the addition of this new team, we have the capabilities to deliver unmatched service and product options.”