Recognizing his top-of-the-line industry expertise, National Mortgage Professional Magazine named Joe Villani, TMS senior vice president of correspondent sales, as one of the 40 most influential mortgage professionals under 40.
The list spotlights top mortgage professionals under the age of 40, as voted on by their peers, who exemplify professionalism and top production in today’s housing market.
“After spending more than 15 years in the financial services industry, I’ve learned that the keys to success are creating quality relationships, providing trustworthy customer service and truly understanding your industry,” said Villani. “Thanks to this foundation and the inspiring leadership at The Money Source, I’ve been granted the honor of making a true impact in an industry I am so passionate about.”
Villani joined TMS back in 2014 and is based out of the Melville, N.Y. office, where he plays a key role in driving the company’s correspondent business.
Over the past two years, he produced more than $5 billion in correspondent business, and has opened more than 100 accounts since joining TMS.
And, for the past three years, Villani generated 30% of all correspondent production at the company thanks to his consultative client-focused approach.
Outside of production growth, over the last 6 months, Villani also started a mentor program on training correspondent sales professionals.
“Since joining The Money Source, I’ve watched the company flourish into one of the fastest growing fintech companies in the country,” said Villani. “I am ready and eager to see the upcoming years unfold as we deliver the future of financial technology and customer service to the next generation of consumers.”
In its eighth annual feature, Villani joins the ranks of other esteemed mortgage professionals.
Thanks to everyone’s hard work, TMS now ranks as the No. 12 Correspondent Originator by volume.