Industry News

The week in industry hires and promotions: July 17-21, 2017

New executives, managers and agents in the residential real estate, tech and mortgage spaces

Who got hired or promoted this week? Here’s our weekly rundown.

From last week:

Lizete Alves

Nestio, a real-time marketing and leasing management platform, has announced that Lizete Alves joins the firm as its business development and partnerships director. In this role she will be responsible for solidifying the firm’s partnerships and integrations, and managing relationships with key third-party partners. Alves comes to Nestio with a decade of real estate marketing experience. “We’ve known Lizete for many years in various capacities — as a client, prospect, friend and early user of Nestio,” said Caren Maio, founder, Nestio. “Because she had been in a position to select Nestio as the best-in-class leasing and marketing solution to the other tools in her tech stack, she is extremely familiar with our offering. We are thrilled she has come onboard to help us grow by enhancing our existing relationships and kicking off new partnerships.”

This week’s new hires:

Brian Decker

loanDepot, America’s lender, announced Brian Decker, one of the nation’s top 30 loan originators, has joined its team of more than 1,700 licensed loan officers and 180+ retail locations across the country. As loanDepot continues to grow and expand its retail footprint nationwide, Decker will serve as Retail Lending Manager for a new Temecula retail lending location. Decker’s next-gen Temecula store features mello, loanDepot’s proprietary digital lending platform that includes an intuitive web-based consumer portal, a state-of-the-art mobile point-of-sale system, and a fully-digital mortgage loan application experience. Coupled with access to licensed loan consultants in the retail location, consumers can choose how high touch or high tech (or a combination of the two) they want their experience. mello is part of the company’s $80 million investment in its technology over the last 18 months. “loanDepot is revolutionizing the home lending industry by combining a laser focus on customer experience and technology,” said Chief Retail Production Officer Dan Hanson.  “Brian is joining us at an exciting time as our growth is accelerating in terms of products and services offered and technological advances to provide a faster home buying process with more certainty for consumers.” Decker entered the mortgage industry 12 years ago and has since hit the stratosphere as a top producer, closing 586 loans with more than $204 million of sales in 2016, according to Scotsman Guide, the leading home-lending industry data source. Ranked No. 2 for companies with the most top-ranked originators, Decker joins an impressive peer group at loanDepot.

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