Jim, born and raised in central New Jersey (Freehold, Hightstown) and moved to Jupiter, Florida in 1973. That’s when he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served our country as a Hospital Corpsman for four years. His last 2 ½ years were served aboard the USS Albany CG-10, the flag ship of the 6th fleet. Upon honorable discharge from the service, Jim changed his career path from medical to business and was hired immediately by Blazer Financial Resources. That’s when and where he got the home mortgage financing bug and eventually became licensed as a Florida Mortgage Professional in 1978.
Since 1978, Jim has seen mortgage interest rates go from 18% to 3% and everything in between. He’s also seen mortgage terms and underwriting criteria go from ultraconservative to dangerously creative. Because of his many years of practical experience and expertise with an ever changing industry, Jim’s customers know that working with him will ensure that they have access to a mortgage loan specialist, who knows how to tailor fit a mortgage loan for their needs.
Jim is an expert in all facets of residential mortgage lending (VA, FHA, Conventional, Jumbo, etc. - purchase or refinance), with an emphasis on exceptional service. You always receive a prompt return phone call and your mortgage qualifications will be quickly and correctly evaluated. “When applying for a mortgage with myself and Group One Mortgage, the entire process is a stress free experience.” Jim is also an Owner and founding partner of Group One Mortgage.