Builder Mortgage Loan Originator

Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
Job ID
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Single Family Mortgage


BofI Federal Bank is one of the fastest growing banks in the nation. We are publicly traded (NASDAQ: BOFI), FDIC insured, Equal Housing Lender.


We rely on our employees’ collaborative creativity, intelligence, curiosity and innovation. We’re tech-savvy problem-solvers who are competitive and hungry for success.


Mortgage Consultants in the Builder Lending Division are primarily responsible for originating new residential purchase mortgage loans with a focus on Homebuilder referrals.

In doing so they need to be able to perform numerous tasks, these tasks include,  but are not limited to, responding to customers via phone or email, analyzing credit requirements of the borrower, working with Realtors/home builders/referral partners and protecting the Banks future interest.


The following items below list the numerous characteristics and tasks that the Mortgage Loan Originator needs to portray every day:

  • Consult with home purchase clients about current and future needs to help them achieve their financial/homeownership goals
  • Identify and construct lending solutions based on unique homeownership goals
  • Analyze applicants' financial status, credit, and property evaluations to determine preliminary home loan eligibility
  • Solicit Homebuilders and develop an ongoing partnership
  • Solicit Realtors for referral partnerships and develop a Realtor referral based prospect source
  • Actively manage purchase leads and meet minimum conversion (lead to fund) requirements
  • Educate clients on various types of loans and credit options
  • Complete purchase loan applications, interest rate locks and move files into processing and underwriting
  • Provide exceptional service through the loan process from application to closing
  • Establish trust and build rapport with clients/Builders/referral partners
  • Stay informed of available loan types and other financial services and products in order to better meet customers' needs
  • Follow all Bank policies, procedures and guidelines

Key Skill Sets or Knowledge Requirements:

  • Sales-oriented
  • Fast paced, highly competitive
  • Performance driven
  • Customer focused
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage a high volume mortgage pipeline
  • Flexible and adaptable, learns and reacts quickly in a faster than average pace
  • Strong sense of urgency and initiative to get things done
  • Ambitious with a desire for career advancement, growth and achievement
  • Forward thinking
  • Coachable
  • Self-starter and self-motivate
  • Enjoys being rewarded for high performance

Desired Career Experience & Education Requirements:

  • High School graduate
  • Mortgage origination
  • Nationwide Mortgage guidelines
  • Sales experience
  • Existing Builder relationships


  • College degree


Job Functions and Work Environment:


While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to sit for extended periods of time. Manual dexterity and coordination are required while operating standard office equipment such as computer keyboard and mouse, calculator, telephone, copiers, etc.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.



Equal Employment Opportunity:


BofI Federal Bank is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religious creed, color, sex (including pregnancy, breast feeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military and veteran status, marital status, age, protected medical condition, genetic information, physical disability, mental disability, or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.


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