Austin – On Thursday Bryan Ezzell, a 20-year veteran in the mortgage industry, started as the new First United Bank Mortgage Market Manager for South/Central Texas covering the Austin-San Antonio-Hill Country region.
“We’re incredibly excited to welcome such a dynamic, experienced leader to expand our services in the area and to guide and support our current team of mortgage experts,” said Tara Price, Senior Managing Director for First United Bank Mortgage Group.
Ezzell closed his first mortgage in 1997 and has been a dedicated loan originator ever since. Earlier in his career, he served clients in private wealth, investments and commercial banking where he found his passion for helping clients finance their homes. With more than 20 years as a Top one-percent originator and producing area manager and more than $1 billion in personally funded residential and construction loans, Ezzell has extensive experience in every aspect of the mortgage process.
“I look forward to building on First United’s strong foundation here in Central Texas by ensuring our consumers and referral partners are aware of the excellent loan programs we offer, and by supporting and developing our talented mortgage team,” Ezzell said.
Ezzell is a sixth-generation Texan with deep family roots in the Central Texas area. Ezzell has lived with his wife, Debbie, and two children in Austin for 25 years and when not working he enjoys all the great outdoor activities the Texas Hill Country offers.
First United has built a strong reputation as an outstanding mortgage company, serving the lending needs of real estate professionals, builders and individual homebuyers throughout Oklahoma and Texas. Their expertise, knowledge and outstanding customer service distinguish them among other lenders.
First chartered in 1900, First United Bank is one of the largest banking organizations in the southwest region of the U.S. with assets of approximately $6 billion. The institution has grown into one of the largest privately held community banking organizations in the country with more than 70 banking centers throughout Oklahoma and Texas.