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Greg Pahel

HECM Senior Vice President


Greg graduated from California State University Fullerton where he earned his B.A. in Business Administration. He has served exclusively in the HECM space for the last 10 years. Greg entered the HECM space as a loan originator for the nation’s leading HECM lender where he became a top originator in the country by his 2nd month, a rank that he held for 13 consecutive months before being promoted to Sales Manager. In his previous roles, Greg served as Director of Sales, where he was awarded Sales Leader of the Year (2014- 2017) after increasing sales production by 500% in just 9 months, and increasing annual revenue from $5MM to $35MM his first year as Director.

Greg’s leadership style and ability to build potent & highly effective sales strategies has made him a trusted resource within the HECM community, to both his colleagues and clients alike. Since January 2012, Greg has closed over 6,000 HECM transactions as an originator and Sr. Sales Leader, with over $900 MM in loan volume, and over $100 MM in revenue generated, his knowledge in this highly regulated space is unparalleled. In addition to his proven leadership of sales divisions, he is equally as dedicated toward changing the lives of every senior in America, via the HECM loan. In his previous roles, Greg held pivotal positions that moved his past organizations up the national rankings, an impact that he plans to make here at The Federal Savings Bank. Most recently, Greg served as Founder and President of HECM lending where he designed, built, and led the HECM platform for the fastest growing privately owned mortgage company in the nation, becoming the 19th ranked HECM lender in the Nation, just 18 months after launching the HECM Division.

In his personal life, Greg is a loving husband to his wife Valerie, and the proud father of their two young sons. When he is not in the office, he enjoys spending his moments with his wife and kids, enjoying movie nights as a family, date nights with his wife, going fishing with his boys, and enjoys being a leader and example to his family.