Plaza Home Mortgage is a proven national leader dedicated to Wholesale and Correspondent lending. Since 2000, we’ve built our business on relationships and our deep understanding of the needs of the TPO community.
Everyday we help our Wholesale clients offer the right programs and products to their customers and provide exceptional, personalized service to approve and close loans quickly. Similarly, our National Correspondent sales team offers banks and mortgage banks liquidity and quick execution through a wide variety of programs, and buy-back protection through our exclusive Certified Loan Program.
We offer a full range of agency, non-agency, VA, renovation and reverse mortgage programs through our Wholesale and National Correspondent channels, and maintain a number of regional loan underwriting and operations centers in major U.S. markets.
Co-Founder, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Since the company’s inception in 2000, Kevin has led Plaza Home Mortgage and grown it into one of the nation’s leading third party lenders. He continues to be integral to the overall strategic direction of the company. An industry veteran with more than 35 years of experience in all facets of mortgage banking, Kevin has focused Plaza exclusively on wholesale and correspondent lending, and firmly established the firm’s reputation by prioritizing customer service as its foundation. In addition to his leadership role at Plaza, Kevin has served on Fannie Mae’s Customer Advisory Board and on the Board of Directors of the California Mortgage Bankers Association. Kevin has a Bachelor of Science degree in Financial Services and a Master’s degree in Real Estate from San Diego State University.
Co-Founder & Vice Chairman
James, together with Kevin Parra, has grown Plaza Home Mortgage from a start-up wholesale lender with one office in San Diego into a national top TPO operation with offices in major markets throughout the country. Prior to co-founding Plaza, James was a Wholesale Account Executive for New America Financial; a top producing loan officer for Avalon Mortgage Corporation; and a loan officer with Fleet Mortgage Corporation. James has a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Administration and Planning from the University of Southern California.
Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer
Mike is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Plaza Home Mortgage’s businesses and financial management. Over the past 15 years, he has played an instrumental role in the growth of the company, including the creation of the National Correspondent division and the development of BREEZE, Plaza’s loan origination system. Mike is member of the Freddie Mac Advisory Committee, the California Mortgage Bankers Association’s Board of Directors and holds the Certified Mortgage Banker designation from the Mortgage Bankers Association. A Certified Public Accountant, Mike has a Bachelor’s degree in Management Science from the University of California, San Diego and a Master’s of Science Degree in Accountancy from San Diego State University.