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Thomas Yoon Named CEO, Excelerate Capital

Castle Mortgage Corporation, a Delaware Corporation doing business as Excelerate Capital (“Excelerate” or the “Company”) has announced the promotion of Thomas Yoon to Chief Executive Officer, effective December 3, 2021.  Mr. Yoon will now serve as CEO and President as he leads the Company to its next growth level.   Mike Thompson, who will continue … Continued

Excel-erating the Positive

Excelerate Capital is fast-tracking non-traditional mortgage lending, enabling more property buyers to achieve their dreams. When Michael Thompson and Thomas Yoon set out to create a best-in-class customer experience for underserved mortgage borrowers and a working environment designed to attract and nourish the industry’s best talent, the world was a very different place. In the … Continued

Excelerate Capital acquires Castle Mortgage Corporation

Excelerate Capital, a multi-state full-service wholesale, retail, and residential mortgage banker, announced today the successful completion of its acquisition of Castle Mortgage Corporation. Headquartered in Newport Beach, California, Excelerate Capital was an early adopter of non-QM lending following the advent of the Ability-To-Repay (ATR) rule in 2014. It also provides a full range of agency … Continued

Excelerate Capital Announces New VP of Retail Division, Gerry Fernandez and the Launch of Boutique NonQM Retail Platform

His experience at building and managing successful retail operations makes him the perfect fit to develop our firm’s retail lending channel  Thomas Yoon Calculated Risk Analytics LLC, dba Excelerate Capital (‘Excelerate’) announced today that 20-year mortgage veteran Gerry Fernandez has been appointed Senior Vice President of Retail Lending at Excelerate Capital. ‘I am extremely pleased … Continued

Excelerate Capital Announces Strategic Expansion

Calculated Risk Analytics, LLC dba Excelerate Capital (the “Company” or “Excelerate Capital”) announced today that Thomas Yoon has been appointed President of Excelerate Capital, effective March 30, 2018. The Company also announced the addition of mortgage industry veteran Ted Ray as a Board Advisor. Both appointments are driven by Excelerate’s strategic growth plans and coincides … Continued

Board Advisor, Ted Ray, is brought on Board

Excelerate Capital is proud to welcome Ted Ray to our growing family of mortgage professionals. Mr. Ray has more than 22+ years of experience in the mortgage banking industry, overseeing retail, wholesale and consumer direct lending divisions.

Thomas Yoon profiled in Voyage LA

Source: voyagela.comToday we’d like to introduce you to Thomas Yoon.Thanks for sharing your story with us Thomas. So, let’s start at the beginning and we can move on from there.I have been in the mortgage industry for over 16 years. I started as a loan officer and moved my way up the corporate ladder. Today … Continued

Thomas Yoon debuts YoonKnowWhat show

Our own Thomas Yoon is debuting his new show, Yoon Know What, featuring Felix Duarte of Ticor Title OC.Learn Felix’s take on title insurance, broker previews and get a sneak peek into his mind. Did you know he could survive in the wild?

VP of TPO, Rachel “Oanh” To, Hired

Excelerate Capital, an Irvine-based Wall Street-direct mortgage lender, has named Rachel “Oanh” To as Vice President of Third Party Origination.To has more than 25 years of experience in the mortgage banking industry. She has worked for numerous firms, including Banc of California DBA Banc Home Loans, Pacific Mercantile Bank and Motive Lending. To has successfully … Continued

Excelerate Capital receives 2016 and 2017 Best of Irvine Award!

Excelerate Capital has been selected for the 2016 and 2017 Best of Irvine Award in the Mortgage Lender category by the Irvine Award Program.Each year, the Irvine Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image … Continued

EVP, Bill Conkey, Hired

California-based lender, Excelerate Capital, a Wall Street direct lender, tapped industry veteran Bill Conkey to head Capital Markets, announced Joseph Lam, COO. Conkey has more than four decades of mortgage experience most recently with Silvergate Bank where he headed their correspondent division.With Bill heading Capital Markets, Excelerate Capital is geared for strong growth in Non-QM … Continued

Office Expansion

Excelerate Capital continues to expand. A new 6,000 square foot space being added to our Irvine, Ca location.