Freedom Mortgage Loan Officer in New Orleans, Louisiana

Loan Officer

  • Job ID:2171

  • Functional Area:Retail

  • Employment Type:Full Time

  • Location:New Orleans, LA

  • Department:South Area Mgr-Louisiana

  • Relocation Provided:No

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Position Description:


The Loan Officer is responsible for proactively soliciting and self-sourcing new residential mortgage business to meet current Freedom Mortgage’s products, loan quality and production goals.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Establishes, develops and maintains client referral relationships with Realtors, Builders, Developers, and other 3rdparty entities that have access to potential homeowners.

  • Maintains and grows their database of referral sources and borrowers to use proactively in Freedoms CRM marketing activities.

  • Works closely with their operations partners (processing/underwriting/closing) to originate a high quality compliant loan with a “Best in Class” customer experience

  • Keeps informed on trends, changes and developments in the local real estate market.

  • Keeps up with what competitors are doing by keeping up-to-date with changing rules, regulations and

  • Guidelines from FHMA, FHLMC, FHA, and VA in addition to other investors and agencies.

  • Keeps informed of all origination, processing, appraisal, underwriting and closing requirements for both

  • Company and investor guidelines pertaining to both governments insured and privately insured mortgages.

  • Negotiates price, terms and conditions with mortgagors.

  • Responsible for the overall customer interaction and interface with all parties involved on each individual loan that is originated from application to closing including, but not limited to: counseling and prequalifying potential home buyers; taking complete and accurate applications; obtaining designated

  • Support documents along with the appropriate fees and lock-in information; overseeing the loan status to all interested parties.

  • Maintains a professional image and standards consistent with company policies and procedures.

Other Related Duties:

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year College or University; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience as loan originator.#LI-MS1

Freedom Mortgage is a privately held, full-service residential mortgage lender licensed in all 50 states, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. We are one of the largest and fastest-growing privately held mortgage companies in the country, as well as the #7 lender in the nation. Freedom Mortgage currently services more than $100 billion, and we are a top VA and FHA lender. And we are continuing to grow! Freedom Mortgage is again on the Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest growing private firms. This year we ranked #1842; our revenue ranks as the largest in the state of NJ and largest nationwide in the category of Financial Services in 2017.

Freedom Mortgage has over 5300 employees and offices nationwide. Locations include suburban Philadelphia (multiple sites in Southern New Jersey and Fort Washington, PA) and Fishers, IN, two regions where we were named Top Workplaces. We also have large operating centers in Melville, NY; Orlando, FL; San Diego, CA; San Dimas, CA; and Tempe, AZ.

Freedom Mortgage team members enjoy our total rewards program, including excellent benefits, perks, business casual dress, rewards programs, training, development and career opportunities. Community spirit is one of our shared values and Team Freedom Cares is our philanthropic arm helping us get involved in the communities in which we operate. Learn more about us and apply!

Freedom Mortgage Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, or their status as a protected veteran or an individual with disabilities. Local applicants encouraged to apply. Employment contingent upon successful completion of background investigation. Smoke-free workplace. Drug-free work environment. Excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision and 401(k). All resumes are held in confidence. Only candidates whose profiles closely match requirements will be contacted during this search. LENDER NMLS ID:2767

Equal Opportunity Employer- Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans