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"Williamsville, New York - Anderson Funding Limited has joined 1st Priority Mortgage of Williamsville, New York; 1st Priority Mortgage is the affiliated mortgage banking company of RealtyUSA. Anderson Funding Limited has been a registered NYS Mortgage Broker for over 20 years. They are also a Licensed Correspondent Lender in Florida. Having earned a reputation for superior customer service, their clients provide them with a 98% satisfaction rating. %22This strategic merger is a great opportunity that enables 1st Priority to continue its growth - not only in New York State, but other geographic regions as well,%22 stated Merle Whitehead, Chairman of 1st Priority Mortgage, Inc. Brooke Anderson-Tompkins, owner and President of Anderson Funding Limited, will immediately assume the role of President of 1st Priority, replacing Richard J. Sapia who announced his retirement earlier this year. %22Market trends, resources and long term goals all played a part in this process. I am excited about combining forces. Our mutual commitment to excellence is the foundation to expand on both our combined strengths and markets,%22 indicated Brooke Anderson-Tompkins. The company announced Jean Grant has been promoted to Executive Vice President recognizing her diligence and primary role within 1st Priority. %22I believe the combination of leadership, loyal employees and resources together with Merle%27s continued support have the tools necessary to take 1st Priority to the next level. The client will be the true beneficiary,%22 stated Sapia. Merle L. Whitehead, President/CEO of RealtyUSA and Chairman of 1st Priority Mortgage, noted that a National Association of REALTORS %C2%AE (NAR) survey confirmed that 78% of today%27s buyers want one-stop shopping. %22We are committed to making the home buying experience a streamlined, positive and productive experience.%22 1st Priority Mortgage is a licensed Mortgage Banker with the New York State Banking Department, offering all forms of conventional mortgage loans including bi- weekly, first time homebuyer and new construction financing as well as FHA and VA loans. For more information, visit RealtyUSA is the largest, independent real estate company in New York State, with 63 offices and over 2,000 agents. It is owned and operated by Merle L. Whitehead, President/CEO, who has grown the firm to #7 in the U.S."

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