BOSTON, Massachusetts — Movement Mortgage, a top-10 retail mortgage lender, is pleased to announce the addition of Senior Mortgage Loan Officer Jon Duraj to its Northeast region, focusing on homeowner needs in Boston and its suburbs.
Duraj (NLMS #2044506) brings several years of experience to the Movement team, most recently leading as VP of Mortgage Lending at Guaranteed Rate in Boston. Before entering the home financing industry, Duraj had a business and commercial lending career, holding senior positions at Citizen’s Bank in Boston and Societe Generale in Albania. Formative years were spent in various strategic positions in manufacturing.
“I’ve always loved real estate and wanted to make a living through helping people to achieve their dream of homeownership,” said Duraj. “I’m very excited to join this great organization and the New England Movement Mortgage family.”
“Jon brings a wealth of knowledge to both his clients and the Realtors he works with,” says Jeffrey Wilkish, Movement’s Greater Boston Market Leader (NMLS #48034). “Plus, he is an active member in the Massachusetts communities he serves, which currently includes Burlington, Wellesley, Boston, Reading, and Waltham. We are lucky to have him.”
Duraj was raised in Albania and earned an MBA in Finance from Suffolk University. He and Holta, his wife of ten years, live in Wellesley, MA, with their child. A foodie, Duraj and his family love to travel to taste other cultures when not volunteering locally.
About Movement Mortgage
Movement Mortgage exists to love and value people by leading a Movement of Change in its industry, corporate culture and communities. Funding approximately $30 billion in residential mortgages annually, Movement is the sixth-largest retail mortgage lender in the U.S. Movement is best known for its innovative mortgage process and referable experience, which begins with Upfront Underwriting and a seven-day loan processing goal. The company employs more than 4,000 people, has more than 650 branches in the U.S. and is licensed in 50 states. After funding its balance sheet and investing in future growth, Movement’s profits are paid to its primary shareholder, the nonprofit Movement Foundation. To date, Movement Foundation has received more than $260 million of Movement profit to invest in schools, affordable housing, communities and global outreach. For more information, visit www.movement.com.