Wintrust Mortgage was founded in 1981 to help customers achieve the American dream of homeownership and has since successfully navigated the ever-changing real estate market. As a full-service, federally chartered lender with offices located across the country, we’re dedicated to providing customers with a wide range of mortgage products and have the capability to lend in all 50 states. To complement the basic conventional, FHA, and VA loan programs, we are uniquely positioned to meet the needs of the continually evolving market. Wintrust Mortgage is part of Wintrust, a financial services company with more than $50 billion in assets.
Why join us?
An award-winning culture! We are rated a Top Workplace by the Chicago Tribune (past 9 years) and Employee Recommended award by the Globe & Mail (past 6 years)
Comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life, a 401k plan with a generous company match and tuition reimbursement to name a few
Family-friendly work hours
With 175+ community bank locations, we offer opportunities to grow and develop in your career
Promote from within culture
Why join this team?
We have a culture that encourages an entrepreneurial spirit
We offer multiple opportunities for development and upward mobility
You come to join focused, highly collaborative team at a great company
As a Loan Originator Assistant, responsibilities include:
Works directly with the Loan Officer assisting in the origination, processing, and closing of loans.
Manage loan pipeline, ensure commitment and closing dates are met.
Monitor the status of each file and ensure accurate and efficient processing through closing to include guideline research.
Review files to ensure completeness, accuracy, and compliance.
Work with internal and external customers.
Reach out to referral sources (attorneys, agents, etc.) on the Loan Officer’s behalf.
Assist in marketing the Loan Officer’s services to new prospective referral partners, by utilizing marketing materials.
Manage day-to-day transactions and relationships with customers and vendors.
Meet with potential borrowers to analyze financial situation and needs for purchase or refinance, gather necessary documentation for the loan process, etc.
Provide necessary documentation to processing and underwriting departments to ensure timely loan closings.
Must have a working knowledge of mortgage loans and or/loan procedures.
Must have a working knowledge of underwriting guidelines. FHA/VA/Conventional/Non Comforming.
Other duties as assigned.
Must have excellent multi-tasking, interpersonal, organizational, communication (both written and oral), and telephone etiquette skills.
Must be a self-starter, motivated, energetic, with excellent time-management skills.
Ability to work independently and take direction.
Updated and Current knowledge of Fannie/Freddie guidelines.
Must possess a working knowledge of computers to include MS Word, Excel, and Internet.
Minimum of 3-5 years (current) mortgage banking experience or related experience in sales/marketing.
Encompass experience preferred.
From our first day in business, Wintrust has been proud to serve a variety of unique communities and people from all walks of life. To be Chicago’s Bank® and Wisconsin's Bank®, we need to reflect that diversity both in all the communities we serve, the people we employ, the organizations we work with, and our banking and lending practices. Wintrust Financial Corporation, including community banking and financial services subsidiaries, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran or any other characteristic protected by law.