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Company’s newest loan officer says the Low Country housing market is no longer a secret

November 13, 2018 –DANVERS, MA –  Mortgage Network, Inc., one of the largest independent mortgage lenders in the eastern U.S., announced Aaron Benton has joined the company’s Hilton Head, South Carolina branch as a loan officer. In his new role, Benton will help area residents throughout the Low Country region fulfill their home buying or refinancing goals.

Benton (NMLS #1717095) is a recent graduate of Mortgage Network’s Mortgage Banker in Training (MBIT) program, which enables highly motivated loan officer candidates to learn all aspects of the mortgage business. A native of Buffalo, New York, he graduated from St. John Fisher College with a degree in mathematics and adolescent education before earning a Master’s in Educational Leadership from the University of South Carolina. Before joining Mortgage Network, he served as a math teacher for Hilton Head Island High School and coached football at Hilton Head Island Middle School.

“As a former teacher and coach in our public schools, Aaron knows the Hilton Head community inside and out,” said David Crowell, senior regional manager with Mortgage Network. “With his gift for numbers and genuine interest in helping people, he’s perfectly suited for educating home buyers and homeowners about their financing decisions. We couldn’t be happier to welcome him aboard.”

Benton said that the South Carolina Low Country has become a sought-after place to buy a home. “Our beloved Low Country area is no longer a secret,” he said. “The word is out that we’re growing and becoming a more and more desirable place to live. If you are thinking about buying a home, now is a great time to speak to a trusted, qualified mortgage professional about your options.”

“The good news is there are an increasing number of financing programs available for all types of buyers,” Benton added. “Plus, the Mortgage Network team can tailor loans to fit almost anyone’s needs.”



Benton can be reached via email at or by phone at (843) 341-0157.  He can also be followed on Facebook at or on LinkedIn at


About Mortgage Network, Inc.

Mortgage Network, Inc. is one of the largest, privately held independent mortgage companies in the eastern U.S., with more than 40 branch offices and licenses in 27 states. The company offers a flexible menu of agency direct, portfolio and jumbo solutions and is backed by its proprietary, award-winning technology and a commitment to help mortgage professionals grow their business. Year after year, more than 98 percent of Mortgage Network customers and referral sources say they would recommend the company to family and friends. Based in Danvers, Massachusetts, Mortgage Network was founded in 1988 by Robert McInnes and can be found online at and on Twitter at