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Industry veteran Jodi Drake heads up new location

Reno, NV – June 14, 2017 Castle & Cooke Mortgage, LLC®, one of the nation’s leading independent mortgage lenders with locations across the U.S., announced the opening of its Reno, NV branch (NMLS # 1053231). The new branch is led by industry veteran Jodi Drake (NMLS #1221187), who has 17 years of experience in the mortgage industry and is licensed in both Nevada and California.

“Opening our first location in northern Nevada affords us the opportunity to address the unique needs of customers in the Reno area,” stated Mike Querrey, national sales manager for Castle & Cooke Mortgage. “Jodi’s knowledge of the region, ability to assist customers in both Nevada and California, and extensive industry knowledge make her the perfect person to lead the new branch.”

Prior to becoming a loan officer, Drake worked on the quality control and compliance side of the mortgage business, which led to her dedication to exceptional service and transparency. Consistent with Castle & Cooke Mortgage’s high standard of customer care, Drake is committed to continuously earning her clients’ business through hard work, clear communication and integrity. These guiding principles help drive the Reno branch as it assists homeowners and potential buyers with their borrowing needs.

“My extensive mortgage banking background working with some of the industry’s most dynamic nationwide mortgage banking institutions undoubtedly laid the foundation that now enables me to successfully lead our Reno team,” stated Drake. “We are focused on simplifying the lending process, packaging deals in a manner that allows for a shorter close of escrow, and educating our clients in a way that warrants their business for life.”

Drake can be reached at or at the Castle & Cooke Mortgage Reno branch, located at 6151 Lakeside Drive, Suite 2000, Reno, NV 89511. Loan originators interested in joining Castle & Cooke Mortgage’s growing team in the Reno area are encouraged to reach out to Drake for more information about potential opportunities.


About Castle & Cooke Mortgage
Castle & Cooke Mortgage, LLC® (NMLS #1251), one of the nation’s leading independent mortgage lenders with locations across the United States and more than 350 employees, is founded on three core values — integrity, honesty and transparency. Headquartered in Draper, Utah and backed by the financial strength of its more than 160-year-old sister company Castle & Cooke, Inc., the company is renowned for its smooth and efficient origination process, the unparalleled support provided to its sales force, and the quality customer service given to borrowers. The company has also been repeatedly recognized as a top employer. Castle & Cooke Mortgage can be found online at, on Twitter at @CastleandCooke and on Facebook at Castle & Cooke Mortgage is an Equal Housing Lender.

Castle & Cooke Mortgage, LLC is licensed in AL, AK, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KY, MD, MI, MS, MO, NE, NV, NM, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, TN, TX, UT, WA, WI and WY. Castle & Cooke Mortgage, LLC is licensed by the Arizona Department of Financial Institutions Arizona Mortgage Banker: BK-0908287. Castle & Cooke Mortgage, LLC is licensed by the Department of Business Oversight, under the California Residential Mortgage Lending Act License #4130740. In Colorado, Castle & Cooke Mortgage, LLC is regulated by the Division of Real Estate. Georgia Residential Mortgage Licensee, License #43759. Illinois Residential Mortgage Licensee. Oregon Mortgage Lending License #ML-4090.