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Veteran mortgage originator will lead recruiting efforts for growing lender


Winter Park, Fla. – July 31, 2017 National mortgage lender Waterstone Mortgage Corporation announced Eric Putt has joined the company as a producing manager in the company’s Orlando, Florida office. In his new role, Putt will be responsible for recruiting and training loan originators and helping borrowers throughout central Florida with their home purchase and refinancing needs.

Putt has more than 10 years of mortgage lending experience in the Orlando area and has gained in-depth knowledge of both the industry and the local market. Several members of Putt’s production team are joining him in the move to Waterstone Mortgage.

“We’re thrilled to have Eric and his team join our group,” said Waterstone Mortgage Regional Manager Dustin Owen, who oversees the Florida market for the company. “Eric still makes it a priority to attend loan closings because he loves seeing his clients’ reactions as they purchase their new homes. That personal satisfaction and fulfillment he finds in helping homebuyers makes him a perfect fit for our team.”

“I am delighted to join Waterstone Mortgage, which has a proven success model and the technology and tools to ensure homebuyers receive a smooth and easy mortgage financing process,” Putt said. “My team and I have a variety of loan program options that allow us to tailor-make financing to best meet the financial needs, wants, and goals of our clients. I look forward to leveraging our expertise with Waterstone Mortgage’s resources to provide a truly superior experience for our customers.”

Waterstone Mortgage offers a broad range of products for purchases and refinances, including FHA, VA, USDA, and conventional loans, one-time close construction financing, bank portfolio lending products, jumbo products, and condo financing. As a Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and Ginnie Mae approved lender, Waterstone Mortgage is able to deliver loans directly and get its customers to the closing table on time.

To learn more about Eric Putt and Waterstone Mortgage, visit, or contact Eric directly at 407-645-6307 or


About Waterstone Mortgage Corporation

Waterstone Mortgage Corporation is an innovative, strong, and secure mortgage lending company that has maintained a reputation for exceptional service and competitive mortgage financing. Founded in 2000, the company has the ability to lend in 42 states.

In 2016, Waterstone Mortgage surpassed $2.5 billion in annual loan origination volume. The company has been named to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Top Workplaces in 2014 and 2017, National Mortgage Professional Magazine’s Top 100 Mortgage Employers, Mortgage Executive Magazine’s Top 50 Mortgage Companies to Work For, Inside Mortgage Finance’s Top 100 Mortgage Lenders, Scotsman Guide‘s Top Mortgage Lenders, and the Milwaukee Business Journal’s Fastest Growing Firms. Waterstone Mortgage was recognized as an Ellie Mae Hall of Fame Award winner in 2015, 2016, and 2017.

Headquartered in Pewaukee, Wisconsin, Waterstone Mortgage is a wholly owned subsidiary of WaterStone Bank SSB (NASDAQ: WSBF) with assets of more than $1.8 billion. To learn more about Waterstone Mortgage, visit