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Mortgage Network’s Danvers branch manager honored for his support and public service

DANVERS, MA – July 6, 2017 – Mortgage Network, Inc., one of the largest, privately held independent mortgage companies in the eastern U.S. region, is proud to announce that Richard Bettencourt, manager of its Danvers Square, Massachusetts branch, has been named Affiliate Member of the Year by the Greater Boston Association of Realtors® (GBAR).

Each year, the GBAR publicly recognizes the active volunteer involvement, charitable acts and business success of its members.  The Affiliate Member of the Year Award acknowledges the involvement of industry product and service providers for their active participation in GBAR programs and activities, and their general support of the association, its mission and the REALTOR® membership.

Bettencourt has been helping people buy homes or refinance their existing mortgages for more than 14 years. A Certified Military Housing Specialist, Bettencourt for the past five years has served on the board of directors of the National Association of Mortgage Professionals, where he is Chairperson of the VA Loan Committee and past Chairperson of its Government Affairs Committee. He was also recently appointed to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s VA Working Committee Group. In September 2016 he was recognized as one of the Top 50 Most Connected Mortgage Professionals in America by National Mortgage Professional magazine.

“I am truly honored by this distinction,” Bettencourt said. “It has and continues to be my honor to serve and support our community.”

“Richard is very deserving of this honor,” said Brian Koss, executive vice president of Mortgage Network. “Public service is a big part of what we do, and Richard exemplifies that to the fullest.”

Based in Danvers, Massachusetts, Mortgage Network provides mortgage banking services in more than 20 states through a wide variety of retail offices built to fit each local market. Mortgage Network is more focused and agile than many larger competitors, which allows the company to provide a high level of service to its customers and its business and referral partners.

Bettencourt (NMLS# 7810) can be reached at (978) 304-0818 or at Mortgage Network’s Danvers branch is located at 52 Maple Street, Danvers, MA 01923.


About Mortgage Network, Inc.

Based in Danvers, Massachusetts, Mortgage Network, Inc. is one of the largest, privately held independent mortgage companies in the eastern U.S. region. The company is licensed to do business in 26 states and has more than 400 employees and 40 branch offices. Mortgage Network provides a full range of residential mortgage products, including conventional and non-conventional loans, FHA and VA loans, mortgage refinancing and reverse mortgages, while offering borrowers a unique combination of experience, product development, and commitment to great service. According to a customer survey conducted from December 2012 through January 2016, more than 98 percent of customers would recommend Mortgage Network to friends and family members. Founded in 1988 by Robert McInnes and Albert Paré III, Mortgage Network can be found online at and followed on Twitter at @MNETMortgage.