LINTHICUM, MD, August 15, 2018— NFM Lending has announced the promotion of Tempe, Arizona Branch Manager, Ryan Sandell, to Vice President, Western Region. Sandell will help expand NFM’s growing footprint in the West using his proven track record and established relationships with realtors and builders throughout the region. The Sandell Team of NFM Lending currently boasts three of the top 1% loan originators in the country, each with less than six years of experience in the mortgage business.

“It has been incredible watching Ryan grow his team in Arizona,” said Jan Ozga, President of NFM Lending. “He’s doubled his production in 2 short years, demonstrating his ability to scale and make sound hiring decisions simultaneously. Using his current blueprint, Ryan will expand his footprint to Nevada, California and beyond. I marvel at his high mortgage IQ and can’t wait to see his continued ascent to the top of the mortgage ranks.”

“I am grateful for this opportunity and eager to grow the NFM brand throughout the Western United States,” said Sandell. “Joining NFM Lending was the best decision I could have made to grow my team, and now to have the opportunity to recruit loan originators who are focused on taking their production to the next level is truly exciting. NFM has really shown me a commitment to providing the best programs and resources to support their branches, and I am looking forward to sharing that with others.”

The Sandell Team of NFM Lending is currently hiring Loan Originators through the West and Southwest United States.

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NFM Lending is a mortgage lending company currently licensed in 29 states in the U.S. The company was founded in Baltimore, Maryland in 1998 and this year is celebrating its 20th anniversary. They attribute their success in the mortgage industry to their steadfast commitment to customers and the community. NFM Lending has firmly planted itself in the home loan marketplace as “America’s Common Sense Residential Mortgage Lender.™” For more information about NFM Lending, visit, like our Facebook page, or follow us on Twitter.