Notable mortgage industry hires and promotions, June 6-10

Guaranteed Rate added three fintech executives to its leadership team. Raman Muralidharan will serve as president of new financial products. Reporting to Muralidharan are Anand Cavale, executive vice president and head of unsecured lending products, and Arun Tripathi, executive vice president and head of new secured lending products. Before joining Guaranteed Rate, Muralidharan was executive vice president of lending at HSBC USA. At Guaranteed Rate, he will direct the company’s overall expansion into new financial products. Cavale previously held global leadership positions at Citi as managing director of consumer banking, and later was the head of consumer lending at SoFi. In his new role at Guaranteed Rate, he is responsible for building new businesses that facilitate consumer borrowing. Tripathi most recently served as the head of mortgage products, pricing and capital markets at HSBC USA before coming to Guaranteed Rate. Earlier, he worked at Bank of America and USAA in various leadership roles. In his new role at Guaranteed Rate, he is responsible for launching and growing new lines of business with a focus on offering new secured lending products to customers and prospects.

Paul Howarth joined Deephaven Mortgage as regional vice president of wholesale sales, helping to expand the company non-QM footprint and market share in the western half of the U.S. Howarth, whose office is in Huntington Beach, California, has 15 years of experience in business development for mortgage and financial-services companies.

Marcus & Millichap announced the promotion of Ryan Nee to senior vice president and division manager for the Southeast region. Nee has been with the company more than 15 years, most recently serving as first vice president and district manager. Nee began his career as an associate in Marcus & Millichap’s Fort Lauderdale, Florida, office in 2007 before joining the management team in 2011. He holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Florida.

Greystone announced that Rich Martinez will join the company as an executive managing director of multifamily sales and production in mid-June. In this newly created role, he will focus on new business growth for Greystone’s expanding multifamily platform. He’ll also work on enhancements and optimizations to the firm’s joint venture relationship with Cushman & Wakefield, which provides a suite of debt and advisory services to real estate investors nationwide. Prior to joining Greystone, Martinez served as senior vice president of production and sales at Freddie Mac, where he worked for more than 34 years in various roles.

Elevated Title announced its new president, Bryce Ayoso. He has been with Elevated Title for more than 10 years, earning a promotion to president of Royal Title and president of Elevated Title Utah in 2017. He attended Brigham Young University, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in sociology.


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