Russell has over 35 years of extensive experience in all phases of the mortgage industry with a focus on assisting homeowners and potential homebuyers find the best fit in a mortgage loan. He is experienced in qualify friendly first time homebuyer loans such as FHA, VA, Rural Development, Hula Mae/Mortgage Credit Certificate, and also construction and rehab loans and the popular conventional loan products.
He finds time to volunteer for the industry advocacy group, Mortgage Bankers Association Hawaii (MBAH), as a Board member. He also served as President of the association (MBAH) as well as the Hawaii Association of Mortgage Brokers.
His prior experience ranged from a Mortgage Center Branch Manager to managing a mortgage loan division with a hand in loan origination, processing, underwriting and developing loan products.
Russell holds a Bachelors degree in Business Administration with a major in Marketing from the UH. During his spare time you can find Russell spending time with his family or on one of Hawaii’s beautiful golf courses.