James Hampton has signed with the St. Louis-based business The Home Loan Expert (THLE). Having closed more than $100 million in loan volume during 2021, Hampton is not only one of Chicago’s top-producing loan officers, he is among the top 1% in the nation. He was also featured in Chicago Agent’s Who’s Who last year.
Hampton comes to THLE with more than 21 years of industry experience and specializes in multiple types of lending. He works with self-employed clients, first-time homebuyers and low-to-moderate income lending programs, as well as with conforming and jumbo loans.
“I’m excited to join The Home Loan Expert, and I feel this move will allow me and my team to better serve our community and clients,” Hampton, formerly at JP Morgan Chase Bank, said in a press release. “The extensive product suite and innovative mindset that THLE offers will allow my team to assist even more clients obtain the American dream of homeownership. I believe every family that has a desire to own a home should be given the opportunity to do so, and I want to help make their dreams a reality.”
And the fast-growing company is excited to have him. “James [is] bringing so much talent and experience to our team,” said Ryan Kelley, THLE founder and. “James is one of the best loan officers in the country, and we’re honored he’s chosen to come work with us out of all the companies he was being considered for.”