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Surviving market flux: Kevin Peranio's guide to navigating the mortgage terrain in 2024 – Episode 35

Kevin Peranio, PRMG Chief Lending Officer

Special guest Kevin Peranio, chief lending officer at PRMG, reveals top strategies to thrive in the current interest rate environment amidst the challenges of the mortgage industry. He shares success stories and insights on how staying connected with clients, investing in personal development, and broadening knowledge about non-QM programs can pave the way for a successful career in the mortgage industry.

As we navigate the ups and downs of the market, we discuss his tips and tricks to stay motivated and engaged. Kevin breaks down the importance of staying at the forefront of clients' minds and how leadership can guide mortgage professionals through tough market periods.

Kevin also touches on the role of technology in the mortgage industry and shares his views on striking a balance between automation and the human touch in client interactions. He also covers how digital apps streamline processes and facilitate scalability and efficiency.

The opinions and insights expressed in this Q&A are solely those of its interviewee and do not necessarily represent the views of either Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation or any of its parent, affiliates, or subsidiaries (collectively, “MGIC”). Neither MGIC nor any of its officers, directors, employees or agents makes any representations or warranties of any kind regarding the soundness, reliability, accuracy or completeness of any opinion, insight, recommendation, data, or other information contained in this blog, or its suitability for any intended purpose.

Kevin Peranio, PRMG Chief Lending Officer

Along with a pulse on the mortgage marketplace, PRMG Chief Lending Officer and partner Kevin Peranio continues to exemplify what it truly means to be an active executive leader in the mortgage industry. Kevin is responsible for overseeing all production, including working with the sales and operations teams within the loan manufacturing process. His primary goal is to enhance the overall customer experience when doing business with PRMG. This includes creating robust reporting features along with consumer-facing activities and modern lending technology to ensure accountability at all layers and levels of the process. In his own words, “the inside drives the outside."

Since joining PRMG in 2010, Kevin led the Southeast Region to become the #1 Ranked Region for PRMG, reaching this milestone in record time. This achievement ultimately propelled Kevin to becoming one of the youngest partners at PRMG. Kevin is also a Four-Time President’s Cabinet Member and was recognized by NMP as a Top 40 Under 40. He is a national speaker within the mortgage industry, and has been interviewed on several podcasts, including speaking at HousingWire’s Engage Marketing Summit, AIME Fuse, ICE Technology, and other industry events.

Most recently, Kevin has become known on LinkedIn for his insightful ‘Walk and Talk’ video posts, and for his Instagram ’KP Talks Dollars and Sense’ podcast where he shares his perspective and knowledge on a wide range of subjects.

Mr. Peranio received his Bachelor of Science in Advertising Business from the University of Texas at Austin.

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