HECM and Housing Wealth Specialist
Patti Schiappa has over 15 years in the mortgage industry. She began originating HECMs in 2004 and has since continued to help retirees understand their financing options, focusing on leveraging existing home equity.
She enjoys helping seniors learn the value of incorporating Housing Wealth into retirement planning. She has worked tirelessly with financial planners and retirement experts, to develop a team approach when working with customers. For Patti, it's important to understand all aspects of retirement and guide folks in the right direction. Ths level of commitment and dedication to understanding the personalized needs of its borrowers is part of CrossCountry's values and reflect's Patti's personal ethics as well.
Patti is joined by HECM Processor, Amy Smith, who brings more than 25 years of industry experience to CrossCountry Mortgage In 2003, she began processing HECMs and has since processed over 1,000 loans. Amy's background in both processing and closing has given her the opportunity to touch multiple aspects of the HECM process and provide insight and expertise.