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People Movers of the Week: Aug. 28

Fri, 07/31/2015



Carrington Mortgage Services appointed Dennis Hueman to senior vice president of centralized lending.

Prior to joining Carrington, Hueman served as senior vice president of PennyMac Mortgage, charged with building the retail purchase money and builder platforms for retail lending.

Earlier in his career, he held leadership positions with American Equity Mortgage, H&R Block Mortgage Corp. and Household Finance.


Comergence, a provider of third-party vendor and risk-management platforms for the mortgage industry, has hired Dave Crugnale as business development manager.

Crugnale comes to the firm from Perrin & Associates, where he served as senior consultant.

He also served as an executive at several mortgage lenders and appraisal management companies including InHouse Appraisals, Mirad Financial, Cub Funding/Market Street Mortgage and Conti Mortgage.


DocMagic Inc. named Gavin Ales as chief compliance officer.

Prior to joining DocMagic, Ales was the deputy chief compliance officer at Prospect Mortgage.

He specializes in mortgage banking compliance, federal and state regulatory compliance, financial services law, real estate law and consumer credit law.



Berkadia has expanded its multifamily investment sales team with 12 new hires across the Midwest.

The new additions, all joining from Marcus & Millichap, include nine multifamily investment sales advisors and three supporting team members, who will be located in Berkadia's Chicago, St. Louis and Kansas City, Mo., offices.

Senior Directors David Gaines and Alex Blagojevich, along with Director Michael Sullivan, are the leaders of the coordinated team.

Gaines and Blagojevich have investment sales experience across several states, including Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Nebraska.

Prior to joining Berkadia, both served as vice president investments and senior directors for the national multihousing group at Marcus & Millichap.

Sullivan, who will be joining the Kansas City office, brings 12 years of commercial real estate experience to Berkadia. Prior to joining the firm, he served as a senior associate at Marcus & Millichap.

Berkadia's investment sales team has also added six associate directors: Grant Kollman and Brett Meinzer to the Kansas City office, Patrick Sullivan to the St. Louis office and Greg Gonzalez, Chris Bruzas and William Ryan to the Chicago office.

The Chicago office also welcomes Greg Bloomer as a marketing assistant, Robert Perez as an analyst and Brynne Barnard as a transaction manager.



Two Harbors Investment Corp. appointed Jeffrey Hurley as managing director and chief technology officer.

Hurley has over 25 years of experience in technology management and prior to joining the company served as managing director, head of technology, at the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board since 2011.

From 2004 to 2011, he served as an executive director, fixed-income technology at Nomura Holdings.

As featured by National Mortgage News, August 2015