Planet Home Lending Welcomes New SVP

Doug Long, SVP, Divisional Sales Manager, Planet Home Lending

National mortgage lender, servicer, and asset manager Planet Home Lending has hired Doug Long as its new SVP, Divisional Sales Manager. 

With more than four decades in mortgage banking, Long’s expertise in building retail networks and pioneering product development adds significant value to Planet Home Lending. 

“Joining Planet Home Lending goes beyond a mere transition,” Long said. “It’s a strategic alignment with a fully integrated family of companies backed by stable capital and distinguished by innovative products and visionary leadership.” 

John Bosley, Planet Home Lending President, Mortgage Lending, said, “We’re excited to have Doug join our team. His depth of retail experience and leadership will leverage our platform’s capabilities to expand retail market share in a shrinking market.” 

Long emphasized how Planet’s unique home loan offerings underscore the company’s collaborative and forward-thinking culture. 

“Planet is pioneering the future of mortgage lending with novel products like Cash 4 Homes, 1st Year Flex, Purchase EDGE, one-time close construction loans, and bridge, renovation, and manufactured home loans,” he said. “What sets us apart is not just these products, but how we come together, across different channels, to continuously innovate and refine them. This synergy allows Planet to offer unparalleled operational support to its sales professionals, along with no hidden overlays and some of the industry’s best turn times.” 

Before joining Planet, Long was the Southeast Divisional President for AmeriFirst Mortgage/Union Home and President of National Lending for Prospect Mortgage LLC in Orlando, Florida. Prior to that, he was CEO and Co-founder of Pinnacle Financial. 

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Eric C. Peck

Eric C. Peck has 25-plus years’ experience covering the mortgage industry, most recently serving as Editor-in-Chief for National Mortgage Professional Magazine. He graduated from the New York Institute of Technology, where he received his B.A. in Communication Arts/Media. After graduating, he began his professional career with Videography Magazine before landing in the mortgage space. Peck has edited three published books, and has served as Copy Editor for
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