Planet Home Lending Welcomes New Regional Sales Leader

Planet Home Lending’s Regional Sales Manager Matt Kingsborough

Planet Home Lending has hired Matt Kingsborough as Regional Sales Manager, bringing more than two decades of experience in mortgage lending and an exceptional track record of leadership and innovation to the position. Kingsborough has been tasked to drive Planet Home Lending’s expansion in the Western U.S.

“Stepping into Planet Home Lending marks a pivotal chapter in my career,” Kingsborough said. “It’s an opportunity to align with an organization that not only values excellence and innovation in mortgage lending, but also deeply invests in the growth and success of its sales professionals. I’m here to build on our presence in the West by fostering an environment where mortgage loan originators and branch managers can truly thrive.”

Twenty-plus years of industry experience

Prior to joining Planet Home Lending, Kingsborough served as a Multistate Regional Area Manager for HomeBridge Financial Services, and Prospect Mortgage’s Northern California Regional Manager.

Kingsborough’s approach to leadership centers on personal and professional development that empowers mortgage professionals to achieve exponential growth. His focus on continuous improvement, strategic communication, and life balance helps each team member achieve their full potential.

“Matt’s role is crucial as we look to attract and support the best talent in the industry,” said Planet Home Lending President of Mortgage Lending John Bosley. “His ability to mentor, coupled with a keen understanding of the mortgage landscape, makes him the perfect fit to lead our expansion efforts in the West. We’re not just announcing a new hire; we’re inviting mortgage professionals to join us in setting a new standard for success in the industry.”

Planet Home Lending offers an array of product innovations, including its own Cash 4 Homes, 1st Year Flex, and Purchase EDGE programs, as well as niche products, including one-time close construction loans, and bridge, renovation, and manufactured home loans.

“We are thrilled to have Matt on board,” Bosley said. “His vision for the future of mortgage lending aligns with our commitment to excellence and innovation. Together, we’re poised to offer unmatched opportunities for our mortgage loan originators and branch managers, setting new benchmarks for success in the competitive housing markets of the Western U.S.”

Latest Planet Home addition

Planet Home Lending recently announced the addition of 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.”

Recognition for servicer activity

Planet Home Lending recently earned Fannie Mae’s 2023 Servicer Total Achievement and Rewards (STAR) Program recognition, which acknowledges mortgage servicers for effective, standardized processes that drive performance and operational success. Planet Home Lending was recognized in the General Servicing and Solution Delivery categories, one of 32 servicers recognized across all categories.

“We are thrilled to receive dual honors in General Servicing and Solution Delivery, a prestigious recognition across both categories that only seven companies, including ours, achieved this year,” said Sandra Jarish, President of Planet Home Lending. “These accolades reflect our team’s unwavering dedication and meticulous approach, ensuring every aspect of our servicing exceeds the expectations of our customers, investors and private clients, all within the framework of the highest industry standards.”

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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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