An Experienced Real Estate Lender Will Lead the First Community Mortgage Branch on Singer Island, Accompanied by a Team


Top Producer Joe Farro takes a proactive approach, sharing deep experience and superior customer service; he is joined by an established team of mortgage and operations support professionals

RIVIERA BEACH, Florida., April 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — First Community Mortgage (FCM) has appointed Joe Farro Director of the production subsidiary of FCM Riviera Beach/Singer Island Office. With its experienced team of mortgage lenders and operations support, Farro – a West palm beach resident – and his team can create mortgages for consumers in 32 states, including Florida and Georgia.

“Team Joe clients appreciate the strategic approach they take, assessing each individual’s situation and needs so they can present the best mortgage options,” said Dan Smith, president of First Community Mortgage. “A Top Producer himself, Joe has literally trained other Top Producers, so you know he and his team have the expertise to ensure you have the best experience when working with us on your home loan.”

In addition to Farro Florida office, the seasoned mortgage professional with 30 years of experience also oversees the St. Simons, Georgia, FCM location. A graduate of Loyola, he began his career at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and entered the mortgage industry after being part of a successful company. Georgia startup in the industry. Farro has earned both the Certified Mortgage Planning Specialist (CMPS) and Certified Mortgage Planner (CMP), which are designations held by less than 1% of mortgage professionals nationwide.

“Our commitment to our clients and referral partners allows us to take a proactive approach to the mortgage industry,” says Farro, “which can make a difference as many homeowners today want highly experienced advice when they buy and sell residential property. We are committed to them and superior customer service.”

Outside of work, he can be found working out, traveling, reading, and playing poker. Farro played in the World Series of Poker. Much of her travels now involve following her high school son’s hockey team, who is Boston-based. Farro resides at West palm beach with his German schnauzer, Piper.

The Farro team includes:

  • Frank Gasway, Loan officerNMLS ID 156106, [email protected] or 770-722-2004.
  • Micah Johnson, Loan officerNMLS ID 1555495, [email protected] or 404-395-1708.
  • Shanda Prater, Loan officerNMLS ID 1018606, [email protected] or 770-313-5009.
  • Regina ChappelearBranch Operations Manager, NMLS ID 1586977, [email protected] or 404-229-0666.
  • Karl KuszajYouth Loan officer/ Loan Officer Assistant, NMLS ID 1904093, [email protected] or 614-571-1048.
  • Ivy SmithAssistant Loan Officer, NMLS ID 2067183, [email protected] or 678-492-7400.
  • Corrin WagnonLoan Processor, NMLS ID 1792139, [email protected] or 404-545-5842.

First Community Mortgage, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of First Community Bank of Tennessee, and includes the Wholesale, Correspondent and Retail divisions. FCM is an FNMA, FHLMC and GNMA seller/repairer and provides mortgage solutions to consumers and financial institutions. He funded nearly $3.5 billion in home loans in 2021 and has won several “best places to work” awards over the past year, including being named one of the best places to work 2022 United States by Energage, one of the best places to work 2021 by the Nashville Business Journal and one of the Top Work Places 2021 by The Tennessian newspaper. First Community Mortgage is an Equal Housing Lender, ID NMLS 629700.

Farro (NMLS#153572) can be reached at 404-933-2733 or [email protected].

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