Xavier Perez began his career as a loan officer in 1999 working at Citigroup and was shortly recruited by Countrywide Home Loans in 2000 where he originated and managed until 2009. In 2009, Xavier then started a mortgage company called Nationwide Lending, which founded, grew and sold late 2011. Xavier took on the role of managing the South Florida area for Preferred Trust which was them acquired by another company, New Pen Financial. Here, he grew and managed the #1 team in the nation in productivity and profitability during his 3 year tenure, before being tapped to spearhead the development of the South Florida market for what would become one of the largest independent mortgage lenders in the United States: Caliber Home Loans. He currently holds the title of Area Manager for South Florida and manages over 80+ employees in the mortgage industry. Xavier’s years of knowledge, leadership ability and success have built a long-standing reputation in South Florida within the mortgage industry.