James is a Florida native, born and raised in the Tampa Bay area. He is an economist that knows the area well and pays close attention to the market and changing trends with a passion for helping people with their financial needs. James started his financial career with a large bank as a personal banker and worked his way into the investment and private banking sector. He joined GTE in 2018 and discovered a new passion for the mortgage industry. In 2019 James joined the Home Loans Department as a Loan Executive. Whether you are interested in purchasing a new home, want to refinance, or need help with using the equity in your home for debt consolidation or large purchases, James will be there to help you every step of the way.