Jim Karr is Senior Director, National Sales Manager of Western Alliance Bank’s Correspondent Mortgage Solutions team, part of the Specialized Mortgage Services Group. Mr. Karr has more than 25 years of business development experience in the correspondent lending delivery channel of mortgage banking.
Prior to joining Western Alliance, Mr. Karr was a senior executive at Galton Funding, a leading correspondent mortgage organization. Previous roles in this specialized segment of mortgage banking include positions with Homeward Residential, Bank of America and GMAC-RFC.
He is a graduate of California State University, Fresno, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business, with a focus on Risk Management and Insurance.
Specialized Mortgage Services
Western Alliance Specialized Mortgage Services, a national banking group within Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, specializes in providing comprehensive funding resources to mortgage originators and independent mortgage bankers and delivers a high level of expertise and responsiveness. Led by experienced senior industry executives, the team provides traditional warehouse lending, mortgage servicing rights (MSR) and note financing. Western Alliance Bank is the primary subsidiary of Phoenix-based Western Alliance Bancorporation, with more than $50 billion in assets. The bank is again #1 best-performing of the 50 largest public U.S. banks in the S&P Global Market Intelligence listing for 2020 and ranks high on the Forbes “Best Banks in America” list year after year. Serving clients across the country wherever business happens, Western Alliance Bank operates individually branded, full-service banking and financial services divisions and has offices in key markets nationwide.