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.

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Specialized Mortgage Services

Western Alliance Specialized Mortgage Services, a national banking group within Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, delivers comprehensive funding resources to mortgage originators and independent mortgage bankers across the country. Led by experienced senior industry executives, the relationship banking team offers warehouse lending and mortgage servicing rights (MSR) with exceptional responsiveness. The Specialized Mortgage Services group is part of Western Alliance Bancorporation, which has more than $65 billion in assets and ranked #1 among top-performing large banks with assets greater than $50 billion in 2021 by both American Banker and Bank Director. With significant national capabilities, the Specialized Mortgage Services group delivers the reach, resources and deep industry knowledge that make a difference for customers.