Company News

April, 2017 - PBM Bowie Makes a Wish Come True!

Our Bowie Branch had a very successful fundraising effort for the benefit of the Make a Wish Foundation for terminally ill children. We raised $2,171.00. The total amount raised is more than the average cost of a wish for a terminally ill child, according to the Make a Wish Foundation!

August, 2016 - PBM's Newest VHDA Home Counseling Instructor

John Melnick, Presidential Mortgage VHDA Instructor We are pleased to announce that our Fairfax, VA loan officer, John Melnick, has been certified as a VHDA Home Counseling Instructor. As such, he will be participating in the certification process for VHDA first-time homebuyers. These homebuyers attend a six hour training course to become eligible to purchase homes with the below-market interest rates and down payment grants offered by VHDA. John Melnick will serve as the "lender expert" or facilitator in these training sessions to be held in various locations in Northern Virginia throughout the year.

 

 

July, 2016 - Trail Run Series Continues in Charlottesville

Presidential Bank Mortgage is pleased to continue to support healthy living in Central Virginia with the third of the four-race series that we sponsor. On Saturday, July 16th, the Camp Holiday Trails 5 Miler was run, participants included several past clients running, including an age group winner. In addition to healthy living, this race benefits a camp for children with special health needs, many of whom were on the course cheering on the runners. PBM will sponsor the fourth race on August 9th, as well.

 

June, 2016 - Freehold Branch Helps Children's Miracle Network Hospitals

The 13th Annual Bill Donnelly Memorial Golf Tournament was held this year at Ocean Acres Country Club. The outing is run by several realtors of RE/MAX at Barnegat Bay, NJ and raises funds for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Rich McCabe and Tom Dilger, on behalf of Presidential Bank Mortgage were key sponsors for this year's outing. We are excited to say that the event raised over $15,000 for the Children’s Miracle Network. We hope to see you there next year!



 

June, 2016 - Presidential Sponsors Second Trail Run at UVA 

Presidential Bank Mortgage is proud of its continued support of healthy living in Central Virginia with the second race of the summer trail running series. This 5K course was over, around and down the Observatory Hill at University of Virginia on Tuesday evening. Runners and walkers came out to enjoy the peaceful trail on Thomas Jefferson's grounds. Matt Hodges and his daughter Lydia competed in this race, as well as the first of the series. Tom Scully greeted runners and their families. Both Matt and Tom are Presidential loan officers in Charlottesville. The final two races will be in July and August.


 

May, 2016 - Presidential Bank Mortgage Giving Back to the Community

Doug Smith, Branch Manager in our Woodbridge, VA office, spoke to students at Potomac High School on May 10, 2016. The topics he covered with three Economics and Finance classes were “The Importance of Individual Credit History” and “The Home-Buying Process”.



 

May, 2016 - PBM Sponosors Race Series in Central Virginia

Presidential Bank Mortgage is pleased to support healthy choices in Central Virginia. To that end, we are sponsoring a four-race series, on trails, in and around Charlottesville.

On Saturday, May 7th, the first race, a 5K with nearly 1000 feet of elevation gain and loss occurred in Mint Springs Park in Crozet. Matt Hodges (#203 below) and his daughter, Lydia, raced while fellow loan officer Tom Scully greeted runners at our table. A good time was had by all. We look forward to the next trail race on June 7th.

PBM Sponsors Race Series
 

May, 2016 - Charlottesville Branch Hosts Customer Appreciation Day at UVA

Matt Hodges and Art Lavoie hosted a UVA baseball game recently for customers. Charlottesville is home to both Matt's Presidential Bank Mortgage office and the defending 2015 National Champion University of Virginia Cavaliers baseball team. The Cavaliers hosted in-state rival VCU Rams, while the home team didn't achieve victory, everyone in attendance had a great time.


 

April, 2016 - PBM Sponsors Tough Day Charity Golf Tournament

Presidential Bank Mortgage was proud to be a corporate sponsor of the Tough Day Golf Tournament at Beavercreek Country Club to benefit Brooke’s House in April, 2016.

Brooke’s House is a home for adult women recovering from alcohol and substance use disorder. It was founded to honor the memory of Brooke Erin Simmers, who passed away at the age of 19 after a heroin overdose. Her family created Brooke’s House to inspire and empower women suffering from alcohol and substance use disorder.

The mission of Brooke’s House is to inspire and empower women suffering from the disease of addiction by providing them a safe, stable, and emotionally supportive living environment while in the early stages of recovery.

Brooke’s House is designed to inspire growth and change, strengthening women’s minds, bodies and spirits so they can pursue and achieve their dreams.

Go to www.brookeshouse.org for more information on Brooke’s House.


April, 2016 - Presidential Bank Mortgage Launches Our New Website

After months of consultation and development, Presidential Mortgage is proud to announce the launch of our new website.  We hope the redesigned website will make it easier for our customers and partners to access the resources we have provided.  

The new website now incorporates our sister mortgage companies, formerly operating as Presidential Mortgage Group and Presidential Mortgage Services.  


October, 2015 - Presidential Mortgage Sponsors Big Brothers Big Sisters Golf Open

Presidential Bank Mortgage was proud to be a sponsor of the Big Brothers Big Sisters 30th Annual Golf Open. Presidential helps make a BIG difference in the lives of children in the greater Washington area with our sponsorship.

Big Brothers Big Sisters is a non-profit organization which empowers at-risk children to succeed through the introduction of positive role models and One-To-One® mentoring relationships. BBBS has a stellar record of helping children make wise decisions to stay in school, stay out of trouble and set goals to become productive adults.

For more information about Big Brothers Big Sisters or the tournament, click here.

 

November 2014 - VHDA (Virginia Housing Development Authority) Congratulates and Recognizes Seven Presidential Mortgage Loan Officers as Top Producers for 2014.

The four top producing loan officers are:

Gold Circle - Scott Whittle and Belynda Wilson
Silver Circle - Kathy Fender, Teesie Howell and Lee Boiseau
Bronze Circle - Mina Snead and Doug Smith

Presidential Mortgage, a division of Presidential Bank, is proud to be a partner with VHDA. Together we are helping more Virginians attain quality, affordable housing.



October, 2014 - Presidential Trevose Rides for MS

2014 MS Ride - NJ

Two members of the Trevose, PA branch participated in the Multiple Sclerosis Ride 2014 from Cherry Hill to Ocean City, NJ - an 80 mile bike ride. Participating from Presidential Mortgage were Tom Galt and Chris Fox. Congratulations to both riders for a very worthwhile endeavor for a great cause. The ride took place on September 27, 2014.

 

October, 2014 - Presidential Mortgage Sponsors Big Brothers Big Sisters Golf Open

Presidential Bank Mortgage was proud to be a sponsor of the Big Brothers Big Sisters 29th Annual Golf Open. Presidential helps make a BIG difference in the lives of children in the greater Washington area with our sponsorship.

Big Brothers Big Sisters is a non-profit organization which empowers at-risk children to succeed through the introduction of positive role models and One-To-One® mentoring relationships. BBBS has a stellar record of helping children make wise decisions to stay in school, stay out of trouble and set goals to become productive adults.

For more information about Big Brothers Big Sisters or the tournament, click here.

 

September, 2014 - Annual Day of Caring

On Wednesday, September 17, 2014, the Annual Day of Caring, through the United Way Thomas Jefferson Area, brought out businesspeople to give back to their community. One project was landscaping, mulching, planting, painting and staining at a local school for emotionally troubled youths. Presidential Mortgage, along with Montague, Miller & Company led this project and Matt Hodges, Presidential Charlottesville Sales Manager enjoyed spending his morning assisting with sprucing up this school.

 

January, 2014 - Top VHDA Producers!

These Loan Officers placed as the best performers on the VHDA Top Producers List:

Platinum Circle: Scott Whittle - Colonial Heights  

Gold Circle: Teesie Howell - Richmond, Belynda Wilson - Colonial Heights, Kathy Fender - Colonial Heights  

Silver Circle: Mina Snead - Richmond, Lee Boisseau - Colonial Heights  

Bronze Circle: Laurie Puccio - Alexandria  

Congratulations to all!  


September, 2013 - Presidential Trevose Sponsors Childhood Cancer Event


Employees of the Trevose branch, with support from Presidential Mortgage and along with Keller-Williams Realty, sponsored and participated in the charity golf outing in support of Alex's Lemonade Stand. The foundation is dedicated to fighting childhood cancer through research and helping it's victims and their families.


September, 2013 - Presidential Fairfax Helps the Homeless

Donations for DC Homeless

Presidential Mortgage, a division of Presidential Bank, is proud to have participated in the 2013 RCIA Homeless Outreach Program. Pictured here is our some of our Fairfax team that helped collect clothing and toiletries for the homeless in Washington DC. This is just one of the many ways Presidential is able to say, "Thank You!" to our local communities.


March 2013 - PMG Bowie Helps with Hurricane Sandy Recovery

Last fall, after Hurricane Sandy swept through the East Coast our Bowie Mortgage office looked for some way to help. We had all sent money via “text to the Red Cross” program, however we wanted to do more. We heard about a local program called "NJ Cares" which was taking donations for impacted individuals. We loaded up a SUV with batteries, food, diapers, blankets, gloves…etc. and made the trip to Union, NJ, where the donations were being accepted. We were greeted by the most appreciative people who welcomed the donation. Presidential Mortgage, a division of Presidential Bank, is supportive and willing to help all communities in need.


February 2013 - Presidential Mortgage Exhibits at National Guard Event



Woodbridge Branch Manager Doug Smith was an exhibitor at the National Guard Military Saves Day event held in Virginia. Over 100 Armed Service members viewed the exhibits. Pictured with Doug Smith is Jennifer Armstrong who is the Family Programs Financial Readiness Program Manager Liaison. Presidential Mortgage is proud to participate in local community activities.
 

December 2012 - Neighbors Helping Neighbors

 

For the second year in a row, the Richmond Operations Center along with Loan Officers, Teesie Howell and Matt Hodges, adopted a family for Christmas. The program is “Neighbors Helping Neighbors” and is coordinated by a private individual with assistance from the YMCA near our office here in Glen Allen. Here are pictures of some of the gifts we purchased this Christmas!


December 2012 - Presidential Mortgage Group sponsors The 2012 Neediest Kids Championship


Presidential Mortgage Group was proud to help sponsor The 2012 Neediest Kids Championship, a PGA/Nationwide Tour golf tournament where the proceeds benefit The Neediest Kids organization. The Neediest Kids is a nonprofit organization that provides low-income students in the DC Metro Area with the basic essentials they need so they can get the education they deserve. Presidential Mortgage Group, a division of Presidential Bank, FSB, is proud to support our local communities.


January 2013 - VHDA (Virginia Housing Development Authority) Congratulates and Recognizes Four Presidential Mortgage Loan Officers as Top Producers for 2012.

The four top producing loan officers are:

Gold Circle - Scott Whittle
Silver Circle - Belynda Wilson
Silver Circle - Teesie Howell
Bronze Circle - Lee Boisseau

Presidential Mortgage, a division of Presidential Bank FSB, is proud to be a partner with VHDA. Together we are helping more Virginians attain quality, affordable housing.


December 2011 - Presidential Mortgage Group Sponsors their Annual Holiday Giving Program

Presidential Mortgage Group has sponsored several local families through holiday gift giving. Each staff member in 11 different offices participated in giving either their volunteered time or monetary donation. We are honored to spread our warmth & cheer to our neighbors and community. Thank you to all of our loyal customers that made 2011 an outstanding year. Best wishes for a wonderful holiday season and New Year.


September 2011- VHDA Silver Circle Award

Virginia Housing Development Authority (VHDA) awards two Presidential Mortgage Loan Officers as their 2011 Top Producing Loan Officers! Each year VHDA recognizes their most dedicated lending partners who helped put thousands of Virginian’s in their first home. Please join us in congratulating Scott Whittle and Belynda Wilson, both of our Colonial Heights VA office in this outstanding recognition! Congratulations!!
 

July 2011 - Presidential Mortgage Loan Officer helps pass House Bill 1682

Delegate Rob Bell (R-58) proudly recognizes Presidential Mortgage and Loan Officer Matt Hodges, now known as a citizen lawmaker, for initiating House Bill 1682 and subsequently signed into law by Governor Robert McDonnell. This law reduces homeowner’s costs when refinancing a mortgage with a subordinate lien. In 2010, Matt Hodges approached delegates David Toscano (D-57) and Bell, in efforts to increase the loan subordination amount by $100,000; ultimately helping refinance homeowners. The Virginia House of Delegates and Senate were eager to pass this bill with the efforts and knowledge of Hodges and business colleague Phil D’Oronzio. Thanks to these two industry leaders, government has responded to homeowner needs across the country. For more information about this law, read this article.
 

July 2011- Customer Testimonial

Here at Presidential Mortgage, we take great pride in helping our customers get the best and most personalized loan services possible. Our commitment to excellence speaks for itself. Listen to what customers are saying about Presidential Mortgage:

"Presidential Bank has been one of the best lenders I have worked with in a long time.  We are used to getting the final documents and HUD approval the day of closing – not 3 days prior to closing – I could get used to this in a hurry!" – Virginia settlement company, July 2011


June 2011- Presidential Bank Product Expansion

Presidential Mortgage announces the expansion of its product offering with the addition of two new mortgage Investors. These addition investor lines will broaden PBM’s array of products and offer Presidential Mortgage homebuyers better pricing options, rates, and loan products.
 

July 2011- Federal Home Bank Board Grant Program

Presidential Mortgage is proud to reintroduce the Federal Home Bank Board Grant Program (FHLBB) which provides down payment and closing cost assistance to First Time Homebuyers. The partnership between Presidential Bank FSB and Atlanta’s FHLBB has helped Presidential Mortgage’s customers in Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina with assistance up to $7,500 per family. Many Realtors as well as new homeowners have expressed their appreciation for the grant program and find the eligibility process to be quite simple. If you are a first-time homebuyer interested in this grant, please contact your Presidential Mortgage loan officer before the program expires. 


June 2011- Presidential Mortgage Training

Presidential Mortgage prides itself on its commitment to customer service and personalized attention to each client. PBM introduced a 3 hour training class for their Northern Virginia and Maryland branches. The program was designed to improve communication skills among teams at PMG. The training helps deliver a more positive and satisfying mortgage experience for all of Presidential Mortgage’s customers and industry affiliations.


Gaithersburg Office Sponsors the 16th Annual Holiday Giving Program

In conjunction with the city of Gaithersburg, Presidential Mortgage has sponsored a local family for their 16th Annual Holiday Giving Program. Our staff wanted to give back to the community and generously donated gifts that will lift the spirits of a needy family during this holiday season. We are honored to spread our warmth & cheer to our neighbors and community. Thank you to all of our loyal customers that made 2010 an outstanding year. Best wishes for a wonderful holiday season and New Year.


October 4, 2010 - Freehold, NJ Office Sponsors F.R. Male Memorial 2010

The 21st Annual F. R. Male Memorial is a fund raising event which benefits the AIDS Resource Foundation for Children. In addition to this charity, a college scholarship award is given to a student at St. Catherines in Spring Lake, NJ. The success of fund raising for these benefits also includes local families in need. In the past we provided support for some of the firemen who were previously a part of this annual event, but perished in the World Trade Center on 9/11. The Freehold Office is proud to be a corporate sponsor for this event and has been for many years.


October 1, 2010 - Team Joe Golf Outing sponsored by our Fairfax, VA Office

As a local business, we are proud to support our local community! Presidential Mortgage was an Ace sponsor at the “Team Joe Golf Outing” which raised money for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Inova Fairfax Hospital. Fairfax Hospital for Children saved the life of Joe Petrella – a young boy who is now thriving at four years old. Their team of doctors, nurses and specialists give outstanding care to high-risk infants and help save babies like Joe each day. For more information or to make a donation, go to www.teamjoe.org


August 2010 - Presidential introduces Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) loans to first-time homebuyers

The PHFA program is a popular loan choice for qualifying moderate-income borrowers in the state of Pennsylvania. The PFHA program complements our state bond programs in Maryland (CDA) and Virginia (VHDA).August 2010 - Presidential introduces Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) loans to first-time homebuyers.


July 2010 - Presidential Mortgage Announces the Opening of Newest Office in Freehold, New Jersey

The Freehold branch will serve the central New Jersey market. The Freehold branch manager, Tom Dilger, brings over 25 years of mortgage banking experience to his team. Most recently he managed an office with National City Mortgage where his branch earned recognition as a member of the prestigious Platinum Circle.
 

July 2010 - Presidential Mortgage expands its Construction Lending Division

Presidential Mortgage’s reputation as a leader in the construction lending industry was boosted by the expansion and re-location of its C/P division to corporate offices in Columbia, MD. In today’s uncertain economic environment many lenders have left the Construction/Permanent market. Since 1985, Presidential Mortgage has been committed to lending to homeowners building the home of their dreams. This expansion will ensure our ability to meet those demands for years to come.

 

June 2010 - Presidential Mortgage recently announced our relationship with Loan Toolbox

Loan Toolbox is an information source designed to offer an abundant amount of value to mortgage borrowers and Realtors including timely information for homeowners and potential homebuyers. Please see your Presidential Mortgage Group loan officer to find out how you can benefit from Loan Toolbox.


Presidential Bank Mortgage is a proud member of the local communities in which we work. If you are looking for a home loan or mortgage, contact Presidential Mortgage today!