Rick has over 30 years of correspondent lending experience in sales and operational duties. He joined Gateway’s Correspondent Division in 2014 as a Regional Sales Manager. Rick covers a majority of the East Coast states including Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey Pennsylvania North Carolina, South Carolina, Ohio, West Virginia, and Washington DC as he continually develops business partners with banks, credit unions, and mortgage professionals.
Prior to joining Gateway, Rick served as the senior account executive at Affiliated Mortgage Company, a subsidiary of Benchmark Bank in Plano, Texas. There he helped develop relationships with mortgage bankers, boosted sales within his territory, and worked closely with senior-level staff to help solicit and originate loan requests. Prior to that, he served in executive leadership positions at mortgage and financial organizations, including National City Mortgage, Freedom Mortgage, Sovereign Bank and Bank of Boston. Martinez’s depth of mortgage, banking and financial knowledge, leadership acumen, and track record of success is in direct correlation to his proven accomplishments in providing excellent customer service and building long-term partnerships.
Martinez holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Rhode Island. He resides in Dartmouth, Massachusetts with his wife and three children and in his spare time enjoys playing soccer and golf, and is actively involved in his church and community.