Gov. Snyder Joins USFS to Open Troy Headquarters, Recruit 600 Employees to Fill New Positions

WHAT: Opening of the new national headquarters of United Shore Financial Services (USFS) and its family of companies in Troy, Mich., and the kickoff of a statewide talent recruitment initiative to fill 600 positions in 2013.

The event includes remarks by Governor Rick Snyder and USFS leadership, follow-up actions as a result of the Governor’s Economic Summit in Detroit, ribbon-cutting ceremony and building tours.

WHEN: Wednesday, May 15, 2013
4 p.m. Welcoming of Guests
4:20-4:30 p.m. Governor’s tour of USFS headquarters
4:30 p.m. Remarks by Governor Snyder and USFS Leadership, including:
USFS Founder and Chair Jeff Ishbia
USFS CEO Kip Kirkpatrick
USFS President Mat Ishbia
4:50 p.m. Ribbon-cutting ceremony followed by photos and building tours

*Note to Media: Representatives of the media are welcome to tour the building with the Governor and USFS leadership from 4:20 to 4:30 p.m. They also will be available for interviews immediately following the ribbon-cutting ceremony.

WHERE: USFS Headquarters
1414 E. Maple Road
Troy, Michigan

About USFS: Founded 27 years ago, USFS is one of the largest independent mortgage bankers in the United States.  It operates three brands: United Wholesale Mortgage, Shore Mortgage and Capital Mortgage Funding.
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United Wholesale Mortgage is the fourth largest wholesale mortgage lender in the country, while Shore Mortgage is a nationally known, direct-to-consumer mortgage lender.  Capital Mortgage Funding is a leading mortgage lender in southeastern Michigan. Together, the company employs more than 1,200 team members, projecting over $16 billion in originations and 600 additional employees in 2013.

Earlier this year, USFS brought its 1,200+ team members together under one roof at their new corporate headquarters at 1414 E. Maple Road in Troy.  The move consolidates USFS’ team members from four locations in Birmingham and Troy into a single location on two floors with over 100,000 square feet of new space.

The new building features many amenities to retain and attract talent, including an expanded cafeteria, state-of-the-art workout fitness center, dry cleaning pick-up services, Starbucks, valet parking, 24-hour self-serve convenience store, and modern designs normally associated with a high-tech Silicon Valley company.


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