Our Team

Our Team

Michael Ferraro – President

Michael Ferraro is the President of Mortgage Markets CUSO and has more than 20 years of operational optimization, sales leadership, market penetration, digital marketing, and team building experience in the banking, credit union, mortgage, and consumer lending industries. Michael illustrious career has included Executive Leadership positions at American Eagle Financial Credit Union where he served as Vice President of Consumer Lending,  The Credit Union Association of New York as a Management Consultant, and CU Direct Corporation where led the Northeast as Director of Credit Union Sales. Michael has had the distinct honor of being the featured speaker at prestigious national industry events and has also educated consumers on local Connecticut radio stations to discuss all things credit related.

   
Jill Lescarbeau
Operations Manager
Jill Lescarbeau
Operations Manager

Jill is Mortgage Markets CUSO’s Mortgage Loan Operations Manager. Jill oversees the on-boarding, processing, and closing departments and ensures that Credit Union members have a world class mortgage experience. Jill has been with Mortgage Markets CUSO since 2019 and has held leadership positions in the mortgage and credit union industry during her career.

Patrick Shiel
Origination Manager
Patrick Shiel
Origination Manager

Patrick is the Originations Manager for Mortgage Markets CUSO, responsible for overseeing all mortgage loan origination activities.

With more than 10 years’ experience in the mortgage industry, Patrick specializes in working with Credit Union members customizing products and services to best suit their individual needs.

Patrick joined Mortgage Markets CUSO from American Eagle Financial Credit Union, where he served as Senior Mortgage Loan Originator, closing a record $100 million in loans in 2017 and 2018.

Cindy Berger
Mortgage Loan Originator
Cindy Berger
Mortgage Loan Originator

Cindy is a Mortgage Loan Originator for Mortgage Markets CUSO, and has more than 20 years’ experience in Lending. Cindy’s passion is helping Credit Union members have a streamlined experience throughout the entire Mortgage process, ensuring they receive a customize program designed specifically for them. Cindy joined Mortgage Markets from Finex Credit Union where she held numerous Lending positions.

Jolie Lewis
Mortgage Loan Closing Specialist
Jolie Lewis
Mortgage Loan Closing Specialist

Jolie is Mortgage Markets CUSO’s Mortgage Loan Closing Specialist. She is responsible for disclosing time-sensitive closing documents to the Credit Union member and works closely with attorneys. Jolie takes great pride in ensuring that all borrowers close in a timely manner which allows the borrower to have a seamless mortgage experience. Jolie has been with Mortgage Markets CUSO since 2019 and has been working in the mortgage industry for over 20 years.

Alisa Cygielnik
Mortgage Loan Processor
Alisa Cygielnik
Mortgage Loan Processor

Alisa is Mortgage Markets CUSO’s Loan Processor. Alisa has a passion for the relationships she builds when helping Credit Union members obtain their dream home or refinancing their current home, which in-turn betters their lives. Being the link between the lender and the Credit Union member is very rewarding for Alisa and her goal is to make it a smooth process for a great experience. Alisa has been with Mortgage Markets CUSO since 2019 and in the Mortgage industry for over 5 years.

Alex Bleicher
Mortgage On-Boarding Specialist
Alex Bleicher
Mortgage On-Boarding Specialist

Alex is Mortgage Markets CUSO’s Mortgage On-Boarding Specialist. Alex ensures that Credit Union members receive critical initial disclosures and paves the way for a streamlined mortgage experience. Alex has been with Mortgage Markets CUSO since 2019 and has held numerous positions in Lending throughout his career.

We want to work with you!

Mortgage Markets CUSO operates for the benefit of credit unions and credit union members. Interested in learning more about becoming a Mortgage Markets CUSO partner? 

“Mortgage Markets has been a tremendous help in improving the speed and turnaround of our online mortgage services. Our partnership is another great step in our mission of putting more control into our members’ hands.”

– John Holt, President and CEO, Nutmeg State Financial Credit Union