Steve Landes, a 23-year industry veteran, has been named director of national sales at Stonegate Mortgage Corp., a publicly traded mortgage company focused on originating, financing and servicing residential mortgage loans, while also continuing to serve as president of NattyMac, Stonegate's warehouse lending subsidiary.
In this role, which reports directly to Jim Smith, Stonegate's president and chief operating officer, Landes will lead all origination efforts within the company's third-party originations, distributed retail and Stonegate direct channels.
Landes has most recently served the company as president of NattyMac and as executive vice president of loan origination. He also led the growth of NattyMac's integrated loan delivery and sales solution for small and midsize correspondents.
Prior to Stonegate, Landes served as senior vice president of retail lending at Novastar Mortgage, CEO at Ampro Financial Services and regional president at IndyMac Bank.