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Newrez Welcomes Region Manager

Newrez Welcomes Stacy Blair as Jacksonville, Florida Region Manager

Industry Veteran Leads Newrez expansion of Jacksonville Direct to Consumer Lending Team

Fort Washington, PA (September 18, 2020) — Newrez LLC (“Newrez”, the “Company”), a national mortgage lender and servicer, announced today that Stacy Blair has joined the company as Region Manager for the Greater Jacksonville, Florida region. Blair will report directly to Debbie Knotts, Senior Vice President of Direct to Consumer (“DTC”) Lending.

“We are thrilled to have Stacy join Newrez to lead our growth in the Jacksonville region,” said Debbie Knotts, Senior Vice President of DTC Lending. “Stacy’s expertise in building teams and driving results will be a tremendous asset as we continue to expand our national footprint and increase our overall market share. I look forward to the leadership that he will bring to building our newest center."

Blair brings more than 25 years of success in the mortgage industry to his role at Newrez. His background includes broad experience in multiple lending channels, including retail, joint venture and Direct to Consumer, frequently building teams from the ground up into high-achieving, high-producing divisions for lenders such as EverHome Mortgage Company, Everbank and TIAA Bank. Whether serving institutional clients or individual borrowers, Blair has earned himself a reputation for exceptional customer service.

The addition of Blair and the growth of this team exemplifies Newrez’s focus on expanding the capacity and footprint of the DTC channel and its commitment to making Jacksonville, Florida a core enterprise location. As part of his role, Blair will immediately begin expanding the sales team in Jacksonville, Florida; the team plans to double the size of its workforce by the end of 2020.

“The Newrez organization shares my commitment to exceptional service and offers a wide breadth of products that today’s consumers are demanding,” said Blair. “Building out a new team of dedicated loan originators with a company committed to growth, quality and customer experience, is exciting. I’m looking forward to working closely with our servicing division colleagues as well, to provide exceptional service to our customers throughout the life of their loans. I love the end-to-end connection.”

Headquartered in Fort Washington, PA, with offices across the United States, Newrez specializes in finding the right loan for every borrower. Newrez offers a wide range of mortgage products that help make the dream of home ownership attainable. Visit for more information on products and instructions on applying for a loan.




About Newrez LLC

Newrez LLC (Newrez) is a leading nationwide mortgage lender and servicer. As a lender, Newrez focuses on offering a breadth of industry-leading products, supported by a loan process that blends both human interaction and the benefits of technology into an unparalleled customer experience. Founded in 2008 and licensed to lend in 50 states, Newrez is headquartered in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania and operates multiple lending channels, including Correspondent Lending, Wholesale, Direct-to-Consumer, Retail, and a network of joint venture partners. Newrez’s servicing business consists of its performing loan servicing division, Newrez Servicing, and its special servicing division, Shellpoint Mortgage Servicing. Newrez also has several affiliates that perform various services in the mortgage and real estate industries. These include Avenue 365 Lender Services, LLC, a title agency, and eStreet Appraisal Management LLC, an appraisal management company. Newrez is member of the New Residential Investment Corp. family. More information is available at