Peoples Home Equity

Loan Officer

Waukesha, WI

Formed in 2001, Peoples Home Equity, Inc. is dedicated to the simple goal of helping Americans achieve the dream of responsible home ownership. We are a Conventional and Government HUD-approved lender that closes three billion dollars in mortgage loans annually with over 60 branch locations in 28 states. By working hard to earn trust and respect with every transaction, we continue to grow and prosper alongside our homebuyers and Realtor partners.

Our Mortgage Advisers are among the most experienced in the industry and stand firmly behind a promise to offer personalized solutions that are tailored to the specific needs of homebuyers and Realtor partners.

We pride ourselves on making smart decisions, quickly. We do this by avoiding the layers and layers of executives that too often dilute great ideas and slow the decision making process. This built-in efficiency allows us to move with speed in every facet of our operations, from strategy and personnel to compliance, sales, marketing and operations. Best of all, we’re only getting faster. 

The Role

We are looking for a Loan Officer to join our team. This person will generate business by providing professional financial services of purchasing or refinancing residential real estate. Our MLO will work independently to create and develop relationships with borrowers, realtors, builders, developers, personal contacts, and other valuable referral sources. You will be responsible for upholding the organizational commitment to its borrowers, maintaining a high standard in customer service and professional ethics and will report directly to the Branch Manager.

People’s Home Equity rejects cookie cutter solutions in favor of a custom-fit blend of product, pricing and service that best fulfills the demands of each individual transaction. By empowering our Sales and Operations staff to work together on timely, effective, customized solutions we’re able to place customers and their financial goals first.

Tasks & Duties

  • Originate loans within underwriting guidelines, and refer loan applications outside those limits to management
  • Analyze applicants' financial status, credit, and property evaluations to determine feasibility of granting loans.
  • Obtain and compile copies of loan applicants' credit histories, corporate financial statements, and other financial information.
  • Stay abreast of new types of loans and other financial services and products in order to better meet customers' needs.
  • Submit applications to credit analysts for verification and recommendation.
  • Work within a team atmosphere with integrity.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Experience in loan origination
  • Satisfaction of state licensing requirements and other regulatory standards must be met
  • Completion of the Anti-Money Laundering, Fair Lending, and Equity Origination trainings are required
  • Working knowledge of lending guidelines and a thorough understanding of the process and procedures


Any company worth your time and skill is going to offer competitive compensation. This is a given. Beyond this, some of the questions you should ask yourself are: Are they willing to invest in the tools, resources and trainings that will build my career? Are they loyal to me? Do they care about me? The answers at PHE are unequivocal: Yes. Yes. And, yes, we do. This is why we’re different, why we’re better and why we love where we work. We also offer: 

  • Medical covered by BlueCross BlueShield
  • Dental covered by BlueCross Blue Shield 
  • Life Insurance offered, along with voluntary Aflac products
  • 401 k
  • Presidents Club for top producers
  • Direct access to PHE leadership, marketing, underwriters, compliance
  • People's Home Equity has an indsutry leading Loan Officer retention rate
  • Life and Work balance is a core philosophy
Peoples Home Equity

Mike Reuter

Branch Manager
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