RVP, Mortgage Banker
Cell Phone: 917.838.7300
NMLS Mortgage Loan Originator ID 16953
Licensed in: FL, MA, NY, NJ, CT
New York City
Naples - Broad Ave South
Naples - 3rd Street South
Naples - 720 5th Ave South
Naples - 850 5th Ave South
Naples - Grey Oaks Country Club
Naples - Gulf Shore
Naples - Park Shore
North Palm Beach - US Highway 1
Palm Beach - Worth Ave
Mirasol - Mirasol Country Club
About Melissa Cohn
Year after year, Melissa is consistently recognized in the industry for top production. She was named in Crain's 40 Under 40 Class of 1996, Ernst & Young Metropolitan New York 2003 Entrepreneur of the Year for Financial Services, and The 100 Most Powerful People in New York Real Estate, 2009, In 2023 she was recognized by Scotsman Guide for total volume: #50 Top Originator nationwide, #10 Top Women Originator nationwide, and #1 Top Originator in Connecticut.
She has been on any number of boards including the Child Development Center Of The Hamptons Charter School, Volunteers of America, The Lighthouse for the Blind, and Real Estate Board of New York. She currently sits on the board of the Ellen Hermanson Foundation which supports The Ellen Hermanson Breast Center at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital.
As if all her accomplishments weren’t enough, she has also been recognized as a female trailblazer, driving change and personally helping to promote more women into the still male-dominated mortgage field. One of her biggest moments of pride was getting her daughter to join her. Melissa's business comes from word-of-mouth referrals from REALTORS®, attorneys, financial planners, and past clients with whom she has built a relationship over the past four decades. She also seeks new relationships that can offer her clients more options. Her expertise and insights are regularly featured in the press including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Bloomberg, CNBC/Acorns and Mansion Global.
- #10 Nationwide Total Volume | Scotsman Guide 2023 Top Originator
- #1 Connecticut Total Volume | Scotsman Guide 2023 Top Originator
- #50 Nationwide Total Volume | Scotsman Guide 2022 Top Originator
- #2 Connecticut Total Volume | Scotsman Guide 2022 Top Originator
- #1 Companywide in both Volume and Units in 2022 | William Raveis Mortgage
- #10 Nationwide Total Volume | Scotsman Guide 2022 Top Women Originators
- #1 Connecticut Total Volume | Scotsman Guide 2022 Top Women Originators
- Top 100 | 2021 National Association of Minority Mortgage Bankers of America
- The 100 Most Powerful People in New York Real Estate, 2009
- Ernst & Young Metropolitan New York 2003 Entrepreneur of the Year for Financial Services
- Crain's 40 Under 40 Class of 1996
With several years of industry expertise, and even more mortgage products & programs to offer no matter the property type (condo/coop/single family/mixed use/new development/warrantable/non-warrantable) or overall financial situation, I have had the privilege of helping numerous clients achieve their homeownership dreams. Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned investor, my commitment to personalized service remains unwavering. I understand that every client's financial situation is unique, and I am here to tailor a mortgage solution that suits your needs.
With relationships to over 70 different lenders, I will be your go-to resource, ensuring that you are well-informed at every step. I pride myself on clear communication, transparency, and a deep understanding of the intricacies of mortgage financing. You can trust me to guide you through the process, answer your questions, and address any concerns you may have.
Please feel free to reach out by phone at 302-293-7433 or firstname.lastname@example.org whenever you're ready to discuss your mortgage goals. I am excited to be a part of your journey and look forward to assisting you in achieving your homeownership dreams.
Thank you for considering me as your mortgage partner. Together, let's turn your homeownership dreams into reality.
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Market Watch - "My husband and I rent our second home to our son and his wife. Now we want him to own this house, but keep our 2.5% mortgage rate. How can we do that?’"
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The benefits of having Mortgage, Title & Insurance services under one roof are considerable. For buyers shopping for a mortgage, the Team service & support structure streamlines the process and is a real added value! Thank you! Neal Harten
The team was terrific and I always felt like they had my best interest first and foremost. K Hutt
The entire process was exceptional! Everyone was very supportive and proactive to get the loan refinance completed. Rita Pinto