Golden Empire Mortgage, Inc. (GEM) Announces the Return of Top Producer Manuel Corral in the New Role of Senior Vice President of Loan Production

Golden Empire Mortgage, Inc. (GEM) Announces the Return of Top Producer Manuel Corral in the New Role of Senior Vice President of Loan Production
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Bakersfield, CA, Jan. 6, 2022 (The Globe Newswire) — Golden Empire Mortgage, Inc. (GEM), a respected lender in the mortgage industry for more than 30 years, announced that after a brief hiatus, Manuel Corral will return to GEM as Senior Vice President of Loan Production.

Over the course of his career, Manuel Coral has funded more than $1.5 billion in loans, is a 10-time loan officer of the year, a Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, and ranks annually in the top 1% of all loan officers nationally, and is recognized It has been recognized as the Best Creator by industry magazines including The Scotsman’s Guide, Mortgage Executive Magazine and Mortgage Originator Magazine. Additionally, Corral has been recognized by the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) for being one of the top 20 Latino mortgage originators nationwide as well as being the California CalHFA Lending Champion for six consecutive years.

“Upon his return, Manuel will take on a new role within the company. As Senior Vice President of Loan Production, he will help lead the success of GEM as we move forward into the next chapter building the business and expanding our brand,” said GEM President Joe Owens. “Over the course of my career, I have never encountered a more professional and dedicated originator, and I am extremely excited to have Manuel guiding the next generation of mortgage loan leaders at GEM,” added Ewens.

This opportunity will allow Coral to draw on his 30 years of experience in the mortgage industry to grow, train and mentor GEM affiliates and loan officers. His dedication to serving first-time home buyers, mobile buyers, and real estate investors will positively impact GEM’s sales force. Coral’s “customers first” philosophy has enabled him to provide a five-star service experience to every family he serves. His dedication to advising home buyers has helped families make smart decisions that align with their short and long-term financial goals.

Corral’s familiarity with the GEM brand will create working and lasting relationships with clients. The entire company looks forward to benefiting from Corral’s contributions in his new role and is excited about the future of GEM.

About Golden Empire Mortgage, Inc. (GEM)

Lender NMLS 2427 | Golden Empire Mortgage, Inc. (“GEM”) ( is a California corporation with its principal business office at 1200 Discovery Drive, Ste. 300, Bakersfield, CA 93309. GEM is a residential mortgage lender and service provider authorized by the Department of Financial Protection and Innovation pursuant to the California Mortgage Lending Act under License No. 413-0360. GEM also conducts residential mortgage lending activities in the following additional states: Arizona: GEM does business in Arizona as Golden Empire Mortgage, Inc. Under Mortgage Bankers License No. 0906440 Issued by the Arizona Department of Financial Institutions. Colorado: GEM does business in Colorado under a mortgage company registration issued by the Colorado Division of Real Estate. Oregon: GEM does business in Oregon under Mortgage Lending License No. ML-2891 issued by Department of Consumer and Business Services, Financial Regulation Division. Texas: GEM does business in Texas as GEM Mortgage, Inc. According to the Mortgage Banker’s Registration issued by the Texas Administration of Mortgage Savings and Lending, Texas Loan Applicants Notification. Washington: GEM does business in Washington State under Consumer Loan Corporation License No. CL-2427 issued by the Washington Division of Consumer Services, Department of Financial Institutions. To access more details about the GEM license, visit

GEM is an equal opportunity lender.

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