Tom Parke was raised in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He went on to attend Pennsylvania State University and graduated with a B.A. in Labor and Industrial Relations with concentrations in Management and Marketing. In 2001, Tom was recruited to join one of Washington, DC’s top mortgage and real estate brokerage firms. Shortly thereafter, Tom joined that firm as their Business Development Manager and began his career in mortgage real estate finance.
In this role, Tom quickly became the #1 producing loan originator on one of the “top producing” loan origination teams in the Washington, DC Metro area for 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2004. The team he managed was ranked as the 13th largest originator of home loans in the DC Metro area by the Washington Business Journal in 2003. After helping this mortgage company to have its three most profitable years since the company’s founding in 1995, Tom and his [then] fiancée, Amy, decided that it was time to pursue their longtime desire to move out to the West Coast. In January 2005, Tom and Amy arrived in Northern California and they have been thrilled with this move ever since.
Tom has earned "President’s Club" Honors every year since 2009, and is ranked among the Top 1% of all loan officers nationwide for production. See here. (http://mortgageexecutivemagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2015/MEM2015Winter/#?page=46) Tom's team has funded over $350 million in closed mortgage home loans since 2009. They have funded almost $1 billion since Tom started in the industry in 2001.
In 2012, Tom teamed up with Mason-McDuffie Mortgage Corporation, where he is currently the Sales Manager and a Senior Mortgage Consultant.
In 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015, the Tom Parke Team has been recognized as the highest-producing team [in dollars-funded] for the entire company.
Tom currently splits his time between his office in Oakland and his home in San Francisco with his wife and two children.
With over fifteen years in the financial services industry and after having closed the home loans for over 1,800 families (and counting!), he offers a wealth of experience and knowledge in the home financing process.