Stonegate Mortgage announced its latest promotion, naming John Pantalone as the new senior vice president, eastern division manager-third party origination.

In this role, he will lead and support the Eastern region’s third party origination sales teams, while creating and implementing growth strategies.

He will report directly to Steve Landes, who is the national director of sales and president of NattyMac, Stonegate’s wholly owned warehouse subsidiary.

"Throughout his more than 5 years with Stonegate Mortgage, John has demonstrated high quality performance and leadership in the channel,” Landes said.

“His extensive knowledge of the mortgage industry along with his management experience and dedication to both other employees and to customers ensure that he will continue to uphold Stonegate's reputation as a leader in the mortgage space," he added. 

Pantalone joined the Stonegate Mortgage team in 2011. Before that, he worked as a managing partner at REOsure Real Estate Services, and as an executive vice president of sales and operations for NovaStar Mortgage.

"It has been an exciting journey to watch Stonegate Mortgage grow in the TPO channel, establishing a platform with an unparalleled national presence," Pantalone said. "In my new role as Eastern Division Manager, I look forward to being a part of this continued growth and to consistently serving our customers with innovative, efficient and effective technologies."

In addition to Pantalone's appointment, Scott Houp will remain senior vice president, division manager, assuming responsibility for the Western Division.