Adding to its recent growth, mortgage banking firm W.J. Bradley Mortgage Capital announced the acquisition of W.J. Bradley Investment Banking/Capital Markets, a Securities and Exchange Commission-registered broker-dealer.

As a wholly owned subsidiary, the company’s new broker-dealer will operate under the name W.J. Bradley Financial Services.

Colorado-based, William Bradley, founder and CEO of W.J. Bradley, said, "Through WJBFS, we add new levels of efficiency to our mortgage operation and best position the firm to take advantage of coming opportunities in the market."

He explained, "As the mortgage landscape and capital markets climate continue to evolve, we must remain agile. From a competitive perspective, a dedicated broker-dealer gives us a material strategic advantage."