2021 HW Insider: Michael Potter


Michael Potter is a driven leader who has spent the entirety of his more than 30 years in the mortgage industry devoted to ensuring quality and adherence in the loan application process. In his seven years at Finance of America Mortgage, Potter has grown from serving as a regional underwriting manager for the east coast to overseeing all of FAM’s underwriting operations. As director of underwriting, Potter manages a department of over 300 team members located across the U.S.

His leadership has been pivotal to FAM’s ability to provide customers with a wide range of mortgage products. Over the past year, Potter motivated his team to achieve ambitious goals, including overseeing more than $29 billion in loan volume in 2020, an 88% increase year over year. More than just a strong problem-solver and people-oriented communicator, Potter also shares FAM’s vision for industry innovation and has been integral to the company’s ability to introduce new proprietary products.


Michael Potter


Director of Underwriting

Company Name:

Finance of America Mortgage

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