As the 2016/2017 California Association of Mortgage Professional’s State President, Scott has championed homeowner’s right and engaged leaders of the industry and regulating bodies. This worked earned him the prestigious 2016 Broker of the Year Award.
He has been recognized for his work by US Congressman Gary Miller, CA State Senator Mike Morrell and CA State Congressman Bill Dodd. Scott has traveled to Sacramento as well as Washington DC to speak to members of Congress and the Senate on housing reform. His work and passion has seen many key reforms in the mortgage industry become laws.
Scott began his career in 1986 as a residential property specialist concentrated in leasing and managing large luxury apartment communities for real estate investment management firms such as Kennedy Wilson, Heitman and JMB Properties. Soon after, Scott moved on to become a mortgage loan agent and was quickly promoted to branch management of Peachtree Financial.
In 2003 Scott opened his namesake brokerage, eventually expanding with offices in San Diego and Palm Springs and a specialty in ‘A’ Paper Jumbo Loans for clients either self-employed or in the entertainment industry. Scott has funded more than $831 Million in purchase and refinance home loans during the past eight years.
Scott is one of a few selected lenders who are licensed to represent the All-in-One loan after having undergone a rigorous approval process with CMG Mortgage. He is a licensed Real Estate Broker in California and holds Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System and Registry (NMLS), Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and Certified Mortgage Planning Specialist (CMPS) certifications.
Scott Griffin has a passion and talent for helping individuals truly understand and enjoy the mortgage process.