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Donald E. Sharpe

Loan Officer

NMLS ID #117767

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"Let Donald E. get you home!"


Donald E. Sharpe, Loan Officer at FM Home Loans, has been a mortgage broker since 1987, first working with several local independent firms in Tampa, Florida before starting his own firm, Sharpe Mortgage, in 1993. Donald has personally performed thousands of mortgage closing transactions as well as overseen tens of thousands throughout his career, and launched the careers of numerous protégés who are still successful to this date. After selling Sharpe Mortgage to his employees in 2010, Donald spent a few years in real estate sales, allowing him the opportunity to learn another aspect of the real estate industry. This gave him a great perspective on the industry as a whole.  The lure of the mortgage business called Donald back to the field in 2016 when approached with a Loan Officer position by veteran broker Melissa Cohn. An offer he could not refuse.  

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Experienced, knowledgeable and professional 

  • Contact

    Direct: (212) 231-7360

    Fax: (646) 794-1506

    Cell: (917) 941-7355

    Email: dsharpe@fmm.com

    Dept: Sales

    Licensed States: CA, FL, GA, NJ, NY

  • Location

    145 East 57th Street, 6th Floor
    New York, NY 10022


 from 15 reviews


06/25/2020 | B.D.
So appreciative of Donald's efforts in getting our refi done. There was no way we could have closed it during this pandemic without his experience, diligence, and expertise. While my husband and I were often sidetracked adjusting to this pandemic, Donald stayed on top of our file and kept us updated. Despite the crazy swings in the financing/lending markets he remained a calming and knowledgeable voice of reason. This was our 2nd time working with Donald and we couldn't be more pleased!


06/09/2020 | E.R.
Prompt replies and clear advise.


05/26/2020 | T.D.
Donald was great at guiding us through the loan process from beginning to end, explained everything thoroughly, and was quick to respond to communications. Excellent experience!


05/16/2020 | G.S.
Donald has been attentive and proactive, and always followed up to make the closing as quick and clear as possible.


05/14/2020 | W.T.
As someone who has closed on over 10 mortgages during the past 15 years and currently owns 3 homes, I can unequivocally state that Donald has been the most responsive, intelligent, and creative person I have ever worked with in the mortgage industry. He was able to retain and work through a complex transaction with many moving parts that would have left most scratching their heads. I was told by several other lenders that the transaction I was attempting was impossible. With Donald it worked!


05/05/2020 | C.E.
quick and professional responses to my questions


04/24/2020 | M.M.
Donald was a fantastic asset and was there every step of the way to answer questions and provide guidance. I would highly recommend him to anyone in the buying process.


04/21/2020 | G.B.
Donald makes a complicated process easy!


04/10/2020 | H.M.
Donald was great with finding me the best loan package, always explained my options, and had great communication and follow-up - he made the whole process easy for me. Highly recommend.


03/27/2020 | K.J.
Donald was always responsive informative and kind


03/24/2020 | A.A.
He was very detailed and conscientious


12/09/2019 | A.O.
Donald and Chanelle were great, they are very professional and made our home buy experience smooth even in the most difficult moments. Thank you so much and have a wonderful Holiday season.


12/03/2019 | G.R.
Donald Sharpe provided excellent service when I refinanced my home recently. He communicated my options clearly and effectively so that I could make the best decision for my family. His communication throughout the process was impeccable. He communicated often and regularly and always answered my questions with expertise. I knew I had selected the best lender when I realized he had my best interest at heart. His years of experience really allowed me to fully trust him. He's the best!


11/05/2019 | E.S.
This is the second time we used Donald, this time for a refinancing of our mortgage. His rates are unbeatable and his service is first-class. We would highly recommend him, especially for first-time home buyers in need of guidance and hand-holding along the way. Thank you Donald!


05/26/2019 | S.M.
Donald and Chanelle were amazing! They were extremely responsive, and went above and beyond to personalize our home-buying experience. I recommend them without hesitation.

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