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Donald E. Sharpe

Loan Officer

NMLS ID #117767

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"Let Donald E. get you home!"

Bio

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.  

Super Powers

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

    FM HOME LOANS - MANHATTAN BRANCH
    145 East 57th Street, 6th Floor
    New York, NY 10022

Reviews

 from 15 reviews

 

11/16/2020 | S.N.
Donald quoted me the lowest rate for my refinance. He made the process easy. I have recommended him to all my friends and family and will certainly use him again for future loans.

 

11/10/2020 | A.S.
Donald was incredibly helpful and responsive throughout the process and worked with me to get the best possible outcome despite various challenges along the way. Would highly recommend!

 

10/17/2020 | E.S.
This is the third time we have used Donald for his first-rate, expert service. His rates won't be beat and he will help shepherd you through the mortgage process seamlessly. There is no one better in the business.

 

10/17/2020 | P.W.
Donald is the most attentive passionate broker I have ever worked with on several mortgages. There were delays due to some processor errors, but he was on top of things the entire time. Highly personal service.

 

08/24/2020 | S.E.
Donald was patient, quick to responds to our questions. He always had a positive attitude. He never gave up on us.

 

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

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