New Jersey - Basking Ridge
180 Mt. Airy Road, Suite 104
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
Loan Officer Thomas Cifichiello has joined the Basking Ridge, New Jersey Branch of Embrace Home Loans. Tom’s responsibilities include assisting and educating borrowers in acquiring mortgage loans as well as establishing long-lasting relationships with professionals within the industry.
Prior to coming to Embrace, Tom worked as an Account Executive, Junior Loan Officer and Manager of social media leads for an online lender. Tom is also a published author in the fantasy genre. He received the Pinnacle Book Achievement Award for his 2015 novel “Of Darkest Valor.”
Tom was born and raised in Suffern, New York where he currently resides. Originally studying law, Tom changed his major and received an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration from Bergen Community College. In addition to enjoying reading and writing, Tom plays basketball and football, and he describes himself as a huge lifelong Giants and Knicks fan.
Tom’s idea of a perfect day includes going to the gym before sitting down to write with some relaxing music in the background. He also enjoys watching football all day with friends and family. When not assisting customers throughout the loan process, Tom spends his time working on the second book in his series.
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