First Reliance Bank announces the addition of Keith Hurley as vice president and residential lending specialist in the Charlotte market.
“Keith is an experienced lender and knows the Charlotte market well,” said Chuck Stuart, president of First Reliance Mortgage. “We saw an opportunity to expand our mortgage group in a fast-growing market and Keith is the perfect fit. We look forward to showing the value a full-service community bank can bring to his clients. Mortgage is in the fabric of what we do.”
Hurley has been in the mortgage and construction lending business in the Charlotte market for more than 20 years as a top producer. He received an associate’s degree from Sullivan Community College. Hurley is a member of the Charlotte Home Builders Association and supports several local nonprofits, including Charlotte Rescue Mission. He will be located at First Reliance Bank’s SouthPark office at 6000 Fairview Road.
First Reliance Mortgage, a division of First Reliance Bank, is the largest contributor of non-interest income to the bank’s net income. In 2020, the division serviced $1.3 billion in mortgage loans and helped over 3,000 families with their home financing needs.
First Reliance Bancshares, Inc. (OTC:FSRL), the holding company for First Reliance Bank, reported record net income and earnings in 2020. “Our record performance last year is based upon conservative fiscal strategy and a continued commitment to our customers,” Saunders added. “We couldn’t achieve this without the commitment our associates have to deliver our purpose ‘to make the lives of our customers better.’ This is our recipe for success and growth across both South and North Carolina.”