United Community Mortgage Services adds Jamie Pimentel as Regional Sales Manager

Jamie Pimentel

Greenville, S.C. – United Community Bank has announced the addition of industry veteran Jamie Pimentel to its mortgage leadership team in the Upstate. In his role as regional sales manager, Pimentel will utilize his extensive background to manage personal production and recruiting, increase referral partnerships within the bank, and provide leadership to the existing team across Greenville and Spartanburg metro areas.

“Jamie brings a wealth of knowledge both in mortgage sales and the very in-demand Upstate market to our team,” said Jason Hultgren, Senior Vice President of Mortgage Sales. “We are thrilled to bring him aboard to help United increase our exposure within the tremendously active and growing Relator and builder communities across this area.”

Pimentel comes to United with over 20 years of experience in the mortgage industry, providing exceptional advice for clients in their homeownership journey. Prior to joining United, he served as Vice President, Mortgage Advisor for Pinnacle Financial Partners where he managed mortgage origination and successfully helped non-bank mortgage customers find solutions to other financial needs. Additionally, he has worked with New Penn Financial, Flagstar Bank and HomeBridge Financial Services.

“United Community Bank has an established group of successful mortgage professionals that has really grown in recent years,” said Pimentel. “I am excited to offer coaching and expertise to the Upstate-based team and contribute to the continued growth of the larger team to become one of the top-performing teams in the Southeast.”

Originally from South Florida, Pimentel has lived in Greenville for the past 14 years with his wife and children. In his spare time, he is an avid golfer and enjoys traveling to Highlands, N.C. to spend time with his family. Pimentel is a graduate of Florida State University with a bachelor’s degree in finance and real estate.

About United Community Banks, Inc.
United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQGS: UCBI) provides a full range of banking, wealth management and mortgage services for relationship-oriented consumers and business owners. The company, known as “The Bank That SERVICE Built,” has been recognized nationally for delivering award-winning service. At March 31, 2022, United had $24.4 billion in assets and 198 offices in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee, along with a national SBA lending franchise and a national equipment lending subsidiary. In 2022, J.D. Power ranked United highest in customer satisfaction with consumer banking in the Southeast, marking eight out of the last nine years United earned the coveted award. United was also named one of the "Best Banks to Work For" by American Banker in 2021 for the fifth consecutive year based on employee satisfaction. Forbes recognized United as one of the top ten World’s Best Banks in 2022. Forbes also included United on its 2022 list of the 100 Best Banks in America for the ninth consecutive year. United also received ten (10) Greenwich Excellence Awards in 2021 for excellence in Small Business Banking and Middle Market Banking, including national awards for Overall Satisfaction and Likelihood to Recommend. Additional information about United can be found at www.ucbi.com.

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