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Dennis M. Santiago has joined Mason-McDuffie Mortgage

HILO—Experienced mortgage professional Dennis M. Santiago has joined Mason-McDuffie Mortgage to manage its new office here at 99 Aupuni St., suite 180.

The Hilo office is part of a three-branch expansion for the California-based Mason-McDuffie Mortgage. New offices also have opened in Lahaina and Kihei on Maui. The company has operated a Honolulu branch since 2008.

During his 18 years in the mortgage industry, Santiago has worked for a number of firms including managing branches for Guild Mortgage and GMAC Mortgage. He was a senior loan officer at American Savings Bank.

His greatest strengths are his love for teaching and talking about loans and the lending process.

He graduated from University of Hawaii at Hilo with an Electrical Science degree. He has continued his professional education with certifications in finance and mortgage lending, while completing numerous courses in business and finance.

Dennis lives in Mt. View with his wife and their cow.

Dennis is a member of the Puna Professional BNI Group Hilo and Kona Board of Realtors and has served as the Education Coordinator of the Puna Professional BNI Group. He has also has volunteered for the Surf Rider Foundation.

To contact him, please email or call (808) 936-2202.

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