Headquartered in New Jersey, NJ Lenders Corp. became a licensed mortgage banker in 1991. NJLC is now licensed to lend in 17 states, including New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Florida, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Delaware, Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Colorado, Texas, and Washington DC. NJLC is a primarily retail lender, and focuses on traditional referral-based business. In 2020, NJLC’s production was $4.8 billion, and the 2021 year-to-date production is $3.5 billion. The company includes approximately 90 loan officers and 270 operation members. NJLC launched Consumer Direct in 2020.
Steve Grossman has been originating residential mortgages since 1991. In 1994, Steve joined NJ Lenders Corp., where he became a managing partner in 1998. During his tenure at NJLC, he has personally funded over $3 billion in residential loans. For the past 20 years, Steve has been recognized by multiple industry publications as one of the "Top Loan Originators in America.”
As the Chief Strategic Officer of NJLC, Steve’s responsibilities include managing the company's MLOs, recruiting, and assisting in managing operations and capital markets. He also manages NJLC’s Consumer Direct and marketing department.
Outside of his work at NJLC, Steve runs a capital market mastermind group at the National and Secondary Mortgage Bankers conferences and is a business coach with the Tribe Poaching Program. Steve is also an active member of the Leadership 360 Performance Coaching program, the National MBA, NJ MBA, and Lenders One. In addition, he serves as a board member of Lenders One, and the Greater Bergen Realtor Association Foundation.
Steve is on the advisory board of Own Up, Top of Mind (Surefire), and Homebinder, while serving as a trustee for the Youth Consultation Services. He is also an original founding member of a nonprofit that supports children and families in Comunidad, Costa Rica. Steve currently lives in Towaco, NJ, with his wife, Sharon, and his two sons, Josh and Ethan.
Steve Grossman is authorized to lend in New Jersey and New York.