SEATTLE – Bellevue, Wash.-based Axia Home Loans launches Unified Reliance Wholesale (UR Wholesale) on Oct. 1, which will be joined by industry veterans Dave Pilotte, Sigrid Hauser and Chris Seinturier.

Initially, UR Wholesale will focus on servicing mortgage loans on the West Coast, with an emphasis on lending in California. Pilotte, Hauser and Seinturier bring more than 70 years of combined wholesale experience and a history of success.

“We’re very excited to have such a great talent be part of Axia’s wholesale initiative, not only do they bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to support our efforts, they are also naturally aligned with our culture,” said Alexander Rosenblum, Axia Home Loans CEO.

Axia is the nation’s first 100 percent ESOP – employee owned – independent mortgage bank. This expansion into wholesale affords the organization an opportunity to diversify revenue, remain price competitive, and add industry-leading talent to the team.

With interest rates at all-time lows and volume of homeowners looking to re-finance at unprecedented highs, in the short term, UR Wholesale will allow Axia to capture market share while maintaining the integrity of its industry-leading turn times.

“We’re eager to expand our passion of providing a best-in-class borrower experience through this new channel,” Rosenblum said. “This move will strengthen Axia’s fulfillment capabilities and elevate our level of customer service to help us make more happy homeowners.”

ABOUT AXIA HOME LOANS: Founded in 2007, Axia Home Loans is a 100 percent employee-owned company whose mission is to create sustainable home ownership through responsible lending. “Mortgage Executive” magazine named Axia one of America’s top 100 mortgage companies, three years in a row, and they have a 98 percent client-satisfaction rating. More about Unified Reliance Wholesale can be found at