Jorge A. Flores
Vice President of Banking
Jorge A. Flores’ expertise in helping homebuyers overcome even the most challenging circumstances has earned him an outstanding reputation throughout Chicagoland. The “Casas En Chicago” radio show, which Flores co-hosts, had a listener who heard his interview and called him for help after being rejected for a mortgage five times. “We met, I set up a step- by-step plan for him and within 60 days he was a homeowner, something he never thought he would be,” says Flores. Making that kind of dream a reality is what he enjoys most. With nearly two decades as a mortgage originator under his belt, Flores has learned to meet every challenge with the highest level of dedication.
Flores began his career in the financial services sector, working part time as an assistant at a local savings bank during high school. Initially, he was tasked with administrative responsibilities but his potential was obvious to his employer. He then transitioned to a loan officer role immediately upon graduation. The opportunity allowed him to leverage his bilingual skill set and growing subject matter expertise, which ultimately fueled his passion to help others. “The smiles I see on my clients’ faces never fail to inspire me,” says Flores. “It’s an incredible feeling knowing you’ve just made someone’s dream come true. That drives me to be the preferred mortgage expert for this city’s homebuyers.”
Raised by a single mother, Flores credits the example she set and her encouragement for instilling in him humility and a strong work ethic. Ongoing communication with his clients is also incredibly important to him. “I am in contact with all of my clients throughout the process and I answer any questions they might have, even if it is Sunday at 11:00 p.m.!” He believes in sharing his extensive knowledge of the industry to build his clients’ confidence and gain their trust to get the job done.
Flores enjoyed a tremendous year for loans originated in 2015. He is also honored to be one of Neighborhood Loans’ Top Producing loan officers and member of their President’s Club. Over the duration of his career, Flores has channeled his passion towards servicing the mortgage lending community. He is a proud member of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals and the Young Professionals Network, and is an affiliate member of the Chicago Association of Realtors. “My goals are to take excellent care of my family and make sure my clients are handed the keys to their new homes,” he says. “I consider myself successful when I can make those things happen. My hard work, loyalty and honesty have served me well over my 19 years in the industry, and I’m looking forward to another 19.”
Thanks to Heidi Seagren for letting us use her beautiful listing for our photo shoots.