With over 26 years’ experience, Richard is a veteran in the home lending industry. His comprehensive approach with his customers garnered him much success throughout his career. He was consistently within the top producers in his company and was named in the Top 200 Originators in Mortgage Originator Magazine.
His ability to integrate technology and maintain a caring hand makes the loan process quick, seamless and individual to each client’s needs.With this strategy, Richard was able to serve 900 customers annually and close $163 million in residential mortgages. In 2001, Richard joined the management team at HomeBanc Mortgage Corporation. He quickly climbed the ranks to Senior Vice President of Georgia Sales where he led 300 associates and oversaw $3 billion in loan origination. HomeBanc was not only one of the top residential lenders in the Southeast, it was ranked 14th on Fortunes Best Places to Work list in 2004.
Richard continued in management until the opportunity came to help build a new mortgage company owned and operated by its associates. He felt his passion to lead mortgage professionals and to continue to build life-long relationships with his clients was best utilized in this new environment. The company’s mission is to “serve others before self”…simple, but important. Today, Richard has over $1.6 billion in mortgages under management. He continues to provide world class service to his clients and his community. He is a passionate fundraiser for the American Cancer Society and actively involved in coaching and raising his two sons with his wife of 19 years.
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“Richard Staley was beyond great. He and his Team Kim, They helped us close our house on time. They were there always very prompt to answer any questions. We would highly recommend Richard’s Team and Angel Oak.” -Sunny B.
“Richard Staley did an excellent job answering all questions in a timely manner, keeping us informed of loan progress and going to bat for us when needed. Would recommend him as a very experienced mortgage rep.” -Jim A.
“Richard at Angel Oak Home Loans was wonderful to work with—he was personable as well as professional, responsive and available, and was able to find a very competitive loan as well. I highly recommend working with him.” -Jeff C.