Movement welcomes Sharon Zimmerman as Market Leader in Florida - Movement Mortgage Blog

WELLINGTON, FLA — Movement Mortgage, the nation’s sixth-largest retail mortgage lender, is excited to announce the hiring of industry veteran Sharon Zimmerman as a Market Leader in southeast Florida.

Zimmerman (NMLS #380534) brings with her over 30 years of mortgage experience in residential real estate financing. Most recently, she was a Vice President at Group One Mortgage in Jupiter. Prior to that, she was a mortgage loan officer at PNC, BB&T, Fidelity Federal Bank & Trust, and Wachovia.

Having closed over $22 million in the past 12 months, Zimmerman started in the industry as a loan processor and a closer before moving to loan origination in 1990. She has held management roles for the past eleven years. 

“I am so excited to join Movement Mortgage because the culture is so refreshing. They truly care about loan originators and give exceptional service to borrowers,” said Zimmerman. “The 6-7-1 loan process is innovative and changing the mortgage industry. I can’t wait to serve and grow my team.”

“We are thrilled to have Sharon join our Movement family,” said Regional Director Jonathan Garrick (NMLS #1464288). “Her experience in the industry and leadership ability is going to give us a huge advantage as we grow on the East Coast of Florida. We are just getting started.”

Zimmerman is a Florida native, born and raised in Palm Beach County. She and her husband Tim live in Palm Beach Gardens with their four sons Colby, Jacob, Dustin, and Jordan. “We gained our first daughter-in-law, Allison, in March,” she added. “We also have a Boston Terrier, Bo, that we love almost as much as our boys.” The family enjoys RV traveling and living the outdoor Florida lifestyle, family poolside BBQs, going to the beach, walking and biking. 

About Movement Mortgage 

Movement Mortgage exists to love and value people by leading a Movement of Change in its industry, corporate culture and communities. Funding approximately $30 billion in residential mortgages annually, Movement is the sixth-largest retail mortgage lender in the US Movement is best known for its innovative mortgage process and referable experience, which begins with Upfront Underwriting and a seven-day loan processing goal. The company employs more than 4,000 people, has more than 650 branches in the US and is licensed in 50 states. After funding its balance sheet and investing in future growth, Movement’s profits are paid to its primary shareholder, the nonprofit Movement Foundation. To date, Movement Foundation has received more than $360 million of Movement profit to invest in schools, affordable housing, communities and global outreach. For more information, visit

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Mitch Mitchell

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