Based in Syracuse, New York, The Funding Source offers mortgage solutions to clients in New York, Pennsylvania, MO and North Carolina. An equal housing lender, it is a licensed mortgage banker for all four states. Visitors to tfsny.com can learn about The Funding Source Syracuse.
Part of the reason behind The Funding Source's ongoing success is its nearly 20 years of history. Founded in June 1996 by former bank employee Philip LaTessa, it was developed to provide homeowners with a user-friendly way to obtain mortgage financing. From its East Syracuse headquarters, the company initially placed loans through third-party lenders before becoming a fully licensed mortgage banker in New York State in 2001. Over the next several years, The Funding Source received Designated Underwriter status with the Federal Housing Administration, the Department of Veteran Affairs, and the US Department of Agriculture. Additionally, it expanded by buying other companies, opening new branches in new markets and recruiting experience loan officers and it added ancillary services through its sister companies; The Greatwood Companies, and a Weichert, First Residential Group, a real estate company