Meet Our Team.High-quality, experienced individuals for a high-quality experience.
Christopher M. Di Girolamo
President (NMLS #64374)
Chris is a lifelong New Jersey resident.
He studied Business Administration at the University of Rhode Island where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in 1996. Upon graduation, he began his financial career..
In 2004, Chris set out into the mortgage industry to provide a higher level of financial knowledge than the industry was providing. By do so, he built long term mortgage relationships satisfying clients their current and future needs.
After 12 years of being top mortgage loan originator, he formed Forward Mortgage, LLC. which is a one-stop mortgage brokerage for all loan programs. His approach is straightforward and transparent. His extensive financial training and experience puts him above his competitors. While at his core, he will always be loan originator, he now is able to share his expert knowledge and experience with new employees who are now entering the mortgage industry, ensuring every client relationship is honored to the utmost level.
Chris has earned many awards, but his most recent achievements include being chosen as one of New Jersey’s Five Star Mortgage Professionals for both 2017 and 2018 for mortgage professionals who provide quality services to their clients.
The Five Star Mortgage Professional award program is conducted in more than 30 markets throughout North America. A prestigious award as less than 2% of those selected to be evaluated become one-time winners, let alone for 2 consecutive years, for which Chris has achieved.
In his spare he enjoys taking his family to the Jersey shore whenever possible. He is an avid car enthusiast and can be found most spring and summer weekends, either attending or participating in benefit car shows throughout New Jersey.
Vice President (NMLS #1143804)
Dennis is a life-time NJ resident that made his move to the finance industry in 2013. Starting as a loan officer, his background of information systems & technology provided a unique set of tools..
Today, as the Vice President of Forward Mortgage, in addition to an extreme attention to detail, a relentless-commitment to staying up-to-date with the ever-evolving mortgage industry and guidelines/regulations, you can see the same concepts materialize in our mortgage process today.
Dennis is also our resident-expert on renovation loans, with a proven track-record of facilitating every aspect from start to close.
When not working, his hobbies include basketball, paintball and traveling, to name a few.
Jerome A. Daniels
Licensed Loan Originator (NMLS #1616634)
Jerome moved from North Carolina to New Jersey, almost 19 years ago, in pursuit of a career in the banking industry. Now, with almost two decades of experience under his belt, he continues to deliver..
Jerome finds the ability to help people a motivating and gratifying experience and truly strives to treat his clients with a level of detail and support they won’t find elsewhere.
His experienced track record in facilitating and delivering not only FHA, Conventional, VA, and Rehab/Renovation loans, but just about every other mortgage product out there, makes him a versatile asset to your mortgage process.
Allow Jerome’s stellar work ethic, resourcefulness and skills go to work for you today!
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Join The Team.
Licensed Loan Originator
We are always looking to bring on both new or experienced loan officers to join our team here at Forward Mortgage. We offer competitive compensation, benefits and marketing. Send in your resume today!