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Equity Prime Mortgage Management Team

KP Patel - CEO, Equity Prime

KP Patel

KP is a proven executive with 20 years in the banking and mortgage industry and was an architect of successful strategic planning for a profitable mortgage banking operation. He started his mortgage career as a Loan Officer for NovaStar Home Mortgage in Maryland. KP is a highly successful individual and branch operations producer who has over eleven years working in the mortgage business holding such titles as loan officer, branch manager and executive. KP oversees operations and compliance at Equity Prime Mortgage.

Eddy Perez - President, Equity Prime

Eddy Perez, CMB

Eddy Perez, CMB, is President of Equity Prime Mortgage based in Atlanta, Georgia where he oversees sales finance, marketing, and business development. As co-founder of Equity Prime Mortgage, recognized as part of the Inc. 5000, he has excelled within the mortgage industry being named one of the nation’s top mortgage bankers, recognized in National Mortgage Professionals Magazine’s “40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals under 40.” Throughout his distinguished career, he has held multiple executive-level positions. Prior to co-founding Equity Prime Mortgage, in 2008, he operated the top producing affiliate office for Global Mortgage, Inc. He holds the prestigious Certified Mortgage Banker (CMB) designation which he earned in October 2014. Perez is the chairman of the MORPAC committee, panelist for MBA future leaders program holds a seat on the Board of Directors with the MBA and now co-chair of the new MBA affordable housing council. Check out his President's Vlog

David Abrahamson - Exec. VP of Operations, Equity Prime

David Abrahamson
Chief Operations Officer (COO)

David graduated from Georgia State University with a degree in Risk Management. He started his career in the mortgage industry in 1985 with varying positions on the operations and sales side of the business. David has been in various management positions since 2001.  David has spent most of his career focused on the first time homebuyer and underserved market.  David believes properly executed homeownership is a great wealth creator.

David is the proud father of two grown children.

Phil Mancuso - Chief Investment Officer, Equity Prime

Phil Mancuso
Chief Revenue Officer (CRO)

Philip Mancuso is the Chief Revenue Officer of Equity Prime Mortgage. Philip has almost 25 years’ experience in the mortgage industry as a top producing loan officer, sales and branch manager and executive. Prior to joining EquityPrime Mortgage, Philip has held many positions in management including Executive Vice President of The Money Store. Philip attended Rutgers University, double majoring in Accounting and Management. Check out his blog at

James Minghini - Chief Compliance Officer, Equity Prime

James Minghini
Chief Compliance Officer (CCO)

James started his career in the mortgage industry in 1993. Prior to joining Equity Prime Mortgage James held various positions including Branch Manager, Compliance Trainer, Compliance Assurance Manager and AVP of Compliance with Citi and Crescent Mortgage Company. James graduated from the University of Georgia (UGA) in 1992 with a degree in Political Science. James oversees all functions for Compliance, HR, Licensing and Quality Control.

John White - Senior VP of Business Development, Equity Prime

John White
Senior Vice-President, National Director of Business Development

John is the Senior Vice President and National Director of Business Development for Equity Prime. This role leverages over 25 years of Sales, Sales management, Sales training and Johns’ various Executive Leadership Roles he has held in the mortgage industry. Along with being a Top Producing Loan Officer, John excelled in the Wholesale/ TPO side of the business and he has a very strategic approach to building net new revenue units and strengthening sales teams.  John was also the Lead Instructor for XINNIX’s EDGE Program for Senior Loan Officers with a national impact. John is on the Advisory Board for NAREB, as well as a Board of Directors Member for the Asian Real Estate Association of America.