BankSouth Mortgage Announces Opening of Augusta, Georgia Office

Augusta Market to be Led and Managed by Industry Leader James Gay
By: BankSouth Mortgage
James Gay, BankSouth Mortgage
James Gay, BankSouth Mortgage
AUGUSTA, Ga. - June 15, 2018 - PRLog -- BankSouth Mortgage is proud to announce the opening of their first location in Augusta, Georgia. Mortgage industry leader James Gay joins BankSouth Mortgage to head up the new office located at 233 Davis Road as VP, Market Production Manager. Gay and his team will assist homebuyers and homeowners as local lenders offering an outstanding mortgage experience.

"We are thrilled to have James Gay as our VP, Market Production Manager to lead our strategic growth initiatives in Augusta and surrounding markets. James is a dynamic leader and an experienced mortgage banker who is a trusted advisor for the clients he serves. We are excited to welcome James in his new role," said Kim Nelson, CEO of BankSouth Mortgage.

Gay has been an integral part of the mortgage industry in Georgia since 2005 and was named a Top 10 Producing Loan Officer in Georgia by the Mortgage Bankers Association of Georgia (MBAG) in 2017. Other honors include the President's Award Winner from MBAG from 2010-2013 and 2016 and Diamond Award Winner from MBAG in 2014 and 2016-2018. James is a member of the Aiken & Augusta Boards of Realtors, North Augusta Sertoma Club, Augusta Mortgage Bankers Association and Building Code Board of Adjustments & Appeals for the City of North Augusta.

About BankSouth Mortgage

Backed by one of the top performing community banks in the nation, BankSouth Mortgage is a leading mortgage lender in the Southeast. In September of 2008, industry leader Kim Nelson founded a mortgage company at the height of a financial crisis. The company originated loans as a brokerage, primarily utilizing BankSouth as a warehouse line. Harold Reynolds, CEO of BankSouth, and Kim began to realize the entities both offered each other a complementary partnership with aligned strategic goals, vision, and principals. In February 2011, BankSouth opened BankSouth Mortgage. Over the past ten years, BankSouth Mortgage has worked to provide greater market coverage and comprehensive products and services, building its brand reputation on a promise of mortgage excellence. Visit to learn more.

Are you looking for a new home for your production business? BankSouth Mortgage is always seeking to hire experienced mortgage bankers. To find out more, please email or visit

Joy Dyess
Vice President, Special Projects Manager
Tags:Mortgage, Augusta Home Loans, James Gay
Location:Augusta - Georgia - United States
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