Ben Lustig is a Senior Mortgage Analyst on JVM’s renowned Pre-Approval Team and JVM’s Training Program Manager. Ben brings an immense amount of experience to this specialized position due to his willingness to take on new challenges where he can apply his rigorous critical thinking skills. Ben pre-approves complex files, educates homebuyers on the mortgage process, and overhauled JVM Lending’s proprietary employee training program to bring it into the digital age. Ben’s revamped efforts have more than doubled the Mortgage Analyst Team’s efficiency and effectiveness. As a result, Ben has become our in-house expert on the mortgage industry and plays an essential role in the on-boarding of all new team members.
Ben graduated with honors from Northeastern University, where he studied U.S. foreign policy and the maintenance of geopolitical power systems. After graduating, Ben spent several years working for Wayfair in a supply chain management position. During his tenure in the world of e-commerce, Ben built and maintained relationships with high-end clients and optimized business operations using data analytics and a pragmatic, roll-up-your-sleeves approach. Originally from Walnut Creek, California, Ben spent five years living in the frigid climates of Boston, Massachusetts. Now thrilled to be back in a less severe climate, Ben has been reacquainting himself with his favorite local trails with his dog, Lila. When he is not on a hiking trail, reading a book, or rock climbing, you’ll find Ben with family and friends, exploring new breweries and restaurants near his home.