Branch Manager at Midwest Equity Mortgage, LLC
Jim Koulos is a seasoned Mortgage Banker and is the Branch Manager for his team in Oak Brook, Illinois. Jim has over 30 years of banking experience and possesses the expertise and knowledge to guide his clients through the mortgage process to help them achieve their financial goals. Jim joined Midwest Equity Mortgage, LLC to better serve his clients with a full array of fixed and adjustable rate products which allows him and his clients to take advantage of the most innovative and efficient customer service system in the industry. Midwest Equity Mortgage, LLC emphasizes prompt and efficient service with the loan underwriting done right here in our office in Oak Brook. Because getting a mortgage loan is much more than just the interest rate and term, Jim helps his clients identify their goals and offers solutions that will lead to a successful journey through the home financing process.
Jim has been involved in many transactions over his 30 years and has helped his clients save thousands of dollars on their home purchase by utilizing and explaining his financial techniques garnered over his many years of experience. Jim has seen a myriad of real estate transactions and can help his clients best by getting involved before they start shopping for their home. By speaking and meeting with Jim, clients can obtain a loan commitment before they even find their home. The loan commitment is better than a pre-approval and provides buyers with an added advantage in the home buying process.
Jim's excellent customer service and expertise in financing has led his clients to continue to return to work with Jim time and time again and his clients continue to refer their friends, family and business colleagues to utilize Jim's services.
Jim first graduated from Waubonsee Community College in 1982 where he was a Captain of the Baseball team and grabbed his piece of a claim to fame when he threw out future Hall of Famer, Kirby Puckett who was attempting to steal second. Jim then graduated from the Business School at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in 1984 with a degree in Business Finance. Jim received his MBA with an emphasis in Real Estate from DePaul University in 1989.
Jim has been married for over 25 years to his wife Jill, a middle school teacher, They have 2 children, Alex and Melaina who are college.
Education and Experience
Bachelors of Science, Finance, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1984
Masters of Business Administration, DePaul University, 1989
Associate of Science, Waubonsee Community College, 1982
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