Please accept a warm welcome on behalf of our team at Homeowners Advantage. You may want to take a few minutes to get to know some of them below. While we live and breathe mortgages, you’ll learn we are just as passionate about our families and hobbies.
We look forward to helping you find the mortgage that best suits your individual needs and a great rate to go along with it!
Executive Vice President / Chief Lending Officer
Chris McKenna, Chief Mortgage Officer
Chris has been active in the financial service and mortgage industry since 1990. In his current position as Chief Lending Officer for Homeowners Advantage, Chris is responsible for all aspects of the mortgage banking operations, as well as the expansion of Homeowners Advantage's strategic partners and statewide referral sources. With a comprehensive understanding of the mortgage industry, Chris believes in an educational, step-by-step approach to the mortgage process that makes it easier for all homebuyers, whether they are buying for the first time or the fifth.
Ginny VanAmburgh, VP of Mortgage Operations
A Capital Region resident her whole life, Ginny has been in the mortgage industry for more than 25 years and has a wealth of experience to share with her team. She has helped guide our mortgage division to become one of the most successful in the region and is often called upon as a workshop panelist. Sharing her knowledge with homebuyers and mortgage professionals is most rewarding for her.
Arthur Chuang, Director of Mortgage Servicing and Loss Mitigation
A resident of the Capital District for most of his life, Arthur has enjoyed sailing on the Great Sacandaga Lake since he was 12. With a passion for providing quality service, he will help you chart a course toward successful home ownership. Arthur has more than 25 years of experience in loss mitigation and he looks forward to helping families come up with practical solutions that make sense and are easy to understand.
Chrystal Muir, Manager of Lending Operations
With more than 33 years of experience in the mortgage industry, it's possible Chrystal may have already helped you close on a loan. A Schenectady native, she loves everything about her job and couldn't imagine doing anything else. When she's not spending time with her family, she's making it as easy as possible for your family to buy a home.
Josh Hebert, Manager of Mortgage Originations
Josh has been in the mortgage business for more than 13 years, eight of them at Homeowners Advantage. He's lived in this area of upstate NY all his life and enjoys vacationing, spending time with his family and going to concerts. The best part of his job is helping people achieve their dream of homeownership