Meet Irene Amato, a serial entrepreneur for the past three decades, mother of three who enjoys volunteering her time to support local not-for-profit organizations, cooking and spending time with her family. Irene has successfully established over a dozen businesses within a variety of industries. Irene is a dedicated business professional driven by her passion to make the world a better place.
Irene is an Alumni of Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business program. She is a proud recipient of numerous awards including the Westchester Magazine “Best Business Woman” award. Amato established A.S.A.P. Mortgage Corp. in 2001 after beginning her career in the real estate and finance industry in 1985. Without hesitation, Irene led A.S.A.P. Mortgage to a top producing brokerage firm within the first five years. Currently, ASAP is one of the largest mortgage brokerage firms in New York and a top respected company in the country.
For over a decade Irene was heavily involved with the New York Association of Mortgage Brokers Board of Directors. Her positions included, President Elect and President of the Lower Hudson Valley Region. She also was chair of the events and legislative committee traveling to Washington, D.C. for Lobby Day on behalf of the mortgage industry. Having always been an advocate for continuing education, Irene has instructed the NYAMB continuing education course to licensed loan originators. Irene is a NYS approved Real Estate Instructor for pre-licensing and continuing education courses, teaching throughout Westchester County and New York City. In addition, Irene sits on the Forbes Real Estate Council offering pertinent information to the Real Estate and Finance Committees.
In 2021, Irene leveraged her unmatched industry experience and expertise to publish the book, “Home at Last!“ — a friendly, reassuring, step-by-step guide for first-time home buyers seeking to realize the American Dream.
Licenses & Certifications:
NMLS Licensed MLO in NY, CT, MA, NJ, FLA, PA
NMLS Registered Mortgage Broker NY, CT, MA, NJ, FLA, PA
Certified Military Housing Specialist
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Alumni
“Best Businesswoman” Yorktown Chamber of Commerce
“Best Businesswoman”, 2015 “Best Mortgage Broker” Westchester Magazine
“Small Business General Excellence Award” 914INC Magazine
“Top Mortgage Employer” NMP Magazine
“Affiliate of the Year” HGAR, “Member of the Year” NYAMB
Our Loan Process...
A loan pre-approval sets you up for a smooth home buying experience.
Start working with a real estate agent and viewing homes.
A few documents are needed to get a loan file through underwriting.
Assemble all the necessary paperwork and details for the underwriter.
They closely evaluate all the documentation in the loan package.
Documents are drawn and sent to the title company for closing.
A.S.A.P. Mortgage Corp. is a Registered Mortgage Broker, Company NMLS #4368 – NYS Dept. of Financial Services, all loans arranged through 3rd party providers. CT MORTGAGE BROKER ONLY, NOT A MORTGAGE LENDER OR A MORTGAGE CORRESPONDENT LENDER. Licensed by the FL Dept. of Banking. Licensed by the PA Dept. of Banking & Securities. Licensed by the NJ Department of Banking and Insurance, the licensee will not make any mortgage loan commitments or fund any mortgage loans and arranges loans with third-party providers. MA Mortgage Broker License #MB4368. Cortlandt Manor Branch NMLS #325538, Croton-on-Hudson Branch NMLS #1554769, White Plains Branch NMLS #1140068, Fishkill Branch NMLS #1848838, Bronx Branch NMLS #1897843, Florida Branch NMLS #2219915