Union Home Mortgage CEO and Owner, MBA Chairman 2015
Bill’s mortgage banking career began in 1986 as a residential loan officer. In 1994 Mr. Cosgrove joined Union Home Mortgage Corp. and in 1998 was named President. Mr. Cosgrove purchased and became 100% stockholder of the company in 1999. The company has grown from 58 million to over 1 billion dollars of loan production during Bill’s leadership of the company. Union Home has built from its roots in Cleveland to a nationally recognized growth company.
In 2007-2008 Mr. Cosgrove was President of the Ohio Mortgage Bankers Association. In 2008 & 2013 he earned the coveted Hodupp Award for his many contributions to the Ohio MBA. He also testified before the Ohio House of Representatives as President of OMBA. From 2008 to 2010, Bill was the National Chairman for MBA’s MORPAC Committee. This prestigious appointment consists of leading the fund raising efforts for MORPAC throughout the country. MORPAC raised 1.1 million dollars for industry activism during Bill’s Chairmanship of MORPAC. In 2000 at the age of 38 he was named in Crain’s Cleveland Business “40 under 40” honored as one of the top 40 young executives in Northeast Ohio.
In 2003 Mr. Cosgrove was inducted into the Bedford, Ohio High School Distinguished Hall Of Fame for his accomplishments in Mortgage Banking. In 2004, he earned the coveted Certified Mortgage Banker designation (CMB). In 2011 Bill was awarded the National Mortgage Bankers Associations Burton C. Wood National Legislative Service Award for his superior legislative efforts representing the mortgage banking industry. Bill has served the National Mortgage Bankers Association on RESBOG, and Board of Directors.
In 2015, Bill served as MBA Chairman. Mr. Cosgrove has testified on behalf of the industry in Washington D. C before the House Financial Services Sub Committee and Senate Banking Committee. He has been interviewed by The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, New York Times, numerous trade publications, and local and national news networks. Bill is also a proud father of three children and a loving husband. His family is very important to him and he enjoys spending quality time with them amongst his active work schedule.