Maine - Portland
511 Congress St., Suite 100A
Portland, ME 04101
As Branch Manager of the Embrace office in Portland, Maine, Bruce Roullard originates mortgage loans and works with various business partners to get the word out about Embrace in the New England area. When you work with Bruce, you can expect him to not just be honest and efficient, but extremely authentic and respectful. Bruce’s professional service is founded on your long-term financial security and wealth and he will tailor your financing to your unique lifestyle and goals.
Bruce is a mortgage industry veteran with more than two decades of experience. He has been with Embrace since 2014, but spent most of 2019 as a Senior Loan Officer at Caliber Home Loans. He also worked for Guaranteed Rate as a Senior Loan Officer and Countrywide/Bank of America as a manager of two of their branch offices. Bruce entered the retail mortgage banking industry in 1998 working for GMAC Mortgage, Allied Home Mortgage, and American Home Mortgage.
Bruce was born and raised in Skowhegan, Maine. He graduated from the University of Southern Maine in 1984 with a B.S. in Business Administration. In 1987, he received his MBA from the University of Maine. He is a member of the Sigma Nu Fraternity and a past president of the University of Southern Maine Alumni Association where he received the Hilltop Community Service Award in 1990.
Bruce currently lives in Gorham, Maine, and his dad resides in his household. Outside of work, he loves to stay busy and engaged in his community. He is interested in anything that involves history and historic preservation and he’s an appointed member of the Gorham Historic Preservation Commission. Bruce also enjoys travel, landscaping, singing, community service, and spending time with his two cats. He is the former Vice Chairman of the Gorham Town Council and former Chair of the Finance and Appointment Committees, Treasurer for Greater Portland Landmarks, Maine State Treasurer for Sons of the American Revolution, a member of the Legislative and Political Affairs Committee for Greater Portland Board of REALTORS®, and has been a member of the Portland Lions Club since 1994 and was awarded Melvin Jones Fellowship in 2013.
Awards & Recognition
• Affiliate of the Year – Greater Portland Board of REALTORS® (2018)
• President’s Club – Embrace Home Loans (2015, 2016, 2017)
• Platinum status, funding $50MM in mortgage loans – Bank of America (2010)
• Silver and Gold status for sales performance, ranked in the top 150 loan officers nationwide – American Home Mortgage (2005, 2006, 2007)
• Top Producer – Allied Home Mortgage – (2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005)
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Mortgage applications recovered slightly from last week, inching up 0.5% compared to the week prior, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. Purchase loans increased by 2%, while refinance loans rose just 0.1%. The news is a little surprising given the notable jump seen in rates over the week. The average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate loans…Read More