Growth in U.S. Bank’s mortgage business is prompting a hiring spree in St. Louis, with plans for up to 200 new local jobs.
The Minneapolis-based bank already added more than 150 jobs at its mortgage offices in Earth City and downtown St. Louis over the past year, said Tom Wind, president of U.S. Bank Home Mortgage.
The bank’s residential mortgages increased 6.1 percent from January through midyear, compared with the same time period in 2016.
“We will be adding another 150 to 200 in the next year or two,” Wind said about the mortgage division’s local plans. The jobs will be added at U.S. Bank’s existing office space in Earth City and downtown. Currently, the bank’s mortgage unit has 551 employees at two buildings in Earth City and 183 employees downtown.
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