Hudson United Opens Branch Office in Elmsford; Hires Veteran Broker Arace as Part of Expansion

Real Estate In-Depth | November 2018

Donald Arace

ELMSFORD, NY — Hudson United Mortgage Services, LLC, a full-service mortgage banker/broker licensed in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Florida, is growing its footprint in Westchester County with the opening of a new office at 570 Taxter Road in Elmsford.

The firm also reported it has brought on Donald Arace, a veteran of the mortgage industry, as vice president of sales and production of the new branch.

“Donald brings an exciting vision and wealth of knowledge,” said Kevin Downs, director of sales for Hudson United Mortgage. “He has decades of experience and the highest-level contacts to pave the way for far-reaching growth and an exciting future for Hudson United here in Westchester and throughout the Tri-State area.”

Arace has more than 30-years of top-level mortgage experience. He was previously vice president of Columbia Home Loans and producing manager for Prospect Mortgage and for Homebridge Financial Services Inc. He has earned many real estate awards, including two Affiliate of the Year awards from the Westchester County Board of Realtors in 1999 and the Westchester Putnam Association of Realtors in 2010. He was the co-chair of the Hearts for the Homeless Foundation from 2001 to 2005 in Westchester and has served on its board of directors. Arace was a legislative committee member and speaker on Lobby Day for the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors and serves on the Hudson Gateway Realtor Foundation, and has also written many articles for Real Estate In-Depth.

“My vision for Hudson United is to continue to expand the company and enhance our connections,” said Arace. “Our overall goal is to provide a superior customer experience, one in which we are continuously engaging with our clients and strengthening our banking contacts to best assess and match their needs.”

He added, “This is an exciting time for Hudson United. I look forward to becoming an integral part of its expansion. With our growing team of experienced and dynamic mortgage professionals, Hudson United Mortgage is poised to grow exponentially with plans to open additional new offices regionally in the coming months.”