James Watson Joins Draper and Kramer Corp. Mortgage

BUTLER, Pa.January 30, 2015 – Draper and Kramer Corp. Mortgage, a Draper and Kramer company, one of the top 100 Mortgage Bankers in America, announced that James Watson has joined the company as a Loan Officer in the Pennsylvania branch office.

Watson joined the mortgage business in 1997 as a mortgage loan officer. He brought with him an analytical, problem solving mentality, coupled with a quick wit and dry sense of humor his clients cherish. Whether it’s with a first time homeowner or a client who has owned many properties, Jim is equally patient and thorough in explaining available mortgage options and procedures, credit, credit scoring, and financing alternatives, and the advantages and disadvantages of various courses of action.

Jim Watson began his career in finance, in the automotive industry. After years in sales and finance management, he switched careers to property investment, rehab and rental. Watson’s years of prior experience with property and finance have proved invaluable to many of his clients, especially in helping them understand and navigate through the many new rules and regulations endorsed in the last few years.

He says, "I see my job as dream fulfillment, whether it's helping a first time homebuyer, an investor looking to add another property, a business owner seeking to expand, or the seasoned homeowner who has found his dream house. To each of them, their mortgage is the most important concern at this moment, and I respect and appreciate that they have come to me to help them accomplish this goal."

Watson graduated from Middlebury College, in Middlebury Vermont, with a BA in Political Science. He is a member of the Rocky Mountain Elk Federation, and an avid outdoorsman.


About Draper and Kramer Corp. Mortgage
Draper and Kramer Corp. Mortgage is the residential mortgage division of Draper and Kramer, one of the country’s premiere full-service real estate and financial firms. While still a family-owned company, headquartered in Chicago, we help identify and structure mortgage financing programs for clients across the United States, and have been doing so since 1893. Visit to learn more about Draper and Kramer Corp. Mortgage.