Terry Hastings

About Terry Hastings - NMLS #2764

Terry’s background in real estate sales, management and education sets him apart from other mortgage brokers. Shortly after graduating with a B.A. in English, Terry entered the real estate sales field working for his father’s company in Ridgefield. In 1994 he started the Ridgefield/Redding office for Weichert Realtors, the nation’s largest individually owned real estate company. He quickly brought the office to $75 million dollars in sales in its second year and was named Manager of the Year in his region. In 1997 Terry became a Vice President…

"I thought all banks were alike. But when an issue came up, Terry stepped in and fixed it. I’ll never go anywhere else!" -Client

"As a REALTOR for 35 years, I have been exposed to all kinds of lenders. When I needed a mortgage loan, I went right to Terry. That says it all." -Client

"My home is unique and I was worried about a remote appraiser. Terry’s bank sent an appraiser from my own town – everything worked out smoothly."-Client

"Terry real estate experience prior to his finance career allows him to think outside the box. He has saved several sales for me ! No sale is “normal”, so I always tell my clients to call Terry." -Client

As you know, the real estate and mortgage business has undergone a historic tightening since 2008. Rules have changed, and the slightest mistake can get your loan denied. Unfortunately, many “borrowers” find out too late because they think all banks are the same. They are not.

I started in the Real Estate business shortly after graduating from college in 1986, ran a division for the nation’s largest independently owned real estate company, and decided to go into the mortgage business 15 years ago.

My background is unique, and I’ve seen all sides of the transaction. In fact, I’ve financed, sold or managed over one billion dollars in real estate.

Everything is about my clients. You should expect first-class service and combined with Total Mortgage, we can deliver. No loans are “easy” today, and when you hit a snag, we are at our best. Total Mortgage is a billion-dollar lender. We don’t want your bank accounts, investments accounts or offer credit cards. We are dedicated to mortgages and to you.

I think you deserve local appraisers, local underwriters and direct lending - fast decisions from the people lending you the money. I know we offer big bank rates with superior service.

Let’s get approved!


Contact Info

Terry Hastings
NMLS # 22313

Vice President
Senior Mortgage Banker
Total Mortgage Services, LLC

Office: (203) 454-9000
Cell: (203) 470-5434


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Meet Terry's Team

Mark Zaia : NMLS#70490

Mark has been in the mortgage business since 1985 and partners with Terry in Darien and Greenwich. He has owned his own mortgage company specializing in Fairfield and Westchester Counties. Mark teaches continuing education to Realtors in Westchester and Connecticut. Mark grew up in Garden City Long Island and resides in CT with his wife and three children. He is an avid salt water fisherman and skier.

Jessica Hastings : NMLS# 1603259

Social Media Manager, Client Services

Jessica is a licensed loan originator and also handles the social media and internet marketing for Terry and the branch office – she is our voice for the new millennials. A graduate of Rutgers University majoring in Sports Management, her background includes managing the business development for a large local law firm and running their intern program. Jessica enjoys hiking with her dogs Frank and Duke.

Adam Falis

Production Manager

Adam has over 16 years experience in the mortgage business as a processor and underwriter. Adam graduated from Central Connecticut State University with a B.S. in International Business. When not at the office, he enjoys hiking and fine dining. A diehard Yankee fan, he lives in Bethel with his dog Bruiser and cat Tom.

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