Salem Five Mortgage Hires SVP/Director of Sales

Christopher Parker brings nearly 30 years of mortgage experience to Salem Five

Salem, MA., June 27, 2022 – Salem Five Mortgage Company, a subsidiary of Salem Five Bank, appointed Christopher Parker to Senior Vice President and Director of Sales, adding an industry veteran to lead Mortgage Sales at New England’s premier mortgage lender.

In his role, Parker will lead originations across New England. Salem Five has financed more homes than any Massachusetts bank.

“We’re pleased to have someone with Chris’s experience join our team and help Salem Five Mortgage serve even more borrowers,” said Ed McDonald, President of Salem Five Mortgage Company. “His leadership and experience, along with our reputation in the housing industry across New England, will be a powerful combination.”

Prior to joining Salem Five, Parker held key leadership positions at Guaranteed Rate in New England for more than a decade. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Worcester State University.

About Salem Five Bank

Salem Five Bancorp is the holding company of Salem Five (, a mutual bank founded in 1855. Whatever the need and whatever the goal, Salem Five’s banking, investment and insurance professionals have the expertise to move customers forward. Salem Five has more than $6 billion in assets and 33 retail branches in Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk and Suffolk counties. Divisions include Salem Five Mortgage Company, one of the largest mortgage lenders headquartered in New England; Salem Five Wealth Management & Trust, which offers fiduciary wealth management services to institutions and high-net-worth individuals, financial and retirement income planning, portfolio review and money management; and Salem Five Insurance Services, which provides personal and commercial insurance. Salem Five deposits are insured through the FDIC. Salem Five Mortgage Company’s NMLS # is 4662. Equal Housing Lender. Securities are offered through LPL Financial, member FINRA/SIPC. Life insurance products are offered through LPL Financial or its licensed affiliates. Insurance and investment products are not FDIC insured, not bank guaranteed, may lose value, not a deposit, and not insured by any federal government agency.


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