Essex Bank in Richmond, Va., recently launched a wholesale mortgage funding group.

The $1.1 billion-asset Essex began accepting broker applications for the unit in May. Through the company's wholesale mortgage operation, independent brokers can access traditional mortgages, portfolio mortgage financing and second-mortgage equity lines with a single lender contact.

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