The Cleveland Browns’ home, which is open all year round, now has a name associated with a fast-growing mortgage lender.
The Browns’ training camp and administration complex in Veria is now called the Cross Country Mortgage Campus, as the team announced on Thursday, July 22nd. A naming rights partnership, which the club only classifies as a “long-term” agreement, is an agreement. first for the Browns training center.
The deal makes the Brexville-based company an official mortgage partner for the Browns.
Interstate mortgage will also be a partner-representative of the digital streaming show “Browns Live: Training Camp”. The mortgage company will be involved in the Browns’ community and youth football initiatives, and the team said it “will help promote long-term mortgage lender support for military veterans.”
In a press release issued by Browns, Dave Jenkins, Chief Operating Officer of Haslam Sports Group, said the team and CrossCountry Mortgage “share a commitment to the learning and development of all our team members and creating a strong internal culture that is the foundation. for our partnership by investing resources in our campuses and community. “
In 2016, the training complex received $ 15 million makeover, one funded by the City of Veria, which included the addition of 25,000 square feet of space and the renovation of 60,000 square feet of existing space. The Browns have also invested in a facility that is leased until 2028 and has been home to the team’s training camp since 1992.
Haslam Sports Group has acquired a number of properties in the area surrounding the playing fields and the administration building, and a press release said the Browns are in the process of developing plans to further expand the CrossCountry mortgage campus.
“The primary goal is to ensure that the Browns continue to provide the Browns’ organizations, players and fans with first-class resources in all aspects of football and business operations, as well as expanded opportunities for side events in the Northeast Ohio community,” Jenkins said.
Official mortgage partner of the club headquarters will move soon from Brexville to the Queland Higher Arts District.
CrossCountry Mortgage began construction on a $ 46 million corporate campus in June. The 168,000 square foot facility, located at 2152-2160 Superior Avenue, will attract over 600 employees to downtown Cleveland and will include a 4,600 square foot training facility.
“I am convinced that our roots in Cleveland and the unique benefits of living and working in northeastern Ohio have helped fuel our growth in the United States,” said CrossCountry Mortgage CEO Ron Leonhardt Jr. of the company he founded in 2003. year.
CrossCountry Mortgage is one of the top 10 largest retail mortgage lenders in the country. The company has over 500 offices and over 6,000 employees.