Jim Richards

Managing Member & Mortgage Loan Originator
NMLS 880721

Jim founded WatersEdge Mortgage in 2012 with the objective of bringing a new level of professionalism to the mortgage industry. Jim has worked extensively since that time to create a reputation based on client service and communication, while ensuring that we have a full range of mortgage products in place to achieve all of our clients’ specific goals. Jim is a licensed Mortgage Loan Originator in both Florida & Massachusetts.

Jim is originally from Massachusetts, having moved to Florida in 2008. Jim was educated at Suffolk University in Boston, MA with a major in Accounting and a minor in Economics.

Jim has also been a CPA for over 25-years, originally licensed in Massachusetts in 1996 and then again in Florida in 2010. This experience, compounded with his education has become a proven platform for excellence in the mortgage industry.

Jim is the proud father of two adult children and his move to Florida achieved his goal to enjoy boating year-round, one of his favorite activities.

Kyle Pinho

Mortgage Loan Originator
NMLS 2142174

Kyle resides in the north shore of Massachusetts with his wife Carina and expanding family. Kyle was educated at Fairfield University in Fairfield, CT with a double major in Finance and Economics, providing an excellent foundation for mortgage consulting and current economic trends.

Kyle is a licensed Mortgage Loan Originator in both Florida and Massachusetts. Kyle entered the mortgage world with an extensive background in commercial lending and an active interest in residential real estate.

Kyle takes great pride in his ability to work with his clients to obtain their objectives and help make their homeownership dreams come true.

Christy Hirshell

Mortgage Loan Processor

Christy was originally from Maryland and now resides in the Tampa Bay area of Florida.

Christy joined WatersEdge Mortgage with an extensive background in administration. Christy has spent her entire career as an administrative professional, primarily with a major CPA firm in Maryland. This has proved to be an excellent foundation to handle all of the administrative responsibilities of processing mortgages and ensuring attention to detail, timelines and contract dates. This also ensures that our clients will constantly be updated and transactions will close smoothly and on time.

Christy is the proud mother of two adult children and her favorite activity is playing with her two precious grandchildren.