Licensed in New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine & Florida

Legacy Mortgage, LLC is proud to announce a new partner, Jake Donovan. As of January 1, 2024, Donovan has joined existing partners Rob Messenger and Jessica Irwin in leading the Hanover, NH based mortgage brokerage.

Veteran Upper Valley mortgage lenders Rob Messenger and Jessica Irwin founded Legacy Mortgage in 2020. Jake Donovan was among the original employees. Jake started his time at the brokerage as a Loan Analyst. He quickly added Loan Officer with licensing in New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, and Florida to his repertoire before becoming a full time Loan Originator with Legacy Mortgage in 2022.

Jessica Irwin, Owner, Operations & Compliance spoke to Jake’s appointment as partner.

“Jake has been an integral member of our team since day one. He is highly driven and focused on helping Upper Valley homebuyers find the best loan product for their scenario. Anyone who has worked with Jake can attest to his commitment and professionalism. We are proud to have him on our team and becoming a partner of Legacy Mortgage was a natural next step for our organization.”

Education & Experience

Donovan was born and raised in the Kearsarge area and a graduate of Kearsarge Regional High School. He attended Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy, MA where he majored in Business and Finance. Donovan moved back to the Kearsarge area after graduating, jumping right into the mortgage industry before accepting a position at the newly founded Legacy Mortgage.

Donovan was a collegiate athlete, playing soccer at Eastern Nazarene. He has supported local programs as a coach and player upon his return to the Upper Valley. A member of the Upper Valley Young Professionals and the Lake Sunapee Region Young Professionals Network, Donovan has committed to enriching the community and participating in countless programs and events that help make the greater Upper Valley a wonderful place to work and play.

Legacy Mortgage, LLC office is at 2 Buck Road, Suite L, Hanover, New Hampshire. 

The Legacy Mortgage team collectively boasts over a 135 years of industry experience and is well versed in a variety of loan programs including fixed mortgages, ARMs, VA loans, FHA, first time homebuyer and more!  We have the privilege of partnering with the best local agents, appraisers and attorneys the Upper Valley has to offer. When you work with Legacy Mortgage you are working with the best local professionals from beginning to end. Reach out to the Legacy Mortgage team to get the loan process started. Call us today, 603-643-7400.