Superior Leadership

When you work with Celink, you’re working alongside an acknowledged and recognized team of some of the best people in the reverse mortgage industry.

Chief Executive Officer
Robert Sivori joined Celink and its affiliated companies as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer in May 2019.   Prior to joining Celink, he co-founded Reverse Mortgage Funding LLC in June 2012 and servicing as Chief Operating Officer of RMF, as well as its parent company, Reverse Mortgage Investment Trust Inc.   From June 2008 to June 2012, Mr. Sivori was Vice President in the Reverse Mortgage Division of MetLife Bank, N.A., where he was responsible for strategic planning, research, product development and marketing. Mr. Sivori worked closely with sales and operations to ensure seamless execution of all product and marketing initiatives across all sales channels. In 2011, Mr. Sivori was Vice President at MetLife Bank, N.A., responsible for the operations and servicing group of its reverse mortgage division, including all aspects of its third-party origination channels.   From March 2007 to May 2008, Mr. Sivori was co-founder and co-President of EverBank Reverse Mortgage LLC, where he had responsibility for all aspects of operations, underwriting and technology.   From 1992 to 2007, Mr. Sivori built a distinguished record at mortgage subsidiaries of The Bank of New York, including ARCS Mortgage Company, Inc., BNY Mortgage Company, Inc. and BNY Mortgage Company LLC, a joint venture between The Bank of New York and EverBank Financial Corporation, where he lead the company as its president from 2005 to 2007.   Mr. Sivori has served as a board member of the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association since 2003.  
President and COO
Ryan LaRose has over 20 years of mortgage servicing background including experience with Default Management and Investor Accounting. He is widely acknowledged throughout the reverse mortgage industry as a subject matter expert in servicing.     Prior to joining Celink, LaRose worked in the banking and information technology industries. He joined Celink in 2005 to establish the Reverse Mortgage Servicing Department.    In 2014, he received national recognition through selection as one of HousingWire Magazine’s ‘Rising Stars’ – young professionals under the age of 40 poised for leadership in the mortgage industry. LaRose maintains excellent relationships with regulators, auditors, investors, lenders and clients alike, including Fannie Mae, HUD and Ginnie Mae.    He is an active member of the National Reverse Mortgage Lender’s Association (NRMLA) and currently co-chairs its Servicing Committee. He holds a BA in Business from Michigan State University.