North Shore Bank recently announced the addition of Joseph Cavanaugh to their mortgage lending team. In his new position as Assistant Vice President, Mortgage Loan Originator, he will be responsible for satisfying the lending needs of borrowers, real estate agents, and builders in Eastern Massachusetts.

Joe Cavanaugh started his banking career in 1991 as a Senior Mortgage Officer for Bank of Boston. Prior to joining North Shore Bank, he spent twenty-one years with Santander Bank originating and closing residential mortgages. He received his bachelor’s degree from the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in 1985.

Joanne Donovan, North Shore Bank Senior Vice President and Residential Lending Sales Manager said:

We’re thrilled to have Joe join our team. With his extensive knowledge in the consumer mortgage lending process and his years of leadership skills, we’re confident that he will add great value to the bank and our customers.

He will be available to meet with customers in his office at 31 Harnden Street in Reading, at any North Shore Bank location or at the customer’s residence or place of business. His hours are flexible, and appointments can be scheduled at the customer’s convenience. He can be contacted at or by calling (617) 834-1230.