JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- EverBank is laying off about 300 employees starting in February.
Michael Cosgrove, VP of Public Relations and Corporate Communications at EverBank, said EverBank announced in October that it was selling off $13.4 billion of its mortgage service rights and default service platform to Green Tree.
That company is promising to hire workers when the deal is complete. Green Tree will also be taking over several floors of EverBank's downtown location.
EverBank is eliminating 194 positions in Jacksonville in their mortgage services division as a direct result of the transaction to sell. It's also eliminating 108 in their home lending services area.
EverBank has a total of 4,096 employees nationwide. 2,599 of them are in Jacksonville.