Jose R. Becquer
Wells Fargo Bank
José Becquer is an executive vice president and group head of Wells Fargo Commercial Mortgage Servicing. Based in Charlotte, N.C., he leads more than 600 team members primarily located in Charlotte, the San Francisco Bay Area, and greater Washington, D.C. Commercial Mortgage Servicing serves clients throughout the United States including individual borrowers, institutional investors, financial institutions, internationally recognized investment banks, and other third-party investment groups. The Commercial Mortgage Servicing portfolio includes commercial mortgage backed securities, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, mortgages from the Federal Housing Administration and the U.S. Government National Mortgage Association. The portfolio totals several hundred billion dollars and includes a diverse array of property types such as multifamily, industrial, retail, hospitality, and office developments.
José was most recently group head of Wells Fargo Health Benefit Services, which specializes in administrating health savings accounts, or HSAs, for companies nationwide. In this position, he managed a nationwide team of more than 300 sales, service, operations and marketing professionals.
José began his financial services career with Norwest Corporation in Minneapolis as vice president and director of Treasury Management systems in 1995. In 1999, he moved into the role of Treasury Management sales group head following the 1998 merger of Norwest and Wells Fargo. He was responsible for Treasury Management sales, which included Wholesale Merchant Card, Correspondent Bank Treasury Management, and Health Benefit Services. Under his leadership, Treasury Management revenues grew 147 percent and Wells Fargo Treasury Management’s market position with middle-market customers within the bank’s 23-state footprint rose to No. 1. Prior to embarking on his banking career, José was regional sales manager for Lotus Development Corporation and sales manager to the financial services industry at IBM.
Born and raised in Minnesota, he earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from Augsburg College in Minneapolis.