Joe Brown

President, Edina Realty Mortgage



As president of Edina Realty Mortgage, Joe Brown directs the company’s strategy and operations, providing leadership to mortgage consultants throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Edina Realty Mortgage is the local affiliate of Prosperity Home Mortgage, LLC.

Business philosophy

With more than 24 years in the industry, Brown has proven success in leading the development and execution of strategic business plans, building high-performing sales teams and developing strong relationships with executive management and staff at all levels. His favorite saying is, “It’s not about completing the task, it’s about finishing the job.”

Professional background

  • 2009 – Present: President, Edina Realty Mortgage
  • 2014 – Present: Vice President and regional mortgage manager, HomeServices Lending, LLC
  • 2012 – 2014: Area manager, HomeServices Lending, LLC
  • 2000 – 2009: Vice President and branch manager, Edina Realty Mortgage
  • 1995 – 2000: Mortgage loan officer, Edina Realty Mortgage


  • Bachelor’s degree, Business Administration, University of St. Thomas