EverBank announced that Chris Hoch has joined the retail lending division as a mortgage loan officer. Hoch will work out of EverBank’s Santa Clara and San Benito offices. He will offer residential mortgage solutions to local customers and build awareness of EverBank’s products and programs in the local community. Hoch has more than 23 years of experience in the mortgage industry. He belongs to the Santa Clara County Association of Realtors, the Women’s Council of Realtors and is a board member of Community Media Access Partnership.