First Integrity Mortgage Services signs agreement for Empower, Black Knight’s LOS and Integrated Solutions Suite for increased automation and digital capabilities

₋ First Integrity Mortgage Services chose Empower’s cloud-based loan origination system for its advanced automation and seamless integration throughout the origination process

₋ Black Knight’s comprehensive suite of origination solutions will be used to augment First Integrity’s digital capabilities for quick and easy interaction and an enhanced borrower experience.

₋ First Integrity also selected Black Knight because its e-signature and e-delivery capabilities are seamlessly integrated with Empower

JACKSONVILLE, Florida., April 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Dark Knight, Inc. (NYSE: BKI) announced that Saint Louis-based First Integrity Mortgage Services signed a contract to implement the cloud Empower the LOS and integrated origination solutions to support its growing business operations through automation and to enhance its digital presence in the mortgage market.

“The integration of the Empower system and complementary solutions will give First Integrity a comprehensive and cohesive platform to meet our origination needs and significantly reduce manual processes. Additionally, the integrated e-signature and e-delivery capabilities will help us reduce paper-based communications with our customers,” said Joe Bayer, Jr., CEO, First Integrity. “Working with Black Knight will help us strengthen our commitment to advancing our business by developing stronger customer relationships, innovation and valuable business partnerships.”

Empower is an easy-to-use, highly configurable platform that will help First Integrity streamline the origination process from loan application to closing. Empower offers configurable “lights-out” automation that will save the business time and cost per loan, while helping First Integrity staff process more loans faster to deliver an improved customer experience. borrower.

First Integrity will also use the following solutions, which are seamlessly integrated with Empower, including machine learning technology for document classification and indexing; paid service for registration fees, transfer duties, title, inspections and property tax; point of sale with digital borrower and loan officer capabilities; automated compliance validation tests; an end-to-end digital fence solution with eDelivery, eSign and eNotary functionality; an advanced business intelligence solution; and web APIs.

The agreement expands the company’s relationship with Black Knight, which includes First Integrity’s use of Black Knight Optimal Blue PPE, the industry’s leading product, pricing and eligibility engine, and Surefire, Black Knight’s customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation platform.

“Through advanced automation and innovative digital capabilities, First Integrity will be able to do even more for its customers, while increasing the operational efficiency of employees,” said Rich Gagliano, President, Black Knight Origination Technologies. “By combining the Empower system with Black Knight’s digital origin ecosystem, First Integrity will be able to help more consumers gain ownership and retain more of those customers for life.”

About the Dark Knight
Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE: BKI) is an award-winning software, data and analytics company that drives innovation in the mortgage and real estate lending and servicing industries, as well as in capital markets and secondary. Businesses leverage our robust integrated solutions across the homeownership lifecycle to help retain existing customers, win new customers, mitigate risk and operate more efficiently.

Our customers rely on our proven, comprehensive, and scalable products and our unwavering commitment to providing superior customer support to achieve their strategic goals and better serve their customers. For more information on Black Knight, please visit

About First Integrity Mortgage Services
First Integrity Mortgage Services is the highest rated lender in the Saint Louis metropolitan area with over 900 Google reviews with an overall rating of 5 stars. Situated at Saint Louis, Mo.First Integrity is one of the leading providers of mortgages and real estate in Missouri, Illinois, Kansas, California, Tennessee, Georgia, Coloradoand Arkansas. First Integrity is committed to building long-term relationships by bringing value to the communities we serve and providing unique services that make us the lender of choice for value-conscious clients. For more information, visit

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