American Home Mortgage is a residential mortgage lender, providing real estate financing solutions. The company offers new home loans and refinancing options for existing home loans. It also serves as a real estate investment trust offering customers a wide selection of home loans and mortgage solutions. American Home Mortgage, founded in 1987 in New York City, is headquartered in Melville, N.Y. and has coast-to-coast operations. It is amongst the top 20 national lenders in the United States and has more than 5,000 employees. The company is licensed to originate residential mortgage operations in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.