FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
St. Louis, MO (December 22, 2015) – Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc., a privately-held St. Louis based mortgage-banking firm is proud to be named the 2nd largest lender in the St. Louis region as reported by the St. Louis Business Journal. Cornerstone continues to advance their position each year, last year being the 3rd largest lender.
Each year the St. Louis Business Journal compiles a list of the largest mortgage lenders in the St. Louis region. These lenders were ranked based on their total loan origination volume originated for 2014. This is the 12th consecutive time Cornerstone has been featured on the largest lender list. In 2014, the company originated nearly $500 million in total loan volume.
When asked about the recognition, Angi Stevenson, President/CEO stated, “This further proves that our originators and support staff are truly the best in the business. We will continue to work towards being the largest lender in St. Louis, without sacrificing our exceptional customer service. This is what makes Cornerstone successful and sets the company apart from our competitors.”
Along with becoming the 2nd largest lender in the St. Louis region, Cornerstone surpassed their goal of closing $1 billion in home loans by more than $70 million. Before his passing, co-founder Jim Dean had a vision for Cornerstone to reach the $1 billion in closed loan production. The company is extremely proud to have fulfilled this goal in his memory.
In the last year, Cornerstone has opened new offices in Missouri, Illinois and Kansas. The company plans increase their presence in these markets as well as Florida, California, North Dakota, Ohio and Texas.
About Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc.
Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. was founded by Jim Dean and current President/CEO Angi Stevenson in 1995. Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. is licensed in eight (8) states and has over 185 employees, with 16 locations and continues its rapid growth. Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. is an A+ accredited lender with the Better Business Bureau and continues to have an outstanding reputation. Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. secured approvals from all three federal agencies: Fannie Mae (2010), Ginnie Mae (2012) and Freddie Mac (2013). In addition, Cornerstone is also recognized as a Top USDA Lender in Missouri, currently holding the #3 ranking and is a ProLoan Approved Lender. Cornerstone has been featured as one of the fastest growing mortgage companies in America by INC. 500/5000 for four (4) years in a row. Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. was named a Top 100 Mortgage Company in America by Mortgage Executive Magazine, is listed as one of the top-producing mortgage lenders in the country by Scotsman Guide, and Forbes Magazine has featured Angi Stevenson and Cornerstone. Regionally, the company has been the #1 fastest growing mortgage banker in Missouri for the last five (5) years and is currently the 2nd largest privately-held mortgage banker in the state. Cornerstone is also the 17th fastest growing privately-held company in the St. Louis region. Processing, underwriting and closing are completed locally by Cornerstone.
For More Information, Contact:
Angi Stevenson, President/CEO
Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc.
17280 N. Outer 40 Road, Suite 100
Chesterfield, MO 63005