FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
St. Louis, MO (August 29, 2011) – Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc., a privately-held St. Louis based mortgage banking firm has been ranked the 64th fastest growing Mortgage Banker in America according to the 2011 Inc. 500/5000 List.
As one of the fastest-growing companies in the financial industry, Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. has been placed on the annual list with other major financial businesses. Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. has shown phenomenal growth of over 248% in the past 3 years and revenues exceeded $14.2 million in 2010. In addition, Cornerstone has hired a high profile group of Managers and Loan Officers with an average of 15 years of experience. All Loan Officers are licensed in Missouri and Nationally. Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. strives to continue to be one of the top retail Mortgage Bankers each year.
According to Jim Dean, President/CEO of Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc., his company has many unique qualities that make it stand out from the larger lending companies. Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. provides low pricing options, superior customer service, and a reliable full-service production platform performed locally. These qualities allow Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. to have an advantage over financial competitors and maintain their status in the top 100 nationwide. “For a company to move forward,” Mr. Dean states, “it’s important to think 5 years down the road and stay ahead in this fast-paced industry. We have many ideas and strategies that we feel will help Cornerstone achieve new heights in future years.”
About Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc.:
Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. has been in operation since 1995 and was founded by Jim Dean (President/CEO) and Angi Stevenson (Senior Vice President/COO). Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. is currently licensed in six (6) states and has over 165 employees, with 14 locations and is rapidly growing. Jim Dean (President/CEO) was named one of the 100 Most Influential Mortgage Executives in America by Mortgage Executive Magazine in 2013 and 2014. Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. is an A+ accredited lender with the Better Business Bureau and continues to have an outstanding reputation. In 2013, Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. became the #1 largest lender in Missouri to have approvals from all three agencies: Freddie Mac, Ginnie Mae, and Fannie Mae. Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. was named a Top 100 Mortgage Company in America by Mortgage Executive Magazine. The company was listed as one of the top-producing mortgage lenders in the country by Scotsman Guide. Angi Stevenson (Senior Vice President/COO) and Cornerstone were featured in Forbes Magazine in 2013. Revenues at Cornerstone have grown to exceed $26 million dollars annually, with closed loan production surpassing $900 million annually. Cornerstone is a ProLoan approved lender. Cornerstone has been featured on the fastest growing privately-held companies in America list by INC. 500/5000 for four (4) years in a row. Regionally, the company has been the #1 fastest growing mortgage banker in Missouri for the last five (5) years and is currently the 17th fastest growing privately-held company in the St. Louis region. The company is currently the 2nd largest privately-held mortgage banker in Missouri. Cornerstone is also a Top 2 USDA lender in Missouri. Processing, underwriting, and closing are completed locally by Cornerstone.
For More Information, Contact:
Jim Dean, President
Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc.
17280 N Outer 40 Rd., Suite 100
Chesterfield, MO 63005