FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
St. Louis, MO (November 25, 2013) – Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc., a privately-held St. Louis based mortgage-banking firm, is excited to announce President, Jim Dean, has been named one of the 100 Most Influential Mortgage Executives in America by Mortgage Executive Magazine.
Each year Mortgage Executive Magazine compiles the most comprehensive list of the nation’s leading mortgage executives. The 100 Most Influential Mortgage Executives in America list recognizes and celebrates the service, dedication and hard work that mortgage executives put into building their companies and serving their clients. This distinction is by invitation only and represents individuals that have committed themselves to the mortgage business as a career. These leaders educate their peers and raise the level of professionalism throughout the industry.
“I am honored to be chosen for this list. Success in this industry means keeping your finger on the pulse of the mortgage business. As a leader, it’s crucial to be involved in all aspects of home loan origination. In the future, our hope is to achieve growth in all of the markets we serve. We will continue to prosper and move forward,” stated Jim Dean, President/CEO, when asked about the recognition.
Mr. Dean and Senior Vice President/COO, Angi Stevenson, have managed the growth of Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. from a 2-person lending firm in 1995, to a consistent top 5 residential lender in Missouri. They have also built a lending presence in 5 other states. Jim Dean has personally closed over $650 million dollars in residential mortgages in his career. He has also managed and directed residential mortgage closings at Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. in excess of $5 billion dollars.
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 in 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