St. Louis, MO (March 27, 2014) – Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc., a privately-held St. Louis based mortgage-banking firm, is thrilled to announce that 25 of their loan officers are featured on the 2014 5 Star Mortgage Professional List, in the upcoming April issue of St. Louis Magazine.

Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. would like to personally congratulate Brad Bradford, Eric Strutman, Chris Scheer, Ellen Rigel, Paul Turin, Lisa Faulkner-Dudek, Jack Dudek, Sherry Cross, Dave DeNoyer, Jeff Pasternak, Kathy Duckworth, Cookie Hines, Frank Ruzicka, Scott Shafman, Thomas Cobb, Sandy Bievenue, Kevin O’Connell, Mark Anderson, Ryan Becker, Mark Denny, Jack Buck, Jr., Joe Poropat, Nick Maddock, Kerry Rudin and Adrian Kleeschulte for being on this year’s exclusive list.

Regional Manager and Senior Loan Officer, Chris Scheer states, “It is an honor to be chosen as a 5 Star Mortgage Professional. Receiving this recognition humbles me as I realize how important my relationships are with my real estate agents, referral partners, and clients.”

The Five Star Mortgage Professional program is designed to showcase the lenders in the local market with the highest client satisfaction. The final list is decided by the overall client satisfaction score, representing less than 3% of the mortgage professionals in the St. Louis area. 10,000 to 50,000 recent homebuyers and 250 local mortgage companies were surveyed in their research. Individuals who had a personal experience working with a mortgage professional were evaluated. The top scoring professionals were reviewed by a panel of industry experts who compiled the final list.

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
(314) 995-9919

The above information is for educational purposes only. All information, loan programs and interest rates are subject to change without notice. All loans subject to underwriter approval. Terms and conditions apply. Always consult an accountant or tax advisor for full eligibility requirements on tax deduction.