St. Louis, MO (June 7, 2013) – Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc., a privately-held St. Louis based mortgage-banking firm, has been named as one of the 2012 Top-Producing Mortgage Lenders by Scotsman Guide Media.

Cornerstone is proud to be recognized as one of the nation’s 75 top-producing mortgage companies. The first annual “Top Mortgage Lenders” rankings from Scotsman Guide are some of the industry’s most comprehensive lists. The complete standings will appear in the June 2013 residential edition of the Scotsman Guide. Searchable rankings are also available online. The results were based on submissions from hundreds of companies around the United States. All information was recorded and confirmed by Scotsman Guide Media.

In this fast-paced environment, Cornerstone attributes its outstanding success to its loyal customers and employees. Cornerstone’s ability to price aggressively and provide unparalleled customer service has proven to be the company’s greatest competitive advantage. This success also stems from hiring the most qualified professionals in the business. Cornerstone’s loan officers have an average of over 15 years of experience in the mortgage industry. They are also licensed both locally and nationally.

When asked about the company’s tremendous success, Jim Dean, President/CEO, stated, “Helping our clients fulfill their dreams of owning a home is the most gratifying part of this business. We strive to be the best in the industry and deliver exceptional results to our customers. Our goal is to continue to shine and standout from the competition.”

The company’s rapid growth has been featured on many top lending and workplace lists. They have also added a new office location in Lee’s Summit, MO to accommodate market growth in the greater Kansas City region. Their newest branch in Imperial, MO will be opening in July 2013.

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. In 2012, the company was ranked as the 64th fastest growing mortgage banker in America by INC. 500/5000. 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

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