St. Louis, Missouri (June 27, 2012) – Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc., a privately held St. Louis based mortgage banking firm has been ranked 5th on the Top Workplace list.

WorkplaceDynamics joins the St. Louis Post Dispatch to spotlight local companies that treat their employees well. The Top Workplace list consists of the Top 50 Employers in the metro St. Louis area. A total of 97 local companies handed out the satisfaction survey to their employees. Only half of those companies scored high enough to make it on the Top Workplace list. The results were based on companies that had a response rate of at least 35%.

During the survey process, Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. had a total of 77 employees. The company now has a total of 86 employees. Jim Dean (President/CEO) and Angi Stevenson (Senior Vice President/COO) have managed the growth of the company from a 2-person lending company in 1995 to a Top 10 Lender in the entire state of Missouri in 2012. Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. has been named the fastest growing mortgage banker in the St. Louis region and the 64th fastest growing lender in the nation. Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. is currently expanding in the San Diego, Chicago, Kansas City, and St. Louis markets.

In the past year, Cornerstone Mortgage Inc. has purchased two new office buildings in St. Louis and St. Charles to accommodate their rapidly growing business. Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. has recently opened a new office in Leawood, Kansas. Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. now has a total of seven office locations, which include St. Charles County, South St. Louis, West St. Louis, Chesterfield, Kansas City and South St. Louis County area.

Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. is always looking for hardworking, driven candidates to join the team. If you feel you would be a good match, visit our company website and apply online.

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

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