BRENTWOOD, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Churchill Mortgage, a leader in the mortgage industry providing conventional, FHA, VA and USDA residential mortgages across 26 states, was named by Mortgage Executive Magazine as a 2012 Top 100 Mortgage Company in America.
“This year we will maintain our focus in being a truly consultative, dependable financial source to the communities we are fortunate to be a part of, while expanding to meet the needs of new ones.”
Organized by annual loan volume, the list also includes total number of loans. For the second consecutive year, Churchill was included among the nation’s top performing mortgage lenders, originating more than 6,000 loans to surpass the $1 billion milestone for the first time in company history. In addition, Churchill’s total loan volume in 2012 reflects an increase of more than 21 percent year-over-year, and an increase of more than 15 percent in total loans originated.
“Churchill Mortgage is one of the premier mortgage companies in America,” said Steven Marshall, CEO of Mortgage Executive Magazine. “For the second year in a row, it is ranked as one of the Top 100 Mortgage Companies in the country. Churchill has consistently been a role model for the entire mortgage industry due to its elevated standards in delivering excellent mortgage advice and making borrowers’ needs and financial goals its top priority.”
Along with impressive financial growth, Churchill Mortgage celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2012 by expanding its physical presence throughout the country, opening branches in Atlanta, Greenwood, S.C., Sumner County, Tenn. and Tupelo, Miss. and recruiting nearly 80 employees while promoting several others.
Churchill also leveraged key partnerships in 2012 to strengthen its services; working with Ron Quintero, CEO of the Real Estate Radio Network, the lender developed www.JoinChurchill.com, an employment portal designed to recruit, train, motivate and retain loan officers. Additionally, Churchill’s partnership with Mortgage Coach and its EDGE video and web presentation technology delivers prospective borrowers highly-detailed loan options, helping them to make confident, informed decisions.
“We are incredibly thankful to be included in the Top 100 Mortgage Companies in America listing, and it serves as a reminder of our continuously rising standards,” said Mike Hardwick, president of Churchill Mortgage. “This year we will maintain our focus in being a truly consultative, dependable financial source to the communities we are fortunate to be a part of, while expanding to meet the needs of new ones.”
About Churchill Mortgage
Founded in 1992, Churchill Mortgage is a prominent and financially sound leader in the mortgage industry, providing conventional, FHA, VA and USDA residential mortgages across 26 states. Unique within the industry, it is the only mortgage lender endorsed by nationally syndicated radio personality and personal finance expert and author, Dave Ramsey. Through its consultative approach to lending and strong commitment to local communities, the lender focuses on the right loan product for each borrower, providing the education and tools necessary to ensure borrowers’ financial stability. For more information about Churchill Mortgage, visit www.churchillmortgage.com or follow them on Twitter @ChurchillMtg and Facebook at www.facebook.com/churchillmortgage.