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Gateway Named to the 2020 Top Mortgage Lenders List by Scotsman Guide

JENKS, Okla., June 21, 2021 – Gateway Mortgage, a division of Gateway First Bank, is proud to be named among Top Mortgage Lenders by Scotsman Guide. This year, Gateway placed 30th for overall volume and 26th for retail volume. In correspondent lending, Gateway ranked 11th in volume with Delegated Correspondent also ranking 10th in volume.

“We are incredibly pleased to be recognized as a Top Mortgage Lender by Scotsman Guide,” said Scott Gesell, CEO at Gateway. “Both our retail and correspondent lines of business faced new and unique challenges in 2020 as we all know. This team has resiliency and dedication with the customer always at the center. Our success is possible because of our exceptional team.”

Scotsman Guide's Top Mortgage Lenders is the industry's most comprehensive, verified ranking of the nation's top-producing mortgage companies. For more than 10 years, Scotsman Guide has ranked toplending companies and originators based on dollar volume, most loans closed and performance in niche areas. The longevity, verification process and comprehensive scope of this list position it as a benchmark for the industry.

“The bench strength of the Gateway team is unparalleled,” said Steven Plaisance, President of Mortgage Banking for Gateway. “We have an amazing, well-run process that is focused on the customer starting with the LO through mortgage ops and all the way into servicing.”

Gateway ended 2020 with record-breaking residential mortgage production and has had outstanding production volume in 2021 on par with the previous year. With an increased number of homeowners refinancing and taking advantage of lower interest rates, Gateway reported record funding over $1 billion a month in residential mortgage loans in six different months of 2020. Overall, Gateway funded more than $11.3 billion in mortgage loans in 2020, surpassing the previous record year of $7.7 billion funded loans in 2019.

To view the full list from Scotsman Guide, visit: Scotsman Guide Rankings

About Gateway First Bank 

Gateway First Bank is a leading financial institution that provides banking and mortgage services for consumers and commercial customers. Headquartered in Jenks, Oklahoma, Gateway is a $1.9 billion asset sized bank with a strong mortgage operation.  Gateway is one of the largest banking and mortgage operations in the United States with six bank branches in Oklahoma, over 160 mortgage centers in 42 states, and almost 1,600 employees.  Learn more at Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender (NMLS 7233)

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