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Gateway Opens 10 New Mortgage Centers

TULSA, Okla., July 27, 2020 – Gateway Mortgage, a division of Gateway First Bank, announced the opening of 10 new mortgage centers to meet increased demand from local communities for home financing. Openings in Colorado, Oklahoma, Texas, and Utah, are a testament to the fast-growing nature of the company. Gateway now has more than 150 mortgage centers across the United States and is licensed in 40 states.

Gateway has seen record-breaking volume since 2019 and funded over $1 billion in residential mortgage loans in April, May and June 2020.  Hitting a new record high of $1 billion in a month for funding came just after the company celebrated the 20th anniversary and in the height of the COVID-10 pandemic. Gateway has originated more than $5.3 billion in mortgage loans year-to-date through June, putting the company on track to potentially surpass its record-breaking year of $7.7 billion funded loans in 2019.

The 2020 office openings include:

  • Firestone, CO

  • Greeley, CO

  • Loveland, CO

  • Altus, OK

  • Ardmore, OK

  • Benbrook, TX

  • Corpus Christi, TX

  • San Antonio, TX (two locations)

  • Farmington, UT

“Gateway continues to grow and expand its footprint to meet the increasing demand for mortgage services,” said Scott Gesell, CEO of Gateway. “We are committed to the families and communities we serve. Our momentum is a testament to our team members’ persistent focus on connecting with people to positively impact their lives.”

Gateway has received several accolades that endorse the company’s culture of growth, doing the right thing, and making a difference. Most recently, Gateway earned a spot in Scotsman Guide’s Top Mortgage Lenders. Gateway has been recognized numerous times by Inc. Magazine as one of America’s 5,000 fastest-growing companies. MReport recognized Gateway as one of the Top 25 Companies in Mortgage and Servicing in 2019.

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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