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7.29.2021 / Gateway Announcements

Gateway Opens 10 New Mortgage Centers in first half of 2021

Tulsa, OK, July 27, 2021 – Gateway Mortgage, a division of Gateway First Bank, announced the opening of ten new mortgage centers in the first six months of 2021.  The new mortgage centers are located in Colorado, Idaho, Oklahoma, Texas, Oregon, and Wyoming, and are a testament to the fast-growing nature of the company. Gateway now has more than 165 mortgage centers across the United States and is licensed in 43 states. The 2021 office openings include: Longmont, CO Boise, ID Eagle, ID North Tulsa, OK Portland, OR Austin, TX Celina, TX McKinney, TX St. George, UT Sheridan, WY Gateway funded more than $11.3 billion in mortgage loans in 2020. Even with the tightening housing market, 2021 has also brought outstanding production volume with 2021 production through the first 6 months just slightly below the 2020 record levels. Refinance activity remains strong due to continued low interest rates. “Gateway continues to grow and expand its footprint to meet the increasing demand from local communities for home financing” 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.” “Since joining Gateway in February of this year, I have been amazed by the team’s commitment to providing customers top-level customer service,” said Steven Plaisance, President of Mortgage Banking for Gateway. “Part of that commitment is through a growth strategy of expanding to new communities where more customers can enjoy the Gateway experience of putting people first.”

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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