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8.17.2021 / Gateway Awards

Gateway Recognized on Mortgage Executive Magazine’s List of Top 100 Mortgage Companies in America

Tulsa, Okla., August 17, 2021 – Gateway Mortgage, a division of Gateway First Bank, is proud to announce that it has been named to the Top 100 Mortgage Companies in America published by Mortgage Executive Magazine. Gateway Mortgage was listed at number 27 based on calculations the most comprehensive list of the nation’s top closely held mortgage companies and publicly traded banks as ranked by their total yearly mortgage volume. In addition to the company’s rankings, 74 of Gateway’s mortgage loan originators were included on the magazine’s list recognizing the Top 1% Mortgage Originators in 2020. To achieve this recognition, each loan originator had to produce at least $30 million dollars in annual home loan value. Gateway is excited to recognize the following team members for their hard work last year: Josh Allyn Matt Authier Paddi Bailey Christine Baker Brett Baldwin Kal Bay Toby Binkley Todd Binkley Destini Bowling Marcia Boyer Lorre Buhler Victor Carranza Jo Crozier Mack Dadyan Frank D’Angelo Bryan Davenport Amber Dodson Chris Doke Janette Douglass Chris Dunlap Christopher Eller Reagan Ford Leisa Gebhart Kent Geschwender Patricia Graves Grant Griggs Jeff Hovey Deborah Huddleston Debbie Isaacs Ed Jarosik Tory Johnson Janette Jones Kandi Jones Trever Kerr Robert Kinney Aaron Kirschbaum Tyler Kobler Mary Kolb Amanda Landers Paul Lenagh Jack Little Ronald Lopez Lisa Mathews Jamie Mazzacco Kathy McClure Michael McElroy Annie McNiel Tracy Mock Amul Modhera Paul Moerman Chris Padley Jimmy Parker Josh Phillips Pam Preston Tracey Radigan Kathy Rice Tascha Rinehart Max Robertson Scott Robinson Toni Rogers Thomas Rosser Adrian Sanchez Frank Sena Clarke Southall Michael Steele Kathy Tautfest Jill Taylor Steve Thompson Teri Treadway Lance Wallace Lisa White Chris Wilhelm Terry Wooten Bradley Zerbe “We are thrilled to have so many Gateway team members recognized by Mortgage Executive Magazine this year,” said Scott Gesell, CEO of Gateway First Bank. “I am extremely proud of our team whose hard work and commitment to serving our customers continue to drive our growth and culture.” “Our dedication to providing personalized home financing solutions to strengthen families and communities sets us apart,” explained Steven Plaisance, President of Mortgage Banking for Gateway. “It’s exciting to see our team’s expertise and caring service recognized again.” 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 six months just slightly below the 2020 record levels. Refinance activity remains strong due to continued low interest rates. To view the full list, visit Mortgage Executive Magazine

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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