Member brokers of Wisconsin Association of Mortgage Brokers recognize Fairway for excellence in industry performance
SUN PRAIRIE, Wis., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ — Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation, a mortgage broker/banker with over 100 branches nationwide, was recently presented with the prestigious Broker of the Year award by the Wisconsin Association of Mortgage Brokers (WAMB), at the state’s annual broker convention. Each year, one Broker of the Year is selected based on the company’s demonstrated support and involvement in the association, as well as on peer evaluation from other member brokers.
“One of the reasons mortgage brokers continue to get 60 percent of the home mortgage market is because of companies like Fairway Independent Mortgage, who exemplify the best practices in the industry,” states Patrick Essie, executive director of WAMB. “And one of the reasons that WAMB members continually outperform non-members is because companies like Fairway set the bar so high. Their quest for excellence elevates the standards for the entire industry.”
Fairway Independent Mortgage, which has 105 offices nationwide, has closed in excess of $1 billion annually for seven consecutive years. Despite a cooling market, the company exceeded $1.1 billion in closed loans as of August 2007, a seven percent increase in volume over the same period last year. “At Fairway, our branch network controls the underwriting and funding through our correspondent channels, so we’re able to get loans closed in a timely fashion,” states company president and former WAMB president Steve Jacobson. “Both our branch managers and our clients really appreciate our proven ability to get things done accurately, efficiently and expediently. Our consistent growth over the past seven years is clearly indicative of that fact.”
Fairway has been actively involved in WAMB since 1998, and boasts two past WAMB presidents. Fairway founder and president Steve Jacobson was the association’s president in 2001, and Joe Theisen, a Fairway branch manager in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, recently completed a one year term as WAMB president and will continue to be involved on the association board of directors as immediate past president.
“WAMB is very fortunate to have a long list of exceptional members, and Fairway is clearly at the top of that list,” adds Essie. “Steve Jacobson and Joe Theisen continue to lead Fairway and WAMB to new heights each and every year. I’m very proud of our relationship with them, and the entire Fairway family.”
About Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation
Headquartered in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation is a full service mortgage banker providing a wide range of mortgage loan products, including prime, subprime and construction financing. Fairway is approved with over 300 top lenders and was founded upon the mission of providing the highest levels of customer service. With over 100 branches nationwide, the company recently ranked among the Top Ten mortgage brokers according to Broker magazine, and has consistently closed well over $1 billion in loans per year since 2000. For more information on Fairway Independent Mortgage Company, please visit http://www.fairwayindependentmc.com/ or call (608) 837-4800.
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