Tulsa, Okla., Jan. 7, 2020 – Gateway First Bank opened 34 new mortgage centers in 2019 to meet increased demand from local communities for home financing. From South Carolina to Idaho and Kansas to New Jersey, the openings are a testament to the fast-growing nature of the company from coast-to-coast and everywhere in between. Gateway First Bank now has more than 160 mortgage centers across the United States and is licensed in 40 states.
“We are outperforming our competition and delivering for our clients faster than ever,” said Stephen Curry, Chairman and CEO of Gateway. “Our momentum is a testament to our team members’ persistent focus on hard work. I look forward to seeing Gateway continue to expand our footprint across the nation for our clients and the success of all of our team members.”
As 2019 comes to a close, Gateway has already originated more than $7.5 billion in mortgage loans, putting the company on track to substantially increase production from 2018. With this growth, Gateway expects 2019 the best production year on record for the company. The 2019 office openings include:
|Avondale, AZ||Hammond, LA||North Myrtle Beach, SC|
|Tucson, AZ||Prior Lake, MN||Greeneville, TN|
|Yuma, AZ||Bayville, NJ||Beaumont, TX|
|Greeley, CO||Cherry Hill, NJ||Benbrook, TX|
|Jacksonville, FL||Morristown, NJ||Bulverde, TX|
|Sarasota, FL||Perth Amboy, NJ||Conroe, TX|
|Idaho Falls, ID||Ocean, NJ||Humble, TX|
|Rock Falls, IL||Lawton, OK||Longview, TX|
|Derby, KS||Bend, OR||San Antonio NW, TX|
|Overland Park, KS||Brandon, OR||San Antonio CT, TX|
|Denham Springs, LA||Portland, OR||Spanish Fork, UT|
|Fall City, WA|
Gateway was recently recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of America’s 5,000 fastest-growing companies. Most recently, Gateway earned a spot in Scotsman Guide’s Top Mortgage Lenders and was recognized as one of the MReport’s Top 25 Companies. Gateway has also been named one of the “Top Workplaces” by National Mortgage Professional Magazine and recognized six times as a “Top 100 Mortgage Company” by Mortgage Executive Magazine.
About Gateway First Bank
In May of 2019, Gateway Mortgage Group merged with an Oklahoma community bank to create Gateway First Bank. With bank roots dating back over 100 years and a 20-year mortgage history, a new kind of financial institution emerged. Gateway First Bank is a leading financial institution that provides digital banking and mortgage services for consumers and commercial customers. Headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Gateway funds over $7.7 billion in mortgages annually, maintains $1.5 billion in assets, and operates six bank branches in Oklahoma and 160 mortgage centers across America. With over 1,300 employees, Gateway is one of the largest banking and mortgage operations in the United States.
Learn more at www.GatewayFirst.com.
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