Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the November edition of Report, out now.

Caliber home loans

Headquarter: Coppell, Texas

Contact: 888,426,7002; CaliberHomeLoans.com

Direction: Sanjiv Das, CEO; William Dellal, president; Ann Thorn, Executive Vice President and Director of Loan Administration; Vasif Imtiazi, financial director; Julie Richtel, Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer

On: Caliber Home Loans, Inc. is a recognized leader in the U.S. mortgage market with a unique, diverse, customer-centric, purchasing-focused platform headquartered in Coppell, TX. Caliber Home Loans is an Authorized Dealer / Repairer for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, an Authorized Issuer for Ginnie Mae, and an Authorized Repairer for the FHA, Virginia and USDA. The company has several service ratings from Standard & Poor’s, Moody’s, Fitch and DBRS.

Year of creation: 2008

Employees: 6 761

Additional offices: The company is licensed in all 50 states and has regional offices in Oklahoma City, San Diego, Boston; Chandler, Arizona; Draper, UT; Itasca, Illinois; Tampa, as well as 351 retail outlets spanning 45 states and the District of Columbia.

Give back: United Way American Red Cross, The Clinton Foundation, The George Bush Center, Year Up Youth Mentorship Program, Friends of Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy, Wreaths Across AmericaPatriot Paws

Praise corner:

  • Five Star Lifetime Achievement Award (2020) for Ann Thorn
  • HousingWire Women of Influence (2020) for Ann Thorn and Renee Galitis
  • HousingWire Vanguard Award for Sanjiv Das (2019)
  • MReport Top 25 Industry Leaders & Influencers (2019) for Sanjiv Das
  • Victory Media Military Friendly Employer (2019-2020)
  • Military friendly mark (2017-2020)
  • National Mortgage Professional Magazine’s Top Military Lender (2020)
  • Metro Study # 1 Lender in Washington State (2019-2020)

Advantages and advantages: Caliber Home Loans offers its employees a 401 (k) retirement plan, medical insurance, dental and vision coverage, a health savings account program, short-term disability, paid military leave for active duty, a paid parental leave, professional development assistance, long life. term disability, life insurance, flexible expense accounts and flexible paid vacation policy.

Fairway Independent Mortgage Company

Headquarter: Madison, WI

Contact: 866,912,4800; FairwayIndependentMC.com

Direction: Steve Jacobson, CEO; Len Krupinski, COO; Julie Fry, Director of Human Resources

On: Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation currently has over 350 branches and over 8,500 employees nationwide. Fairway is committed to finding great loan and rate products for our customers, as well as providing some of the fastest turnaround times in the industry. Fairway’s goal is to act as a trusted advisor, provide highly personalized service, and help clients through every step of the loan process.

Year of creation: 2016

Employees: 8 552

Additional offices: Carrolton, Texas; Lille, Illinois

Give back: American Warrior Initiative, Fairway Cares, Fairway Foundation

Praise corner:

  • National Mortgage News # 1 Best Mortgage Company to Work For, 2020 (Fairway was # 8 in 2019)
  • Best Lender Award for Loan Volume, United States Department of Agriculture
  • Mortgage Executive Magazine, # 1 Best Company To Work For (2014-2019), Based On Loan Officer Votes
  • Madison Magazine, Madison, WI: Fairway named one of the best places to work (2017, 2018, 2019)
  • National Mortgage Professionals named Fairway one of America’s Best Mortgage Employers (2017)

Advantages and advantages: Fairway has an ESOP program, National Partner Benefits, Employer Contribution to Health Savings Accounts, and a Veterans Day for all veterans. Since the switch to remote work in March 2020, the company has continued to implement unique benefits, such as purchasing training equipment for each employee who has worked with Fairway for over a year. to use at home. Fairway Fun Without Borders is a company-sponsored activity program with events held quarterly. Fairway offers annual sales rewards for loan volume and sales units, awarded to both individuals and branches. There is also a Presidents’ Club that sales staff can work for, which offers special trips and rewards. Fairway also provides life coaching, training opportunities through Fairway Mortgage University, and leadership skills training to its employees.

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