Kansas City, MO – September 10, 2015 – (RealEstateRama) — Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc., a privately-held St. Louis based mortgage-banking firm is excited to announce they have been recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in America, according to the 2015 INC. 500/5000 list.
With this exclusive ranking, Cornerstone has now been featured on the INC. 500/5000 list for 5 consecutive years. The list represents a comprehensive look at America’s independent entrepreneurs and highlights the fastest growing companies in America.
Cornerstone has grown by more than 66% over the last three years, adding 80 new employees. The company’s revenues exceeded $22 million in 2014. In the last year, Cornerstone opened new offices in Festus, Missouri and Overland Park, Kansas. The company is now licensed in Florida and North Dakota in addition to Missouri, Kansas, Illinois, Ohio, California and Texas, and operates an online-based direct-to-consumer mortgage lending division called SmartMortgage.com.
When asked about this year’s ranking, Angi Stevenson, Senior Vice President/COO, said “We are honored to be named one of the fastest growing companies on the 2015 INC. 500/5000 list for 5 years in a row. What inspires Cornerstone is the desire to be better than our competitors by providing our customers with the best service possible. We have a team who seeks to constantly move the bar a notch higher. We will continue to build on our practices, strategies and superior service that has made us so successful.”
Vice President, Brad Bradford went on to say, “This recognition would not be possible without our great clients and referral partners. We would also like to thank our extraordinary team of dedicated Cornerstone employees for making it possible for us to reach these heights each year.”
About Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. has been in operation since 1995 and was founded by Jim Dean and Angi Stevenson. Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. is currently licensed in eight (8) states and has over 185 employees, with 15 locations and is rapidly growing. Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. is an A+ accredited lender with the Better Business Bureau and continues to have an outstanding reputation. In 2013, Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. secured approvals from all three agencies: Freddie Mac, Ginnie Mae, and Fannie Mae. Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. was named a Top 100 Mortgage Company in America by Mortgage Executive Magazine. The company was listed as one of the top-producing mortgage lenders in the country by Scotsman Guide. Angi Stevenson (Senior Vice President/COO) and Cornerstone were featured in Forbes Magazine in 2013. Revenues at Cornerstone have grown to exceed $26 million dollars annually, with closed loan production surpassing $900 million annually. Cornerstone is a ProLoan approved lender. Cornerstone has been featured as one of the fastest growing mortgage companies in America by INC. 500/5000 for four (4) years in a row. Regionally, the company has been the #1 fastest growing mortgage banker in Missouri for the last five (5) years and is currently the 17th fastest growing privately-held company in the St. Louis region. The company is currently the 2nd largest privately-held mortgage banker in Missouri. Cornerstone is also a Top 2 USDA lender in Missouri. Processing, underwriting, and closing are completed locally by Cornerstone.
For More Information, Contact: Chris Scheer, Regional Manager Cornerstone Mortgage, Inc. 200 NE Mulberry Road, Suite 101 Lee’s Summit, MO 64086 (816) 525-9910