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

74 Gateway Loan Originators listed on Top 1% Mortgage Originators of 2020

TULSA, Okla.--()--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 significant mortgage operation. Gateway is one of the largest banking operations in Oklahoma and mortgage operations in the United States with six bank branches in Oklahoma, almost 170 mortgage centers in 43 states, and over 1,600 employees. Learn more at Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender (NMLS 7233).

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Release Summary

Gateway is proud to announce that it has been named to the Top 100 Mortgage Companies in America published by Mortgage Executive Magazine.


Melissa Bogle 918-291-4654
Megan McKinstry 678-781-7237