March 25, 2020 – At Gershman Mortgage, we want you to know we are closely monitoring the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency. Our top priority is the safety and health of our employees, customers and communities. We are actively taking preventative measures recommended by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and local health officials at our branch offices and corporate headquarters.

Although we may not be in the office full-time, Gershman Mortgage employees and loan officers continue to be available for all home loan and refinance needs. Our teams continue to work tirelessly to serve our communities and close loans on time.

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  • Our loan officers are following the quickly changing guidelines by public health officials in each state and county they serve. If you have concerns about your loan process or closing, please reach out directly to your loan officer.
  • If you have concerns about your income or if your income has been impacted by the COVID-19 situation, please reach out directly to your loan officer, and they will be able to assist you with the next steps.
  • Our loan officers are prepared to be flexible with you, including setting-up virtual meetings and using electronic signing.

During this time, it is important to watch out for scammers or individuals illicitly trying to gain personal information from you. To protect yourself, be wary of unsolicited emails with links or attachments. Do not give personal or financial information in an email. Our loan officers will continue to only use secure methods to communicate with you.

Our goal is to continue to provide our customers with the same level of communication, support and efficiency that our reputation was built on, and with the measures we’ve put in place, we remain confident in our ability to close loans without disruption.

For additional details regarding COVID-19, and additional steps you can take to safeguard you and your family, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website.

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Chesterfield, Missouri – March 25, 2020 – Gershman Mortgage, a leader in the mortgage industry, welcomes Kim Reinhold (NMLS #1942790) as Loan Officer to the Chesterfield, Missouri branch.

Reinhold is a proud, lifelong resident of St. Louis. She has dedicated her professional life to simplifying the mortgage process and focuses on creating a personalized experience for each customers.

Kim has extensive experience with clients in all stages of home ownership and especially enjoys working with first-time home buyers. She has a personable approach to sales and is in her element going the extra mile to become a partnership with her clients and agents.

Reinhold is licensed in Missouri, and specializes in Conventional, VA, FHA, Jumbo, Medical loans and more. She is now accepting home borrower applications.

NMLS #138063 16253 Swingley Ridge Road Suite 400 Chesterfield, MO 63017 (800) 457-2357 Equal Housing Lender.

Loan Officer Tyanna Tillett

O’Fallon, Illinois – February 28, 2020 – Gershman Mortgage, a leader in the mortgage industry, welcomes Tyanna Tillett (NMLS #1892655) as Loan Officer to the O’Fallon, Illinois branch.

“I’ve lived in the Sullivan/Bourbon area for many years. I graduated from Bourbon High School, went on to St. Louis Community College Meramec, and finished my Bachelor’s degrees at Central Methodist University.” said Tillett. “I’m on the United Way Ambassador board and I’ve chaired the Home and Garden Show for the Sullivan Chamber of Commerce for the last 3 years, and have recently been elected as a Chamber Board Member.”

With over four years of experience in the mortgage industry, Tillett is eager to help homeowners achieve their home ownership dreams.

Tillett is licensed in Missouri and Illinois, and specializes in Conventional, VA, FHA, Jumbo, Medical loans and more. She is now accepting home borrower applications at the O’Fallon, Illinois branch.

NMLS #138063 16253 Swingley Ridge Road Suite 400 Chesterfield, MO 63017 (800) 457-2357 Equal Housing Lender.

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St. Louis – February 27, 2020 – Gershman Mortgage, a leader in the mortgage industry, is now licensed in the state of Wisconsin as of February 13, 2020, bringing the company’s licensed total up to 13 states.

“We are excited to continue to expand our lending footprint and show these new markets what Gershman Mortgage is all about.,” said Senior Vice President of Production, Jeff Ogden.

Gershman Mortgage has been a leader in the mortgage industry since 1955. The company has grown to be one of the largest, independently owned mortgage organization nationwide offering residential, multifamily apartment and healthcare facility financing.

Are you looking to join the Gershman Mortgage team? Check out our current openings here!

NMLS #138063 16253 Swingley Ridge Road Suite 400 Chesterfield, MO 63017 (800) 457-2357 Equal Housing Lender.

Loan Officer James Bochnovic

Illinois – January 24, 2020 – Gershman Mortgage, a leader in the mortgage industry, welcomes James Bochnovic (NMLS #1892655) as Loan Officer to the Brown Group in Edwardsville, Illinois.

Bochnovic began his professional career as an educator, working as a history and government teacher. Since transferring to the mortgage industry, he has brought a unique educational approach to the mortgage business.

Bochnovic works closely with clients to guide them to the best possible loan products for their particular situation by educating them on their possibilities. He graduated from Carthage College and was a starter on their football team.

Bochnovic is licensed in Illinois and Wisconsin, and specializes in Conventional, VA, FHA, Jumbo, Medical loans and more. He is now accepting home borrower applications.

NMLS #138063 16253 Swingley Ridge Road Suite 400 Chesterfield, MO 63017 (800) 457-2357 Equal Housing Lender.

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St. Louis, Missouri –The second Annual Loan Officer Summit took place February 6-7 at the Chase Park Plaza in St. Louis. Over 80 loan officers from multiple states, including Missouri, Florida, Iowa, Colorado, Illinois, Kentucky and Nebraska, attended to network, learn and celebrate. The Gershman Mortgage Annual LO Summit is an annual conference where our loan officers from different branches and locations gather to share ideas and experiences, to network and learn, and to recognize outstanding service and milestones.

Adam Mason, President, kicked off the Summit welcoming everyone, talking about 2019 success and our bright future.  The summit featured two nationally renowned mortgage industry speakers join us: Kristin Messerli, Founder of Cultural Outreach, and Brian Stevens, Co-Host and Head Writer of the National Real Estate Post. Messerli spoke about millennial first-time home buyers and Stevens spoke about marketing for loan officers.

In addition to the speakers, the first day of the Summit included an awards ceremony that really got the crowd going. Adam Mason, President, and Jeff Ogden, SVP of Production, personally handed out over 60 awards to the loan officers. Day 1 concluded with an outing to the St. Louis Blues game, in which Gershman Mortgage had reserved a private suite for the loan officers.  For some loan officers, this was their first hockey game experience!

The second day of the Summit began with a State of Gershman Mortgage speech by Adam Mason.  The remainder of the day was spent discussing strategies to grow loan officer originations.  It was a collaborative day where the crowd was eager to learn and help each other out!  The Summit was a tremendous success and we look forward to 2021!

For more information about Gershman Mortgage’s Annual Loan Officer Summit, contact marketing@gershman.com.

Are you looking to join the Gershman Mortgage team? Check out our current openings here!

 

   

   

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Springfield Branch Named 2nd Largest Mortgage Lender in 2020 Book of Lists

Springfield, Missouri – January 30, 2019 – Gershman Mortgage’s Springfield branch has been recognized as the 2nd Largest Mortgage Lender in the area in the Springfield Business Journal’s 2020 Book of Lists. The Springfield Business Journal named over 336 businesses in their 2020 Book of Lists, including organizations in the healthcare, construction, financial, service, hospitality and miscellaneous categories.

Out of 15 mortgage lenders named, Gershman Mortgage is listed as the second largest company in the Springfield area. The ranking is based on mortgage volume within a 50-mile radius of Springfield, Missouri. In 2018, the Gershman Mortgage Springfield branch closed 868 home loans. The Springfield branch, located at 1557 East Primrose Street Suite 100 Springfield, Missouri, is home to 31 employees, 11 of those being loan officers.

Specializing in residential mortgages, the Springfield branch offers a robust variety of loan programs, including Conventional Loans, VA or Veteran Loans, FHA, USDA or Rural Housing Loans, Jumbo Loans, First-Time Homebuyer Loans, Renovation Loans, Medical Program Loans.

“I’m very proud that our branch was named in the 2020 Book of Lists. We have an incredible group of people, and they put our customers before anything else,” says Jack Langley (NMLS #263662), Branch Manager and Senior Vice President. “They take a lot of pride in what they do on a daily basis, and it shows because our business is 100% referral based. All of our business comes from referral partners, like real estate agents, and past customers. To be ranked up there, it’s a testament to the great job that everyone here does.”

 

For more information about Gershman Mortgage’s Springfield branch, contact kgately@gershman.com.

 

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Gershman Mortgage is among the largest mortgage companies in the Midwest, licensed in 12 states, with offices in 8.  Founded in 1955, Gershman Mortgage is growing to be one of the only independently-owned and operated mortgage companies nationwide offering residential, multifamily apartment and healthcare facility financing. Our growth and profitability are directly attributable to the team’s “hands-on” approach to management and direct involvement in the day-to-day running of the company.

Communities, families, and homes are at the heart of what we do at Gershman Mortgage.  Our founding principles are based on the core values of honesty, integrity, the entrepreneurial spirit, and putting our customers first.  We are passionate and committed to customer service and strive to ensure that we exceed the expectations of our customers.  We are a customer-centric company devoted to creating and maintaining long-lasting relationships.

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Blake Overton Loan Officer

Clive, Iowa – January 29, 2020 – Gershman Mortgage, a leader in the mortgage industry, welcomes Blake Overton (NMLS #1651000) as Loan Officer. Overton is located at the Clive, Iowa office branch, located at 2480 Berkshire Parkway, Suite A, Clive, Iowa.

With 6 years’ experience in mortgage industry, and support from a great team, Overton provides his customers with the best home loan experience. He maintains constant communication with each customer, and consistently follows up at every stage of the process.  Overton loves having the opportunity to help his customers fulfill their dreams of home ownership.

Licensed in Missouri and Iowa, Overton specializes in Conventional, VA, FHA, Jumbo, USDA loans and many more home loan programs.

Overton is now accepting borrower applications at our Clive, Iowa branch.

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Gershman Mortgage is among the largest mortgage companies in the Midwest, licensed in 12 states, with offices in 8.  Founded in 1955, Gershman Mortgage is growing to be one of the only independently-owned and operated mortgage companies nationwide offering residential, multifamily apartment and healthcare facility financing. Our growth and profitability are directly attributable to the team’s “hands-on” approach to management and direct involvement in the day-to-day running of the company.

Communities, families, and homes are at the heart of what we do at Gershman Mortgage.  Our founding principles are based on the core values of honesty, integrity, the entrepreneurial spirit, and putting our customers first.  We are passionate and committed to customer service and strive to ensure that we exceed the expectations of our customers.  We are a customer-centric company devoted to creating and maintaining long-lasting relationships.

NMLS #138063 16253 Swingley Ridge Road Suite 400 Chesterfield, MO 63017 (800) 457-2357 Equal Housing Lender.

St. Louis, Missouri – January 28, 2020 – Gershman Mortgage, a leader in the mortgage industry, welcomes Brittany Gegg (NMLS #1276336) as Branch Manager and Loan Officer and Neal Forester (NMLS #942823) as Branch Manager and Loan Officer to Gershman Mortgage. Gershman Mortgage also welcomes Abby Marquart as Loan Officer Assistant and Elizabeth Robinson as Loan Officer Assistant. Gegg, Forester, Marquart and Robinson are currently located at the Imperial office branch, located at 1269 Main Street Imperial, Missouri, with plans to expand south.

Gegg, founder of Gegg Mortgage Group, and Forester are experts in the mortgage and home ownership process with many years of closing home loans. Gegg is licensed in Missouri, and Forester is licensed in Missouri and Illinois. Both specialize in Conventional, VA, FHA, Jumbo, USDA and many other home loan programs.

Gegg and Forester are now accepting borrower applications at our St. Louis/Imperial, Missouri branch.

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Lincoln, Nebraska – January 27, 2020 – Gershman Mortgage, a leader in the mortgage industry, has opened a new branch in Lincoln, Nebraska. The newest branch is currently located at 6100 South 58th, Suite E1, Lincoln, NE 68516; however, the new branch will be relocating to 8250 Old Cheney Suite B, Lincoln, NE 68516 in March 2020. The grand opening will be March 26, 2020.

The Lincoln branch is a full-service home loan provider that offers a variety of purchase and refinance products, including VA, FHA, USDA, Jumbo loans and more.

“We’re extremely excited to bring Gershman Mortgage’s diverse range of home loan products to the Lincoln, Nebraska community,” said Branch Manager, Tracy Hinton (NMLS #5172). “We understand that the home loan process can be frustrating, but our loan officers are prepared to make the process as painless as possible. Our loan officers are eager to help borrowers get into the home of their dreams.”

With more than 21 years of mortgage experience, Tracy’s goal is to provide a smooth and easy process from application to closing. Tracy and her team have a mission; to provide an unparalleled customer experience.

The branch also welcomes Nancy Mueller (NMLS #230322) as Senior Loan Officer, Kayci Parker (NMLS #776812) as Senior Loan Officer, Justin Davison (NMLS #1604492) as Loan Officer, Casey McCutcheon as Loan Officer Assistant and Stephanie Do as Processor.

Gershman Mortgage has been a leader in the mortgage industry since 1955. The company has grown to be one of the largest, independently owned mortgage organization nationwide offering residential, multifamily apartment and healthcare facility financing.

This is the second branch to open in Nebraska, including the Omaha branch.

For more information about Gershman Mortgage’s loan products or the Lincoln, Nebraska branch, contact Tracy Hinton at thinton@gershman.com.

NMLS #138063 16253 Swingley Ridge Road Suite 400 Chesterfield, MO 63017 (800) 457-2357 Equal Housing Lender.