Starkey Mortgage Donates Over $54,000 to La Escuelita during 2015 Production Awards Trip

During the 2015 Production Awards Trip, Starkey Mortgage (WR Starkey Mortgage, LLP NMLSR# 2146) partnered with La Escuelita, a local school in the community of Bonfil, outside of Cancun, Mexico. For team building purposes, company employee’s participated in several challenges including an obstacle course, puzzles and other games. As each challenge was complete, the teams were paid with fake money in order to “buy” bicycle parts. They then built a total of seven bikes for underprivileged children at the school. Feeling so touched by Mrs. Sonia Cejas, the leader of La Escuelita, and the children she helps on a daily basis, they quickly realized building bikes was simply not enough.

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David Williams is Recognized as One of The Most Influential Mortgage Executives In America

For the second consecutive year (2013 and 2014), David Williams, EVP & National Production Manager, of Starkey Mortgage (WR Starkey Mortgage, LLP NMLSR# 2146) was named one of the 100 Most Influential Mortgage Executives in America by Mortgage Executive Magazine.

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Starkey Mortgage Voted Top 10 Program Lender

We are proud to announce that WR Starkey Mortgage (WR Starkey Mortgage, LLP NMLSR# 2146) was voted Top 10 Program Lenders by the SETH (Southeast Texas Housing Finance Corporation) 5 Star Texas Advantage Program on December 16, 2014.

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Starkey Mortgage … Giving Back to Our Communities

Starkey Mortgage (WR Starkey Mortgage, LLP NMLSR #2146) earlier this year, challenged all their employees to a charity challenge. This challenge was for all employees to donate a minimum of 5 hours of time to a charity of their choice by Dec 1, 2014. We are proud to say they have met the challenge!


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Starkey Mortgage ranked 17 of 50 for best companies to work for

An extensive loan officer survey conducted in Corporate America by Mortgage Executive Magazine surveyed over 160 mortgage companies and banks with 30 or more licensed originators. Over 8000 loan officers were asked to rank their current company’s culture, loan processing, underwriting, compensation, management, marketing and technology. The winners are based on a combination of total loan officer votes and average rating scores.

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Starkey Mortgage was recently named the winner of the 2013 Green Lender

The Green Lender Award acknowledges a lender that uses technology to promote sustainable and environmentally conscious business practices in the mortgage industry.... continue reading...

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The Green Lender Award

Since its inception in 2000, Starkey boasts "a history of thinking green." Starkey exemplifies the processes and strategies mortgage lenders can attain to achieve greater efficiencies and cost savings by developing and implementing more environmentally sound and sustainable business practices. At the center of Starkey's green policies are data centralization and application virtualization via its Citrix servers...

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Starkey Recognized as 2011 Top Tech-Savvy Lender

Mortgage Technology's annual list of Top Tech-Savvy Lenders commends lenders that use technology to improve their processes, provide exceptional customer service and increase mortgage business. But this year's list is different than the Tech-Savvy Lenders of years' past. For the first time, Mortgage Technology accepted nominations for the award.

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WR Starkey Mortgage Announces Addition to Atlanta Area Leadership Team

WR Starkey Mortgage has named mortgage banking veteran David Lowrimore as the new sales manager of its Kennesaw office.

"David has been a standout performer for WR Starkey Mortgage in the Atlanta market and he's beamed this leadership opportunity," said Andy Looker, SVP and Southeast Regional Manager for WR Starkey Mortgage.

Lowrimore brings almost twenty years of mortgage lending experience to his new position having previously held leadership positions at Opteum Mortgage, Amtrust Mortgage and First Horizon Home Loans.

We are focused on building relationships, originating quality mortgage loans and growing our business in the Atlanta area," said David Williams, EVP of National Production for WR Starkey Mortgage. "I'm excited for the bright future of our Kennesaw office under David's leadership as he maintains that focus."

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WR Starkey Mortgage a Top Ten Producer of First Home Mortgage Loans For Second Consecutive Year WR Starkey Mortgage Lands Spot on NC Housing Finance Agency's List of Top Ten Producers

WR Starkey Mortgage has beamed recognition by the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency as one of the Top Ten Producers of FirstHome Mortgage Loans for calendar year 2010. This is the second consecutive year that WR Starkey Mortgage has been among the top ten producers of FirstHome Mortgage Loans in North Carolina.

Creating affordable housing opportunities for North Carolinians whose needs are not met by the market, the FirstHome Mortgage Loan is a 3O-year, fixed-rate mortgage at below market interest rates.

WR Starkey Mortgage is committed to producing quality mortgage loans in the North Carolina market," said Andy Looker, SVP and 5.E. Regional Manager for the company. "We are proud to playa leadership role in helping North Carolinians achieve the dream of home ownership and value the opportunity to work with with the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency to help make that happen."
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The Small Business Commerce Association - 2010 Best of Business Award

Congratulations WR Starkey Mortgage LLP, The Small Business Commerce Association (SBCA) is pleased to announce that WR Starkey Mortgage, LLP has been selected for the 2010 Best of Business Award in the Mortgage brokers arranging for loans, using money of others category.

The SBCA Best of Business Award Program recognizes the best of small businesses throughout the country. Using consumer feedback and other research, the SBCA identifies companies that we believe have demonstrated what makes small businesses a vital part of the American economy.

The selection committee chooses the award winners from nominees based off information taken from monthly surveys administered by the SBCA, a review of consumer rankings, and other consumer reports. Award winners are a valuable asset to their community and exemplify what makes small businesses great.

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Dallas 100: WRStarkey Mortgage poised to grab market share

As a little fish in the big pond of mortgage lenders, John Aspinwall is keenly aware of the shrinking number of competitors in his industry.

Many who were around in early 2006, like Countrywide and Washington Mutual, are no longer in business.

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