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NAHREP has released its eighth annual Top 250 Latino Mortgage Originators Report recognizing the top producing Latino mortgage professionals across the United States. This year’s report, in association with Freddie Mac, ranks individual originators based on both number and dollar volume of transactions, and represents over $17.3 billion in combined sales volume in 2021.

The 2022 Top 10 Latino Mortgage Originators in the U.S. are:


1.  Lizy Hoeffer
CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC, Phoenix, AZ – 1,092

2.  Rene Acosta
NOVA Home Loans, Tucson, AZ – 653

3.  Stephen Carpitella
EPM, Manahawkin, NJ – 597

4.  Carlos Villalon
First Centennial Mortgage, St. Charles, IL – 595

5.  Chris Leon
NOVA Home Loans, Sierra Vista, AZ – 590

6.  Adrian Gastelum
NOVA Home Loans, Peoria, AZ – 570

7. Armando SanMiguel
Ameris Bank, Franklin, TN – 519

8.  Saul Pinela
Neighborhood Loans, Inc., Chicago, IL – 515

9.  Jorge Montoya
Guild Mortgage, Reno, NV – 514

10.  Luisa Bedoya
MSA Mortgage, LLC, Revere, MA – 502


Click here to download the complete Top 250 Latino Mortgage Originators Award list

DHI Mortgage led the way as the company with the most honorees, followed by Guaranteed Rate Inc., and loanDepot. The overall Top 250 report included representation from 88 companies across 28 states. While mortgage professionals are generally considered to be an aging demographic, 40.2% percent of the Top 250 Latino Mortgage Originators are millennials, born between 1981 - 1996.

Thank you to Freddie Mac for sponsoring the 2022 NAHREP Mortgage Originators Report.


Read the Report

Release date: June 2, 2022

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