FORT COLLINS, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#housingmarket–Gateway Mortgage Group, a division of Gateway First Bank, announced it has opened a new mortgage center in Colorado to meet increased demand from local communities for home financing. The new opening in Fort Collins, brings Gateway’s footprint to nine in the state of Colorado and more than 150 mortgage centers across the United States. Gateway also has mortgage centers in Firestone, Westminster, Greenwood Village, Loveland and Loveland East, Greeley and Cortez.
“We’re excited to grow our Northern Colorado presence further by adding our newest branch in Fort Collins, Colorado,” said Steve Romero, Area Manager. “This team has years of experience, fantastic leadership and great culture that others will want to be a part of.”
With an increased number of homeowners refinancing and taking advantage of lower interest rates, the Fort Collins housing market is thriving. “Gateway continues to grow to meet the increasing demand for mortgage services,” said Scott Gesell, CEO of Gateway. “We are committed to the families and communities we serve. Our momentum is a testament to our team members’ persistent focus on the customer.”
Gateway has seen record-breaking volume since 2019, hitting a new record high of $1 billion in a month for funding just after the company celebrated the 20th anniversary in February. Gateway has originated more than $8.2 billion in mortgage loans year-to-date through September, putting the company on track to surpass its record-breaking year of $7.7 billion funded loans in 2019.
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 $1.5 billion asset sized bank with a strong mortgage operation. Gateway is one of the largest banking and mortgage operations in the United States with six bank branches in Oklahoma, over 150 mortgage centers in 40 states, and almost 1,500 employees. Learn more at www.GatewayFirst.com. Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender (NMLS 7233). Follow Gateway First on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/GatewayFirstBank/), LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/gatewayfirst/) and Twitter (https://twitter.com/Gateway1st).