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Announcing the Top 15 Mortgage Lenders in 2019

Quicken topped the list of originators last year, with 541K. No. 2 United Shore Financial Services had 339K as independent companies continued to outpace banks.

WASHINGTON – The number of loans originated by independent mortgage companies has increased significantly, and in 2019, they originated more than half (56.4%) of first-lien, owner-occupied home purchase loans. That’s up from 35% in 2010, according to a report released this month from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

Independent mortgage companies also originated more than half (58.1%) of first-lien, owner-occupied refinance loans.

Banks originated 2.6 million (32.4%) of all 2019 originations and credit unions followed at 714,000 (8.8%), according to the report.

The following lenders completed the most mortgage originations in 2019, according to the report:

  1. Quicken Loans: 541,000
  2. United Shore Financial Services LLC: 339,000
  3. Wells Fargo Bank: 232,000
  4. JPMorgan Chase Bank: 168,000
  5. Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation: 147,000
  6. Loandepot.com LLC: 146,000
  7. Caliber Home Loans Inc.: 136,000
  8. Bank of America: 134,000
  9. Freedom Mortgage Corporation: 110,000
  10. U.S. Bank National Association: 94,000
  11. Guaranteed Rate Inc.: 86,000
  12. Guild Mortgage Company: 85,000
  13. Nationstar Mortgage LLC: 84,000
  14. Flagstar Bank: 75,000
  15. Movement Mortgage LLC: 69,000

Source: “Data Point: 2019 Mortgage Market Activity and Trends,” Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (June 2020)

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