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MReport magazine recognizes CBCMA as one of the industry’s best minority- or women-owned companies for second straight year

CEDAR CITY, Utah – Nov. 9, 2020 CBC Mortgage Agency (CBCMA), a nationally chartered housing finance agency and a leading source of down payment assistance for first-time homebuyers, has been named one of MReport’s 2020 Top 30 Companies in Mortgage & Servicing. The company, which is owned by the Cedar Band of Paiute Indians, was recognized within the category of “Minority- or Women-Owned” companies for the second straight year.

MReport, a publication of The Five Star Institute, published the full list of companies named to its 2020 Top 30 Companies in Mortgage & Servicing list in its November edition. Companies on the list were nominated by their employees for providing great perks and benefits, their philanthropic efforts, and their positive and inclusive work environments.

“We’re thrilled to be named among so many great companies for the second year in a row,” said CBCMA President Richard Ferguson. “Along with the Cedar Band Corp., our team makes it possible for us to enable thousands of minority families to become homeowners, many of whom would otherwise not be able to save for a down payment. Because they work so hard to make the American dream of homeownership come true for our customers, it was important for us to create a diverse, energetic workplace where our people feel valued and supported.”

CBCMA’s mission is to increase affordable and sustainable homeownership, specifically for creditworthy, low and moderate-income individuals. The mission is carried out by a staff of 72 employees, of which 58 percent are women and a quarter are minorities. Prospective homebuyers can access CBCMA’s down payment assistance programs through a national network of correspondent lenders.

“Everyone in this company shares a core belief to help others and grow,” Ferguson added. “Bridging our nation’s wealth gap through homeownership is one of the best causes in the mortgage industry I can think of, and each of us at CBCMA is united toward this goal.”


About CBC Mortgage Agency

Founded in 2013, CBC Mortgage Agency is a national housing finance agency. As a leading source of down payment assistance, the company helps low-to-moderate income consumers, often in minority neighborhoods, achieve the dream of homeownership. CBCMA, which was recognized as one of the Top 25 Companies in Mortgage & Servicing by MReport, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cedar Band Corporation, a federally chartered tribal corporation founded by the Cedar Band of Paiute Indians. More information can be found at