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Mortgage professionals on list originated $10 billion in combined sales volume in 2019 —New American Funding tops list of companies with the most originators honor—

May 6, 2020 – SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA – The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP®) today released its sixth annual Top 250 Latino Mortgage Originators Report recognizing the top producing Latino mortgage professionals across the United States. This year’s report, sponsored by Radian, ranks individual originators based on both number and dollar volume of transactions in 2019 and represents over $10 billion in combined sales volume.

“Congratulations to this amazing group of loan originators who continue to break ground in helping people achieve their dream of homeownership,” said 2020 NAHREP President Sara Rodriguez. “A lot of new homeowners were created thanks to their hard work, passion and excellence.”

NAHREP salutes the professionals among the Top 250 Latino Mortgage Originators for their efforts and contributions to sustainably growing intergenerational wealth through homeownership. The Hispanic homeownership rate has increased annually for five consecutive years, according to NAHREP, and access to affordable mortgage credit is essential for those gains to continue.

New American Funding led the way as the company with the most honorees, followed by loanDepot and Wells Fargo Home Mortgage. Lizy Hoeffer of CrossCountry Mortgage in Phoenix, Arizona was the leading originator for the third year in a row, the first and only originator to hold the top slot for multiple consecutive years.

The 2020 Top 10 Latino Mortgage Originators in the U.S. and the number of loans they originated are:

  1. Lizy Hoeffer, CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC., Phoenix, AZ – 981
  2. Alexander Varela, PrimeLending, A PlainsCapital Company, Grapevine, TX – 458
  3. David Medrano, UFCU Mortgage Services, Austin, TX – 367
  4. Alfredo Madrid, Supreme Lending, Tulsa, OK – 361
  5. Luisa Bedoya, MSA Mortgage, LLC., Revere, MA – 359
  6. Armando SanMiguel, Ameris Bank Mortgage Services, Franklin, TN – 357
  7. Carlos Villalon, First Centennial Mortgage, Schaumburg, IL – 349
  8. Saul Pinela, Neighborhood Loans, Downers Grove, IL – 342
  9. Norma Guerrero-Cowes, DHI Mortgage, Austin, TX – 341
  10. Jorge Montoya, Guild Mortgage, Reno, NV – 339

“Radian is proud to celebrate the accomplishments of the Top 250 Mortgage Originators, who share our commitment to making sustainable and affordable homeownership a reality,” said Brien McMahon, senior executive vice president and chief franchise officer of Radian. “The hard work and dedication of these extraordinary individuals helps guide their customers through the most significant financial transaction of their lives, and we are thrilled to partner with NAHREP to support them.”

Honorees will be recognized at the 2020 NAHREP Sales Mastery, Real Estate and Wealth Conference at L’ATTITUDE in September. The conference will include the Elevate Sales Summit, where some of the individuals on the Top Originators list will be featured.



The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals®, a nonprofit 501(c)6 trade association, is dedicated to advancing sustainable homeownership for the Hispanic community in America. NAHREP has over 40,000 real estate professional members and 100 local chapters nationwide.