AUSTIN, Texas (December 3, 2012) – Sente Mortgage is pleased to announce that four of their mortgage bankers were named on Austin Business Journal’s Mortgage Top Producers list, published in their November 16-22, 2012 issue. The list is based on individual loan officer production during 2011. The mortgage bankers included were Joe Brown, Josh Penland, Josh Brown and Harper Ray. Sente Mortgage was also included on ABJ’s list of top Mortgage Companies in the Austin area – up three places from last year.
Joe Brown was ranked eighth on Austin Business Journal’s Mortgage Top Producers list posting an impressive $43.24 million in total volume and 133 total loans closed. This is the sixth year in a row he has been recognized by the Austin Business Journal as a Mortgage Top Producer. Mr. Brown has been ranked in the top 1% of loan originators nationwide since 1993 and received the Texas Monthly Magazine’s Five Star Mortgage Professional award for customer service in 2011 and 2012.
Josh Penland was ranked 13th on ABJ’s listing with $32.98 million in total volume and 143 total loans closed. Mr. Penland heads up the Penland Team at Sente Mortgage and has been included on ABJ’s Mortgage Top Producers list since 2009.
Josh Brown was ranked 20th on ABJ’s listing with $23.16 million in total volume and 85 total loans closed. This is the first year that Mr. Brown was included on this list. In 2012, he was also awarded Texas Monthly Magazine’s Five Star Mortgage Professional award for customer service.
Harper Ray also made the list at number 21. She closed $23.11 million in total volume with 111 total loans closed in 2011. Ms. Ray has been included on ABJ’s Mortgage Top Producers list every year since 2005. In 2007 the Texas State Affordable Housing Corporation named her Outstanding Originator of the Year for her work with first-time homebuyers.
About Sente Mortgage
Sente Mortgage is a Texas-based mortgage bank that delivers an extraordinary lending experience by using inspiration, education, and expertise to put people in control of their financial future. Sente offers the widest variety of residential loan programs including conventional, reverse, FHA, VA, USDA, and jumbo. Their mortgage bankers, processors and underwriters all work together within the same organization making for an efficient, well-managed loan process. Sente Mortgage has offices in Austin, Houston, Plano, New Braunfels, San Antonio, and Southlake.