Gateway opens new mortgage center in Texas

ODESSA, Texas – () – Gateway Mortgage, a division of Gateway First Bank, announced the opening of a new mortgage center in West Texas to meet growing demand from local communities for real estate financing. The new Odessa mortgage center will serve all surrounding areas and suburbs. Gateway has more than 50 branches in the state of Texas and more than 165 mortgage centers across the United States.

“My team and I recognize that every interaction we have is an opportunity to have a positive impact on others,” said Gina Reyes, Director of Mortgage Sales. “We strive to follow our core values: to be a team player, to make a difference, to do the right thing and do it! ”

Odessa is known for its cowboy culture. It is an emerging and rapidly growing city, which makes it an attractive place for new owners. Homebuyers and current owners are benefiting from lower interest rates, which makes Odessa’s housing market thriving. “Gateway continues to grow to meet the growing demand for mortgage services,” said Scott Gesell, CEO of Gateway. “We are committed to the families and communities we serve. Our momentum is testament to the constant focus of our team members on the client. We are delighted to be in Odessa and look forward to serving the community.

Gateway said it funded more than $ 1 billion per month in residential mortgages in six different months of 2020. In October 2020, Gateway set an all-time high for monthly volume funding more than $ 1.1 billion of loans in a month. Overall, Gateway funded more than $ 11.3 billion in mortgages in 2020, surpassing the previous year’s record of $ 7.7 billion in funded loans in 2019.

About Gateway First Bank

Gateway First Bank is a leading financial institution providing banking and mortgage services to consumers and business customers. Based in Jenks, Oklahoma, Gateway is a $ 1.9 billion bank with a strong mortgage business. Gateway is one of Oklahoma’s largest banking and mortgage operations in the United States with six bank branches in Oklahoma, more than 165 mortgage centers in 43 states and more than 1,600 employees. Learn more about FDIC Member, Equal Housing Lender (NMLS 7233)

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