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Two Guild Mortgage Loan Officers Named to NAHREP Ranking of Top Latino Mortgage Originators

Annual Report Honors the Top Producing Latino Originators in the U.S.; Lizy Hoeffer Irvine Ranked No. 1 in Transactions for Second Straight Year

SAN DIEGO – The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP®) has named two loan officers from Guild Mortgage to its fifth annual Top 250 Latino Mortgage Originators Report.

Sponsored by Freddie Mac, the report recognizes the top producing Latino mortgage professionals across the U.S., ranking individual originators based on number and dollar volume of transactions. This year’s winners represent more than $8.14 billion in combined sales volume in 2018.

Lizy Hoeffer Irvine, based in Phoenix, Ariz., was the top-ranked originator on the list with 809 transactions. She was joined in the top-10 by Jorge Montoya of Reno, Nev., who ranked No. 9 with 278 transactions. Hoeffer Irvine ranked No. 3 in terms of loan volume at $197,756,619, while Montoya ranked 18th at $68,198,365.

Hoeffer Irvine became the first person to earn the top ranking in consecutive years after ranking No. 1 with 634 transactions in 2017. Montoya has now been ranked in the top 10 every year since the report started in 2015.

“I am incredibly grateful and humbled to be recognized by NAHREP for the work we do here at Guild,” said Hoeffer Irvine. “Helping families realize the dream of homeownership has been a career-long passion and I’m proud to work alongside an organization that shares that mission.”

The Top 250 Latino Mortgage Originators Report was compiled through a self-nomination process reflecting total transactions closed during the 2018 calendar year, then validated by NAHREP through the nominees’ respective companies.

The honorees will be recognized at the 2019 NAHREP National Convention September 26-29 in San Diego.

A top-10 national lender by purchase loan volume, Guild specializes in developing unique pilot programs and niche products to help deliver the promise of home in every neighborhood and community it serves. Its loan professionals can serve the needs of any homebuyer, from helping first-time buyers achieve homeownership, often through government loan programs, to homebuyers looking to upgrade with a jumbo loan. Guild also specializes in helping active duty and retired military personnel to secure VA loans, with 100 percent financing and flexible qualifying standards. The company is consistently recognized for its impact in the communities it serves, commitment to customer service, strength in regulatory compliance and workplace culture.

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Founded in 1960 when the modern U.S. mortgage industry was just forming, Guild Mortgage Company is a nationally recognized independent mortgage lender providing residential mortgage products and local in-house origination and servicing. Guild’s collaborative culture and commitment to diversity and inclusion enable it to deliver a personalized experience for each customer. With more than 4,000 employees and over 250 retail branches, Guild has relationships with credit unions, community banks, and other financial institutions and services loans in 49 states and the District of Columbia. Guild’s highly trained loan professionals are experienced in government-sponsored programs such as FHA, VA, USDA, down payment assistance programs and other specialized loan programs. Guild Mortgage Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Guild Holdings Company, whose shares of Class A common stock trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol GHLD.