2021
IHDA Mortgage Lender Awards

Recognizing the hard work and talent of our lending partners and their teams.

Statewide Loan Officer Awards

The loan officers who helped the most borrowers across the State of Illinois.

Statewide Lender Awards

The lending partners who helped the most borrowers across the State of Illinois.

Regional Loan Officer Awards

The loan officers who helped the most borrowers in their region.

Regional Lender Awards

The lending partners who helped the most borrowers in their region.

Award Report

Download an annual report of all award winners.

Top Statewide Loan Officers

These loan officers helped the most borrowers across the State of Illinois. Thanks to their hard work and dedication, hundreds of Illinois families have a new place to call home! We honor their commitment to helping homebuyers access affordable housing. Congratulations!
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JASON ACCOLA

Wintrust Mortgage

127 Units - $23,760,879.00

312-753-7872

NMLS ID:

755894

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KARYLLE WIKE

CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC

97 Units - $11,002,527.00

217-433-9912

NMLS ID:

546659

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SAUL PINELA

Neighborhood Loans

91 Units - $17,211,136.00

708-738-1464

NMLS ID:

232162

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DAN ROGERS

Guaranteed Rate

99 Units - $17,992,830.00

708-430-0300 

NMLS ID:

131966

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DIEGO RAMOS

Envoy Mortgage

92 Units - $11,143,836.00

779-537-9620

NMLS ID:

1154265

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JOHN J. ABRAHAM

Caliber Home Loans

91 Units - $9,115,749.00

309-370-5172

NMLS ID:

526102

Top Statewide Loan Officers are scored by a total count of units purchased across the State of Illinois - Units as defined are new 1st lien position mortgage.

Top Statewide Lenders

These lenders helped the most borrowers across the State of Illinois. Thanks to their hard work and dedication, hundreds of Illinois families have a new place to call home! We honor their commitment to helping homebuyers access affordable housing. Congratulations!
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Caliber Home Loans

578 Units - $87,219,694.60

NMLS ID:

15622

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Flat Branch Home Loans

381 Units - $38,126,445.35

NMLS ID:

224149

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Wintrust Mortgage

529 Units - $99,346,066.31

NMLS ID:

449042

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Neighborhood Loans

366 Units - $72,754,597.09

NMLS ID:

222982

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Guaranteed Rate

461 Units - $87.561.606.57

NMLS ID:

2611

Top Statewide Lenders are scored by a total count of units purchased across the State of Illinois - Units as defined are new 1st lien position mortgage.

 
 

Regional Top Loan Officers

Choose a Region:

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CHICAGOLAND

Jason Accola

Wintrust Mortgage Corporation

Jason Accola

NMLS#:

755894

(312) 753-7872

Units:

Volume:

127

$23,760,879.62

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SOUTHERN

Deb Higgins

Flat Branch Home Loans

Deb Higgins

NMLS#:

189866

(618) 467-5626

Units:

Volume:

80

$7,765,339.30

1.

CENTRAL

Karylle Wike

CrossCountry Mortgage

Karylle Wike

NMLS#:

546659

(217) 433-9912

Units:

Volume:

97

$11,002,527.07

2.

CHICAGOLAND

Dan Rogers

Guaranteed Rate, Inc.

Dan Rogers

NMLS#:

131966

(708) 430-0300

Units:

Volume:

99

$17,992,830.03

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NORTHWEST

Diego Ramos

Envoy Mortgage

Diego Ramos

NMLS#:

1154265

(779) 537-9620

Units:

Volume:

92

$11,143,836.27

2.

CENTRAL

John J. Abraham

Caliber Home Loans

John J. Abraham

NMLS#:

526102

(309) 370-5172

Units:

Volume:

91

$9,115,749.68

All lenders and loan officers are identified by the NMLS number entered on each purchased IHDA Loan. The NMLS number must be in the lender’s or loan officer’s name to contribute to their totals.

  • Loan officers are scored by a count of total units purchased across the State Of Illinois and are ranked within the region of which the majority of their loans are located – Units as defined as new 1st lien position mortgage

  • Chicagoland includes these counties: Boone, Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, La Salle, McHenry, Will

  • Northwest includes these counties: Bureau, Carroll, Henry, Jo Davies, Lee, Mercer, Ogle, Putnam, Rock Island, Stephenson, Whiteside, Winnebago

  • Central region Includes these counties: Adams, Brown, Calhoun, Cass, Champaign, Christian, Clark, Coles, Cumberland, DeWitt, Douglas, Edgar, Ford, Fulton, Greene, Hancock, Henderson, Livingston, Iroquois, Jersey, Knox, Logan, Macon, Marshall, Mason, McDonough, McLean, Montgomery, Morgan, Moultrie, Peoria, Piatt, Pike, Sangamon, Schuyler, Scott, Shelby, Stark, Tazewell, Vermilion, Warren, Woodford

  • Southern regions Includes these counties: Alexander, Bond, Clay, Clinton, Crawford, Edwards, Effingham, Fayette, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Johnson, Lawrence, Macoupin, Madison, Marion, Massac, Menard, Monroe, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Randolph, Richland, Saline, St. Clair, Union, Wabash, Washington, Wayne, White, Williamson

Regional Top Lenders

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SOUTHERN

New American Funding

Regional Units:

Regional Volume:

103

$12,220,170.74

4.

SOUTHERN

Flat Branch Home Loans

Regional Units:

Regional Volume:

73

$7,096,132.94

2.

SOUTHERN

Peoples National Bank

Regional Units:

Regional Volume:

98

$7,916,884.46

5.

SOUTHERN

Town & Country Banc Mortgage Services

Regional Units:

Regional Volume:

58

$7,370,392.16

3.

SOUTHERN

U.S. Bank

Regional Units:

Regional Volume:

89

$8,348,119.83

1.

CHICAGOLAND

Wintrust Mortgage Corporation

Regional Units:

Regional Volume:

477

$93,619,851.77

4.

CHICAGOLAND

LoanDepot

Regional Units:

Regional Volume:

302

$56,812,855.53

2.

CHICAGOLAND

Guaranteed Rate, Inc.

Regional Units:

Regional Volume:

424

$83,170,805.02

5.

CHICAGOLAND

Caliber Home Loans

Regional Units:

Regional Volume:

250

$52,403,979.36

3.

CHICAGOLAND

Neighborhood Loans

Regional Units:

Regional Volume:

350

$70,564,118.81

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NORTHWEST

Envoy Mortgage

Regional Units:

Regional Volume:

218

$24,711,197.20

4.

NORTHWEST

Academy Mortgage Corporation

Regional Units:

Regional Volume:

117

$13,461,814.48

2.

NORTHWEST

Midwest Community Bank

Regional Units:

Regional Volume:

201

$22,236,474.85

5.

NORTHWEST

Caliber Home Loans

Regional Units:

Regional Volume:

71

$7,628,033.74

3.

NORTHWEST

Blackhawk Bank

Regional Units:

Regional Volume:

162

$17,305,056.15

1.

CENTRAL

Flat Branch Home Loans

Regional Units:

Regional Volume:

303

$30,488,122.45

4.

CENTRAL

First State Mortgage

Regional Units:

Regional Volume:

176

$20,254,898.32

2.

CENTRAL

Caliber Home Loans

Regional Units:

Regional Volume:

256

$27,120,025.26

5.

CENTRAL

Fortress Bank

Regional Units:

Regional Volume:

74

$6,557,571.60

3.

CENTRAL

Town & Country Banc Mortgage Services

Regional Units:

Regional Volume:

187

$19,721,212.68

All lenders and loan officers are identified by the NMLS number entered on each purchased IHDA Loan. The NMLS number must be in the lender’s or loan officer’s name to contribute to their totals.

  • Scored by a count of total units purchased within the region specified. Units as defined as new 1st lien position mortgage

  • Chicagoland includes these counties: Boone, Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, La Salle, McHenry, Will

  • Northwest includes these counties: Bureau, Carroll, Henry, Jo Davies, Lee, Mercer, Ogle, Putnam, Rock Island, Stephenson, Whiteside, Winnebago

  • Central region includes these counties: Adams, Brown, Calhoun, Cass, Champaign, Christian, Clark, Coles, Cumberland, DeWitt, Douglas, Edgar, Ford, Fulton, Greene, Hancock, Henderson, Livingston, Iroquois, Jersey, Knox, Logan, Macon, Marshall, Mason, McDonough, McLean, Montgomery, Morgan, Moultrie, Peoria, Piatt, Pike, Sangamon, Schuyler, Scott, Shelby, Stark, Tazewell, Vermilion, Warren, Woodford

  • Southern regions includes these counties: Alexander, Bond, Clay, Clinton, Crawford, Edwards, Effingham, Fayette, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Johnson, Lawrence, Macoupin, Madison, Marion, Massac, Menard, Monroe, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Randolph, Richland, Saline, St. Clair, Union, Wabash, Washington, Wayne, White, Williamson