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News Releases | May 12, 2021

UFCU Receives Scotsman Guide Top Originator National Rankings

Austin, TEXAS, May 12, 2021 — UFCU, Austin’s largest locally owned financial institution, has once again been named among the best of the best mortgage lenders, this time by the prestigious Scotsman Guide Top Originator national rankings.

Scotsman Guide’s rankings are verified by an originator’s annual production reports. Now in its twelfth year, the 2021 guide had more than 14,791 individual entries from mortgage companies nationwide.

All 24 UFCU loan officers made the 2021 Scotsman Guide Top Originator list by number of loans closed, and 19 loan officers ranked by loan volume.

The national rankings echo UFCU’s local mortgage services accolades. For five consecutive years, UFCU has ranked as Austin’s top mortgage company by the Austin Business Journal. It has been twice named Austin’s Best of the Best mortgage company by the Austin American-Statesman. In 2020, UFCU closed a total of 5,521 mortgages, and total mortgage loan volume exceeded $1.6 billion.

“There are more than 330,000 mortgage loan officers in the US. To be rated among the best of the best of those is a distinct honor,” said Tony C Budet, UFCU president. “Our mortgage loan team is passionate about helping Members achieve their dream of home ownership, and that commitment is reflected in this achievement.”

About UFCU
As a Member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative, UFCU is passionate about changing lives and strengthening communities. With more than 332,000 Members in Central Texas and Galveston County and total assets (under management and serviced*) exceeding $7.3 billion, UFCU offers a variety of products, services, and education programs to empower Members in achieving financial health. To learn more, visit UFCU.org.

*Total Assets ($3.66 billion) + Assets Under Management by Wealth Management ($0.581 billion) + Real Estate Loans Sold with Servicing Retained ($3.061 billion)