Waterstone Mortgage Corp. named Platinum Million Dollar Lender

Special to The Freeman

July 24, 2014

PEWAUKEE — Waterstone Mortgage Corp. said Thursday it has been named as a 2013 Platinum Million Dollar Lender by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

The award is presented each year to lenders who have partnered with, and made a significant contribution to, supporting Wisconsin rural residents looking to become homeowners through the USDA Guaranteed Rural Housing Program, according to a statement.

In fiscal year 2013, Waterstone Mortgage Corp. utilized more than $5 million of GRH program funds by financing home purchases to help moderate-income individuals and families in Wisconsin. Additionally, the company closed over 580 USDA loans nationwide in 2013, the statement said.

“Waterstone Mortgage is honored to be named as a Platinum Million Dollar Lender,” said Eric Egenhoefer, president and CEO of Waterstone Mortgage. “The USDA Rural Housing program has helped us achieve our mission of providing our customers with the right loan programs to meet their needs and give them a clear path toward homeownership. We look forward to continuing this relationship in 2014 and beyond.”