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Mid America’s Jemma Pachiano Honored as HW Insider

Jemma Pachiano of Mid America Mortgage

ADDISON, Texas, Sept. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that Mid America National Support and Training Director Jemma Pachiano has been recognized by HousingWire magazine in its fourth annual HW Insiders Awards(tm) list. This year, 50 individuals were selected for the honor by HousingWire’s editorial team based on their accomplishments over the last 12 months.

Mid America Mortgage Promotes Michael Cooksey to Executive Managing Director of Production

Mike Cooksey

ADDISON, Texas, Aug. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. announced today that it has promoted Michael Cooksey, founder of Mid America’s most successful branch The Cooksey Team, to Executive Managing Director of Production. In this new role, Cooksey will be responsible for overseeing and ensuring the success of Mid America’s current network of retail branches nationwide, as well as recruiting and on-boarding new branches.

Mid America Mortgage Hires Kerry Webb as Director of Business Development

Mid America Mortgage Hires Kerry Webb

ADDISON, Texas, April 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. announced today that it has hired Kerry Webb as Executive Managing Director of Business Development. In this role, Webb will be responsible for recruiting, managing and motivating teams of mortgage professionals to meet and exceed productions goals that align with the overall company’s strategic volume growth and profitability goals.

Mid America COO Kara Lamphere Honored as ‘Tech All-Star’ by Mortgage Bankers Association

COO Kara Lamphere at MBATech 2019

ADDISON, Texas, March 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. announced today that Mid America Chief Operating Officer Kara Lamphere was one of four mortgage technology innovators honored by the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) as a 2019 MBA Insights Tech All-Star. The award, now in its 18th year, recognizes “industry leaders who have made outstanding contributions in mortgage technology.”

Mid America Mortgage Earns Multiple Top Mortgage Workplace Honors

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ADDISON, Texas, March 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that the company has been named a top mortgage workplace by two industry trade publications. In addition to garnering Top Mortgage Workplace honors by Mortgage Professional America (MPA), Mid America was also named a Top Mortgage Employer by National Mortgage Professional (NMP) in the magazine’s January issue.

Mid America Mortgage CEO Jeff Bode Named Top 25 Industry Leader by MReport

Jeff Bode of Mid America Mortgage

ADDISON, Texas, Feb. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. announced today that CEO Jeff Bode has been named one of MReport’s 2019 “The Top 25 Industry Leaders & Influencers.” As MReport Editor-in-Chief Rachel Williams noted in the December 6 announcement regarding the awards program, “MReport’s Top 25 Industry Leaders list celebrates individuals whose unique perspectives are strengthening the industry’s future.”

The Cooksey Team Achieves 35 Percent Increase in Profitability in 2018 Despite Overall Mortgage Market Decline

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DALLAS, Texas, Jan. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Cooksey Team, a top-producing retail branch of Mid America Mortgage, Inc., announced today it has achieved year-over-year growth in volume and profitability for the sixth year running. In 2018, The Cooksey Team increased its overall volume by 27 percent over the previous year and increased the number of loan units closed by 28 percent.

Kara Lamphere of Mid America Mortgage Named to Mortgage Banking’s Most Powerful Women

Kara Lamphere of Mid America Mortgage

ADDISON, Texas, Nov. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that Chief Operating Officer Kara Lamphere was named to National Mortgage Professional (NMP) magazine’s 2018 list of Mortgage Banking’s Most Powerful Women.

Mid America Mortgage Hires Pamela Misner to Manage Underwriting

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ADDISON, Texas, Oct. 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) Owner and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bode announced the firm has retained Pam Misner as Underwriting Manager. With nearly 30 years of mortgage expertise, Misner will direct Mid America’s mortgage loan underwriting and collaborating on the expansion of origination and production teams for Mid America’s West Coast branches.

The Cooksey Team Included in Dallas Business Journal’s ‘2018 Best Places to Work’

The Cooksey Team - Best Places to Work

DALLAS, Texas, Aug. 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Cooksey Team, a top producing retail branch of Mid America Mortgage, Inc., announced today it has been recognized for a second straight year by Dallas Business Journal as one of its “Best Places to Work.” The branch was one of only 100 companies recognized in this year’s list.

Mid America Mortgage COO Kara Lamphere Repeats as One of MPA Magazine’s Elite Woman in Mortgage

Mid America Mortgage COO Kara Lamphere

ADDISON, Texas, July 25, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that Chief Operating Officer Kara Lamphere was named by Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine to the publication’s list of 2018 Elite Women in Mortgage. This is the second consecutive year that Lamphere has received this recognition.

Mid America Mortgage to Offer Warehouse Lines of Credit on Seasoned and ‘Scratch and Dent’ Loans

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ADDISON, Texas, May 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. Owner and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bode today announced that the firm has expanded its relationship with Spectrum Mortgage Holdings, LLC to offer warehouse lines of credit in conjunction with its Whole Loan Purchase program. This will provide sellers the flexibility to finance loans being sold to Mid America, including seasoned and ‘scratch and dent’ loans.

The Cooksey Team’s Brandon Findley Cracks the Top 200 of Best Mortgage Lenders’ 2018 List of Top Texas Loan Officers

Brandon Findley

DALLAS, Texas, May 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Cooksey Team, a top producing retail branch of Mid America Mortgage, Inc., announced today that Best Mortgage Lenders has ranked Cooksey Team loan officer (LO) Brandon Findley at No. 198 in Texas based on the total number of loans closed in 2017. Specializing in the Dallas market,

Darren Lovell of The Cooksey Team Ranks Third on Best Mortgage Lenders’ 2018 List of Top Loan Officers in Flower Mound, Texas

Darren Lovell

DALLAS, Texas, May 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Cooksey Team, a top producing retail branch of Mid America Mortgage, Inc., announced today that Best Mortgage Lenders 2018 has ranked loan officer (LO) Darren Lovell at No. 3 in Flower Mound, Texas, based on the total number of loans closed in 2017. Lovell also placed at No. 226 statewide according to the rankings, which are published in conjunction with Ask a Lender and Scotsman Guide Media.

Mid America Mortgage CEO Jeff Bode to Share eMortgage Insights at Texas MBA and MBA Secondary Conferences

Jeff Bode of Mid America Mortgage

ADDISON, Texas, May 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that its Owner and CEO Jeff Bode will be sharing his expertise on digital mortgage origination and securitization at two upcoming industry conferences.

Best Mortgage Lenders 2018 Ranks Wesley Ryan Grubbs of The Cooksey Team as the No. 1 Loan Officer in Flower Mound, Texas

Wesley Ryan Grubbs of The Cooksey Team

ADDISON, Texas, April 30, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Cooksey Team, a top producing retail branch of Mid America Mortgage, Inc., announced today that its loan officer (LO) Wesley Ryan Grubbs has been ranked No. 1 in Flower Mound, Texas, based on total number of loans closed in 2017, according to Best Mortgage Lenders 2018. The rankings, which are published in conjunction with Ask a Lender and Scotsman Guide Media, also placed Grubbs at No. 157 statewide.

The Cooksey Team Founder Michael Cooksey Recognized by Mortgage Professional America in 2018 Hot 100

Mike Cooksey

ADDISON, Texas, Feb. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Cooksey Team, a top producing retail branch of Mid America Mortgage, Inc., announced today its founder Michael Cooksey has been honored by housing industry trade magazine Mortgage Professional America (MPA) on its 2018 Hot 100 list.

Mid America Mortgage CEO Jeff Bode Recognized by MPA in ‘2018 Hot 100’

Jeff Bode of Mid America Mortgage

ADDISON, Texas, Feb. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that owner and CEO Jeff Bode has been honored by Mortgage Professional America (MPA) magazine in publication’s sixth annual Hot 100 list of mortgage industry professionals who have made a notable impact over the past year.

Michael Cooksey Named One of National Mortgage Professional Magazine’s ’40 Under 40′

Mike Cooksey

DALLAS, Texas, Dec. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Cooksey Team, a top producing retail branch of Mid America Mortgage, Inc., announced today that its founder Michael Cooksey has been named one of “The 40 Most Influential Mortgage Professionals Under 40” for 2017 by industry trade magazine National Mortgage Professional.

Mid America Mortgage to Purchase Assets from Two Oklahoma Lenders

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ADDISON, Texas, Nov. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced it has signed a letter of intent to purchase the assets of Oklahoma City-based American Southwest Mortgage Corp. and an affiliated firm, American Southwest Mortgage Funding Corp. As part of the agreement, Mid America will incorporate American Southwest’s operations into Mid America’s mortgage platform and secure an interest in their respective pipelines and select assets. Further, Mid America will also offer employment to loan production staff members from each organization.

Mid America Mortgage Launches Digital Mortgage Platform, Partners with NASCAR, Richard Petty Motorsports

Jeff Bode of Mid America Mortgage

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Nov. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Click n’ Close(TM), a division of Mid America Mortgage, Inc., has entered into official partnership agreements with the sanctioning body, NASCAR, and one of the most iconic race teams in the sport, Richard Petty Motorsports. The collaborations designate Click n’ Close as the “Official Mortgage Provider of NASCAR(R)” in addition to becoming a partner of Richard Petty Motorsports.

Mid America Mortgage Assists Lenders, Borrowers Affected By Recent Disasters

Jeff Bode of Mid America Mortgage

ADDISON, Texas, Oct. 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced measures it has taken to provide assistance to both lenders and borrowers that were impacted by recent federally declared disasters. In addition to $20,000 in donations from employees and the corporation toward relief efforts, Mid America will also purchase loans on properties located in areas impacted by the recent storms or fires. This includes both government and conventional loans underwritten to agency guidelines.

Spectrum Mortgage Holdings Partners with Mid America Mortgage to Purchase eNotes

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ADDISON, Texas, Sept. 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that Spectrum Mortgage Holdings has signed on as an eWarehouse line provider for Mid America’s eCorrespondent division. Through this partnership, Spectrum will offer lower net worth requirements (*see note 1). on warehouse lines and purchase eNotes from qualified emerging mortgage bankers approved as Mid America eCorrespondent sellers.

Cooksey Team Founder Michael Cooksey Named Mortgage Industry ‘Insider’ for 2017 by HousingWire Magazine

Mike Cooksey

DALLAS, Texas, Sept. 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Cooksey Team, a top producing retail branch of Mid America Mortgage, Inc., announced today that its founder Michael Cooksey has been honored by housing industry trade magazine HousingWire (HW) as one of its “2017 Insiders.”

Mid America Mortgage COO Kara Lamphere Recognized as Leading Female Mortgage Professional by HousingWire, Mortgage Professional

Kara Lamphere

ADDISON, Texas, Aug. 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that Chief Operating Officer (COO) Kara Lamphere has been honored by two mortgage industry media outlets for her contributions to both Mid America and the industry at large.

Mid America Mortgage Promotes Kara Lamphere to Chief Operating Officer

COO Kara Lamphere

ADDISON, Texas, Aug. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today it has promoted former Chief Compliance Officer and Director of Correspondent Lending Kara Lamphere to Chief Operating Officer (COO).

Dallas Business Journal Names The Cooksey Team to ‘2017 Best Places to Work’

The Cooksey Team - best 2017

DALLAS, Texas, July 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Cooksey Team, a top producing retail branch of Mid America Mortgage, Inc., announced today it has been recognized by Dallas Business Journal as one of its “2017 Best Places to Work” in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. More than 500 companies submitted nominations, and only 100 companies were honored.

Mid America Mortgage Purchases eNote from First eClosing Transaction in North Carolina

Jeff Bode

ADDISON, Texas, May 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today it has purchased the eNote from North Carolina’s first eMortgage transaction. The transaction, which was completed entirely electronically on May 5, was a refinance for a property in Winston-Salem and was executed by Hickory-based North State Bank. Upon completion of the closing, Mid America was able to purchase the resulting eNote within one business day after receiving the final loan package.

Mid America Mortgage Purchases $2.7 Billion in Mortgage Servicing Rights

Jeff Bode

ADDISON, Texas, April 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today it has acquired the mortgage servicing rights (MSRs) for $2.7 billion in government loans. The portfolio includes a number of delinquent VA- and FHA-insured loans.

Mid America Mortgage CEO Jeff Bode Named Mortgage Industry ‘Vanguard’ by HousingWire Magazine

Jeff Bode

ADDISON, Texas, Dec. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) announced today that its Owner and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bode has been recognized by HousingWire magazine in its second annual HW Vanguard Awards(TM) program.

Mid America Mortgage Adds Delinquent FHA-Insured Loans to Whole Loan Purchase Program

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ADDISON, Texas, Sept. 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) Owner and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bode today announced the firm will begin purchasing delinquent FHA loans as part of its whole loan purchase program. To be eligible for purchase, loans must have an active mortgage insurance certificate, and the original terms of the note must remain unmodified.

Mid America Mortgage to Purchase eNotes through Its Correspondent Channel

Jeff Bode

ADDISON, Texas, Aug. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) Owner and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bode today announced it will purchase eNotes for loans closed electronically from approved sellers through its correspondent lending channel.

Mid America Mortgage Executes Its First eClosing, eNote

Jeff Bode

ADDISON, Texas, Aug. 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) Owner and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bode today announced the firm has completed its first eClosing and eNote through its retail origination channel. Mid America intends to expand eClosing to all of its retail business, executing eNotes and utilizing electronic documents where allowed by local jurisdiction.

Mid America Mortgage Hires Michael J. Lima to Oversee Whole Loan Trading Division

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ADDISON, Texas, May 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) Owner and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bode announced the firm has retained mortgage banking and capital markets executive Michael Lima as managing director of its Whole Loan Trading division. With nearly 30 years of mortgage expertise, Lima will direct Mid America’s whole loan acquisition business, including its recent entry into the market for loans with TRID compliance issues.

Mid America Mortgage Remains Largely Unchallenged in Bid for Defective TRID Mortgage Loans

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ADDISON, Texas, March 16, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) remains one of few bidders on so-called TRID ‘defect’ loans, said Owner and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bode. According to Bode, Mid America wins roughly 80 percent of its bids on the loans, which have been rejected for purchase by other investors due to TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) infractions ranging from minor errors to more significant defects.

Mid America Mortgage Hires Four Account Executives to Serve California, New Hampshire, Tennessee, Midwest

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ADDISON, Texas, Feb. 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) Owner and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bode announced the firm has hired four new account executives in its wholesale and correspondent lending division.

Kara Lamphere Returns to Mid America Mortgage to Manage Correspondent Lending Operations, TRID Scratch and Dent Procurement

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ADDISON, Texas, Jan. 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) Owner and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bode announced it has rehired former employee Kara Lamphere as director of correspondent lending to manage both its correspondent lending operations and compliance program, as well as to oversee the firm’s purchases of investor-rejected TRID loans.

Mid America Mortgage Seeks TRID Scratch and Dent Mortgage Loans for Potential Purchase

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ADDISON, Texas, Dec. 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) Owner and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bode announced the firm’s interest in purchasing Scratch and Dent loans with TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) infractions, even if a previous investor has rejected the loan for purchase.

Mid America Mortgage Offers Marketing Tools to Partners through Mid America Concierge Service

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ADDISON, Texas, Dec. 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) Owner and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bode announced the firm has developed Mid America Concierge, an online marketing support portal for its strategic business partners, including real estate agents and brokers.

Mid America Mortgage Expands National Footprint, Opens Branches in Kansas City, Mo., Overland Park, Kan.

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ADDISON, Texas, Oct. 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid America Mortgage, Inc. (Mid America) Owner and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bode announced the firm has expanded its operations into Missouri, Iowa and Kansas with its newest branch locations in Kansas City, Mo. and Overland Park, Kan.