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FIRST CENTENNIAL MORTGAGE RANKED 2020 TOP IHDA MORTGAGE LENDER, 2021

First Centennial Mortgage is listed as a 2020 Top IHDA Mortgage Lender by the Illinois Housing Development Authority. The company ranked #3 in the Chicagoland area which includes Boone, Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, La Salle, McHenry, and Will counties in Illinois. READ MORE
Mortgage Watch, International Business Times, Daily Herald, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, The Buffalo News, Mortgage Daily

FIRST CENTENNIAL MORTGAGE MAKES SCOTSMAN GUIDE’S 2021 TOP MORTGAGE LENDER LIST, 2021

First Centennial Mortgage is featured in the most prestigious ranking of residential mortgage lenders – the 2021 Scotsman Guide Top Mortgage Lenders. The company ranked #66 in Retail Volume and #77 in Overall Volume. READ MORE
Daily Herald, The Buffalo News, Mortgage WatchOne News Page Global , International Business Times, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

FIRST CENTENNIAL MORTGAGE NAMED A CHICAGO TRIBUNE’S TOP WORKPLACE, 2020

For the fifth consecutive year, First Centennial Mortgage has been recognized as a top workplace by the Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces 2020 report. READ MORE
Daily Herald, Mortgage DailyPittsburgh Post-Gazette, The Buffalo News, Daily Penny Alerts, MarketWatch

FIRST CENTENNIAL MORTGAGE PARTNERS WITH HABITAT FOR HUMANITY TO BUILD FIRST HOUSE IN BATAVIA, IL, 2020

First Centennial Mortgage is partnering with Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity by donating $175,000 to fund the building of its first home in Batavia, IL. READ MORE
Daily Herald, The Buffalo News, Market WatchOne News Page Global, EPICOS

FIRST CENTENNIAL MORTGAGE NAMED A TOP MORTGAGE COMPANY, 2020

For the eighth consecutive year, First Centennial Mortgage has been named one of the Top 100 Mortgage Companies in America by Mortgage Executive Magazine. READ MORE

FIRST CENTENNIAL MORTGAGE RANKED A 2020 INC. 5000 FASTEST-GROWING COMPANY, 2020

For the fourth consecutive year, First Centennial Mortgage has been named one of America’s fastest-growing private companies in the country by Inc. Magazine, moving up almost 500 spots from last year. READ MORE
Daily Herald, Mortgage DailyPittsburgh Post-Gazette, The Buffalo News, Daily Penny Alerts, International Business Times, Dow Theory Letters

FIRST CENTENNIAL MORTGAGE APPEARS IN KANE COUNTY MAGAZINE, 2020

Kane County Magazine highlights the benefits of working with First Centennial Mortgage, as well as the secret to their success. READ MORE

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2019

FIRST CENTENNIAL MORTGAGE NAMED A CHICAGO TRIBUNE’S TOP WORKPLACE, 2019

For the fourth consecutive year, First Centennial Mortgage has been recognized as a top workplace by the Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces 2019 report. READ MORE

FIRST CENTENNIAL MORTGAGE APPEARS ON THE INC. 5000 FASTEST-GROWING COMPANIES, 2019

For the third consecutive year, First Centennial Mortgage has been named one of America’s fastest-growing private companies in the country by Inc. Magazine. READ MORE.

FIRST CENTENNIAL MORTGAGE NAMED A TOP MORTGAGE COMPANY IN AMERICA, 2019

First Centennial Mortgage has been named one of the Top 100 Mortgage Companies in America by Mortgage Executive Magazine for the sixth consecutive year. READ MORE.

FIRST CENTENNIAL MORTGAGE SETTLES INTO OHIO AND PENNSYLVANIA, 2019

As First Centennial Mortgage continues growth across the country, the company has expanded into the states of Ohio and Pennsylvania. READ MORE.

2018

FIRST CENTENNIAL MORTGAGE NAMED ONE OF CHICAGO TRIBUNE’S TOP WORKPLACES, 2018

For a third consecutive year, First Centennial Mortgage has been recognized as a top workplace by the Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces 2018 report. READ MORE.

FIRST CENTENNIAL MORTGAGE CONTINUES EXPANSION IN WASHINGTON, 2018

First Centennial Mortgage opens a new office in Ridgefield, Washington as the company continues to expand in the Pacific Northwest region. READ MORE.

FIRST CENTENNIAL MORTGAGE RANKED ON THE 2018 INC. 5000 FASTEST GROWING COMPANIES, 2018

First Centennial has been named one of America’s fastest growing companies in the country by Inc. Magazine. READ MORE.

FIRST CENTENNIAL MORTGAGE IS NOW OPEN FOR BUSINESS IN TEXAS, 2018

First Centennial Mortgage opens new offices in Texas as the company continues growth across the country. The branch offices are in Austin, Bastrop, and Houston, Texas. READ MORE.

FIRST CENTENNIAL MORTGAGE NAMED A TOP MORTGAGE COMPANY IN AMERICA, 2018

First Centennial Mortgage has been named one of the top 100 mortgage companies in America by Mortgage Executive Magazine for the fifth consecutive year. READ MORE.

FIRST CENTENNIAL MORTGAGE COMPLETES PACIFIC COAST COVERAGE, 2018

First Centennial Mortgage continues its Pacific Coast expansion. Already operating in California, the company has completed its coverage of the country’s west coast by establishing presence in Portland, Oregon and Camas, Washington. READ MORE.

2017

FIRST CENTENNIAL MORTGAGE CONTINUES MIDWEST GROWTH IN WISCONSIN, 2017

First Centennial Mortgage is happy to announce the opening of a new branch location in Portage, Wisconsin. READ MORE.

FIRST CENTENNIAL MORTGAGE HONORED AS ONE OF CHICAGO TRIBUNE’S TOP WORKPLACES, 2017

First Centennial Mortgage has been recognized as one of Chicago’s most dynamic and supportive local businesses as part of the Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces 2017, for a second year in a row. READ MORE.

FIRST CENTENNIAL MORTGAGE RAISES MONEY TO DONATE TO THE AMERICAN RED CROSS, 2017

First Centennial Mortgage raised money across their offices to donate to the American Red Cross to aid in immediate relief efforts. READ MORE.

FIRST CENTENNIAL MORTGAGE CONTINUES MIDWEST GROWTH IN WISCONSIN, 2017

First Centennial Mortgage is elated to announce the opening of their new branch location in Brookfield, Wisconsin. READ MORE.

FIRST CENTENNIAL MORTGAGE RANKED ON THE 2017 INC. 5000 FASTEST GROWING COMPANIES, 2017

First Centennial Mortgage has been named one of America’s fastest growing companies by Inc. Magazine in the 36th annual Inc. 5000. READ MORE.

FIRST CENTENNIAL MORTGAGE CONTINUES NATIONAL EXPANSION TO INDIANA, 2017

First Centennial Mortgage is pleased to announce the opening of their new Merrillville, Indiana branch location. READ MORE.

FIRST CENTENNIAL MORTGAGE IS EXPANDING IN ARIZONA, 2017

First Centennial Mortgage is thrilled to announce the opening of their new branch location in Chandler, Arizona. READ MORE.

2016

TOP 100 MORTGAGE EMPLOYER, AUGUST 2016

First Centennial Mortgage has been named a Top 100 Mortgage Employer by National Mortgage Professional Magazine. READ MORE.

2015

BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU®, 2015

First Centennial Mortgage received a BBB Complaint Free Award for 2015.

2014

BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU®, 2014

First Centennial Mortgage received a BBB Complaint Free Award for 2014.

MORTGAGE EXECUTIVE MAGAZINE, 2014

First Centennial Mortgage once again has been selected as one of the Top 100 Mortgage Companies in 2013. View or download.

2013

WORKING FAMILIES REBUILDING NEIGHBORHOODS, 2013

First Centennial Mortgage is proud to be a Community Division sponsor for the Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity Working Families Rebuilding Neighborhoods program. View or download.

BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU®, 2013

First Centennial Mortgage received a BBB Complaint Free Award for 2013.

MORTGAGE EXECUTIVE MAGAZINE, 2013

First Centennial Mortgage has been selected as one of the Top 100 Mortgage Companies of 2012. View or download.

2011

MORTGAGE TECHNOLOGY, SEPTEMBER 2011

First Centennial Mortgage made the Mortgage Technology’s annual list of Top Tech-Savvy Lenders. View or download.

2008

KANE COUNTY CHRONICLE, SEPTEMBER 30, 2008

With bailout package in doubt, consumers, businesses could feel a pinch. View or download.

KANE COUNTY CHRONICLE, SEPTEMBER 10, 2008

Takeover could mean more credit for you – but not right now. View or download.

AURORA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION, SEIZE THE FUTURE NEWSLETTER, JULY 2008

Mayor Gives State of the City Address & Business Achievements. View or download.

THE KOEHLING TEAM, JUNE 2008

Profiled as Top Producers in Metro Chicago Real Estate, Residential Edition, June 2008. View or download.

CHICAGO TRIBUNE, JUNE 1, 2008, CHICAGO HOMES SECTION

Weathering the storm; Looser rules, larger limits put FHA loans back in favorable light. View or download.

CHICAGO TRIBUNE, MAY 18, 2008, REAL ESTATE SECTION

Even in this climate, there’s no rule like an old rule. View or download.

BEACON NEWS, APRIL 16, 2008

First Centennial dedicates facility. View or download.

CHICAGO TRIBUNE, MARCH 16, 2008, REAL ESTATE SECTION

Sale ain’t over till it’s closed; In such a slow market, contracts often don’t hold up. View or download.

2007

NAMED AMONG TEN MOST DEPENDABLE MORTGAGE BROKERS BY GOLDLINE RESEARCH

Featured in Chicago Magazine. View or download.

BEACON NEWS, JULY 12, 2007

McCormick Top ’07 humanitarian. View or download.

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