Community First Receives National Award for Mortgage Lending
November 19, 2020, Hagåtña, Guam – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE–
Freddie Mac names Community First Guam Federal Credit Union among the nation’s top performers in originating Home Possible mortgage loans. The Credit Union is one of 12 lending institutions nationwide, and one of three institutions in the Corporate category, to be named in the annual awards program.
The Home Possible RISE (Recognizing Individuals for Sustained Excellence) Awards is an annual awards program by Freddie Mac that recognizes lenders who originate Freddie’s Home Possible mortgage loans. The Home Possible mortgage loan is a Freddie Mac mortgage program that offers qualified borrowers a low, 3% down payment financing option.
“We believe that homeownership strengthens the island community by giving families meaningful roots in their neighborhood. 15 years ago we committed to making mortgage loans our flagship product. Receiving the RISE Award is a humbling honor and would not be possible without the effort of our hardworking and dedicated Mortgage team,” said Gerard A. Cruz, President & CEO of Community First. “We are proud to be recognized as one of the top mortgage lenders throughout the country.”
Additional information about the RISE Awards: https://sf.freddiemac.com/working-with-us/affordable-lending/rise-awards/rise-overview
Michael Finona, Senior Vice President & Chief Operations Officer
Community First Mortgage Division team (L-R): Kayla Calisay, Leanne Lacson, Alyssa Diaz, Evangeline Muna, Michael Rudolph, Donna Aguon, Marie Kaneshi, and Terese Salumbides.
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