A celebration of the achievements and successes of the real estate community’s best and brightest in the mortgage and finance space.

A celebration of the achievements and successes of the real estate community’s best and brightest in the mortgage and finance space.  This award honors those pushing the envelope and reshaping the home-buying space.

Release date: May 1, 2023

The 2023 Inman Best of Finance Award Winners

Aaron King, Founder and CEO, Snapdocs
Adam Pollitzer, President and CEO, National MI
Adam Carmel, Founder and CEO, Polly
Alex Overstrom, Head of Retail Banking, PNC Bank
Allan Thygesen, CEO, DocuSign
Andy Peach, SVP, Head of Correspondent Lending, PHH Mortgage
Anita Padilla-Fitzgerald, President & CEO, Take3Tech and MegaStar Financial Corp
Anthony Casa, President and CEO, UMortgage
Baron Silverstein, President, Newrez
Ben Rubenstein, President and Co-founder, Setpoint
Bill Emerson, Vice Chairman, Rock Holdings
Brent Chandler, Founder and CEO, FormFree
Brian Webster, President, NotaryCam
Brian Cullen, CEO, SingleSource
Brooks Yeager, President, Old Republic Title Tech Companies
Casey Crawford, Co-founder and CEO, Movement Mortgage
Chad Neel, COO, Voxtur
Chris Martin, VP of Business Development - Partnerships, SimpleNexus, an nCino company
Chris Cartwright, President and CEO, TransUnion
Christiaan Lidstrom, Mortgage Vice-President and General Manager, Fiserv
Christopher George, President and CEO, CMG Financial
Christopher Mayer, CEO, Longbridge Financial
Court Cunningham, Co-founder and CEO, Orchard
Curtis Knuth, President and CEO, NCS
Dan Snyder, Co-founder & CEO, Lower
Dan Sogorka, President and CEO, Sagent
David Temko, CEO, C2 Financial
Dawar Alimi, Founder, CEO and President, Lender Price
Dominic Iannitti, President and CEO, DocMagic
Dontá Wilson, Chief Retail and Small Business Banking Officer, Truist
Doug Lebda, Founder, Chairman, & CEO, LendingTree
Doug Jones, President and Chief Mortgage Banking Officer, Pennymac
Doug Seabolt, CEO, Rocket Homes, Rocket Companies
Drew Uher, Founder and CEO, HomeLight
Duane Andrews, CEO, Clear Capital
Dustin Sheppard, President, American Pacific Mortgage
Eddie Lim, Co-founder, Point
Frank Martell, President and CEO, LoanDepot
Frederick Eppinger, CEO, Stewart Title
Gary Maughan, EVP, Mortgage Banking Director, CIBM Mortgage
Glen Messina, Chair, President and CEO, Ocwen
Glenn Brunker, President, Ally Home, Ally Financial
Greg Schwartz, Co-founder and CEO, Tomo
Jane Fraser, CEO, Citi
Jarred Kessler, CEO, EasyKnock
Jason Buchanan, Chief Credit and Risk Officer, Blue Federal Credit Union
Jason Doshi, Co-founder and CEO, Paymints.io
Jay Kingsley, President, Buy, CoreLogic
Jay Bray, Chairman and CEO, Mr. Cooper
Jeffrey Walker, Co-founder and CEO, CredEvolv
Jeffrey Glass, CEO and Co-founder, Hometap
Jim Furash, President and CEO, AmeriHome Mortgage Company
John Paasonen, Co-founder and CEO, Maxwell
Justin Demola, President, Lenders One Cooperative
Katie Sweeney, CEO, Association of Independent Mortgage Experts
Keith Canter, CEO, First Community Mortgage
Kenneth DeGiorgio, CEO, First American
Kristy Fercho, Head of Diverse Segments, Representation and Inclusion and Head of Home Lending, Wells Fargo
Laura Mowrer, President, Pavaso and SMKT
Lee Smith, Executive Vice President and President of Mortgage, Flagstar Bank
Maria Moskver, CEO, Cloudvirga
Mark Michael, Managing Director, Head of Mortgage Finance, Bank of America
Mark O'Donovan, CEO of Home Lending, Chase
Mark Casale, Chairman and CEO, Essent
Mary McDuffie, President and CEO, Navy Federal Credit Union
Mary Ann McGarry, CEO, Guild Mortgage
Mat Ishbia, Chairman, President and CEO, United Wholesale Mortgage
Matt Hansen, Chief Product Officer, nCino
Matt Ellis, EVP, PointServ
Max Simkoff, Founder and CEO, Doma
Michael Schmeiser, President and CEO, Arch Mortgage Insurance Company
Michael DeVito, CEO, Freddie Mac
Michael Dubeck, President and CEO, Planet Home Lending
Mike Nolan, CEO, Fidelity National Financial
Mike Kortas, CEO, NEXA Mortgage
Mike Yu, Co-Founder and CEO, Vesta
Neil Fraser, Director of U.S. Operations, Paradatec
Nicole Beattie, CEO, Amrock
Nima Ghamsari, Co-Founder & Chief Executive, Blend
Nneka Ukpai, Head of Financial Innovation, Better
Nora Apsel, Co-Founder and CEO, Morty
Oliver Vagner, CTO, Candor Technology
Pat Kinsel, CEO, President and Founder, Notarize
Patrick Markert, Founder and CEO, AmeriSave Mortgage Corporation
Patrick Boyaggi, Co-Founder and CEO, Own Up
Patrick Burns, CEO and Co-founder, Spruce
Patrick Stone, Chairman & Founder, Williston Financial Group
Paul Anselmo, CEO and Founder, Evolve Mortgage Services
Pavan Agarwal, CEO, Sun West Mortgage Company
Peter Norden, CEO, Homebridge Financial Services
Priscilla Almodovar, CEO, Fannie Mae
Rajesh Bhat, Co-founder and CEO, Roostify
Rian Furey, President, Zillow Home Loans
Richard Gagliano, President, Origination Technologies, Black Knight
Rick Thornberry, CEO, Radian
Rick and Patty Arvielo, Co-founders and CEOs, New American Funding
Rohit Gupta, President and CEO, Enact
Ron Leonhardt, Founder and CEO, CrossCountry Mortgage
Ryan Goldberg, President and CEO, DFCU Financial
Ryan Sandler, Co-founder and CEO, Truework
Sam Bobley, Co-founder and CEO, Ocrolus
Scott Martino, CEO, Endpoint
Sean Buckner, President and CEO, Informative Research
Sean Black, Co-founder and CEO, Knock
Shaival Shah, Co-founder and CEO, Ribbon
Simon Paris, CEO, Finastra
Sofia Rossato, President and General Manager, Floify
Stan Middleman, President and CEO, Freedom Mortgage
Stephen Ryczek, President and General Manager, Constellation Mortgage Solutions
Steve Jacobson, CEO, Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation
Steve Thompson, President and CEO, PrimeLending
Thomas Cangemi, President and CEO, New York Community Bancorp
Thomas Sponholtz, CEO, Unison
Tim Nguyen, Co-founder and CEO, BeSmartee
Tim Heyl, Founder and CEO, Homeward
Tim Mattke, CEO, MGIC
Timothy Bowler, President, ICE Mortgage Technology, ICE
Todd Orlando, Co-founder and CEO, Defy Mortgage
Tony Eelman, President, Amerant Mortgage
Tonya Coon, President, myCUmortgage
Tushar Garg, CEO & Co-Founder, Flyhomes
Val Saportas, Co-founder and CEO, Revvin
Valerie Saunders, President-Elect, National Association of Mortgage Brokers
Victor Ciardelli, President and CEO, Guaranteed Rate
Ward Morrison, President and CEO, Motto Mortgage
William Shepro, CEO, Altisource
Willie Newman, President and CEO, Homepoint
Zach Perret, Co-founder and CEO, Plaid

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