PORT HURON, Mich., February 22, 2010—First Preferred Mortgage Company, a Port Huron, Mich.-based full service residential mortgage bank with additional locations in Bingham Farms and Southfield, has been recognized by Corp! Magazine with the “Best of Michigan Business” award. First Preferred Mortgage Company CEO Mark Walker made the announcement.
The annual “Best of Michigan Business” listing features companies that are thriving and growing in the state of Michigan. Businesses recognized in the 2010 edition were selected by local business leaders and Corp! Magazine readers.
“We are honored to receive such a prestigious designation,” said Walker. “As a family owned business, customer service remains our top priority. It is through the hard work of our employees that First Preferred has continued to expand and prosper despite the current economic downturn.”
First Preferred Mortgage Company was recognized at a ceremony on February 16 at the MSU Management Education Center in Troy, Mich. The company was also featured in the January/February 2010 issue of Corp! Magazine.
About First Preferred Mortgage Company
First Preferred Mortgage Company has been a family-owned and operated company serving the Midwest for nearly 20 years. Founded in 1992 by Mark and Hale Walker, First Preferred is a rapidly expanding, full-service residential mortgage bank. It has consistently provided home loan and refinancing mortgage services while offering outstanding customer service as experts in the mortgage industry. A strong and genuine belief in the “customer for life” principle is what fuels First Preferred.
Today, the company has 155 employees and closed nearly $1 billion in loans in 2009. For more information about First Preferred, please call 1-800-700-5839 or visit www.firstpreferred.com.