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FirstBank’s Brandon Burks Ranked as One of the Nation’s Top Originators

MAY 01, 2015

Scotsman Guide Releases Top Originators 2014 Rankings

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – May 19, 2015 – FirstBank congratulates Brandon Burks for ranking as a Scotsman Guide 2014 Top Originator. Burks was ranked #111 in the Most Loans Closed category with a total of 262 loans closed and a volume of $45,334,564. In 2014, he was also awarded FirstBank Mortgage Partners Top Originator in Units and Volume and Nashville Mortgage Bankers Diamond Award of Excellence.

Scotsman Guide, the leading resource for mortgage originators, released its sixth annual Top Originators rankings on April 1. The list, which ranks the nation’s top mortgage producers, appears in Scotsman Guide‘s April 2015 residential edition, and the rankings are available online at

Burks was ranked among entries from more than 1,100 mortgage professionals across the country. To be eligible for initial consideration in Scotsman Guide’s Top Originators rankings, originators must have had at least $30 million in loan volume or 100 closed home loans for the 2014 calendar year. Only loans and volume that originators closed personally could be considered. After receiving submissions, Scotsman Guide required written verification of top entrants’ volume from a certified public accountant, the chief financial officer at the originator’s company or a similar source.

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FirstBank Mortgage Partners, a division of Tennessee-based FirstBank, has 190 associates in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Missouri and Tennessee. This premier mortgage lending group is committed to enriching lives by providing trusted mortgage solutions and quality products with an emphasis on building and maintaining client relationships. For more information, visit

Scotsman Guide Media Inc. publishes a residential edition and a commercial edition of Scotsman Guide, in addition to Scotsman Guide News, Loan Post and other platforms at Each month, the magazines reach tens of thousands of subscribers nationwide. Scotsman Guide is the leading resource for mortgage originators and connects mortgage originators with wholesale and commercial lenders.


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