27 Loan Officers at Peoples Mortgage Company Recognized as 2021 Top Originators by Scotsman Guide

TEMPE, Ariz. – April 5, 2021 – Peoples Mortgage Company is proud to announce that 27 of its loan officers have been placed on the Scotsman Guide 2021 Top Originators list, including a loan officer who ranked in the top 5% of originators in the Most Loans Closed category. These outstanding rankings speak to Peoples Mortgage’s dedication to its clients through competitive rates and personalized service.

“This is a true testament to how hard our loan officers work,” said Ron Duranti, EVP of Sales at Peoples Mortgage. “In 2020, they worked harder than I have ever seen since I have been in the business—over 20 years.”

Scotsman Guide has ranked thousands of the country’s top residential mortgage originators over the last 12 years. The list has become a trusted standard for the mortgage industry through its longevity, verification process, and comprehensive scope.

The loan officers from across the nation who made the 2021 list are Andrew Augustyniak, Andy Wilt, Bill Geis, Brendan Bracken, Brian Gething, Carrie Hughes, Cesar Munoz, Chad Fonagy, Dianne Greenough, Don Hoover, Doug Ray, Emily Zach, Jake Golembiewski, John Saavedra, Jon Robinson, Justin Toenjes, Kelly Weston, Kelly Gibson, Kristi Taylor, Laura Boone, Mark Tronziger, Mike Morgan, Mike Omie, Nick Patullo, Ron Duranti, Stan Morris, and Tara Suckstorf.

One stand-out honor for Peoples Mortgage is Andrew Augustyniak, who ranked in the top 5% of originators on the Most Loans Closed list and in the top 15% of originators on the Top Dollar Volume list.

“To see what everyone in the company has accomplished is a great feeling”, said Duranti. “We have some of the finest loan officers in the industry who help us hold true to our tagline, ‘It’s all about the people’.”

Visit scotsmanguide.com/rankings/top-originators for complete rankings.


Peoples Mortgage Company opened its doors in Arizona in 1998 with the mission of offering competitive real estate financing with unmatched service. This straightforward approach gave Peoples Mortgage a solid reputation in the industry and paved the way for national expansion. Their established in-house processing and dedicated underwriting and closing teams help to maintain an unprecedented level of service for their clients. Peoples employs 235 loan officers and lends in 37 states. For more information, visit peoplesmortgage.com.

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