Five PrimeLending Loan Originators Earn Top Spot in State

Company Wins Best Mortgage Lender in Connecticut, Kansas, Mississippi, Missouri and South Carolina

Dallas, TX (April 3, 2018) - Top 10 National Mortgage Lender*, PrimeLending, a PlainsCapital Company, proudly announces five PrimeLending loan originators received the number one ranking in their state in the inaugural Ask a Lender Best Mortgage Lenders of 2018:

  • Best Mortgage Lender in Connecticut
    Lisa Nicholas (NMLS: 113687), Shelton, Conn.
  • Best Mortgage Lender in Kansas
    Chad Trease (NMLS: 413867), Overland Park, Kan.
  • Best Mortgage Lender in Mississippi
    Steve Blake (NMLS: 659241), Olive Branch, Miss.
  • Best Mortgage Lender in Missouri
    Lacey Moores (NMLS: 681629), Lee Summit, Mo.
  • Best Mortgage Lender in South Carolina
    Amanda McCall (NMLS: 659241), Greenville, S.C.

In addition, more than 150 PrimeLending loan officers from around the country were included on the Ask a Lender Best Mortgage Lenders ranking for their city and/or state. Ask a Lender released its first-ever rankings of the nation’s best mortgage lenders on April 2. The verified list of lenders are presented by cities and states and ranked by the total number of residential loans they closed in 2017. Click here to see the complete list.

“We are so proud of these exceptional professionals who have raised the bar of excellence in their respective markets,” said Steve Thompson, President of PrimeLending. “Collectively, this ranking confirms that our customers and partners value the local expertise, range of product options and personalized service that PrimeLending loan officers provide.”

About PrimeLending

PrimeLending, a PlainsCapital Company, is a national residential mortgage originator. Since 2012, PrimeLending has been listed as a top 10 mortgage lender in the nation in purchase units.* Offering fixed-rate, adjustable-rate, FHA, VA, USDA and jumbo home loans, refinancing and relocation programs, PrimeLending is authorized to make loans in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Founded in 1986, PrimeLending is a member of the Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTH) family of companies. More information at

About Ask A Lender

Ask a Lender is a unique online platform that uses powerful lender-matching technology to connect people with brokers and lenders directly across a variety of loan types. Ask a Lender also provides financial information that helps people make informed borrowing decisions. For more information, visit

* Ranked by Marketrac® for purchase units nationally for 2012-2017.

All loans subject to credit approval. Rates and fees subject to change. Mortgage financing provided by PrimeLending, a PlainsCapital Company. Equal Housing Lender. © 2018 PrimeLending, a PlainsCapital Company. (NMLS: 13649).

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