News & Events

News & Events

Thursday, Jun 20, 2013
Mason-McDuffie Mortgage Corp. has launched a new borrower educational effort SAN RAMON— Mason-McDuffie Mortgage Corp. has launched a new borrower educational effort by partnering with the Darrell Clow Real Estate Reality radio show. The show airs Saturdays at 1 p.m. on KDOW, am 1220.
Thursday, Jun 6, 2013
Mason-McDuffie Mortgage Inc. has expanded the scope of its credit union division SAN RAMON—Mason-McDuffie Mortgage Inc. has expanded the scope of its credit union division to include community banks, President and CEO Marilyn Richardson announced recently.
Tuesday, Mar 5, 2013
Cyndi Fazzio was honored with the president’s award DANVILLE—Cyndi Fazzio, vice-president of the builder division at Mason-McDuffie Mortgage, was honored with the president’s award at the Building Industry of the Bay Area’s Salute to Excellence and Installation at the Blackhawk Museum earlier this month. Terri Everhart, 2013 president of the Professional Woman in Building Council, presented Fazzio with the award on behalf of 2012 president Melonie O’Sullivan.
Monday, Mar 4, 2013
Mason-McDuffie Mortgage celebrates its 125th year of service SAN RAMON, CA—As Mason-McDuffie Mortgage celebrates its 125th year of service to the real estate industry in the Bay Area, it continues to build on the legacy that founder Joseph Mason established when he opened the firm in 1887 on Shattuck Avenue in what was then rural Berkeley.
Monday, Mar 4, 2013
SAN RAMON—2012 will go down as a very good year for Mason-McDuffie Mortgage Corp.
Thursday, Sep 20, 2012
Mason-McDuffie is Bullish on Growth During the last several years, our industry has been roiled by the economy, the housing crisis and the resulting imposition of oppressive new regulations. The situation has resulted in some huge national players—most notably Met Life—leaving the mortgage business entirely, while others such as Bank of America is reducing its commitment to some markets. Meanwhile, Wells Fargo grabbed a huge percentage of the overall mortgage market.
Friday, Sep 7, 2012
Mark Hood and his team have opened Mason-McDuffie Mortgage's second Richmond-area office BON AIR—Mark Hood and his team have opened Mason-McDuffie Mortgage’s second Richmond-area office here in the historic post office at 2060 Buford Road. Hood’s team includes senior loan officer Sonya Jacques and transaction coordinator Lori Justice. They’ve worked together for years—eight for Sonya and 14-plus for Lori.
Thursday, Aug 23, 2012
Dianne Pinheiro has been named one of Fresno Magazine’s Five Star Mortgage Professionals VISALIA—Dianne Pinheiro, a Senior Loan Officer with Mason-McDuffie Mortgage, has been named one of Fresno Magazine’s Five Star Mortgage Professionals. The list of top mortgage officers is limited to 1 percent of the mortgage officers in the area. Fresno Magazine’s partner, Five Star Professional, surveyed 11,000 Fresno homeowners as well as 3,000 readers of the magazine to compile the list.
Wednesday, Jul 25, 2012
Steve Swantkowski has been named employee of the month SAN RAMON—Steve Swantkowski, a manager in Mason-McDuffie’s Mortgage Corp.’s support operation, has been named employee of the month. Swantkowski, the lock desk and secondary marketing desk manager, converted to a new software program for loan pricing and did so without any downtime during the work week. That allowed loan officers to continue to work with their clients and obtain current pricing.
Monday, Jun 11, 2012
Tom Engwer had joined Mason-McDuffie Mortgage ROSEVILLE—Long-time area resident and financial services professional Tom Engwer had joined Mason-McDuffie Mortgage to open their Roseville office.             The San Ramon, CA-based mortgage banking firm is executing an expansion strategy to both increase its California presence and develop a national footprint. The Roseville office at 2267 Lava Ridge Ct. Suite 105 complements a highly productive Sacramento branch.