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AIME Broker Rankings

The Association of Independent Mortgage Experts is publishing the first-ever list of the top-producing, fastest-growing and most accomplished independent mortgage brokers in the industry – the AIME Broker Rankings.

As part of AIME’s commitment to increasing visibility of independent mortgage experts everywhere, these rankings will highlight the unique achievements of brokers and loan originators within the wholesale mortgage channel, which are often overlooked in traditional industry rankings.

By participating in AIME Broker Rankings, you can help AIME share your successes from 2019, inspire other industry professionals to join our community and continue to push the growth of the wholesale channel across the country in 2020 and beyond.

Make sure your accomplishments are being recognized – you’ve earned it! Don’t miss your chance to be a part of the first AIME Broker Rankings – tell us about your 2019 accomplishments before March 31st.

 

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Timeline

January 27, 2020
Submissions Open
Submissions Open
March 31, 2020
Submissions Closed
Submissions Closed
Spring 2020
Rankings Published Online
Rankings Published Online
Summer 2020
Rankings published in AIME Magazine
Rankings published in AIME Magazine

Ranking Categories

The AIME Broker Rankings are open to independent mortgage loan originators and wholesale mortgage brokerages within the United States. Rankings will be determined based on self-reported 2019 production information as provided by each individual/company during the submission process.

Loan Originators

  • Purchase Volume

    Based on the total volume of purchase transactions closed in 2019, this category will identify Loan Originators with the largest purchase volume nationally.

  • Purchase Units

    Based on the total number of purchase transactions closed in 2019, this category will identify Loan Originators with the highest purchased units nationally.

  • Refinance Volume

    Based on the total volume of refinance transactions closed in 2019, this category will identify Loan Originators with the largest refinance volume nationally.

  • Refinance Units

    Based on the total number of refinance transactions closed in 2019, this category will identify Loan Originators with the highest refinance transactions nationally.

  • Production by State

    Based on overall state-specific production in 2019, this category will rank Loan Originators by overall volume and units, both purchase and refinance, for each state.

  • Rising Stars

    This list will rank Loan Originators by years operating in the broker channel, not just production. It will highlight Loan Originators who are reaching milestones within their first couple of years in the channel.

Brokerages

  • Purchase Volume

    Based on the total volume of purchase transactions closed in 2019, this category will identify brokerages with the largest purchase volume nationally.

  • Purchase Units

    Based on the total number of purchase transactions closed in 2019, this category will identify brokerages with the highest purchased units nationally.

  • Refinance Volume

    Based on the total volume of refinance transactions closed in 2019, this category will identify brokerages with the largest refinance volume nationally.

  • Refinance Units

    Based on the total number of refinance transactions closed in 2019, this category will identify brokerages with the highest refinance transactions nationally.

  • Production by State

    Based on overall state-specific production in 2019, this category will rank brokerages by overall volume and units, both purchase and refinance, for each state.

  • Rising Stars

    This list will rank brokerages by years in operation, not just production. It will highlight newly installed brokerages who are reaching milestones within their first couple years in business.

  • Volume per Capita

    This ranking will identify brokerages by efficiency by looking at overall production based on the number of Loan Originators.

Submission Fees

An application fee is required in order to submit your information for the AIME Broker Rankings.
This fee is non-refundable and covers as many sub-categories as you’d like to submit for consideration within each of the Loan Originator or Brokerage categories, respectively.

$199

Individual Loan Officer

$399

Brokerage

How to Submit for AIME Broker Rankings

Step 1: Identify Categories for Submission

Identify which categories you would like to be considered for. You can find more information about the categories for Loan Originator and Brokerage submissions here.

Step 2: Upload your 2019 Call Reports

If you’re having trouble uploading your call reports, please email them to brokerrankings@aimegroup.com

Step 3: Upload Logo & Headshot

For published rankings, we will need a .png logo no larger than 2MB for Brokerage submission OR a high-resolution headshots in a .png format no larger than 2MB for Loan Originator submissions.

Step 4: Pay Registration Fee

At the end of your submission you will be prompted to process payment for the category that you are submitting for. Fees can be found here.

For a downloadable version of these instructions, please click here.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The AIME Broker Rankings is a list of the top loan originators and brokerages within the wholesale mortgage industry.
The AIME Broker Rankings is the first-ever industry list exclusively for independent mortgage brokers in the wholesale channel.
Please follow the instructions above to properly submit for consideration to be included in the AIME Broker Rankings.
For an individual loan originator, the submission fee is $199. For brokerages, the submission fee is $399. You may submit for as many sub-categories within each of those groups as you wish to be considered for.
Please follow the instructions above to properly submit for consideration to be included in the AIME Broker Rankings. You will also need to submit your 2019 call reports. Additionally, Loan Officers will need to upload a high-resolution headshot and brokerages will need to upload a company logo. Both assets should be in .PNG file format and no larger than 2MB.
Your fee covers the cost of any and all categories you’d like to be considered for. However, you can only submit as either a loan originator or a brokerage.
No, submission to the AIME Broker Rankings does not guarantee that you will appear in ranking categories that you have applied for. However, you may appear in additional categories of recognition, which are left to the discretion of the Association of Independent Mortgage Experts.
No, any fees paid in relation to the AIME Broker Rankings are non-refundable.
The Association of Independent Mortgage Experts will contact you via email if you are featured in the AIME Broker Rankings.
You will receive a downloadable badge for the category(s) that you can display on your website, social media, email signature and print materials, and you will be featured in one issue of AIME Magazine (2020 publication date to be announced).
Please email brokerrankings@aimegroup.com if you have any additional questions about AIME Broker Rankings and the AIME team will get back to you.