Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation Opens Branch in Scottsdale, Arizona

Scottsdale, AZ - October 7, 2014 - Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation, one of the country's largest mortgage companies, announces it has added a new branch in Scottsdale, Arizona. Jon Tobias, a top mortgage originator in Arizona's Maricopa County, will head the new branch.

"We are delighted to welcome Jon Tobias and his team to Fairway," said Steve Jacobson, CEO of Fairway. "The Scottsdale area is a key market in the Southwest. Jon has great experience working with homebuyers, Realtors' and homebuilders. He is recognized as a top originator and a leading FHA producer, yet he also maintains a high level of customer service, something we value highly at Fairway," Jacobson said.

Prior to Fairway, Tobias served as a vice president and loan officer for Nova Home Loans. He has been ranked by independent sources as the top originator in Maricopa County for the past three years. In 2013, Tobias originated a total of $112.8 million in home loans, and $44.2 million in FHA volume. Previously, he was the manager for Taylor Woodrow Homes' mortgage operations. Tobias graduated with a degree in regional development and business from the University of Arizona.

"I'm thrilled to be joining Fairway, which is known for its wide product selection, excellent rates, and a reputation for great customer service," Tobias said. "My team looks forward to working with all types of borrowers, from first time homebuyers to move-up buyers to retirees looking to downsize," he said.

"We are excited to expand our national services in the Scottsdale area with this new branch, which will be an important part of Fairway's continued success," Jacobson said.

About Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation
Founded in 1996 by Steve Jacobson, Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation is a mortgage banker headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin. The company has over 280 locations and over 1,800 employees nationwide. Fairway funded over $5.5 billion in loans in 2013. The mortgage company offers a wide range of financing products, including fixed- and adjustable-rate mortgage loans, conventional, FHA, VA, and USDA loans, as well as down payment assistance and bond programs. For more information, please visit

Mary McGarity
Strategic Vantage Mortgage Public Relations
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