Top HECM Lenders Through February 2009

Below is a list of the top HECM lenders through February 2009.  Be sure to check out the link below which goes into more detail.




  • Endorsement volume of 9,086 units brings the YTD total to 18,944, down 9% from the year prior period.
  • 1,623 lenders endorsed a loan thus far this year, up from 1,368 lenders in the first two months of 2008. 
  • The number of new lenders entering the market continues the downward trend from the peak in early 2008.
  • Top 10 lender share stayed consistent at just under 42%.
  • Half of the top 10 lenders have experienced volume declines over the prior year, including Wells Fargo (-14.7%) and Financial Freedom (-22.7%).  
  • Conversely, the 5 gainers have all increased their volume at a > 25% rate.

February 2009 MIC Summary Report

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