Scotsman Guide Releases Top Originators 2018 Rankings

First Meridian Mortgage Corp.’s Kevin Retcher Ranked as One of the Nation’s Top Originators

Fairfax, VA – May 15, 2019 – First Meridian Mortgage Corp. congratulates Kevin Retcher for ranking as a Scotsman Guide 2018 Top Originator. Kevin Retcher was ranked #26 in Top Originators – Top Mortgage Brokers.

Scotsman Guide, the leading resource for mortgage originators, released its ninth annual Top Originators rankings on April 1. The list, which ranks the nation’s top mortgage producers, appears in Scotsman Guide‘s April 2018 residential edition, and the rankings are available online at

Kevin Retcher was ranked among entries from more than 3,000 mortgage professionals across the country. To be eligible for initial consideration in Scotsman Guide’s Top Originators rankings, originators must have had at least $40 million in loan volume or 100 closed home loans for the 2018 calendar year. After receiving submissions, Scotsman Guide required written verification of top entrants’ volume data from a certified public accountant, the chief financial officer at the originator’s company or a similar source.

From the Company: Kevin Retcher has been the owner of First Meridian Mortgage since 1996,a Veteran Owned Mortgage Broker, and has specialized on Purchases in Virginia , Maryland and Washington DC. There most known for their ” NO Closing Cost Refinance Program” or the “Zero Closing Cost Refinance Program”. As a Mortgage Broker Located in Fairfax, Virginia he has access to over 30 major lending institutions to find you the very best programs to fit your financial needs. Kevin has been named a Top Producer in the Scotsman Guide multiple times going back to as early as 2009 and is not a stranger to making the list of the Top 200 Loan Originators in 2009,20010,2012 just to name a few. Kevin, prides himself that he takes every loan application himself and does not have anyone else do the most important part of the transaction, “Advising the client,and making the loan application”. Yes he says he could do more volume if he delegated that to an assistant but he feels the one on one with the client is more important.  He Thanks Scotsman guide once again for the acknowledgment and looks forward to making the list in the future.

Scotsman Guide Media Inc. has been the leading provider of digital tools and resources for the mortgage industry for nearly three decades. Scotsman Guide Media publishes a residential edition and a commercial edition of Scotsman Guide, in addition to Scotsman Guide News, Loan Post and other offerings at Each month, the magazines reach tens of thousands of subscribers nationwide. Scotsman Guide connects mortgage originators with wholesale and commercial lenders.

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