k Mai Testimonial

"A special thanks to Elizabeth at Mason-McDuffie Mortgage Corp. Thanks for all your hard work, support and prompt help with the loan approval/process from day 1 to make this transaction possible for our Client"
K. Mai

Cyndi Fazzio was honored with the president’s award

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.

Mason-McDuffie Mortgage celebrates its 125th year of service

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.

2012 will go down as a very good year for Mason-McDuffie Mortgage Corp

SAN RAMON—2012 will go down as a very good year for Mason-McDuffie Mortgage Corp.

Mason-McDuffie is Bullish on Growth

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.

Mark Hood and his team have opened Mason-McDuffie Mortgage's second Richmond-area office

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.

Dianne Pinheiro has been named one of Fresno Magazine’s Five Star Mortgage Professionals

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.

Steve Swantkowski has been named employee of the month

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.