New Hampshire Housing Names 2020 Top Lenders

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(Bedford, March 23, 2021) – Lenders and loan originators were recently recognized by New Hampshire Housing for helping 1,400 homebuyers find affordable homes and loans last year. The awards were given to the lending institutions and loan originators who assisted the most homebuyers through New Hampshire Housing programs in 2020.


“Our top lenders and loan originators are vital to supporting affordable housing opportunities for all New Hampshire households,” noted Ignatius MacLellan, managing director of New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority’s Homeownership Division. “We know what a challenging year it has been. It also has been a very active year for people seeking to become homeowners. These top lenders have provided outstanding service to customers.”


Top Loan Officers (by highest number of loans)

  • Jay Vogel
    Residential Mortgage Services, Inc.
  • Joseph Gagnon
    Residential Mortgage Services, Inc.
  • Marcie B. Gowen-Nobley
    Woodsville Guaranty Savings Bank
  • Meghan Merrill
    CMG Financial
  • Debbie Austin-Brown
    Harbor One Mortgage, LLC
  • Denise Hubbard
    Meredith Village Savings Bank
  • Marleen Paquette
    Residential Mortgage Services, Inc.
  • Lisa Capicchioni
    Residential Mortgage Services, Inc.
  • Carol Zink-Mailloux
    Waterstone Mortgage
  • Jane Jordan
    Mortgage Network Inc.
  • Dennis Kochanek
    Residential Mortgage Services, Inc.
  • Gladys White
    Residential Mortgage Services, Inc.

  • Justin Macagba
    CMG Financial
  • Ryan Tufts
    HarborOne Mortgage, LLC
  • Shanin Sansoucie
    HarborOne Mortgage, LLC
  • Robert Hill
    Northway Bank
  • Jason Jaramillo
    Advantage Home Loans LLC
  • Lori Riggie
    Woodsville Guaranty Savings Bank
  • Jonathan Ferrante
    Blue Water Mortgage Corporation
  • Donald Sutherland
    St. Mary’s Bank
  • Barbara Bullard
    Woodsville Guaranty Savings Bank
  • Terry Daniels
    Woodsville Guaranty Savings Bank
  • Stephen Buchan
    Blue Water Mortgage Corporation
  • Sheila Walter
    Holy Rosary Credit Union
  • Kurt Strandson
    Pinnacle Mortgage Corporation


Participating Lenders
(by highest number of loans)
Participating Originators
(by highest number of loans)

  • Residential Mortgage Services, Inc.
  • CMG Financial
  • HarborOne Mortgage, LLC
  • St. Mary’s Bank
  • Mortgage Network Inc.
  • Bank of New Hampshire
  • Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation
  • Northpoint Mortgage
  • Waterstone Mortgage
  • Movement Mortgage, LLC

  • Woodsville Guaranty Savings Bank
  • Meredith Village Savings Bank
  • Blue Water Mortgage Corporation
  • Northway Bank
  • Pinnacle Mortgage Corporation
  • Mascoma Bank
  • AccuTrust Mortgage, Inc.
  • Holy Rosary Credit Union



New Hampshire Housing mortgages offer special features not generally available through other lending sources – such as down payment assistance – that can make homeownership more affordable. New Hampshire Housing also offers the Homebuyer Tax Credit program for first-time homebuyers, which enables them to receive a federal tax credit of up to $2,000 per year as long as they own their home and continue to pay mortgage interest. The new Community Heroes Initiative acknowledges the commitment of the state’s essential workers who are first-time homebuyers by offering them a $3,000 closing-cost credit.


Information about New Hampshire Housing homeownership programs, including eligibility information and a list of lender partners, is available at


About New Hampshire Housing: As a self-supporting public corporation, New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority promotes, finances and supports affordable housing. NHHFA operates rental and homeownership programs designed to assist low- and moderate-income persons with obtaining affordable housing. We have helped more than 50,000 families purchase their own homes and been instrumental in financing the creation of more than 15,000 multi-family housing units.