Top 10 Reverse Mortgage Lenders 2017

Now that we're a few weeks into 2017, the total figures are in the top 10 largest reverse mortgage lenders in 2016. The Pacific/West Coast region continues to lead the country in total loans closed with the Southeast that includes the likes of Florida and Georgia coming in distant second place.
  1. American Advisors Group - Based in Orange, CA, they originated over 20% of all HECM loans.
  2. Finance of America Reverse - More commonly known to consumers as Urban Financial, they operate in 40+ states and produce retail and wholesale reverse mortgage loans.
  3. One Reverse Mortgage - Owned by the same parent company as Quick Home Mortgages, is one of the more recognizable brands because of having Henry Winkler as the spokesperson.
  4. Reverse Mortgage Funding - This company made one of the largest volume gains from 2015 to 2016 in number of reverse mortgage loans.
  5. Liberty Home Equity Solutions - Not too far behind, Liberty Home Equity Solutions comes in at number 5, only a few hundred separating them from #3 and #4.
  6. Synergy One Lending - Based out of San Diego, California, they increased their reverse mortgage loans by a whopping 154% from 2015.
  7. Security One Lending - S1 Lending/Reverse Mortgage Solutions continues the trend of a senior celebrity spokesperson with Pat Boone.
  8. Live Well Financial
  9. High Tech Lending, Inc. - Another reverse mortgage lender based in Southern California, they call Irvine, CA their headquarters.
  10. Nationwide Equities
*Source: Reverse Mortgage Insight