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Nomination deadline

Nominations for the 2022 Top 250 Latino Mortgage Originators award open on January 1, 2022 and will close on February 28, 2022. Extensions are not granted; late submissions will not be accepted via the online form or by email.


There is no cost to send a nomination for the 2022 Top 250 Latino Mortgage Originators award.

Release date

Results of the 2022 Top 250 Latino Mortgage Originators award will be available in June 2022. Reports will be available to download for free here

Can someone else nominate me?

Mortgage originators are encouraged to nominate themselves and any deserving colleagues for the honor, but the proper verification must be submitted for each nominee.

What can I show as verification of my production?

An itemized transaction list from your office or franchise is required verification of your 2021 production.

Will I be contacted if I made any of the lists?

Nominees who make any of the lists will be contacted via email the same day that the full reports are available for download.

Is there a minimum amount of transactions to apply?

There is no minimum amount of transactions needed to apply for this award.

What kind of transactions count?

NAHREP's mission is to advance sustainable Hispanic homeownership, as such, The Top 250 Latino Mortgage Originator award is based on residential mortgage data excluding seconds and HELOCS. Transactions from only one market will be considered.


To be eligible for the 2022 Top 250 Latino Mortgage Originators Award, the following criteria must be met:

  1. A nominee's ethnic background must be 25% Hispanic or Latino origin
  2. Nominee must be a practicing mortgage originator.
  3. Data submitted must be reflective of the individual's or team's transactions for the 2021 calendar year.
  4. NAHREP will only consider residential mortgage data for the award.
  5. Nominee’s name must be attached to the “Uniform Residential Loan Application” (1003) as the originator on record for each transaction to qualify the transaction toward the number of closed mortgages.
  6. Branch managers are eligible for the award so long as all requirements are met.

Why does the form ask for additional information like gender, age range and language skills?

NAHREP uses this information to show interesting data points and trends of the Top 250 Latino Mortgage Originators.



Teams are described as a group of mortgage professionals who work and/or market themselves as one entity. Only transactions where the team leader is listed as the originating loan professional per URLA will count toward the team's total.


An individual is defined as a mortgage professional who closes transactions under their name per URLA. Please note that if a mortgage professional considers themselves as part of a team, yet closes their transactions in their own name they are eligible to submit themselves as an individual mortgage originator.

Additional information on team nominations

Only a team lead is able to submit for the team aspect of this award. An individual within a team is unable to submit their individual production.

How are nominations verified?

NAHREP takes all nominations into consideration prior to announcing final results. In addition to officer of company, vice president or higher, sales data submitted is independently verified for accuracy and consistency with reporting methodology in office and by a third party.

What do I get if I make a list?

The Top 250 Mortgage Originators will receive special distinction during NAHREP at L'ATTITUDE on September 22nd – 25th, 2022. The Top 250 mortgage originators will receive a digital marketing package via email and a special gift from NAHREP in the mail.

My question was not answered here, who can help me?

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