McKinney, TX – Service First Mortgage, a leading Texas-based mortgage lender, celebrated the official grand opening of its new corporate headquarters in McKinney, Texas, on Dec. 6. Service First Mortgage will employ 128 jobs within three years.

Service First Mortgage moved into the McKinney Corporate Center at Craig Ranch Nov. 15, leasing 25,000 square feet of office space. McKinney Corporate Center at Craig Ranch is at an 82 percent occupancy level after Service First Mortgage signed the lease in August. Service First Mortgage has been voted one of the Top 100 Places to Work by the Dallas Morning News for the past two years.

“We chose McKinney because it is one of the highest-growth cities in the U.S. and offers a prime location near major thoroughfares with abundant opportunities and access to highly skilled talent with character,” said Shawn Broussard, CEO of Service First Mortgage. “The additional space and access to talent provides the company with resources to support nationwide growth while maintaining the outstanding reputation Service First Mortgage has built over the past 19 years.”

The event was attended by approximately 130 attendees, including guest speakers Scott Sanford, State Representative; Brian Loughmiller, Mayor of McKinney; and, Darrell Auterson, President of the McKinney Economic Development Corporation.

The event included a flag presentation from State Representative Sanford to Broussard. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held immediately following the guest speakers and included all city officials and the Service First Mortgage executive team. Lunch was provided by Mellow Mushroom of McKinney.