McKINNEY (May 18, 2016) — National mortgage lender Waterstone Mortgage Corporation is pleased to announce the opening of a new branch office at 3900 S. Stonebridge Dr., Ste. 1104 in McKinney. The new team is led by Branch Manager Mark Hillman. The McKinney Chamber of Commerce will be at the new office for a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting on May 31 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

“The new Waterstone Mortgage office is well situated between McKinney and Frisco, two of the fastest growing communities in the country,” said Gail Hillman, a loan originator with 14 years of industry experience and the senior loan originator for the new branch. “We’ve lived in this area for many years and these communities are always ranked among the best places to live in the Dallas metro area. This area is exploding, and consumers here need a mortgage company they can trust and depend upon.”

The McKinney team also includes Operations Manager Shannon Terry and Loan Assistants Meghan Para and Tracy Jennings.

“Waterstone Mortgage offers some very attractive loan programs that we’re sure will be well received in this area. In particular, our 100% LTV Wealth Building Loan program will be very attractive to the high net worth, credit-worthy homebuyers in these communities,” said Mark Hillman. “Our experience with the Waterstone Mortgage executive leadership team has been excellent. They have proven that they understand what our market needs and are able to offer the support we need to provide home loan financing for our community.”

“We are very pleased that Gail and Mark have decided to join Waterstone Mortgage and give us a strong presence in the Dallas area,” said Waterstone Mortgage President & CEO Eric Egenhoefer. “To grow a successful company, in any business, you must be able to attract top professionals. That’s especially true in the mortgage lending business. We are very fortunate to have this new team in McKinney and look forward to serving homebuyers throughout the Dallas metro area.”

You can reach the new office by calling 972-200-3253.

About Waterstone Mortgage Corporation

Waterstone Mortgage Corporation is an innovative, strong, and secure mortgage lending company that has maintained a reputation for exceptional service and competitive mortgage financing. Since its inception in 2000, Waterstone Mortgage has grown to more than 600 employees in 20 states, with the ability to lend in 36 states. In 2014, the Milwaukee Business Journal ranked Waterstone Mortgage as southeastern Wisconsin’s largest mortgage lender for the fifth year in a row with more than $1.7 billion in annual origination volume. In 2015, the company surpassed $2 billion in annual loan origination volume. Waterstone Mortgage has been named to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Top Workplaces, National Mortgage Professional Magazine’s Top 100 Mortgage Employers, Mortgage Executive Magazine’s Top 50 Mortgage Companies to Work For, Inside Mortgage Finance’s Top 100 Mortgage Lenders, and the Milwaukee Business Journal’s Fastest Growing Firms. Waterstone Mortgage is also a USDA Rural Development Platinum Million Dollar Lender. Headquartered in Pewaukee, Wis., Waterstone Mortgage is a wholly owned subsidiary of WaterStone Bank SSB (NASDAQ: WSBF) with assets of more than $1.8 billion. To learn more about Waterstone Mortgage, visit