Southeast mortgage originators take top honors with Alaska Housing

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, July 27, 2021 – Three of First Bank’s mortgage originators received top honors for production in Southeast Alaska from Alaska Housing Finance Corporation for its fiscal year 2021.
Sarah Griffin from Ketchikan ranked in first place, Joyce Cummings from Petersburg ranked in second and Rocky Elerding, also from Ketchikan, finished third in the Southeast Alaska ratings.

“When a homebuyer chooses AHFC for their home loan, dollars stay in Alaska to help Alaskans” said Jan Miyagishima, AHFC’s director, mortgage operations. “We congratulate and thank Sarah, Joyce and Rocky for the benefit they bring to our Southeast neighbors and friends.”

AHFC ranks mortgage originators each year according to the number of AHFC loans that are completed in its fiscal year. As of May 31, 2021, 1,840 residential and single-family loans were purchased statewide by AHFC. A list of all AHFCs Featured Lenders is available at this link:

About AHFC: For 50 years, Alaska Housing Finance Corporation has provided Alaskans access to safe, quality and affordable housing. AHFC is a self-supporting public corporation with offices in 16 communities. Since 1986, Alaska Housing has contributed more than $2.1 billion to the State of Alaska’s General Fund.

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