About Cornerstone Home Lending

Team Crowell

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One Union Square, 600 University Street, Suite 2828
Seattle, Washington 98101 | Branch License WA CL-247244 (NMLS 247244)

Cornerstone is a full-service mortgage lender. We offer a variety of mortgage options, home loan programs, and competitive pricing from a wide range of national investors. With in-house processing, underwriting, and funding, Cornerstone is 100% committed to on-time closings and satisfying home-financing experiences.

We look forward to serving you!

Simply Remarkable Financing
Since 1988, Cornerstone has made a positive difference in people's lives. Our staff of caring, seasoned mortgage professionals is passionate about helping people become homeowners.

Founded by Marc N. Laird and Judy Belanger in Houston, Texas, Cornerstone has steadily grown into one of the largest privately-held mortgage companies in the country.

Cornerstone by the Numbers

  • More than 1,000 team members in 100+ branches throughout the United States
  • Licensed to lend in 41 states
  • #1 non-bank lender in Texas (Based on HMDA data for Cornerstone Home Lending and its affiliates)
  • Cornerstone's CEO, Marc Laird received the Top Workplaces CEO Leadership Award in 2017, among Houston's largest companies
  • Houston Chronicle Top Workplaces Winner - 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017

What We Stand For:

Our Mission

We exist to use and improve upon our God-given talents to make a positive difference to the lives of our team members, customers, shareholders and the people who provide services to us.

Our Vision

The Cornerstone Lending Team will be recognized as the nation's best home lender in terms of customer satisfaction, on-time closings, team member retention and reputation among our peers. We will experience significant, sustained, and profitable growth.

We will attract and retain the highest quality people and will empower them through communication, training, and guidance. With hard work, a passionate commitment to excellence, and persistence without exception, we will collectively accomplish something extraordinary that could not have been done individually. We will experience the sheer joy and excitement of building our country's best home-lending entity. We will be respected and admired by our team members, customers, and our peers. We will build the best support systems, utilize the best technologies and surround ourselves with the best people as we accomplish our goals.

We will create a fulfilling workplace where our team members willingly go the extra mile because of the value they provide and their pride of ownership in a job well done. We will be viewed as the most REMARKABLE home lender in America because of our passion for excellence and the important accomplishments we achieve daily. Together, we will systematically build a company that attracts and retains people who reflect Cornerstone's Mission, Vision & Convictions and are energized by helping others. Our team members, customers, shareholders and the people who provide services to us will know, without any doubt, that Cornerstone has made a positive difference in their individual lives.