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Our nimble nature allows you to operate at your competitive best giving you the flexibility to choose the options that are best suited for your needs.

CMG Financial began as a modest company focused solely on the consumer aspect of business in 1993. The company learned to anticipate and cope with the fluctuations in the market and continued to grow and succeed through the years. Today, we conduct business through three distinct origination channels including Retail Lending, Wholesale Lending, and Correspondent Lending. Originally composed of a single branch in Pleasanton, California, the company is now licensed to lend in all 50 states and the District of Columbia and maintains a nationwide, reputable presence. We have gained incredible knowledge from our journey in the mortgage industry and want to share that knowledge with our valuable partners.

Correspondent investors bring a fairly uniform collection of products, pricing, and execution options to the marketplace. A company's culture is a major differentiating factor. Our team proudly demonstrates a passion and commitment to exceeding a client's expectations. From the operations staff and client support, to sales executives and senior level management, our company character distinguishes us in the mortgage industry. We hold ourselves responsible for ensuring a positive experience with a reliable and knowledgeable team.

With a full range of execution options, our secondary department manages a competitive pricing structure. Maintaining an agile operations platform designed to purchase loans quickly and efficiently from our partners' lines allows our team to capitalize on industry-prevalent narrow margins.

  • Best Efforts flow with 15, 30, 45 and 60 day lock periods
  • Best Efforts loan specific bulk with 15-day delivery period
  • Direct Trade - fixed rate FNMA, FHLMC, GNMA products only; no minimum
  • Mandatory Forwards - Allowable for non-DT products; e.g. short term ARMs
To qualify as a CMG Financial Correspondent Seller, the following criteria must be met:
  • Two year operating history
  • Experienced senior management in key roles
  • Minimum net worth of at least $2,000,000 supported by audited financials
  • Positive retained earnings history
  • Strong liquidity
  • Current Errors and Omission (E&O) insurance policy, surety bond and fidelity bond coverage of at least $300,000
  • Approved warehouse facility and sufficient funding capacity
  • Good production profile and performance ratings with current investors
  • Good Quality Control (QC) policies and procedures supported by recent audit findings and management responses
  • Appropriate licensing and authorization to originate loans that meet guidelines
  • Satisfactory Certificate in Good Standing from appropriate Secretary of State
  • Current MERS membership
  • If approved to originate FHA mortgages, FHA Neighborhood Watch compare ratio should be less than 150%
  • If applicable, Direct Endorsement (DE) underwriters on staff must have a minimum of two years experience and a satisfactory HUD record
  • If applicable, Third-Party Originations (TPO) approval criteria, policies and procedures. On an exception basis, CMG will consider fourth- party approval.
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© CMG Financial, All Rights Reserved. CMG Financial is a registered trade name of CMG Mortgage, Inc., NMLS ID #1820 in most, but not all states. CMG Mortgage, Inc. is an equal opportunity lender with corporate office located at 3160 Crow Canyon Road, Suite 400, San Ramon, CA 94583 888-264-4663. Licensed by the Department of Business Oversight under the California Residential Mortgage Lending Act No. 4150025; AK #AK1820; AZ #0903132; Colorado regulated by the Division of Real Estate; Georgia Residential Mortgage Licensee #15438; Illinois Residential Mortgage Licensee; Kansas Licensed Mortgage Company #MC.0001160; Massachusetts Mortgage Lender License #MC1820 and Mortgage Broker License #MC1820; Mississippi Licensed Mortgage Company Licensed by the Mississippi Department of Banking and Consumer Finance; Licensed by the New Hampshire Banking Department; Licensed by the NJ Department of Banking and Insurance; Licensed Mortgage Banker – NYS Department of Financial Services; Ohio Mortgage Broker Act Mortgage Banker Exemption #MBMB.850204.000; Licensed by the Oregon Division of Financial Regulation #ML-3000; Rhode Island Licensed Lender #20142986LL; and Licensed by the Virginia State Corporation Commission #MC-5521. CMG Mortgage, Inc. is licensed in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Offer of credit is subject to credit approval. For information about our company, please visit us at To verify our complete list of state licenses, please visit and NMLS Consumer Access (