Top Loan Officers Earn Recognition

Pierre, SD., November 15, 2007 — The South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) is pleased to announce the seven top Loan Officers of SDHDA First-time Homebuyer loans. The SDHDA Loan Officer Recognition Program was designed to recognize those Loan Officers who are strong supporters of affordable housing in their community by consistently offering SDHDA programs to their clients. Loan Officers from SDHDA Participating Lenders were divided into seven geographic areas by county.

“At SDHDA, Loan Officers are critical to the success of our programs,” said Brent Adney, Director of Homeownership Programs. “The Loan Officer Recognition Program is a small token of our appreciation. These top producers have demonstrated a strong commitment to providing affordable homeownership opportunities to individuals across the state.”

The top seven winners are: Donna Pottebaum, First PREMIER Bank, Sioux Falls; Julie Brownell, Great Western Bank, Aberdeen; Pam Larson, First Dakota National Bank, Mitchell; Sandy Brown, First Dakota National Bank, Vermillion; Mary Pfeiffer, Home Federal Bank, Yankton; Alison Lange, First National Bank South Dakota, Yankton; and Patti Lien, Dacotah Bank, Watertown.

In addition, SDHDA would also like to congratulate the top five lending institutions. They are Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, First Bank and Trust, NA, Great Western Bank, Home Federal Bank and CU Mortgage Direct, LLC.

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You may request more information by calling 605.773.3181, or writing to SDHDA at P.O. Box 1237, Pierre, SD 57501-1237.

The South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) is an independent, quasi-public agency that finances and develops affordable housing opportunities for low and moderate-income residents throughout South Dakota. SDHDA is totally self-supporting and receives no tax money, appropriations or other funding from the State. SDHDA does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin. SDHDA is a proud partner of the State’s 2010 Initiative to “Brand and Develop South Dakota’s Quality of Life as the Best in America.” For more information, visit www.sdhda.org or www.2010initiative.com.

The South Dakota Housing Development Authority…Building a Better Quality of Life.

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