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Stamford Mortgage celebrates its 25th anniversary
Posted on June 11, 2021
STAMFORD AND DANBURY, CT: Stamford Mortgage, a subsidiary of Savings Bank of Danbury (http://sbdanbury.com), is celebrating 25 years in the Stamford community.
In 1996, after ten years at People’s Bank, Penn Johnson went on his own and launched Stamford Mortgage Company. Under his leadership, the company grew from a one-man business to a team of 18 people, generating more than $ 2 billion in loans and serving more than 4,500 households before it was acquired by the Savings Bank of Danbury. in 2010. Johnson continues to serve as chairman of Stamford Mortgage Company and they have now provided over $ 3 billion in residential mortgages.
A resident of Redding CT, Johnson was named Fairfield County’s 2018 Top Mortgage Originator and one of Connecticut’s Top Real Estate Professionals by Forbes Magazine. Additionally, Johnson has been named a Connecticut Five Star Mortgage Professional for the sixth consecutive year. The final list of five-star mortgage advisors includes less than 7% of mortgage advisors in the market.
“I am proud of the solid reputation Stamford Mortgage enjoys with the local real estate community and the many friendships we have made over the years,” said Johnson. “Being part of a local bank sets us apart from most other options available to customers. We understand that we are an important part of a customer’s support team, we respond quickly when things arise and are resourceful in resolving issues. We look forward to our next 25 years of helping home buyers realize their dreams.
“We congratulate Penn and the Stamford Mortgage team on this important milestone,” said Martin Morgado, President and CEO of Savings Bank of Danbury. “Stamford Mortgage is still a leading producer in Fairfield County and the State of Connecticut. Their attention to the needs of our clients is exceptional.