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Kevin was helpful every step of the way. If I needed a question answered he found out the answer for me. I couldn’t have done it with out Kevin.

Leila H. for Kevin Murphy (Plano, TX)

Benchmark stands high above All others!! Thanks so much Colin and team for All you did…to make it a Reality for us! We couldn’t be more Happy with your service! We had Great Confidence but you Exceeded that for us…Will recommend to everyone… Benchmark! 🙂

Fred & Janell R. for Colin Quiney (Grand Rapids, MI)

We couldn’t be more happy with Colin and team at Benchmark they exceeded any/all expectations !! Thank you all. We recommend you to anyone for Great services rendered

Janell R. For Colin Quiney (Grand Rapids, MI)

Mr. Murphy was very professional and informative during the whole loan process. Was always giving updates and information to us by either email or phone calls. I would recommend him to anyone just because he did an outstanding job,thanks.

Scott J. for Kevin Murphy (Plano, TX)

Tom and his team make you feel like family and not just a number. He walks you thru all of your options and helps guide you thru the whole process. The attention he gives to his clients is untouchable. You will not get service like you get from him anywhere. 5 star all the way

For Tom Sherman

My experience is unique. I have had the opportunity to know Staus since we were kids, and then served together during a deployment to Iraq. So I know he has a passion for what he does and my loan was personal for him as well. I bought my home “For Sale by Owner”. Staus and his team worked with myself and the Sellers to help make ensure I would get my dream home and make it a reality. I can’t say enough about how well my experience went. A true brother and a fellow vet. Thanks again!

For Staus Sienicki (Lexington, KY)

Allison was such a great resource during the whole home buying process. From the initial consultation meeting to the day of closing, Allison was always very informative about where we were in our home buying process. She explained every aspect of the mortgage process in language I could understand, which as a first time home buyer was very important. She’s approachable and friendly and I would recommend her to anyone!

For Allison Chesser (Louisville, KY)


For Sallye Downs (Midland, TX)

Jonathan had always kept us in the loop and when ever I thought there was a problem Jonathan was quick to resolve it. Just one big Thanks to him and his team

Jim & Tammey L. for Jonathan Tipton

Staus was able to help get approved for a higher loan, and I was able to get a move in ready house. He has been keeping up with me. And I know, if I need financial help, he will be the one I can ask help from. The first time I met Staus, he made me feel comfortable in doing business with them. I would recommend Staus to others who need help getting a loan and buying a house of their dream. Thanks for the help Staus. 🙂

For Staus Sienicki (Lexington, KY)

This was our 6th house that we have purchased collectively as a family and we have never experienced the caliber of services that we received from Benchmark mortgage, and in particular from our loan officer, Staus Sienicki. He was very proactive during the entire process and was quick to respond to all of our questions. He made us feel like our loan was his top priority and that no challenge in the procurement of our loan was insurmountable. He made the experience as smooth and as worry free as possible for us and we will be using Staus and Benchmark Mortgage for all future mortgage needs.

For Staus Sienicki (Lexington, KY)

Excellent, I cant thank you enough, sally, Sarah, Mary and Paula you are the greatest you went beyond to help me, I’m so thankful they are people in the world like u cause you make it a better place, you care about what you do and it shows by the way you treat your customers, God bless all of you

Brenda Rogers

I am a Realtor in Punta Gorda and have had several clients use Kirk to get their loans. He is a great communicator and made the process very smooth for both my clients and myself. Kirk is on my permanent referral list!

for Kirk Velez (punta Gorda, FL) for Rodney Massie

David is an amazing advisor and the customer service was amazing

for David Willoughby (Lexington, KY)

“John has been great to work with. In our current market getting a home loan to go through has become more and more difficult for many of my clients. John’s expertise is exceptional and he knows how to get the job done. I have found that even for the more difficult (creative oriented) types of financing; if there’s a way – John will find it and get it done. He is efficient and very professional. I highly recommend him and his staff.

Sue Prins, Five Star Real Estate for John Seville

“John’s attention to detail and expert advice has made the financing of my last 2 home purchase very smooth and simple. I strongly recommend John to anyone looking for a mortgage in the wonderful current economy.” February 11, 2009

James S. for John Seville

“John, My Sincere thanks to you and your team. I so appreciate everything you’ve all done to get me through the process to buy my home! I will surely share my great experience with others about the great people at Benchmark.”

Mary Jane D. …and kids:) for John Seville

Cory, and his team, deserve the highest ratings. He got me the most competitive mortgage rate with an additional “recast” feature on a jumbo loan. He actually filled-out the loan application for me (from information I provided) and was able to fund the loan within my very challenging 30-day escrow deadline. His team of loan processors worked with me to keep the amount of verification documentation to a minimum and came-up with alternative ways to meet their guidelines when I ran into difficulties trying to provide some information. It was a “smooth-sailing” experience from start to finish!

for Cory DePass

As an escrow officer, I have closed many many deals with Cory DePass, and his efficiency and customer service is second to none. If Cory can’t do the deal, then it simply can’t be done. Always responsive, always available. I recommend Cory DePass and his team to everyone I know!

for Cory DePass

Cory is so knowledgeable and made me feel very comfortable when providing us with our mortgage options. Marla is wonderful as well. It had been a hectic adventure purchasing our dream home and time was of the essence at each phase of the process. I had immediate responses and the follow through was nonpareil. I ill and have recommended Cory’s service to others when asked. I appreciate a true professional.

for Cory DePass

“You are like a mortgage and financial encyclopedia! You really know your stuff and to think we were about to take a different mortgage product before we talked to you. We can’t thank you enough.”

J. Family for Nick Ellis

“WOW! I still can’t believe you got our purchase done in 10 days.”

Theis for Nick Ellis

“You have been my personal financial guru for over a decade now. You’re still attentive as the first time we met.”

Seitz for Nick Ellis

“You are a lifesaver. Our realtor had asked us to call you after we started having communication problems with the other company. We just really wanted to say thanks!”

H. Family for Nick Ellis

“I really appreciate knowing that even five years since I closed my loan with you that you still remember me and take the time to help answer any questions I have.”

Alvey for Nick Ellis

“It was nice to have someone hold our hand every step of the way starting with a realtor because we had no idea what we were doing.”

O. Family for Nick Ellis

“It was so convenient to be able to call you at anytime day or night.”

Washington for Nick Ellis

“Nick is unlike any other loan officer I’ve ever worked with. He is very personal to the clients, efficient in getting the right information upfront and seamless to the final loan approval. I tell all of my clients if they want to enjoy the journey to finding their home, call Nick and we’ll be buying their new home quickly without worry. He makes my clients feel confident and secure in buying a home.”

Fuler for Nick Ellis

I have put two home loans through the Ryan Grant Team and both have been flawless! I had each loan done at the same time a friend went through another lender. To say the least, that comparison was no comparison. My friends had tears and stresses and heartaches that made me so sad, while I breezed through without a care in the world, just all the joy and excitement that should come with buying a home. I know it’s because the Ryan Grant Team took care of everything for me in the background, which meant I could enjoy. I would highly, highly recommend for any home loan or refi. His team is simply amazing and on top of that, so professional and friendly!!!!!!

for Ryan Grant

Ryan Grant and the Benchmark Mortgage Team are outstanding! From start to finish they kept us informed of the process, progress, and approvals. By far the most professional and expedient loan process I have ever been through. Bravo Ryan!!

for Ryan Grant

Ryan was great, right from the start he was supportive and gave us good advice as to how to improve our credit scores. We got a great rate for our home loan and now we are proud home owners. All thanks to Ryan and his team.

for Ryan Grant

I just refinanced my home with Ryan Grant and his team, and I have to say, I was impressed yet again. They work so quickly and efficiently, guiding me throughout the whole process. I was already a fan when I bought the home. I’m now an even bigger fan with the refinance! I recommend their services to anyone looking to buy or refinance a home.

for Ryan Grant

Working with Ryan Grant and his team of professionals has been the best refinancing experience we’ve ever had. The process went smoothly with no hassle. They have great communication and you can always get a hold of them. We will definitely be referring them to our friends and family, and using them again on our next purchase or refinance.

for Ryan Grant

From the very first phone conversation, Ryan was enthusiastic and down to earth about helping me obtain a mortgage. He explained the ‘lock & shop’ option, and I felt no pressure in my home search because I knew my mortgage was already set up: I just needed to plug in an address! Both Ryan and his team were extremely communicative in every step of the process. I would happily recommend them to anyone seeking a mortgage.

for Ryan Grant

Working with Dana and her group at Benchmark Mortgage was so great the first time that we just closed with her help again 3 weeks ago on a new home! Dana not only thought of every single detail in the loan approval process, but she created an enjoyable and personal experience. Dana’s conservative forecasting and comprehensive planning resulted in lower costs at both of the closings that she’s handled for us. Insert big smile here!
With a number of dynamics at play, Dana worked closely with my husband and I, helping us determine the best way to finance the purchase of our home, serving as our advocate in every part of the process. She was diligent in every detail and her communication throughout was simply amazing! We truly felt like she worked tirelessly on our behalf…even calling to update us on various parts of the progression after her workday should have ended. She personalized the experience for us in a way that makes it incredibly natural for us to work with her again and to highly recommend her to our friends!

Amber Gearner K. — 5 star for Dana Hinson

Benchmark Mortgage always does a great job from start to finish!

Nikki C. — 5 star