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Cornerstone First Financial Expands Services to Pensacola, Clearwater, and Sarasota, Florida

Will Originate Home Mortgage and Home Equity Loans in Florida


WASHINGTON DC, January 13, 2016 –
Following over 15 years of success and achievements as a leading mortgage broker in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area, Cornerstone First Financial, a Christian owned company providing residential mortgage solutions to individuals and families who want to refinance their existing mortgage or purchase a new home or investment property, has announced its company’s expansion to Pensacola, Clearwater and Sarasota, Florida.

Reverse Mortgages Can Benefit Retirees
“We have been licensed in Maryland, Virginia and Washington DC for over 15 years and have recently been approved by the National Mortgage Licensing System (NMLS) to originate loans in Florida,” says Mark Livingstone, President of Cornerstone First Financial. “Florida has the largest number of reverse applications in the country; we believe that we can help the senior community with their financial, insurance and retirement needs and goals. We believe our mortgage programs and products are the best in the country and our service to seniors is genuine.”

Mark Livingstone is known for his media presence within the mortgage and broadcast industry in Washington, DC, Virginia and Maryland. He has a solid pulse on the mortgage market and outstanding reputation, frequently providing mortgage updates on various radio programs such as: The Don Kroah Show, The John Fredericks Show, MarketWatch and The Saturday Morning Update on Newstalk WMAL.

Mark Livingstone’s professional experience and company have an impressive proven track record for complete transparency, and his staff of knowledgeable, caring, and trustworthy loan officers.

“This is an exciting time at Cornerstone First Financial and we are looking forward to helping those qualified seniors become aware of their options with the reverse mortgage,” said Joe Rogers, Director of Operations at Cornerstone First Financial.


About Cornerstone First Financial:
Cornerstone First Financial is a leading mortgage broker in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area. Founded by Mark Livingstone in 2001, this Christian owned company provides residential mortgage solutions to individuals and families who want to refinance their existing mortgage or purchase a new home or investment property. Driven by strong values, consistent work ethics, and the desire to improve lives by creating financial stability, the team at Cornerstone First are your friends in financing. Their loan officers are adept at identifying the specific financial needs of each client, whether they are a first time home buyer or an existing homeowner wanting to consolidate debt through refinancing. They work together seamlessly with the processing department to deliver exceptional customer service throughout the entire loan process. Having aligned themselves with more than thirty lending institutions to create a comprehensive portfolio of residential mortgage solutions, Cornerstone First Financial offers the most competitive loan programs and interest rates in the industry.

About Mark Livingstone:
Mark Livingstone has over 21 years of experience in the mortgage industry and has received numerous awards for his professionalism and contributions. He is a member of the Maryland Association of Mortgage Brokers, The Better Business Bureau, and the National Association of Mortgage Brokers.

While he has devoted much of the past 13 years to growing his company, Cornerstone First Financial located in Washington, DC, his real passion in life is serving his community as a volunteer firefighter for the Cabin John Park Volunteer Fire Department in Bethesda, Maryland where he has been a member since 2002 and served as Treasurer for six years and currently serves as a Sergeant.

Mark is a graduate of Towson State University with a degree in Criminal Justice. He began working in the mortgage industry in 1992 and quickly became aware of a need for a mortgage brokerage firm founded on integrity, strong principles, and value added relationships.

Today, Mark and his team at Cornerstone First Financial are leading professionals in the mortgage industry identifying specific financial needs of individuals and families, whether they are first time home buyers or looking to consolidate debt through refinancing.

Outside of his company and his work with the Cabin John Park Volunteer Fire Department, Mark enjoys traveling, exercising, and other volunteer work. He has explored exciting places such as Israel, Egypt and Europe and is an active member of McLean Bible Church. He has been to Ethiopia three times, most recently leading a Christian Missions Team with his fellowship.
He is also a real estate investor with a portfolio of DC area investment properties. He recently completed his first large condo development in NE, Washington, DC.

Media Contact:
Mark Livingstone
Cornerstone First Financial
mark@cornerstonefirst.com (email)
1-866-625-1221 (toll-free)
202-625-1221 (direct)

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