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Mark Livingstone

Mark Livingstone
Owner and Founder

Mark Livingstone, NMLS# 183229, has over 25 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 16 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 Livingstone joined the Cabin John Park Volunteer Fire Department in February 2002. Mark is now a Life Member of the department and has risen to the rank of Sergeant and has held such positions as Quarter Master, Treasurer, and Firefighter II.

Mark has been serving Montgomery County for 16 years and prior and prior to Cabin John Park volunteered at the Bethesda Chevy Chase Rescue Squad for two years. While serving as Treasurer in 2009, Mark assisted the department in procuring a new Crimson Fire Engine for the department. Mark can be found each week serving as the Monday night Duty Sergeant at the station, doing drills with his crew, encouraging the younger members, checking out the apparatus, and of course running any emergency calls to assist the public in an emergency.

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.

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Mark Livingstone of Cornerstone First Financial with Mark Levin and WMAL. Spring 2019

Cornerstone First Financial is a home loan broker and lender* serving Washington DC, Maryland, Virginia, Georgia, Florida, Colorado, and California with mortgage, FHA and VA streamline refinance loans, home improvement loans, HECM / reverse mortgage loans, and more.

That’s right! Cornerstone First Financial started in the Washington DC area in 2001, but has grown to serve home buyers and homeowners in Maryland, Virginia, Georgia, Florida, Colorado, and California in recent years.

*Cornerstone First Financial is a licensed broker in Washington DC, Maryland, Virginia, Georgia, Florida, Colorado, and California, and a licensed lender in Washington DC, Maryland, Virginia, and Georgia.