Correspondent Lenders

In connection with our mortgage loan production, First Southern Mortgage is proud to represent a number of lenders on a correspondent basis. Many of these relationships have existed over 20 years and have produced excellent results for all parties. Some of our correspondent lenders are as follows:

American Equity
Columbia Management
Farm Bureau Financial
Kansas City Life
Ohio National
Farm Bureau
The Standard
Asset Administration

First Southern Mortgage is proud of the professional way in which we manage the asset administration of mortgage loan portfolios we service for our correspondent lenders. Our company actively administers $1,300,000,000 of assets for our life insurance, conduit, and investor clients.

We view our role in asset administration as being pro-active in representing our clients. In addition to the servicing of mortgage loans, we also have expertise in the following specialized areas:

  • Modifications
  • Sales
  • Foreclosures
  • Pre-payments
  • Property inspections
  • Work outs
  • Bankruptcies

Our highly qualified staff is always ready to assist our lenders in those functions needed to properly administer their assets.


First Southern provides the most efficient loan origination services through strong relationships with debt capital providers of all types and sizes. First Southern loan origination services include investment analysis and valuations, deal pricing and sizing, complete underwriting, deal process management and closing and third party review.

First Southern provides clients with the following products and services:

  • Permanent Financing
  • Acquisition Financing
  • Construction Loans
  • Mezzanine Financing
  • Bridge Loans
  • Forward Commitments
  • Participating Debt
  • Equity Placement
  • Joint Venture Equity
  • Advisory Services
Property Types
  • Retail – Anchored Centers; Unanchored Centers; Power Centers; Freestanding
  • Office – High Rise; Business Centers; CBD or Suburban
  • Medical Office – Single & Multi-Tenant; Owner Occupied
  • Industrial – Warehouse; Bulk Distribution; Manufacturing; Single or Multi-Tenant
  • Multi-Family – Upscale to Affordable Housing; Senior Housing; LIHTC Forward Commitments
  • Manufactured Housing
  • Self-Storage Facilities
  • Hotels