Arvest Bank congratulates associates Jose Hernandez (NMLS# 564536) and Omar Mejia (NMLS# 1165963) for their inclusion in the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals’ (NAHREP®) sixth annual Top 250 Latino Mortgage Originators Report.

The report recognizes the top-producing Latino mortgage professionals across the United States, ranking individual originators based on both number and dollar volume of transactions. Hernandez, who works for Arvest in Springdale, ranked 60th with 164 closed mortgages during the 2019 calendar year. Mejia, who works for Arvest in Benton County, ranked 82nd with 146.

“Congratulations to this amazing group of loan originators who continue to break ground in helping people achieve their dream of homeownership,” 2020 NAHREP president Sara Rodriguez said in a news release. “A lot of new homeowners were created thanks to their hard work, passion and excellence!”

The Top 250 Latino Mortgage Originators Report was compiled via a self-nomination process verified by NAHREP and the nominees’ respective companies. Membership in NAHREP is not a requirement to be considered for inclusion. NAHREP is a nonprofit 501(c) 6 trade association dedicated to advancing sustainable homeownership for the Hispanic community in America. NAHREP has more than 40,000 professional members and 100 local chapters nationwide.