• CMG MORTGAGE, INC. NMLS #1820

BIOGRAPHY

Mike Lesmeister is a Residential Mortgage Loan Originator with CMG Financial in the Houston, Texas area. Mike has been in the mortgage and financial services industry for more than 25 years and is committed to providing the highest possible service levels and cost-effective mortgage financing solutions to his clients and business partners. Mike is also the Founder and Owner of Blue Ribbon Agent, a training and continuing education provider for licensed real estate agents.


MY PHILOSOPHY

Our goal is to provide solid financial advice to homebuyers in the Houston, Texas area that enables them to make good financial decisions regarding one of their largest financial commitments. We provide superior communication, timely closings, highly competitive rates and terms, and a wide variety of loan programs designed to deliver an exceptional home buying experience.


EXPERIENCE

Mike has been in the financial services industry for more than 25 years, 14 of those in direct retail mortgage lending. Mike has been recognized as one of the top mortgage loan originators in the Houston area by Five Star Professional for five consecutive years (2012-2016), and is among the less than 1% of Mortgage Loan Originators nationally to hold both the Certified Residential Mortgage Specialist (CRMS®) and Certified Mortgage Planning Specialist (CMPS®) designations. Mike is also the Founder and Owner of Blue Ribbon Agent, a training and continuing education provider for licensed real estate agents. Mike is a published author with contributions to publications such as National Mortgage Professional magazine, and has been a frequent contributor to Houston Real Estate Radio, airing weekly on NewsRadio 740 KTRH.


AREA OF EXPERTISE

Mortgage Planning, First-Time Homebuyer Programs, Veterans Administration (VA) & Texas Veterans Land Board Loans, Investment Property, Vacation Home Ownership, Renovation Loans


EDUCATION

Mike holds a B.A. in Economics and Politics from Wake Forest University and an M.S. in Family Financial Planning from Oklahoma State University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and earned membership in the Phi Kappa Phi Honor society. He is a Certified Mortgage Planning Specialist (CMPS®), a Certified Residential Mortgage Specialist (CRMS®), and has done post-graduate work at the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Fiduciary Studies, earning the Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®) designation, and the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School where he completed the Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMS®) program.


INTERESTS

Travel, Real Estate, Sports


COMMUNITY

• Member, Knights of Columbus Council 10872
• Former President/Member, Business Networking International (BNI®) – Spring Klein Chapter
• Volunteer, Haude Elementary School – Dad’s of Great Students (DOGS)
• Affiliate Member, Houston Association of Realtors
• Assistant Coach, Klein Girls Lacrosse


ABOUT CMG FINANCIAL RETAIL LENDING

At CMG Financial, we strive to define ourselves by our client's expectations. We believe they need to begin high. From your initial contact through to a satisfied close, we believe you need to experience an extraordinary combination of choice, speed, price and service.

For us, extraordinary begins with the understanding that no two households are the same and the needs of each client are as unique as that of a fingerprint. Delivering the right loan, for the right reasons, in a way that exceeds all expectations is our business. At CMG Financial, extraordinary is every day.

© 2016 CMG Financial, All Rights Reserved. CMG Financial is a registered trade name of CMG Mortgage, Inc., NMLS ID #1820 in most, but not all states. CMG Mortgage, Inc. is an equal opportunity lender, licensed by the Department of Business Oversight under the California Residential Mortgage Lending Act No. 4150025; Loans made or arranged pursuant to a California Finance Lenders Law license No. 6053674. Offer of credit is subject to credit approval. For State specific licensing, visit www.cmgfi.com/licensing.php. To verify our state licenses, please visit www.nmlsconsumeraccess.com. This site is not intended to serve as a business solicitation for residents in the state of Massachusetts and New York.