How the SWBC Mortgage Platform Re-Humanizes the Lending Experience

The source of our success is SWBC Mortgage’s team of local professionals. The mortgage industry is changing fast. Now, more than ever, you need strategies that embrace digital lending innovation and help you maintain a personal connection with your customers.

Facilitating Relationships

SWBC Mortgage is focused on providing our local branches with the tools they need to grow their business and relationships.

Investing in the Future

Change doesn’t have to be a bad word. The future of lending is bright, and we’re committed to finding new ways to deliver industry-leading speed and service.


At SWBC Mortgage, technology isn’t a threat – it’s a bridge that helps better connect loan officers with their customers.

What’s it Like Working for SWBC Mortgage?

A company’s “core values” don’t mean much if they’re not evident to the workforce. At SWBC Mortgage, our values are the foundation on which our team members build success. Hear what some of our top producers experience working at SWBC Mortgage.

Foundation to grow

SWBC Mortgage strives to provide an unsurpassed level of service so that you can grow your business to remarkable heights.

Peace of mind

Working with SWBC Mortgage will give you unprecedented peace of mind. While we do what we do best, you can focus on what you do best—generating business.

Connection and value

At SWBC Mortgage, our leaders know the importance of fostering personal relationships with our team because they truly understand that our greatest asset is YOU.

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Empowering You to Succeed

Best Places to Work

Ranked No. 5 Best Large Mortgage Companies to Work for in 2021 (National Mortgage News)

Nationally Ranked

Top 40 Mortgage Lenders in America in 2021 (Scotsman Guide)

Local presence

Licensed in more than 40 states with over 70 local branches

Customer Retention

$14.3 billion year-to-date retail mortgage loan servicing

Retail focused

$6.7 billion funded in retail mortgage lending in 2021

Top-Producer Environment

$27.6 million average annual production per loan officer

Grow Your Business and Celebrate

Our loan officers at SWBC Mortgage tend to outperform the competition. Average monthly production of SWBC Mortgage originators is $2.3 million—much higher than the industry average. In fact, 77 of our loan officers are part of the "Top 1% Mortgage Originators in America" based on their 2020 production!


Every year, loan officers with at least $20 million in annual production qualify for the President's Club, a weekend company getaway in an exotic destination. In 2021, 134 producers qualified.

Watch it in Action

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SWBC Mortgage hosts an annual sales rally that equips our loan officers with ways to grow their business and share new ideas through engaging training sessions and networking events.

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Employee Testimonial Smart Move

It is unbelievable how SWBC Mortgage comes through and delivers what is vital to help us keep a good reputation with our customers, even when times are busy.

Dean Riddell

SWBC Mortgage has embraced technology not to replace loan officers, but as a way to help loan officers do more effective business.

Lisa Ann Lowe

Susan and Van Stewart are always looking for what they can add to our toolbox so we can be the best loan officer in our town. They want us to thrive in our communities.

Leslie Barnett

Everyone I work with at SWBC Mortgage is engaged and very responsive, and we have a huge depth of experience in all of the departments that I work with on a daily basis.

Vance Blew

SWBC Mortgage knows how to get a file through the system with ease, and more importantly, quickly. That, paired with caring, thoughtful leadership makes this the place I want to finish my career.

Rick Trott

Building Stronger Communities

For more than 40 years, SWBC has focused on giving back to local communities. Here are a few examples of how we take action.


Through this program, our employees participate in various blood drives, 5K runs, auctions, charity fundraisers, United Way campaigns, toy drives, and more.


SWBC provides sponsorships to organizations such as United Way, The Children's Hospital of San Antonio, American Heart Association, Tobin Fine Arts Center, Witte Museum, and many more.


Through the Foundation, we proudly support causes related to veteran services and homelessness prevention, along with organizations such as the MBA Opens Doors Foundation, San Antonio Metropolitan Ministries, HomeFree-USA, and The Corridor Foundation.

The SWBC Mortgage Story

SWBC began more than 40 years ago as a when two childhood friends, Gary Dudley and Charlie Amato, formed what is known today and a strong, stable, diversified financial services company.

Susan Stewart, CEO of SWBC Mortgage, was a founding member of the mortgage division in 1988 and for the past 30 years has led the company into what is now one of the top mortgage companies in the nation.

Van Stewart, President of SWBC Mortgage, joined forces with Susan in 1989 when the company he founded was purchased by SWBC. He and Susan continue to lead the way forward in the industry, by setting an example of business excellence and servant leadership.

Susan currently serves as a member of MBA’s Board of Directors, is the immediate past Vice Chair of the MBA’s Residential Board of Governors (RESBOG), and is on the board of the Opens Doors Foundation (ODF). In addition to serving on the ODF board, both Susan and SWBC Mortgage have been recognized as Guardian level donors. Susan also serves on MBA’s Consumer Affairs Advisory Council. She has previously served on MBA’s Loan Production and Fraud Prevention Committees and was a past board member of Fannie Mae Western Region Customer Advisory.

A native San Antonian, Van Stewart has always been active in civic activities and organizations, including Kiwanis and Rotary, and he serves as Chairman of the Board of the Friends of CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with the San Antonio Board of Realtors and the Greater San Antonio Builders Association and is a past President of the San Antonio Mortgage Bankers Association and the Texas Mortgage Bankers Association.

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