Charter Oak Mortgage Officers Named 'Top Originators'

Waterford, CT –  Charter Oak Federal Credit Union’s Mortgage Officers have been named “Top Loan Originators” in the second annual statewide Top Loan Originators survey by the Commercial Record magazine.

Charter Oak Mortgage Officers Ann Gauthier, Sharon DiMarco, and Meg Polubiatko ranked in the Top 10 listings for statewide credit unions for dollar Volume of Loans as well as Number of Loans.

“Ann, Sharon, and Meg have worked tirelessly to ensure that Charter Oak remains eastern Connecticut’s Number 1 mortgage lender – an honor we’ve achieved for six consecutive years,” said Brian A. Orenstein, Charter Oak’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “So it’s great to see them receive the recognition they deserve for their hard work, determination, and deep knowledge of the mortgage markets in New London and Windham counties,” he said.

The Statewide Top Loan Originators were featured in the June 2016 edition of The Commercial Record monthly magazine. The originators were ranked by the dollar volume of loans originated and by the number of loans originated in separate annual rankings for Connecticut credit unions, banks and mortgage companies. All loan totals in this year’s rankings are for mortgage loans closed between April 1, 2015 and March 31, 2016. The totals include both purchase and non-purchase mortgage loans for residential properties.

Charter Oak’s Mortgage Officers ranked strongly in both dollar volume and number of loans among statewide credit unions, with Gauthier originating 232 mortgage loans totaling over $33.5 million to rank third among the Top 10 credit union originators. Polubiatko ranked fourth by originating 208 mortgage loans totaling over $30 million, and DiMarco ranked tenth by originating 141 mortgage loans totaling over $21.6 million.

In addition, Gauthier ranked third among the Top Loan Originators in terms of the number of loans originated with 232 mortgage loans, while Polubiatko ranked fourth with 208 mortgage loans and DiMarco ranked eighth with 141 mortgage loans.

The Commercial Record magazine is published by The Warren Group, which collects and compiles data on real estate sales and ownership throughout New England. The Boston-based Warren Group offers a range of real estate products, information services and printed and online publications, including the weekly newspaper Banker & Tradesman as well as The Commercial Record magazine. For more information about The Warren Group’s products and services, please visit its website at or call 617.428.5100.

Charter Oak is eastern Connecticut’s largest credit union with 15 branches in New London and Windham counties, providing one of the largest and most convenient branch networks of any financial institution serving eastern Connecticut. It has been the Number 1 Mortgage Lender for New London and Windham counties combined for the past six consecutive years, based on The Warren Group’s Residential Mortgage Marketshare Report. For more information about Charter Oak’s range of products and services, please visit any of our convenient branches, or visit our website at, or contact our Call Center at 860.446.8085 or 800.962.3237. 

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