OUR HISTORY AS A MORTGAGE LENDER
At CrossCountry Mortgage, Inc. we offer more than a mortgage. That’s because when we started in 2003, our President and CEO Ronald J. Leonhardt, Jr., had the vision to become a nationwide full service lender that could provide more to customers — meeting their needs, being there every step of the way, and making homeownership dreams possible and affordable. And through superior customer service, a full range of home financing, refinancing, and equity-based products, we’ve been able to achieve and build upon that vision while helping people to finance homes across the nation. We’re continuing to expand our nationwide footprint, and we’re not stopping any time soon.
CrossCountry Mortgage, Inc. was established in Cleveland, Ohio, and soon after, our first branch opened in Painesville, Ohio. CrossCountry Mortgage, Inc. is now headquartered in Brecksville, Ohio, and we have branch offices across the United States. We began solely as a mortgage broker, but have greatly expanded our mortgage-based solutions and are now a Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae and Ginnie Mae Approved Seller/Servicer. We offer a wide portfolio of home purchase, refinance, and home equity products and we are licensed in 50 states. We have been recognized on the Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies four years in a row (2012–2015), as well as the Weatherhead 100 list of Northeast Ohio’s Fastest Growing Companies.
OUR MISSION & GOALS
Our mission is simple: to provide our clients with the best possible advice and benefit to their financial needs while facilitating a straightforward, stress-free mortgage process for the buyers, sellers and realtors.
Our goal at CrossCountry Mortgage, Inc. is to be recognized as the leading and most reputable mortgage company in the nation. We begin that process by earning our customers’ trust. You are our first priority at CrossCountry Mortgage, Inc. and we pride ourselves on developing rewarding, long-term customer relationships. Our customers save money and close their loans quickly because we use advanced mortgage technology and communicate closely with them throughout the financing process.
THE CROSS COUNTRY MORTGAGE, INC. DIFFERENCE
Navigating the home buying process can be difficult, so it’s important to find the right partner. We recognize that every financing situation is unique, so when you work with us, you’ll work closely with a licensed loan officer to make sure that you’re receiving competitive rates and that your experience is exceptionally fast and simple. Our team of licensed loan officers and branch managers are here to assist you from application to closing and beyond. We strive to build a lifetime relationship with you so that we can be your mortgage lender of choice for years to come.
Rodrigo Ballon has been in the mortgage lending industry for 11 years, helping more than 2,800 families achieve their home financing goals. He provides clients with a variety of mortgage options, walking them through the mortgage process from start to finish.
Rodrigo has been recognized for his production and performance within the industry, not only locally, but also nationally. In 2013, Rodrigo Ballon was recognized as the #10 Mortgage Originator in the United States for Purchase Volume, #10 for Volume Gain, and #14 for Most FHA Loans out more than 200,000 licensed mortgage originators by Scotsman Guide. Rodrigo was also ranked by Scotsman Guide and Mortgage Executive Magazine as one of the nation's Top 50 Mortgage Originators (Top 1% of the Top 1%) each year between 2011 and 2016. His experience, 24-hour attention to detail, and dedication to his clients is why the area's top realtors choose him as their preferred lender.
Through CrossCountry Mortgage, Inc., Rodrigo is able to offer all of his clients industry-leading mortgage rates on jumbo, VA, USDA, FHA, conventional, and home equity mortgage products. He is available after hours via cell or email to take the stress out of buying a home.
Rodrigo was raised in sunny San Diego. In his free time, he enjoys surfing, playing golf, and going to the beach. He loves spending time with his family and being outdoors.
NMLS3029 | NMLS1437924 | NMLS272011
Licensed by the Department of Business Oversight under the California Residential Mortgage Lending Act. All loans subject to underwriting approval. Certain restrictions apply. Call for details. CrossCountry Mortgage, Inc. is an FHA Approved Lending Institution and is not acting on behalf of or at the direction of HUD/FHA or the Federal government. Certificate of Eligibility required for VA loans. NMLS3029 ( www.nmlsconsumeraccess.org ). Equal Housing Opportunity.
Additional languages spoken: Spanish
Licensed to work in: Arizona (0939570), California (CA-DOC272011), Florida (LO42317), Hawaii (HI-272011), Montana (272011), Nevada (52701), Oregon, Washington (MLO-272011)
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