Congratulations, Top 1% recipients! Fairway of the Carolinas is thrilled to announce that a handful of Charlotte Loan Officers have joined an elusive club. Jane Estes, Trevor Higgins, Kim Venable, Scott Wachtel and Lisa Marie Shapiro have each been named one of America’s Top 1% of Mortgage Originators for 2020 by Scotsman Guide. This means each Loan Officer met the criteria to be named a Top 1% Mortgage Originator and receive the prestigious award.

About The Top 1% Award

The Mortgage Originators Top 1% Award is one of the premier award programs in the country that identifies quality professionals. For a loan officer to receive this honor, they must close at least $40 million or close at least 100 loans within the calendar year. On top of closing these loans, they must go through an extensive verification and auditing process to ensure accuracy.

What They Said

Trevor Higgins, who captured the award this year for the first time, says:

“The ability to achieve this was not of my own doing. It was a collective accomplishment because of our amazing team. The reason clients refer us and our business continues to grow is because we truly have the greatest support and operations staff in the industry. Without them, none of this would be possible.” 


To be a Top 1% Mortgage Originator, nominees must meet all criteria for the most comprehensive rankings of the nations top producers. Therefore, Scotsman Guide’s conducts extensive comprehensive research and audits to recognize these professionals. So again we say, “Congratulations, Top 1% recipients.” 

At Fairway Mortgage Carolinas, we are truly committed to providing a mortgage experience that will set the stage for your financial future. Our goal each day is simple — help people do better in life. Please reach out to any of our amazing Loan Officers at Fairway to discuss your financial options. Let us change the way you think about mortgages.


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