CMG Financial’s Chris Minjarez Ranked as One of the Nation’s Top Originators

News posted On April 13, 2018

CMG Financial’s Chris Minjarez Ranked as One of the Nation’s Top Originators
Scotsman Guide Releases Top Originators 2017 Rankings

San Ramon, CA –  Apr 13, 2018 – CMG Financial congratulates Chris Minjarez, Senior Market Manager, Austin, TX, for ranking as a Scotsman Guide 2017 Top Originator. Chris was ranked 435th Top Dollar Volume 2017. 

Chris Minjarez has been a mortgage leader in the state of Texas for over a decade.  Throughout his career he has held numerous senior management roles and currently serves as CMG Financial’s Area Texas Manager and Senior Market Manager.  He oversees hiring and growth initiatives throughout the state of Texas and is responsible for growing CMG’s market share.  He is currently a member of CMG Financial’s distinguished President’s Council and Chairman’s Club and is regularly honored for his production volume.

Chris is well known for his commitment to serve and his ability to make loans work, in some cases, when other lenders cannot.  He is an accomplished market leader and trusted by many local and national builders as a preferred lender.  His practice of treating clients like family has earned him many lifetime clients, returning to CMG Financial for all of their mortgage needs. 

“If you think Austin, Texas, you think Chris Minjarez,” said Charlie Rogers, SVP of Retail Lending, “Chris’s personal production is just a part of his accomplishments. Chris manages our Central Texas Region which produces in excess of $400 million in production annually. He is a dynamic leader who has capitalized on Austin’s ever-growing new construction market.”



About CMG Financial

CMG Financial is a well-capitalized, privately held mortgage-banking firm founded in 1993. The company makes its products and services available to the market through three distinct origination channels including Retail Lending, Wholesale Lending, and Correspondent Lending.

CMG Financial currently operates in all states, including District of Columbia, and holds federal agency lending approvals with HUD, VA, RHS, GNMA, FNMA and FHLMC. Throughout the mortgage banking and housing markets, CMG Financial is widely known for responsible lending practices, industry and consumer advocacy, product innovation, and operational efficiency. For more information about CMG Financial, please visit


CMG Financial NMLS# 1820. Chris Minjarez NMLS# 273165.

About Scotsman Guide

Scotsman Guide Media Inc. publishes a residential edition and a commercial edition of Scotsman Guide, in addition to Scotsman Guide News, Loan Post, Scotsman Guide Community and other platforms at Scotsman Guide, the leading resource for mortgage originators, releases an annual Top Originators ranking, in which top originators are ranked among entries from nearly 3,000 mortgage professionals across the country. To be eligible for initial consideration in Scotsman Guide’s Top Originators rankings, originators must have had at least $40 million in loan volume or 100 closed home loans during the previous calendar year. After receiving submissions, Scotsman Guide required written verification of top entrants’ volume data from a certified public accountant, the chief financial officer at the originator’s company or a similar source. The list, which ranks the nation’s top mortgage producers, recently appeared in Scotsman Guide’s April 2018 residential edition; the rankings are available online at