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Seven Bremer Bank representatives named Top Producing Loan Officers by Minnesota Housing


Seven Bremer Bank loan officers have been named Top Producing Loan Officers by Minnesota Housing for their loan production volume in 2021. The Minnesota Housing Top Producing Loan Officer Program has recognized individual loan officers with the highest volume of Minnesota Housing program loans for more than a decade. Loan officers who meet regional production volume thresholds are recognized at one of three levels: Platinum, Gold and Silver.

Minnesota Housing supports and strengthens homeownership by working with local loan officers like those at Bremer to provide affordable homebuyer loans. Bremer’s Top Producing Loan Officers achieved the recognition in the following levels:

Bremer Bank’s Top Producing Loan Officers

Platinum level

  • Joshua Frost, Fargo

  • Nancy Healy, Roseville

  • Kristy Morris Leas, Crookston

  • Jason Naber, South St. Paul

  • Tiffany Phillips, Woodbury

Gold level

  • Sander Anderson, St. Cloud

Silver level

  • Renae Meisch, Fergus Falls

“Bremer Bank’s purpose is to cultivate thriving communities. Housing and homeownership are fundamental to thriving families, thriving neighborhoods, and thriving economies,” said Jeanne Crain, president and CEO of Bremer Bank. “We appreciate this recognition and are proud of these bankers for exemplifying Bremer’s purpose as we continue to invest in programs and strategies that support homeownership and strengthen communities.”

Minnesota Housing is committed to “Going big so all Minnesotans can go home.” In 2021 the agency’s participating lenders originated nearly 5,800 home mortgage loans for more than $1.29 billion statewide.

“Minnesota Housing’s participating lenders help homebuyers build equity and wealth through successful homeownership, so that all Minnesotans live in a stable, safe home they can afford in a community of their choice,” said Minnesota Housing Commissioner Jennifer Leimaile Ho. “We applaud these Top Producing Loan Officers for their successful efforts to helping a record number of Minnesota families realize the dream of homeownership.”

First-time and repeat homebuyers can access programs with fixed interest rates and down payment and closing cost loans up to $17,000. In addition to homebuyer loans, Minnesota Housing also provides home improvement loans through participating lenders and finances single-family and multifamily housing across the state.

About Minnesota Housing

Minnesota Housing collaborates with individuals, communities and partners to create, preserve and finance affordable housing. Find out more at Follow them on social media on LinkedIn at, Facebook @minnesotahousing, and Twitter and Instagram at @mnhousing.

The Minnesota Housing Top Producing Loan Officer Program recognizes loan officers based on the number of Minnesota Housing first-time homebuyer loans produced for the program on an annual basis. The designation does not indicate a referral or preference by Minnesota Housing for any loan officer or lender. In connection with Single Family Division loan programs, Minnesota Housing does not make or arrange loans. It is neither an originator nor creditor and is not affiliated with any lender. The terms of any mortgage finance transactions conducted in connection with these programs, including important information such as loan fees, the annual percentage rate (APR), repayment conditions, disclosures, and any other materials which are required to be provided to the consumer are the responsibility of the lender. To find out if you are eligible, or to apply for a loan, please contact a participating lender.

About Bremer Financial Corporation

Bremer Financial Corporation is a privately held, regional financial services company with $16 billion in assets, jointly owned by the Otto Bremer Trust and Bremer employees. Founded in 1943 by Otto Bremer, the company is headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota and provides a comprehensive range of banking, mortgage, investment, wealth management, and insurance products and services throughout Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin. Clients include small businesses, mid-sized corporations, agribusinesses, nonprofits, public and government entities, and individuals and families.