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Nine Bremer Bank representatives named Minnesota Housing Top Producing Loan Officers


Nine Bremer Bank loan officers were named a Minnesota Housing Top Producing Loan Officer by Minnesota Housing for their loan production volume during 2020.

The Minnesota Housing Top Producing Loan Officer Program has been recognizing individual loan officers with the highest volume of Minnesota Housing program loans for more than a decade. Loan officers from the participating lender network who meet regional production volume thresholds are recognized at one of three levels: Platinum, Gold and Silver.

Bremer’s Top Producing Loan Officers achieved the recognition in the following levels:

Top Producing Loan Officer, Platinum Level

  • Joshua Frost, Fargo

  • Nancy Healy, Roseville

  • Kristy Morris Leas, Crookston/Warren

  • Jason Naber, South St. Paul

Top Producing Loan Officer, Gold Level

  • Sander Anderson, St. Cloud

Top Producing Loan Officer, Silver Level

  • Erik Beach, Winona

  • Tonya Boysen, Rochester North

  • Renae Meisch, Breckenridge

  • Tiffany Phillips, Twin Cities

“We applaud these Top Producing Loan Officers for their successful efforts helping a record number of Minnesota families realize the dream of homeownership,” said Minnesota Housing Commissioner Jennifer Leimaile Ho.

Housing is a foundation for success, and Minnesota Housing participating lenders and its Top Producers are committed to helping homebuyers build equity and wealth through successful homeownership so that all Minnesotans can live in a safe, stable home they can afford in a community of their choice.

“Bremer’s closely held purpose is to cultivate thriving communities, and homeownership is one of the most crucial underpinnings to that effort,” said Jeanne Crain, Bremer President and CEO. “We are proud of and applaud these bankers for exemplifying Bremer’s purpose as we continue to invest in programs and strategies that support homeownership throughout the communities we serve.”

Minnesota Housing supports and strengthens homeownership by working with local loan officers like those at Bremer to provide affordable homebuyer loans. Minnesota Housing’s aim is to “Go big so all Minnesotans can go home.” In 2020, the agency’s participating lenders originated nearly 5,500 home mortgage loans for more than $1.11 billion statewide. First-time and repeat homebuyers can access Minnesota Housing programs with fixed interest rates and downpayment and closing cost loans up to $17,000. More information and eligibility requirements are available on Minnesota Housing’s website. 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 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.

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.