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Steve Thompson

President & Chief Executive Officer

As the President and Chief Executive Officer of PrimeLending, Mr. Thompson leads the company’s 1,250-plus loan originators nationwide, as well as the National Operations, Capital Markets, Joint Ventures and Marketing organizations.

Career Highlights

  • Thompson joined PrimeLending in 2011 as the Western Division Manager
  • Promoted to EVP, National Sales Leader in 2013 and President in 2017
  • Promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer in 2019


  • B.A. in Economics, University of California, Los Angeles
  • M.B.A., Paul Merage School of Business at the University of California, Irvine

Past Affiliations

  • Thompson held numerous leadership and production positions within the Mortgage and Financial Services industry, including key roles at several prominent nation-wide mortgage lenders
  • Recognized as one of the "2013 Most Influential Mortgage Executives" by Mortgage Executive Magazine
years at PrimeLending
different states lived in
golden retrievers with wife during 22-year marriage
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