Stonegate Mortgage Reviews

Updated 16 May 2020

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2.4
27%
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28%
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Stonegate Mortgage CEO & President James V. Smith (no image)
James V. Smith
17 Ratings
Pros
  • "Stonegate is great a company all around(in 10 reviews)

  • "Plus they have a huge portfolio of loans they service and we get those calls too(in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • "Originating a loan is easy at Stonegate Mortgage with the hardest part coming at the later stages(in 9 reviews)

  • "Could never underestimate the level of incompetence when it came to upper management(in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Basic"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Loan Officer Assistant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Stonegate Mortgage full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Management was supportive to team

    Cons

    Teams were not as supportive

  2. "review"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Indianapolis, IN

    I worked at Stonegate Mortgage full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    pay was comparable at company

    Cons

    hard to get promoted there

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  3. "Underwriter"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Stonegate Mortgage full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Family atmoshphere, good salary

    Cons

    Too much overtime, no training

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  4. "Good company"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Stonegate Mortgage full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good benefits. Good coworkers and management

    Cons

    Grew too quickly. Technology outdated

  5. "Job"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Stonegate Mortgage full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good money, working w people

    Cons

    Home/work balance need to manage better

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  6. "Quality Assurance Control Specialist"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Clearwater, FL

    I worked at Stonegate Mortgage full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good People, work load was manageable, very little overtime so had work/life balance

    Cons

    Most of my team was out of state, including my manager so phone calls and emails were the only way to have communication.

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  7. "Was a good company to work for"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Indianapolis, IN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Stonegate Mortgage full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    They had great staff and, for a while, great management. When the leaders were engaged and on the same page, the company grew rapidly and set revenue records.

    Cons

    Some of the management they brought in through mergers had competing agendas, and eroded the progress and vision that made the company great.

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  8. "The leadership was terrible"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Stonegate Mortgage full-time

    Pros

    There were few pros about this company, unfortunately.

    Cons

    The previous leadership was terrible and did not make good decisions. The HR team was unfair in pay and evaluations.

  9. "Incompetent Mid-management"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Specialist in Indianapolis, IN
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Stonegate Mortgage full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Their benefits were comparable to other companies.

    Cons

    promotion not merit-based, but time-in grade and buddy system

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  10. "Went Downhill Fast"

    1.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Information Technology in Indianapolis, IN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Stonegate Mortgage full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The people. They pay you out and show you the door when you turn in your two-week notice. Most of upper management was let go after the buyout so hopefully things are better now that some other company bought them.

    Cons

    Could never underestimate the level of incompetence when it came to upper management.

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