Homespire’s Michael Rappaport and Todd Sheinin Recognized As “Lending Luminaries” by PROGRESS in Lending

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Nov. 13, 2020 – Homespire Mortgage, one of the nation’s fastest growing residential mortgage lenders, announced recently that its President, Michael Rappaport, and Chief Operating Officer, Todd Sheinin, were recognized as Lending Luminary Award winners by PROGRESS in Lending. The annual program celebrates mortgage industry executives for their vision and leadership in driving the success of their companies and furthering the industry.

Rappaport started Homespire with the mission of assisting homebuyers to responsibly and affordably turn their dream of homeownership into a reality. His vision and leadership have set Homespire Mortgage on a course of national growth and expansion, operating across 38 states, and achieving record-setting growth in 2020. Rappaport’s strategic investments in technology and marketing along with implementing proven, innovative underwriting processes have been instrumental to the company’s remarkable five-times growth in just three years.

“It is an honor to be recognized as a ‘Lending Luminary’ by the team at PROGRESS in Lending,” said Rappaport. “This recognition is a great achievement not only for Todd and me, but for all of us at Homespire. Our success is the result of many hands, many minds and many hearts.”

With more than 20 years of industry experience, Sheinin has been an integral part of Homespire’s sustained success. Throughout the past year, he has been a catalyst for the company’s growth, recruiting top-level executives, branch managers and loan originators throughout the country while adding new branches in Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Virginia and Washington D.C. In addition, Sheinin has played a key role in driving Homespire’s digital transformation, including the development and implementation of HomespireGO®, the company’s newly released digital mortgage platform.

“I am thrilled to be named one of this year’s ‘Lending Luminaries,’” said Sheinin. “Homespire’s success would not be possible without the collaborative efforts of our amazing team and I look forward to seeing what we will achieve in 2021.”

“When selecting PROGRESS in Lending’s Luminary Award winners, we are looking for trailblazers in the industry who are creating a path for others to follow,” said Tony Garritano, founder of PROGRESS in Lending. “Michael and Todd are true leaders and I applaud them for their dedication to their company and clients.”

About Homespire Mortgage Corp.

Homespire Mortgage is an award-winning mortgage lender, proudly operating across 38 states with the mission of guiding and supporting homebuyers to responsibly and affordably finance their dream of homeownership. As an Equal Housing Lender and approved seller and servicer with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Homespire has been helping open the doors to ownership for thousands of homebuyers since 2006 by simplifying the mortgage process and providing affordable mortgage and loan options, while delivering an exemplary customer experience

Homespire has been named to the Inc. 5000’s List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies for the past three years, as well as one of the “Best Mortgage Companies to Work for” by National Mortgage News for the last two years. For more information, please visit, and follow Homespire Mortgage on LinkedIn, Instagram and Facebook.


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