Nevada Rural Housing Authority, Nevada Housing Division, USDA Rural Development Recognize Lender Partners

Carson City, NV - November 18, 2014

The Nevada Rural Housing Authority (NRHA), Nevada Housing Division (NHD) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development teamed up to recognize several business partners at their Lender Appreciation luncheon, held at The Grove, on November 18.

In honor of Nevada’s 150th birthday, the Lender Appreciation Luncheon had a sesquicentennial theme and lenders were recognized for going the extra mile to assist their clients. Loan officers also discussed what they were thankful for and donated items to Food for Thought during the event to assist the hungry and malnourished children in our community.  

The following honorees were recognized at the event:   




·         Frontier Award: Mann Mortgage

·         Explorer Award: Eagle Home Mortgage

·         Pinnacle Award: Guild Mortgage                                                                   

NRHA Awards:


·         Rookie of the Year: Roberto Castillo, Greater Nevada Mortgage

·         Battle Born Award: Movement Mortgage

·         Triple Crown Award: Kyle Rush, Guild Mortgage

NHD Awards:

  •  Helping Our Heroes Home Award: Guild Mortgage
  • Making the Dream Possible Award: Lisa Fleck, Summit Funding
  • Sesqui-Sensational Award: Academy Mortgage

NHD/NRHA Combo Award

·         You Rocked It Trophy: Jorge Montoya, Guild Mortgage


About the Nevada Rural Housing Authority
The Nevada Rural Housing Authority creates hope for the future by providing a full range of housing and community development programs that help build and sustain independent communities. They provide rental support, an innovative home financing program, needs assessments and economic development to Nevada's fifteen rural counties and the rural portions of Clark and Washoe counties, with a coverage area including 110,000 square miles. For more information, visit  

About USDA
USDA Rural Development is committed to helping improve the economy and quality of life in rural America. Their financial programs support such essential public facilities and services as water and sewer systems, housing, health clinics, emergency service facilities and electric and telephone service. USDA Rural Development has a $181.1 billion portfolio of loans and will administer $38 billion in loans, loan guarantees and grants through their programs in the current fiscal year. For more information, visit  

About the Nevada Housing Division

The Nevada Housing Division was created by the Nevada Legislature in 1975, when it was recognized that a shortage of safe, decent, and sanitary housing existed throughout the State for low- and moderate-income Nevadans. Their mission is to improve quality of life by providing affordable housing opportunities. For more information visit



Teri Williams
Public Information Officer