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About Motto Mortgage

WHY Motto Mortgage?

Motto Mortgage connects real estate brokerages of all sizes to a separate, franchised mortgage brokerage. It brings opportunity to all by streamlining the barriers of entry to the mortgage lending industry. Here's how.

Innovative Mortgage Franchise Model

Out-of-the-box Franchise Model

An out-of-the-box franchise model, complete with training and support, makes it easy to get set up quickly.

Consumer First Mortgage Broker

One-Stop Shop

It's completely consumer centric, offering the convenience and efficiency busy homebuyers need in a one-stop shop.

Mortgage Industry Compliance

Designed for Compliance

The flexible model is designed for compliance and builds a transparent, seamless path from contract to close.

Convenient Mortgages for Homebuyers

Complementary Services

Adding complementary services to a real estate brokerage creates opportunities to grow and expand the business.

Simple Mortgage Process

Simplifies the Mortgage Process

It simplifies the mortgage process, includes access to a variety of quality loan products, and helps home sales stay on track.

Innovative Mortgage Lending

Changing the Game

Franchisees will be the first to market with an innovative concept that is changing the game in lending.

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Key Players

Key Players

Motto Franchise CEO
Adam Contos


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Motto Mortgage Broker Franchise President
Ward Morrison


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Ward is the President of Motto Franchising, LLC. With over 100 franchises sold and more than 70 offices open in 30 states, Motto Franchising, LLC’s unique national franchise mortgage brokerage model is the first of its kind in the United States. Created to disrupt the mortgage industry, the Motto Mortgage network connects loan originators and real estate agents to provide a seamless, personalized experience and one-stop shop for consumers. Motto Mortgage is the second member of the RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. family of brands. His role is to oversee the growth and strategy for the brand with an emphasis on creating and delivering a value proposition that attracts a variety of customer types including real estate firms, investors, and loan originators looking to establish their own business.
Under Morrison’s leadership, Motto Mortgage was named among the top 1% of fastest-growing emerging franchises in the United States in 2018, * and led the company to a major milestone, selling 100 offices in its first 23 months. Additionally, last November, Morrison was named a 2018 Housing Wire Vanguard award recipient.
Prior to heading up Motto Franchising, LLC, Morrison spent more than 13 years in various management and operational roles within RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. the parent company of the world’s largest real estate broker franchisor, RE/MAX, LLC.
Before RE/MAX, LLC, Morrison’s career offered him a breadth of experience in mortgage and the real estate industry. He was a loan originator in Vail, Colorado for 4+ years, bought and sold property as a real estate agent, and had his own real estate development company specializing in spec homes in Eagle County, Colorado. Additionally, he was a controller for Stewart Title, sold SAAS software to real estate firms, and worked in sales at Xerox.
Morrison was integral in the founding of the Motto Mortgage Mission Against Hunger, the philanthropic program run by Motto Franchising, LLC as a way for the nationwide network to give back to their local communities, and regularly volunteers at the local food bank. 
Morrison has also been a volunteer officer for over 10 years for his University of Colorado at Boulder fraternity maintaining the property and mentoring the chapter’s officers.  Additionally, he has been married for more than 25 years and has 3 boys.  His hobbies include tennis, golf, and he has run a poker league with 30 of his closest friends for over 12 years. 

Motto Franchise Vice President
Jaime Steinman

Vice President of Operations

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Jaime Steinman oversees all operations at Motto Mortgage and concurrently serves as Vice President of Risk Management at RE/MAX, LLC. Jaime has worked at RE/MAX, LLC for over a decade - first in brokerage support and then, since 2008, in leadership roles focused on internal operations and membership services. She's been a Vice President at RE/MAX since 2014.

Jaime is also experienced in mortgage lending and mutual fund administration, having previously worked in both fields.