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Our Business Drives Yours

Draper and Kramer Mortgage Corp. is the mid-sized lender that can provide you with big-lender resources and resilience and small-lender flexibility and authenticity. At DKMC, you’re part of a boutique firm under a time-tested name, led by seasoned and accessible leaders who are here to serve you.

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Draper and Kramer Mortgage Corp. 

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Draper and Kramer Mortgage Corp. is the residential mortgage division of Draper and Kramer, Incorporated. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, we’re growing from coast to coast with more than 650 employees and 50 branches serving almost every state in the nation.
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Draper and Kramer, Incorporated

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Founded in 1893, Draper and Kramer, Incorporated is one of the leading privately held property and financial services firms in the United States. The company remains family-owned to this day and holds the oldest active FHA license in the country.
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Draper and Kramer Mortgage Corp. 

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Draper and Kramer Mortgage Corp. is the residential mortgage division of Draper and Kramer, Incorporated. Headquartered outside Chicago in Downers Grove, Illinois, we’re growing from coast to coast with more than 800 employees and 60 branches serving almost every state in the nation.
Visit dkmortgage.com
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Draper and Kramer, Incorporated

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Founded in 1893, Draper and Kramer, Incorporated is one of the leading privately held property and financial services firms in the United States. The company remains family-owned to this day and holds the oldest active FHA license in the country.
Visit draperandkramer.com
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Committed Chief Executive

Paul Lueken, CEO

A veteran mortgage industry leader, Paul Lueken’s mission is to ensure our company always puts you, the loan officer, first. Paul has been an active originator for 30 years and counting, and he is also a licensed CPA and a Series 7 license holder. He leads with a loan officer’s mindset, making himself accessible to all staff and helping loan officers remove obstacles and cut red tape.

PAUL LUEKEN, CEO

A veteran mortgage industry leader, Paul Lueken’s mission is to ensure our company always puts you, the loan officer, first. Paul has been an active originator for 30 years and counting, and he is also a licensed CPA and a Series 7 license holder. He leads with a loan officer’s mindset, making himself accessible to all staff and helping loan officers remove obstacles and cut red tape.

NMLS ID #11400

As an originator and your CEO, my number one job is supporting your success as a loan officer. While our industry is increasingly pursuing consolidation and automation, we’re thriving by following a different path – embracing innovation to empower our originators, not minimize them.

Paul Lueken

Reliable Leadership

Our experienced, talented and accessible leadership team is here to support you and promote our company’s continued innovation.

Oversees Operations and drives process improvements with 20+ years of industry experience

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Courtney Schaefer

Chief Operations Officer

Serves as the top financial strategist with 15+ years of industry experience

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Brett Stefanski

Senior Vice President of Finance

Serves as the Sales and Ops liaison for credit issues with 30+ years of industry experience

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John Piazza

Vice President of Credit

Coordinates with Sales and Ops to find lending and credit solutions with 25+ years of industry experience.

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Bob Moos

Vice President of Sales

Drives business development and oversees East Coast production with 35+ years of industry experience.

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Matt Patterson

EVP of Business Development

Contributes to recruiting and efficiencies improvement with 25+ years of industry experience

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Chris Knapp

EVP of Business Development

Leads national recruitment efforts with 20+ years of industry experience.

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Eileen Andersen

Director of Recruiting

Manages Midwest production and promotes growth with 25+ years of industry experience.

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Roy Taylor

Regional Vice President

Top originator and manager who oversees metro D.C. growth with 10+ years of industry

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Chris Channell

Regional Vice President

Leads, manages and recruits in and around California with 30+ years of industry experience.

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Daryl Wizelman

Executive Vice President

Leads, manages and recruits in the New England market and beyond with 20+ years of industry experience.

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Dan White

Regional Vice President

Coaches, supports and recruits originators in the Mountain Region with 15+ years of industry experience.

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Michael DelVecchio

Regional Vice President

Supports sales managers, loan officers and company business strategies with 25+ years of industry experience.

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Tim Shultz

SVP of National Sales Admin.

Oversees company and loan officer marketing efforts with 15+ years of industry experience.

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Coleen Bogle

Vice President of Marketing