Stephanie Machado

(985) 231-5332 office
(504) 874-6373 mobile

Scotsman Guide Top Originators 2018

Stephanie Machado's
U.S. Ranking for 

Stephanie Machado
phanie Machado has over 10 years of experience in mortgage lending, 3 of which she spent owning her own firm, First Choice Funding in Abita Springs. Stephanie has been a top producing Mortgage Broker on the Northshore and has served many customers throughout the Southeast Louisiana region. She is a 2002 graduate from the University of New Orleans with a Bachelors Degree in Business Management and a minor in Information Technology. She continued her education by earning a Masters in Business with a Minor in Human Resources. Stephanie has a passion for helping customers work toward their goals and is passionate about making loans. It’s what Stephanie does, everyday, all day long.

States: Louisiana #71339 & Mississippi #881184

GMFS Mortgage, founded in 1999, is a leading provider of residential mortgages.  As one of the largest non-bank lender headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, GMFS Mortgage is a full service residential mortgage company serving the needs of borrowers in states across the country.

GMFS Mortgage handles all aspects of the lending process from application to funding, giving us the ability to expedite decisions and control service levels.  We are a company with a strong financial foundation and a commitment to the future with team members ready to serve you.  Our dedicated employees and diverse mortgage packages make the home loan process fast, accurate, and efficient. 


Best Mortgage Lenders 2018 Ranking by

Stephanie Machado's ranking 

  • Ranked #1 for Covington, LA
  • Ranked #1 for Louisiana

Scotsman Guide Top Originators 2017

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Scotsman Guide Top Originators 2016

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August 1, 2018 Scotsman Guide article:

Stephanie Machado Barto of GMFS Mortgage is clearly doing something right. For the second year in a row, Machado topped the list of U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) lenders in Scotsman Guide's Top Originator rankings.  Read the full article

Stephanie Machado is Sophisticated Woman's Enterprising Woman for July 2011 Read the article "A Skillfull Guided Path to Home Ownership"

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