“In competitive markets, brokers need competitive options to succeed – and our partners offer the loan products, and services originators require to meet the needs of their communities,” AIME head Katie Sweeney said in a statement. “We’re here to help brokers win, and we can’t do that without the dedicated support of our industry-leading sponsors to drive the growth of the entire channel forward.”

This year’s returning top-tier sponsors include UWM, Homepoint, Change Wholesale, EPM, PRMG, FundLoans, RCN Capital, and Windsor. Also coming back as 2023 sponsors are AFR Wholesale, Flagstar Bank, Plaza Home Mortgage, Power TPO, and REMN Wholesale. Retuning vendor sponsors include Advantage Credit, and for the first time, ARIVE has joined the ranks as an annual sponsor. New to AIME’s sponsor list this year is Mutual of Omaha, which recently opened its wholesale platform with a focus on brokers.

“We have a strong partnership with AIME and are going to continue doing great things together for years to come,” said Mat Ishbia, president and CEO at UWM. “AIME and UWM are very like-minded and believe independent mortgage brokers are the best place for a consumer to get a loan and the best place for a loan officer to work. Together, we are making tools and resources available to help brokers thrive in this market and all future markets, and will continue to build a supportive and collaborative broker community across America.”

“Homepoint is proud to continue our partnership with AIME,” Homepoint CEO Willie Newman said. “Helping grow the broker channel and raising awareness of the advantages that brokers offer consumers and housing industry professionals continue to be top priorities of ours, and AIME strengthens our ability to do that. Our continued support of the association proves that we are fully committed to the philosophy that brokers are better for American homebuyers.”

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