DOWNERS GROVE, ILL. - (January 24, 2023)

Draper and Kramer Mortgage Corp., one of the Top Mortgage Lenders in America, recently announced that mortgage industry leader Matt Patterson has been promoted to president. Patterson, who has served as executive vice president of business development at the company for eight years, will assume his new role effective Feb. 1.

Since joining Draper and Kramer Mortgage Corp., Patterson has led loan production growth through recruiting, business development, third-party relationship building and technology expansion. He is a dedicated sales leader and mentor who shares techniques and strategies throughout the country. As president, he will continue to be one of the principal driving forces of the company’s growth and innovation.

“I’m honored and thrilled to step into this position,” said Patterson. “It’s always been my passion to help this company continue to grow, along with our staff and systems, while offering the best experience possible for our loan officers and clients, and I look forward to building upon that work as president.”

Patterson has more than 35 years of mortgage industry experience, including roles in loan processing, loan origination, marketing, management and executive leadership. Throughout his career, he has been known as a visionary across a range of business initiatives and has been a contributor to a variety of organizations, conferences and legislative efforts within the mortgage and real estate spheres.

“Matt has been an invaluable asset to our organization since he joined us in 2014,” said Paul Lueken, CEO of Draper and Kramer Mortgage Corp. “As president, we are confident he will continue to power our future success through his leadership, expertise and vision.”

Headquartered in Downers Grove, Ill., Draper and Kramer Mortgage Corp. serves homebuyers and homeowners throughout the nation and is expanding and recruiting from coast to coast.

About Draper and Kramer Mortgage Corp.

The residential mortgage division of Draper and Kramer, Incorporated, Draper and Kramer Mortgage Corp. is licensed in 50 states plus Washington, D.C. and has more than 70 branch locations and 600 employees nationally. The company has been named one of the Top Mortgage Lenders in America by trade publication Scotsman Guide and one of the 50 Best Companies to work for by Mortgage Executive Magazine, all while maintaining an A+ BBB rating and 98% Customer Satisfaction Rating. For more information, visit, or follow the company on Facebook at, on LinkedIn at and on Instagram and Twitter at @DKMortgageCorp.

About Draper and Kramer, Incorporated

Founded in 1893, Draper and Kramer, Incorporated, is a trusted financial and property services provider with a deep commitment to people, excellence, service and integrity spanning more than 125 years. Family-owned and one of the leading privately held real estate services firms in the U.S., Draper and Kramer is headquartered in Chicago with a national reach and broad offering of services. The company’s decades-long heritage has evolved over the years and today spans expertise in residential and commercial development, acquisition, property management and leasing; debt and equity financing for commercial properties; and residential mortgage services through affiliate Draper and Kramer Mortgage Corp. Draper and Kramer provides a single source of real estate-related counsel to a diverse group of real estate investors across the U.S., including corporations; private and institutional owners and users of real estate; government agencies; and foundations. For more information, visit

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A portrait of Matt Patterson.

Mortgage industry veteran Matt Patterson has been promoted to president of Draper and Kramer Mortgage Corp., effective Feb. 1.

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