Mortgage servicers across the board got higher marks for their customer service in a recent survey, but even as distressed mortgage borrowers said they're more satisfied with their servicer today than they were one year ago, servicers with large portfolios of distressed loans were still ranked lower than their peers.

The three lowest-ranked companies on the 2014 J.D. Power U.S. Primary Mortgage Servicer Satisfaction Study are Green Tree Servicing, Nationstar Mortgage and Ocwen Loan Servicing, all of which are nonbank special servicers that have large amount of distressed mortgages in their portfolios.

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