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In order of percent gains for the first half ($ in millions)

Gain Origination Rank

Rank Jun-97 Jun-96 Bank

1 61 75 Eastern Mortgage Services, Trevose, Pa.

2 54 48 Long Island Savings Bank, FSB, Melville, N.Y.

3 63 77 Western Financial Bank, Irvine, Calif.

4 98 NR Great Financial Mortgage, Owensboro, Ky.

5 22 68 Marine Midland Mortgage, Depew, N.Y.

6 93 NR Washington Federal Savings, Seattle

7 91 67 NVR Mortgage, McLean, Va.

8 67 56 Regions Mortgage Co., Montgomery, Ala.

9 64 40 Branch Banking & Trust Co., Winston Salem,

10 23 NR Old Kent Mortgage Co., Grand Rapids, Mich.

American Banker, 1997

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Top 10 in Origination Growth

In order of percent gains for the first half ($ in millions)

Gain Origination Rank Total Originations Percent

Rank Jun-97 Jun-96 Bank Jun-97 Jun-96Change

1 61 75 Eastern Mortga $1,140 $366 211.5

2 54 48 Long Island Sa 1,245 416 199.28

3 63 77 Western Financ 1,114 465 139.56

4 98 NR Great Financia 512 215 138.39

5 22 68 Marine Midland 2,920 1,289 126.51

6 93 NR Washington Fed 582 257 126.46

7 91 67 NVR Mortgage, 596 289 105.94

8 67 56 Regions Mortga 1,030 514 100.22

9 64 40 Branch Banking 1,100 578 90.31

10 23 NR Old Kent Mortg 2,726 1,625 67.75

American Banker, 1997 ===

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