First Heritage Mortgage Named One of the Largest Private Companies in Greater D.C.

The Washington Business Journal ranked FHM 78th on list of largest private companies in Greater Washington.

FAIRFAX, Va. — First Heritage Mortgage, LLC has been recognized as one of the largest private companies in Greater D.C. by the Washington Business Journal. This annual list includes 105 companies in the Washington, D.C., metro area that are locally headquartered and privately owned. Ranked by their total 2020 revenue, FHM is the 78th largest company on the list, growing from $56.44 million in 2019 to $141.24 million in 2020.

“We are thrilled to be named on this year’s list of the largest private companies in Greater D.C.,” said Alex Wish, CEO of First Heritage Mortgage. “We have experienced tremendous growth the past several years as we’ve continually strived for innovation, forward-thinking approaches, and staying at the digital forefront of home lending. I’m proud of our team of employees who have worked hard in each of these areas to help FHM achieve this recognition.”

FHM marks its 25th anniversary this year, celebrating growth to more than 250 operations employees and loan officers, spanning across 13 states and Washington, D.C. FHM was also recently recognized on the Fastest Growing Companies List for 2021 by the Washington Business Journal, as well as the Best Mortgage Companies to Work For by National Mortgage News in both 2020 and 2019.

About First Heritage Mortgage, LLC

Founded in 1996, First Heritage Mortgage, LLC (FHM) is a leading correspondent lender and one of the largest privately-owned mortgage companies in the Mid-Atlantic, originating more than $3.73 billion in mortgage loans in 2020. The company is headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia, with 16 branch locations across Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and California, and a lending footprint that includes 13 states plus the District of Columbia. As a correspondent lender, FHM controls every aspect of the mortgage process from start to finish in a local branch, allowing the company to provide deeply personalized mortgage solutions to its clients and business partners. Learn more at

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