About The Wood Group
The Wood Group of Fairway is a team of over 100 mortgage specialists and personnel who work hard each and every day to help welcome you home. Our group spans the state of Texas with 10 locations so that wherever you are—Houston to Austin or Dallas to San Antonio—The Wood Group of Fairway can provide the perfect loan solution at a great rate.
As a branch of Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation, the Wood Group is able to provide our customers with a wide range of mortgage solutions backed by the full strength of a 20-year old national corporation and provided with personal service right in your own backyard.
Managing Partner and Loan Officer
Matt is a firm believer in delivering consistent results to his clients, referral partners, and teammates in a way that forges life-long relationships. This no-nonsense approach has enabled him to systematically grow the group production each and every year since founding The Wood Group in 2010. He oversees the group’s sales staff and leads a team of loan officers serving the market in Belton, Texas.
Marc joined The Wood Group following years of service in the United States Army as a strategist, manager, and speechwriter, along with time as a professor at the United States Military Academy and a Deputy Director at the US Army War College. He leads group operations and business development efforts with the same dedication to service and excellence he employed in service of our country.
Why Choose Us?
At The Wood Group, customer service is a way of life. Our team is full of honest, helpful, and hardworking people who will go the extra step to provide you the mortgage solution that best fits your needs. We invite you to see our office locations and contact one of our loan officers to get started today.
While you’ll certainly find other loan providers willing to sell you a mortgage, we challenge you to find another who will care for your purchase, remodel, or refinance as though it were their own. The level of care provided by The Wood Group is not something you’ll find in an online-only lender or a national bank who also provides mortgage solutions.
The Wood Group offers some of the quickest response times and fastest closings available in the market. We pride ourselves on being fast to answer your questions, on quickly providing the necessary documentation to all parties, and on ensuring our work is done in more than enough time to ensure a smooth closing when you’re ready to make that new home yours.
One of the most important traits we search for in our employees is humility. It is absolutely essential that each person involved in your loan at The Wood Group be a team player who is willing to go above and beyond by treating your mortgage as though it were their own. We’re confident that each interaction with a team member will leave you feeling honored and well cared for.
We consider it a great joy to deliver a mortgage experience that you’re completely satisfied with. It’s a great honor to know that happy customers are referring their family and friends because of the loan experience they had with The Wood Group. If at any point in the process you are unhappy with an answer, rest assured that a member of our team will work to ensure it is resolved.
Awards & Interesting Facts
$17.5 Billion in Loans
In 2016, Fairway funded $17.5 billion in loans with $295 million coming from The Wood Group alone.
National Branch of the Year
The Wood Group was named Fairway’s National Branch of the Year in 2015 and 2016.
Top 1% of Mortgage Originators
Two of our Wood Group loan officers were recently listed in the Top 1% of Mortgage Originators by Mortgage Executive Magazine
Top Ten Mortgage Company in America
Fairway was named a Top Ten Mortgage Company in America by Mortgage Executive Magazine
Top Mortgage Employer
Fairway was named the Top Mortgage Employer by National Mortgage Professional Magazine
Voted Best Company to Work
Fairway was voted Best Company to Work For three years in a row by Mortgage Executive Magazine
Founded in 1996 by Steve Jacobson and named by a childhood best friend, colleague, and forever member of the Fairway family, Randy Cross, Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation is a mortgage lender headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin and Carrollton, Texas. Fairway has over 300 locations and approximately 4,900 employees nationwide. Fairway’s vision is to foster relationships and create a team atmosphere, empowering offices to operate autonomously in their day-to-day operations, while still maintaining strict compliance and consistency across the board. Fairway provides all necessary support in the areas of personnel, accounting, and compliance.