owner-ceoGreat Western is headquartered in Plano, Texas, and was established in 1981 by our Founder and Chairman, Fred McDonald, III.

We are a full-service mortgage bank licensed in multiple states and committed to national, full-service retail mortgage expansion.

Our vision of “A Family Tradition” is at the core of Great Western’s mission in serving our customers and business partners. We are dedicated to delivering truly outstanding levels of customer satisfaction throughout the entire home loan process.

Our experienced and knowledgeable loan officers consult with every customer to find the best loan program and financial solution that supports the customer’s unique dreams and goals for home ownership. Our best-in-class loan operations team works hand-in-hand with the loan officer to guide our customers effortlessly through each step of the loan process.

Great Western is committed to providing our customers with more than just a loan quote. We provide a customer-specific consultation, honest and clear communication, and ethical representation as to available options. With that spirit of transparency, and by putting our customers’ needs first, we earn the trust and respect that leads to long-term relationships. It is with rigorous standards for superior quality, accuracy, and customer satisfaction that we meet and exceed the demands of our borrowers, and Realtor/Builder partners, as we strive to be a pillar in the community.

Great Western has a wide array of loan products to meet our customers’ purchase or refinance needs including fixed and adjustable rate; conventional; FHA and VA; jumbo; and more. Great Western is an Equal Housing Lender and an accredited business of the Better Business Bureau.