Sierra Pacific Mortgage Reviews

Updated Apr 14, 2020

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3.5
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Sierra Pacific Mortgage President / Chief Executive Officer Jim Coffrini
Jim Coffrini
27 Ratings
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  • "They then use the account that you landed as a recruiting tool and redistribute it to other loan officers(in 3 reviews)

  • "Mortgage Industry is subject to whims of Government rules and regulations, so priorities are constantly changing(in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company and great local leadership at SPMC dba Cornerstone"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior LO in Bakersfield, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sierra Pacific Mortgage full-time

    Pros

    Very efficient systems, helpful mgmt throughout, great rates, there is nothing not to like.

    Cons

    Nothing, only reason I left was to move up the ladder.

  2. "Poor management"

    2.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Sierra Pacific Mortgage full-time

    Pros

    Got overtime when busy

    Cons

    unorganized, hectic, out dated system

  3. "We promise we aren't laying you off, just kidding!"

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Internal Staff Member in Folsom, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Sierra Pacific Mortgage full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Above-average pay for the area, friendly internal staff.

    Cons

    Salespeople are kings/queens, high rollover, nepotism.

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  4. Helpful (1)

    "Nice peeps in IT but constantly shifting priorities."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software QA in Folsom, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sierra Pacific Mortgage full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Small, relatively close-knit department with friendly, engaging people.

    Cons

    Mortgage Industry is subject to whims of Government rules and regulations, so priorities are constantly changing. Senior Staff has never *heard of* consulting IT before implementing changes or additions to project scope.

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  5. "Great Company"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sierra Pacific Mortgage full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The Management is great, lovely people to work with as well.

    Cons

    Not too many cons to mention.

  6. "Good place to work"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Post-Closing Assistant in Folsom, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Sierra Pacific Mortgage full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good pay, co-workers and parties.

    Cons

    When I started, they said "occasional" overtime, but it became almost everyday and monthly Saturdays.

  7. Helpful (1)

    "CSR"

    4.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Customer Service Representative in Columbia, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sierra Pacific Mortgage for more than a year

    Pros

    Kind and Caring Management , Both Branch and Operations Managers were very supportive

    Cons

    Far too much gossip and infighting, Underwriters were not always the most helpful when trying to clear conditions and get a loan to closing

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  8. Helpful (2)

    "Politics and Poor Leadership in Senior Management"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Folsom, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sierra Pacific Mortgage full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    They offer a decent pay

    Cons

    Tons of politics and drama poor communication and leadership lack of peer support benefits aren't the best

  9. Helpful (1)

    "Loan Officer"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sierra Pacific Mortgage

    Pros

    Great company culture and work environment

    Cons

    micromanaging of upper management can be pretty bad sometimes

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Ethics"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sierra Pacific Mortgage full-time

    Pros

    The company has strong operational support (assistants, processors, and Ops management.)

    Cons

    Poor ethics from some of the loan officers.

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