Our dedicated loan specialists provide you with personal and timely attention. Think of us as partners throughout the loan process. We are always directly accessible to our clients, and are here to answer any questions or concerns you might have. There are no automated phone menus, unanswered voicemails, or emails at Prestige. If you reach out to us with a concern, we’ll be there with an answer. Here’s our team:
NMLS #137649 | CEO & Managing Partner
As CEO and Managing Partner, Steve handles all the day to day operations of Prestige Mortgage, in addition to originating loans. Born in Western Springs, Steve attended Lyons Township and received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri. Upon graduation, he immediately started in the mortgage industry working for Belcorp Residential, and in 1994, started Prestige Mortgage Corporation.
As one of the top originators in the state of Illinois, Steve credits his success to his humble upbringings, hard work and referrals from his satisfied clients. After 20 years in the industry, he feels the A+ rating with the better business bureau is his greatest accomplishment. “For all that the better Business Bureau stands for, this is not only a direct reflection of myself but also for the Company as a whole.”
Phone: 708 921 0024
NMLS #755977 | President
Michael joined Prestige Mortgage in 2013 as President and Co-Owner, focusing on loan originations. Since entering the mortgage business in 2005 Michael has been fortunate to work for a number of excellent mortgage companies which has helped him become a top producing loan officer earning Presidents Club recognition from 2009-2012. Born in Chicago, Michael was raised in Elmhurst and is a graduate of Illinois State University where he received a Journalism degree.
Phone: 773 213 9267
Cookie has been the Operations Manager for Prestige Mortgage for 13 years. She studied Banking and Trust Operations at Stonier Graduate School of Banking through the University of Delaware. She has over 47 years experience in the mortgage and banking industry. She has experience in mortgages from the beginning of the process through closing, having been a processor, underwriter, closer and post closer, so she is a natural for her role in managing.
Phone: 708 579 3333 x207
Joseph J. Saban
Joe is Senior Loan Originator at Prestige, in charge of originating loan applications and facilitating closings. Born in Willow Springs, he has been with the firm since 1994.
With a finance degree from Miami University of Ohio, he has worked within the industry for Belcorp Residential and was one of the founding partners of Prestige Mortgage Corporation.
Phone: 708 899 1538
Bonita J. Hyland
Bonnie has been a senior loan originator at Prestige Mortgage since 1994 and she is also a licensed Illinois Real Estate Broker. As a long standing member of the Illinois Association of Realtors, she is a multi-award winner with over 30 years of combined experience in both the lending and real estate fields.
Phone: 708 612 4001
John Girgis joined Prestige Mortgage in 2013, bringing to the table, a wealth of knowledge in both real estate and finance. For years, he recommended Prestige Mortgage to his friends and family for their mortgage needs, eventually joining the team he had always so highly recommended.
John graduated from the University of Illinois with a B.A. in Economics and an M.B.A. in International Business from DePaul University. He is thoroughly enjoying the opportunity to put all of his years of expertise to work in funding mortgages for his clients at Prestige.
Phone: 630 886 3791