Alerus’ Gleason, Austin Named MN Housing Top Producing Loan Officers

Minnetonka, Minn., (April 20, 2018) – Pat Gleason and Bob Austin of Alerus were named Minnesota Housing Top Producing Loan Officers at the Platinum Level for loan production during the second half of 2017.

Gleason is based in Alerus’ Minnetonka, Minnesota, location and has more than 30 years of experience in the finance industry. Austin has 27 years of financial industry experience. Their team works with clients of all income levels, but particularly enjoys working with clients seeking affordable housing or down payment assistance.

Minnesota Housing is a state agency that works with local loan officers like Gleason and Austin to provide affordable homebuyer loans. First-time and repeat homebuyers can access programs with fixed interest rates, 3% down options and down-payment loans up to $12,000.

The Minnesota Housing Top Producing Loan Officer Program awards outstanding loan officers biannually at three levels: Platinum, Gold, and Silver. Loan officers meeting the threshold for each level based on regional production are recognized as top producers and demonstrate a deep understanding of Minnesota Housing’s homebuyer loan programs. Gleason and Austin’s outstanding efforts also earned them platinum level recognition for the first half of 2017.

About Alerus

Alerus (Alerus Financial, N.A.) offers business and consumer banking products and services, residential mortgage financing, employer-sponsored retirement plan and benefit administration, and wealth management including trust, brokerage, insurance, and asset management. Alerus Financial banking and wealth management offices are located in Grand Forks and Fargo, N.D., the Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn. metropolitan area, and Scottsdale and Mesa, Ariz. Alerus Retirement and Benefits plan administration offices are located in St. Paul and Albert Lea, Minn., East Lansing and Troy, Mich., and Bedford, N.H.