GREEN BAY, Wis. – January 23, 2018 – Associated Bank is recognized for the ninth consecutive year as Wisconsin’s #1 Mortgage Lender based on information provided through the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA). In 2016, Associated Bank closed 7,843 loans for a total of $1.50 billion.*


“Our communities thrive when housing is safe and attainable, people have stable jobs and businesses prosper,” says David Stein, executive vice president, head of consumer and business banking, Associated Bank. “Through Associated Bank’s broad array of home loan options as well as financial education, assistance and programs, we strive to revitalize neighborhoods and make home ownership a reality for many.”


Associated has a dedicated team of lenders who collaborate with realtors, community groups and housing assistance partners to provide home loan opportunities to first time and experienced buyers from neighborhoods throughout the Midwest.


“Owning a home does not have to be a dream,” says Denise Smith, senior vice president and director of multicultural and affordable lending, Associated Bank. “At Associated, our diverse team of lenders is dedicated to helping people achieve successful home ownership.”


As part of Associated’s fair lending efforts, a highly targeted, local marketing campaign is helping Associated Bank increase outreach to individuals within minority and low-to-moderate income communities the bank serves. For additional information and to start the process towards home ownership, visit Associated Bank’s home loan webpage at


*The Wisconsin #1 Mortgage Lender designation is based on information gathered from the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act data compiled annually by the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council. The results of the data were obtained through RATA Comply, November 2017.



Associated Banc-Corp (NYSE: ASB) has total assets of $30 billion and is one of the top 50 publicly traded U.S. bank holding companies. Headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Associated is a leading Midwest banking franchise, offering a full range of financial products and services from over 200 banking locations serving more than 100 communities throughout Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota, and commercial financial services in Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, and Texas. Associated Bank, N.A. is an Equal Housing Lender, Equal Opportunity Lender and Member FDIC. More information about Associated Banc-Corp is available at


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