Our Team

Our business is referral based. Consider what that means. We have been in business for over 25 years due solely to referrals from satisfied customers. In an industry that is highly regulated, constantly changing, and dealing daily with the most personal financial data of the client, this statement is perhaps the best reason we can offer to use our firm for your mortgage needs.

Our team brings a combined 100 years of experience to the table. We have worked together for nearly 25 years. The same internal culture of stability, camaraderie and respect extends to you, our customer.

 
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Jeff Magee

President    NMLS 208723

With a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Illinois, Jeff began his career in the mortgage industry in 1984. After four years learning the business with Provident Financial Services and Illinois Mortgage Corporation, Jeff embarked on establishing a local, boutique mortgage firm catering to homebuyers in the near west Chicago suburbs. In addition to expanding his own client list, his reputation in the lending community brought numerous productive Loan Officers into the fold. As a result the company now serves clients from all over the great city of Chicago, but also the entire states of Illinois, Tennessee and Florida.

He has worked with thousands of borrowers in the communities he serves, personally closing over one billion dollars of mortgage loans. His strong communication skills and ability to simplify a complex process are the most often cited praises from his customers and referral partners.

While active in management of the company, he still devotes the majority of his time to giving personalized service to his mortgage applicants and to his primary business partners, the local real estate professionals.

"Jeff,

You and Therese are absolutely the best at what you do.  Thanks for everything."  

_J.S. Oak Park

“Jeff, thanks for all your great work over the past few weeks. It was a pleasure working with you and you made this complicated process easy for us. Everything yesterday went great and we are thrilled with the new place. We’ll definitely recommend you in the future. Thanks again!”
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K.W. Oak Park

"I was feeling apathetic about ever getting a loan to help me consolidate my bills.  I had been turned down by three local banks who thought my house was not valuable enough for the loan or that my debt to income ratio was too high.  Then a friend of mine recommended Jeff Magee at Mortgage Resource Group.  Jeff and Therese Thoreson worked a miracle for me. I got the loan!  This company is number 1 on my list.  They will answer your questions in plain English that you can understand.  I got results fast on my loan.  Next time I need a loan I will contact Mortgage Resource Group again."

—R.W. Pulaski, TN

“I want to thank you for your help in arranging a mortgage for me. You simplified a complicated process. I’m impressed with your work and the services of Mortgage Resource Group. I will recommend you and your services to my friends. Thanks again.”
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R.B. Oak Park

Contact Jeff: jmagee@mrgloans.com

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Scott webster

Senior Loan officer  NMLS 202151

Scott has worked for Mortgage Resource Group for the past twenty three years. He has an extensive educational, financial, business, and sales background that is uncommon in the mortgage industry. Having received an undergraduate degree from Cornell University and a master’s degree in Finance and Marketing from the UCLA Graduate School of Management, Scott spent fourteen years as a Senior Product Manager, handling national accounts such as Sears and J.C. Penny.

In order to spend more time with his family Scott switched careers and joined the local and well respected Mortgage Resource Group. His ability to work with the most complicated financial situations, his knowledge, and his interpersonal skills ensure that you will get the service you desire and the loan that you need.

“…you went the extra mile to make a case for me to qualify… and I truly appreciate your effort. Thanks again. I’m a very happy camper.”
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C.E. Oak Park

“We want you to know how much we appreciate all of your help during our most recent mortgage process. Just as during the first time we worked with you, you made what can be a painful experience painless! You truly went the extra mile to help us attain the right financing. Working with Mortgage Resource, we never felt as if we were just a name on a file. You are attentive, accessible, and efficient which are a few of the reasons we enjoyed working with you.”
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M.O. Oak Park

Contact Scott: swebster@mrgloans.com

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Bill Skutta

Senior Loan Officer    NMLS 209577 

Bill joined Mortgage Resource Group in 2003. He received his undergraduate degree from DePaul University and has significant work history in the legal field. After purchasing his first home, Bill decided he could be of best use to others looking to finance their homes. Since then, the mortgage industry has changed dramatically.

Recently, Bill was featured on several Chicago-area AM radio stations to discuss the changes in mortgage financing and how FHA has helped more homebuyers achieve the American dream. Bill has trained extensively on current mortgage industry products and has the experience and the attention to detail to ensure you have a smooth transaction from the application all the way to the closing.

“Thank you for all your help with the mortgage. I know you went above and beyond to make it work. I am sure it is thanks to you that it all worked out.”
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J.W. River Forest

“I highly recommend them to anyone looking to finance or refinance a home.”
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S.B. Des Plaines

Contact Bill: wskutta@mrgloans.com

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Courtney Condon

Senior Loan Officer     NMLS  1685609

Courtney is currently living in (and loving!) Franklin, Tennessee, a historic city within the Greater Nashville area.  She is a dual native of Chicagoland and the Pacific Northwest, where both sides of her family have focused on making livelihoods in the real estate industry.  She has spent her career as an executive of multifaceted organizations, learning the ins and outs of executive management, sales and marketing, recruitment, consulting and private equity.  Always carrying her passion for helping others succeed, Courtney loves to work with clients to achieve their dreams of purchasing homes and creating financial stability.

Contact Courtney: cparker@mrgloans.com

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Jennifer Mattucci

Senior Loan Officer    NMLS  306978

Jennifer is a skilled financial professional with over 15 years of experience.  She became a loan officer shortly after graduating from Dominican University and has played many different roles within the industry.  She has an extensive knowledge of ever evolving mortgage guidelines and program offerings and truly enjoys passing on her knowledge to others.  Her clients walk away, not only feeling that they’ve received outstanding customer service, but also feeling confident they’ve learned something and chose the loan that best suits their needs. 

Jennifer always responded to every email and call promptly. Jennifer answered every question that I had at any time of the day or night. Jennifer made me feel comfortable buying my first house and also made it enjoyable. Jennifer is a great resource to have and I would suggest her services to anyone.

—Katie S. South Elgin

 Jennifer has been an exceptional resource for friends I have referred to her as well as my own interests in real estate for many years. Her excellence shows itself in the commitment that people have to going back to her time and again for management of their financial needs in real estate. I look forward to working with her, always.

Michael M. 

Jennifer was an integral part of my home purchase. I truly appreciated her guidance and the high level of service she provided including numerous cash to close estimates and different loan comparisons outlining my interest rate options. I was fully informed the entire way with no surprises, Jennifer is a true expert in her field and highly recommended!

—Michael J. Oak Park

From working with Jennifer on two separate occasions I can confidently say she is extremely professional, honest, and a pleasure to work with. Being a first time homebuyer, she was able to calm my nerves by being very attentive to my needs, from always quickly responding back to any phone calls and emails, to explaining every step of the process. I could not have been more satisfied with the outcome and that is why I returned to her for a refi. I appreciate her always being available and never rushing through anything as well as being so knowledgeable. I highly recommend Jennifer to everyone shopping for a mortgage. Thank you for everything!

Beata K. Orland Park

Contact Jennifer: jmattucci@mrgloans.com