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Steve Schneider

SVP of Mortgage Lending

Steve Schneider Team

NMLS #228607

413 N. Carpenter St., Suite 1W
Chicago, IL 60642
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(312) 371-3518


About Steve

Since 1995, I’ve built my business and reputation on providing unsurpassed service to clients and partners. I work with some of the top real estate agents, attorneys, CPAs, and financial planners in Chicagoland, and each knows me as an invaluable resource in home financing. My reputation, honesty, ability to set proper expectations, and up-front approach with clients has been recognized by Chicago Magazine’s Five Star Mortgage Professional Award for the past 10 years. Additionally, I am proud to be listed by Scotsman Guide as one of the Top Originators in the United States.

Whether you’re looking to finance or refinance your first home, your next home, or an investment property, I’m here to guide you with a level of communication that instills confidence you’re making the right choices for you and your family. I offer a wide range of products, from conventional and jumbo to physician loans, FHA, VA, and renovation. I will explain each option, answer your questions, and walk by your side from pre-approval to the closing table.

Originally from Cleveland, I earned my bachelor’s degree from University of Wisconsin-Madison. I live in the Roscoe Village neighborhood of Chicago with my wife Jaime, daughter Ella, and Tibetan Terrier Ziggy. In my free time, I enjoy being with family, traveling, seeing live music, and working out on my Peloton and Hydrow. I’m also proud of the charitable efforts I’m part of, including the Michael J. Fox Foundation, University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center, Anti-Defamation League, Boots for Babes, and The Birthday Party Project.


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  • Purchase
  • Refinance Loans
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