History

History

As founder of The Cooksey Division, Michael Cooksey has built one of the most successful retail branches for Mid America Mortgage. With 17 years in the industry, Michael brings the experience and knowledge needed to lead a successful mortgage transaction. His guiding principle as founder of The Cooksey Division has been to focus on internal team-building to fuel the branch’s astounding origination growth, a strategy which has resulted in unquestionable success.

Since joining Mid America in 2012, Cooksey has received numerous awards for excellence in the industry, including the 2017 HousingWire “HW Insiders” award, the 2017 National Mortgage Professional “40 Under 40” award and the 2018 Mortgage Professional America “Hot 100” award. Additionally, The Cooksey Team has been named one of North Texas’ “Best Places to Work” by the Dallas Business Journal in both 2017 and 2018. In addition to leading The Cooksey Division, Michael also serves as Executive Managing Director of Production for Mid America Mortgage, where he is responsible for overseeing and ensuring the success of Mid America’s current network of retail branches nationwide, as well as recruiting and on-boarding new branches.