Stonegate Mortgage Continues Geographic Expansion

  Stonegate Mortgage Continues Geographic Expansion

     Stonegate Realigns Leadership and Operating Structure with Expanded
 Third-Party Origination and Retail Teams; Continues Geographic Expansion and
                   Diversification of Origination Business

Business Wire

INDIANAPOLIS -- December 12, 2013

Stonegate Mortgage Corporation (NYSE: SGM), a leading non-bank mortgage
company focused on originating, financing and servicing U.S. residential
mortgage loans, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the
wholesale lending channel and certain distributed retail assets from
Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc. Stonegate’s acquisition adds more than 200
employees associated with these businesses.

This transaction enables Stonegate to expand its wholesale and retail client
base by expanding the geographies, third party originators and customers it
can serve. As a part of this transaction and to execute its aggressive growth
strategies, Stonegate is realigning its management structure and adding
several new senior managers. These changes include:

  *Kevin McCafferty will now lead Stonegate's Third Party Origination (TPO)
    channels as Executive Vice President - Third Party Origination. Prior to
    Stonegate, Kevin developed extensive wholesale experience with Nationstar
    Mortgage and LandSafe Closing Services, a Bank of America subsidiary, as
    National Sales Executive. For 20 years, he was with Bank of America in
    varying capacities, last serving as Wholesale Mortgage Executive,
    responsible for sales across their Western Division, where he built annual
    production to over $14 billion. He will report directly to Dan Bettenburg,
    President, Stonegate Mortgage.

    The TPO channel will be expanded into three Sales Divisions led by Senior
    Vice Presidents Michael Cullen (East Division), Paul Wyner (Central
    Division) and Greg Armstrong (West Division). John Dennison will remain
    SVP - Inside TPO Sales and Doug Miller will remain SVP - CFI. All of these
    individuals will report to McCafferty in his new role.

  *Fred Bolstad will become Stonegate’s Executive Vice President -- National
    Sales Manager with responsibility for retail. Prior to his hiring at
    Stonegate, Fred held several national sales positions at Nationstar
    Mortgage, Citibank, as Managing Director, Wholesale Lending and Managing
    Director of National Production. While at Citibank, Fred generated more
    than $80 billion in volume. Mr. Bolstad will report directly to Jeff
    Walton, President Retail Lending.

    The Retail channel will be expanded into three divisions led bySenior
    Vice Presidents Todd Fliss (Eastern Division), Mark Etchison (Central
    Division) and Vic Polich (Western Division). All three will report to
    Bolstad in his new role.

Commenting on the completion of the acquisition and these developments, Jim
Cutillo, CEO of Stonegate Mortgage said, “It continues to be an exciting time
at Stonegate Mortgage. This acquisition reflects our ongoing growth
strategies, as we continue to build our national presence. We remain committed
to delivering a superior customer experience in all aspects of our business.
These changes enhance our commitment and allow us to remain leaders in the
mortgage marketplace.”

About Stonegate Mortgage Corporation

Founded in 2005, Stonegate Mortgage Corporation (NYSE: SGM) is a leading,
publicly traded integrated mortgage company that originates, finances and
services agency and non-agency residential mortgages through its network of
retail offices and approved third party originators. Stonegate Mortgage also
provides financing through its fully integrated warehouse lending platform,
NattyMac. Stonegate Mortgage's operational excellence, financial strength,
dedication to customer service and commitment to technology have positioned
the firm as a leading provider in the emerging housing finance market.

For more information on Stonegate Mortgage Corporation, please visit
www.stonegatemtg.com.

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express a belief, expectation or intention, as well as those that are not
statements of historical fact, are forward-looking statements. These
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unless required by law, and we caution you not to rely on them unduly. We have
based these forward-looking statements on our current expectations and
assumptions about future events. While our management considers these
expectations and assumptions to be reasonable, they are inherently subject to
significant business, economic, competitive, regulatory and other risks,
contingencies and uncertainties, most of which are difficult to predict and
many of which are beyond our control. These and other important factors,
including those discussed in the "Risk Factors" section within our final
prospectus dated October 9, 2013, may cause our actual results, performance or
achievements to differ materially from any future results, performance or
achievements expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements.

Contact:

Stonegate Mortgage
Media:
Sloane & Company (on behalf of Stonegate Mortgage Corporation)
Whit Clay, 212-446-1864
wclay@sloanepr.com
or
Investors:
Stonegate Mortgage Corporation
Michael McFadden, 317-663-5904
michael.mcfadden@stonegatemtg.com
 
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