News Release: Blackhawk Bank Recognizes Top Mortgage Bankers for 2017

Image of Margie Nowak, Kelly Pospischil and Michael Hughes.January 26, 2018 (Rockford, IL) – Three of Blackhawk Bank’s mortgage loan originators have been recognized for outstanding closed loan volume during 2017. They are Margie Nowak, Kelly Pospischil, and Mike Hughes.

“These individuals are mortgage experts who understand our marketplace, know the complexities of the industry, and have developed great relationships with local real estate professionals,” said Tammy Zurfluh, Mortgage Vice President at Blackhawk Bank (NMLS #476483). “They each earn a tremendous amount of new business through referrals by clients. They’ve built an extraordinary level of trust with their clients by sharing their expertise and counsel to ensure that the homeowner secures the mortgage financing that’s perfect for their lifestyle. Clients trust them fully, and whenever they’re in the market for a new or re-financed loan, they come back to Blackhawk Bank.”

The top mortgage originator was Nowak with over $25 million in sales, followed by Pospischil with over $20 million, and Hughes with $18 million in sales.
Margie Nowak (NMLS #476485) serves clients in Rockford and the surrounding area. Kelly Pospischil (NMLS # 1369315) serves residents in the Belvidere area, and Mike Hughes (NMLS #1195168) serves clients in Roscoe, Rockton, and South Beloit.

Blackhawk Bank is a market leader in mortgage origination with a high-performance team of experts. With superior knowledge of state and federal mortgage assistance programs and a large portfolio of loan options, Blackhawk bankers are able to tailor a mortgage loan that fits their clients’ needs.
About Blackhawk Bank
Blackhawk Bank has served individuals, families and business owners since 1881. The Bank operates eight full service banking centers in Rockford, Belvidere, Machesney Park and Roscoe, Illinois, and in Beloit and Janesville Wisconsin. The Bank also operates a Mortgage Processing Center in Rockford, Illinois. Complete information about Blackhawk Bank can be found at