Franklin American Mortgage Company (FAMC) is flying as high as a kite. The private mortgage bank is one of the country's largest and fastest-growing mortgage brokers. Franklin American Mortgage operates through three loan production channels. The correspondent lending division services lenders nationwide, while the wholesale division funds and underwrites loans for mortgage brokers. The firm's retail division offers mortgages directly to individuals from about 20 offices (mostly located in the East and South). Founded in 1994, Franklin American Mortgage CEO Dan Crockett owns the company.