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Family First ranks 37th on Inc. 500 mortgagepress.comFamily First Mortgage Corporation, Inc. magagine, Inc. 500 Family First Mortgage Corporation, based in Palm Coast, Fla., has been named by Inc. magazine as the 37th fastest growing privately held company in the nation. The company posted a growth rate of 3,174 percent from 1999 to 2003. Family First was founded in 1979 and currently has 238 branches in 32 states and almost 550 employees. This is the second time Family First Mortgage Corporation has been included in Inc. magazine's Inc. 500 annual ranking of the 500 fastest-growing private businesses. The family-owned mortgage company improved from last year's Inc. magazine ranking of 121. "We are extremely pleased and honored once again to be recognized by Inc. magazine," said company president Gregory Hill. "This is further evidence and recognition that Family First continues to be a strong leader and a growing force in the mortgage industry." The magazine noted that Family First's average annual growth rate over the last five years was 634.8 percent. The company posted revenue of $24.1 million in 2003, more than double the $11.7 million revenue from the previous year. The companies on the 2004 Inc. 500 list were ranked according to their average annual sales growth. Of the 500 firms, Family First Mortgage is one of only 39 Florida companies that made the list. For more information, visit www.familyfirstmortgage.com.