Keith Hoffman – NMLS #120133


Keith began his mortgage career in 1993 with a local Mortgage Banker, located in Downers Grove, IL. After becoming a top lending professional with Midwest Funding, he left there and opened a small branch in Lombard for a mortgage broker. After realizing the need to move back into a company that operated as a mortgage banker, Keith became a partner with 1st Advantage Mortgage. With the changing times, the company merged their company with one of the oldest real commercial real estate and management companies in the Midwest, Draper And Kramer. The name 1st Advantage Mortgage, a Draper and Kramer company, has recently changed the name formerly to Draper and Kramer Mortgage Corp, effective Dec. 1, 2016.

Draper and Kramer is one of the country’s premiere full-service real estate and financial firms. While still a family-owned company headquartered in Chicago, they help identify and structure mortgage financing programs for clients across the United States, and have been doing so since 1893.

Licensed in 6 states, Keith has originated residential mortgages since 1993. He is extremely involved with the community and is a Board Director and long time member of Chamber 630, a member and Board Director for the Rotary Club of Downers Grove, has participated on past boards with a number of organizations:

  • Proud member of the Rotary Club of Downers Grove
  • Downers Grove Area Chamber of Commerce & Industry – Member and Director on the Board of Directors
  • 2007-2008 past President and present board director & member of the Rotary Club of Downers Grove
  • Past Director of The Illinois Association of Mortgage Professionals
  • Past President & member of the Kiwanis Club of Downers Grove
  • Past Member of the Ad Hoc Committee for Housing for the Village of Downers Grove
  • Past member of the DuPage County Habitat for Humanity Finance committee
  • Past Board member of the District 99 Education Foundation – 99 PLUS

Keith was honored in 2011 with the Downers Grove Citizen of the Year award, presented by the YMCA. This award is given to the individual that has gone above and beyond in their service efforts for the community of Downers Grove, and is chosen by a committee of past Citizen of the Year winners.

Prior to entering the mortgage industry, Mr. Hoffman was a top producer in corporate retail sales. Mr. Hoffman received a B. S. degree in Law Administration with a minor in Business, from Western Illinois University in 1978. During that time, Keith spent a short time in the Dallas District Attorney’s office before moving to California and then relocating back to the Chicago land area.

Keith is a thoroughbred horse owner and author of two books; ‘Smarter Bets the Exacta Way’ and ‘Inside the Sport of Kings’

Keith Hoffman (IL:31.0004073 DC:MLO120133 KY:MC365885 NC:I-137628 WI:41722 VA:MLO-29673VA NMLS:120133) is an agent of Draper and Kramer Mortgage Corp. (IL:MB.0004263 DC:MLB2551 KY:MC21109 NC:L-127787 WI:27389BA VA:MC-5630 NMLS:2551) an Illinois Residential Mortgage Licensee located at 701 E. 22nd St., Suite 125, Lombard, IL 60148. Telephone 630-376-2100. Regulated by IDFPR located at 100 W. Randolph, 9th Floor, Chicago, IL 60601. Telephone 312-814-4500. Regulated by Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking, Government of the District of Columbia, 810 First Street NE, Ste. 701, Washington, D.C. 20002. Telephone 202-727-8000. Regulated by Department of Public Protection, DFI located at 1025 Capital Center Dr., Ste. 200, Frankfort, KY 40601. Telephone 502-573-3390. Regulated by NCCOB located at 316 W. Edenton St., Raleigh, NC 27603. Telephone 888-384-3811. Regulated by WDFI, Department of Banking, located at 201 W. Washington Ave., Ste. 500, Madison, WI 53703. Telephone 608-261-7578. Regulated by BFI located at Tyler Building 8th Floor, 1300 E. Main St., Richmond, VA 23219. Telephone 804-371-9657.

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