Merrill Lynch Credit Corporation (BofA-owned)
A national lender. I find them to be excellent for refinance loans, both in terms of products and rates as well as responsiveness and convenience.
A highly reputable investment advisory and mortgage banking firm headquartered in Palo Alto with offices throughout the Bay Area.
Reputable local Silicon Valley loan broker and direct lender headquartered in Los Gatos serving the entire Bay Area. This company offers the benefit of brokering loans from all major banks and ability to underwrite loans directly.