Our Culture

What Makes Us Tick

The Highland Commercial Mortgage Way

Our team works closely with developers, non-profit housing organizations, and large property managers, providing us a strong foundation within the industry. We have a long-standing professional relationship with the HUD staff, spanning over 50 years, which has allowed us to process loans more efficiently. As a boutique lending firm, we have focused solely on the FHA loan platform, which directly contributes to our success.

Our Culture


We recognize our ability to help make a difference in causes that are important to us, and we do not take that lightly. We proudly & continuously support charitable organizations including (but not limited to): ARC Birmingham, Ronald McDonald House, Hatching Hope, Childrens of Alabama, Wellhouse Grace, TumTum Tree Charity, Kulture City of Birmingham, Gumbo Gala benefiting Episcopal Place, Sleep in Heavenly Peace, BBBS of Tennessee, Fellowship of Christian Athletes (Auburn), and JWAS Foundation.

Core Principles


Highland has built its legacy in the FHA-insured multifamily and healthcare lending space. Providing financing for construction and permanent loans, servicing those loans, and cultivating client relationships with developers for nearly five decades, the company has established itself in the industry as a leader.

Highland’s team of experienced originators and underwriters are experts in their field and are ready to help guide you to the finish line of your project.


At Highland, we truly value and appreciate the relationships we hold with our partners and clients. We believe it is important to nurture these relationships in order to sustain long-standing, successful foundations. This mindset continuously brings quality transactions to the HCM portfolio.

The HCM team follows the highest standard of lending practices and works with the best developers in the country.


HCM serves as a privately-owned, mission-based firm established for the preservation of affordable housing.

Since the inception of Highland in 1969, the Moore family has continuously focused on housing policies and products to further the opportunity for housing across the nation. Forward-thinking and commitment to the mission has established Highland’s reputation as a front runner and industry leader.

Our Core Values

  • Evolve & Adapt

  • Deliver outstanding results

  • Nurture our clients

  • Team collaboration

  • Embrace our people
  • Cultivate relationships

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