About MegaStar


Megastar prides itself on our family company culture, employing seasoned and experienced loan officers who have the consumer's interest at heart. We are thrilled that you have taken the time to learn about our company, we look forward to helping you achieve your home ownership dreams.

Community involvement and Culture

Megastar is committed to giving back to the community, enriching the lives of our employees and staying active in our industry to improve regulations to protect the consumer.

A few of MegaStar’s philanthropic endeavors include the Colorado I Have A Dream Foundation, Mi Casa, Family Star, Volunteers of America and others.

Company initiatives include MegaStar’s Presidents Club, an annual recognition of sales and operational excellence. Members receive award incentives for quality work and production.

MegaStar currently has or has had a board member assigned to the Governor appointed Colorado Housing Finance Authority and the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies Lenders Task Force. We have been awarded an A+ by the Better Business Bureau and have received a BBB Gold Star Award.


Anita Padilla-Fitzgerald MegaStar Financial Corp. (MFC) Founder/President/CEO

  • MFC was founded in 1999 with the principle of “Integrity and Accountability”. MFC is a HUD approved retail mortgage banker doing business in 25 states and employs 202 full-time staff.
  • MegaStar Financial was recently highlighted as a strong accountable lender by FOX National Business News and the Denver Post. MFC was rewarded a Gold Star Award from the Better Business Bureau in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013.
  • In 2009 The Latina Chamber in conjunction with the United States Hispanic Chamber and State Farm presented Mrs. Padilla-Fitzgerald with The National Latina Trail Blazer Award for Business.  
  • Mrs. Padilla-Fitzgerald served two consecutive terms for the State of Colorado “Rules Committee Task Force.” In 2009, she was appointed by the Colorado Governor to serve on the Colorado Housing Finance Authority Board of Directors.
  • In 2010 Mrs. Padilla-Fitzgerald was nominated and won the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award for the Financial Service for the Rocky Mountain Region.   The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for Denver awarded Mrs. Padilla-Fitzgerald the Hispanic Business Woman of the Year for 2010
  • Prior to MFC, Mrs. Padilla-Fitzgerald was President/CEO of First City Financial Corp. (FCFC), a Denver based lender, from 1996 to1999 and was one of 10 original employees of Denver based Cherry Creek Mortgage Company (CCMC) from 1988 to 1996.


SCOTT PIEPER EVP - Chief Operating Officer - Megastar Holdings

Mr. Pieper is responsible for corporate and strategic management for MegaStar Holdings, which oversees all of the MegaStar companies. He manages the capital and treasury needs of MegaStar Financial Corp., Take Three Technologies, MegaStar Holding Services. Additionally, he provides strategic analysis to MegaStar’s President & CEO.

Mr. Pieper was one of the initial employees of the company in April 2000 and has been intimately involved in the development of many of the systems and procedures used by the company today.

Prior to joining MegaStar, Mr. Pieper was with Wells Fargo Bank in Commercial Banking and Asset Based Finance for 12 years.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and graduated with honors from the University of Denver.


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