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Michael Donoghue

Founder, Premium Mortgage Corporation

Michael Donoghue founded Premium Mortgage Corporation in 1999. Under his leadership, Premium Mortgage Corporation overcame the industry challenges of 2007-2008 and continues to prosper and grow. Premium Mortgage Corporation is the largest mortgage originator in the Rochester metro area with 32% market share in 2017 and consistently recognized in the Western New York mortgage market as a Top Mortgage Originator.

Mr. Donoghue has over 20 years’ experience in residential mortgage lending and the real estate business. He is active in the industry serving as a liaison with lawmakers and professional organizations and is an active member in the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors and the Women’s Council of Realtors.

Mr. Donoghue is also an active member and fund-raiser for the Boys & Girls Club of Rochester.

This profile is part of Rochester Business Journal's Power 30 Banking & Finance list for 2022. Information used in this profile was sourced from the honoree. View the full list at


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