Steven Kaufman - HBJ Most Admired CEOZeusLending CEO Steven Kaufman is both grateful and honored to receive The Houston Business Journal’s inaugural Most Admired CEO Award.

“To be considered among so many other phenomenal candidates is humbling,” said Steven Kaufman, ZeusLending CEO. “It’s just amazing and gratifying to be recognized among Houston’s top business leaders.”

With their innovative work in the mortgage industry, ZeusLending continues to enable Houston residents establish financial security. Their ultimate goal is to build an extraordinary company that empowers people to achieve their dreams.

“We owe everything to our customers,” Steven Kaufman said. “Our operation helps strengthen fellow Texans so they can grow and achieve and help strengthen themselves and others.”

In 2008, Kaufman founded a Houston-based charity known as the Fanatical Change Foundation which has raised funds for local families in dire need. Through this privatized act of goodwill, the city’s overall spirit is continuously invigorated.

“Being identified as a philanthropist means a great deal to me,” Steven Kaufman said. “The feeling you get when you give back transcends any other kind of reward.”

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About ZeusLending
ZeusLending is the Fastest Real Estate Lender in America™, dedicated to offering real estate borrowers a flexible financing option to suit every need. Founded by Chief Acceleration Officer and Finance Enthusiast Steven Kaufman, the company specializes in hard money loans, real estate crowdfunding opportunities, traditional and non-traditional mortgages and custom-tailored financing options that address a variety of unique transactions involving property acquisition, refinancing, discounted home buying, renovation projects, transitional properties, non-traditional borrowers, fix-and-flip projects, fix-and-hold projects, transactional financing, gap financing, and transactions requiring time-sensitive funding. For more information, please visit