Mortgage lenders funded roughly $33.2 billion of Jumbo mortgages during the fourth quarter, a handsome 57% gain from the same period a year earlier, according to survey figures compiled by National Mortgage News and the Quarterly Data Report.

Moreover, the production gain was 20 points higher than the 30% overall improvement enjoyed by all residential lenders during the quarter. (The 4Q10 was the industry's best of the year in terms of new originations with $544 billion of product funded.)

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