Lender of the Year: Guaranteed Rate

Guaranteed Rate

Guaranteed Rate is one of the largest retail mortgage lenders in the United States. Headquartered in Chicago, the company has approximately 195 offices across the U.S. and Washington, D.C., and is licensed in all 50 states.

Since its founding in 2000, Guaranteed Rate has helped hundreds of thousands of homeowners with home purchase loans and refinances and funded nearly $23 billion in loans in 2016 alone. The company has become the Home Purchase Experts® by introducing the world’s first digital mortgage technology and offering low-rate, low-fee mortgages through an easy-to-understand process and unparalleled customer service.

Guaranteed Rate won an American Business Award for its digital mortgage technology in 2016, ranked No. 1 in Scotsman Guide’s Top Mortgage Lenders 2016, and earned a place on the Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces list in five of the past six years.

“Guaranteed Rate is honored to be a finalist in the Lender of the Year category. The support we have throughout the real estate community is one of the reasons for our success and we are so grateful. We also want to congratulate our very own Ben Cohen who is a finalist for Loan Officer of the Year. We couldn’t be prouder of Ben and all he does to help aspiring homeowners attain their dreams of home ownership.”

Finalists:

Wintrust;

Draper and Kramer Mortgage Corp.