Guaranteed Rate Inc. is one of the largest retail mortgage lenders in the United States, funding $37 billion in 2019. Founded in 2000 and licensed in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., Guaranteed Rate Companies has helped homeowners nationwide with home purchase loans and refinances. The company has established itself as an industry leader by introducing innovative technology, offering low rates and delivering unparalleled customer service. 2017 marked the launch of Guaranteed Rate Affinity LLC, a mortgage origination joint venture between Guaranteed Rate Inc. and Realogy Holdings Corp., a global leader in residential real estate franchising and brokerage. In 2020, the company launched Proper Rate LLC, a mortgage origination joint venture between Guaranteed Rate and @properties, one of the nation’s largest residential brokerage firms.
“This award is a huge honor for us,” said Guaranteed Rate President and CEO Victor Ciardelli. “This year brought unique challenges to the entire housing industry. We appreciate the hard work of the Chicago real estate agents who trust us to ensure that homebuyers have the fastest and easiest mortgage process.”
Finalists: Chase, Wintrust Mortgage