Mark Mieczkowski

Vice President of Mortgage Lending
35 S. Washington St., Suites 305 & 306, Naperville, IL 60540
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Mark Mieczkowski and his team were great and made this painful process as simple as possible. I've already recommended his services to friends and family

Steven N. | June 2018

Mark and Lisa were wonderful to work with. They made the process stress free.

Jean M. | May 2018

Communication was fantastic. I was refinancing during a very difficult time and the staff was wonderful. They guided me through this process quickly and professionally and it actually took about 7 days less than anticipated. I can't thank the entire team enough for all their help. I have already recommended your organization to a number of people.

Kristin M. - May | 2018

Mark, Thank you so much for working with me and making this process seamless. Your team was very nice throughout. I also appreciate your patience in response to my numerous questions. Guaranteed Rate was professional from beginning to end!

February 20, 2018

You guys totally ROCK! You made this daunting process seamless!! Thanks to all of you for taking my calls and your care with my file to make sure everything went smoothly today. I would love to work with you in the future and will be sure to tell anyone I know looking for a lender to contact Guaranteed Rate based on my wonderful experience. You guys MAKE IT HAPPEN!

Courtney W. - Oak Park, IL | JUN 2017

The entire team did a fantastic job. Super easy to work with, proactive, I was routinely being updated regarding status and information needs...all great. Mark Mieczkowski was my primary contact and he was outstanding; very knowledgeable, client-focused, and I would recommend Mark and the Guaranteed Rate team to anyone in the market.

Robert L. - West Bend, WI | JUL 2016

Mark Mieczkowski was great to work with. He was timely, flexible, and made the process as easy as possible. He was a true professional and got me comfortable working with him and his team. Amy Brady and Nancy Garay were also great to work with. They were timely and diligent and easy to work with. I am glad I used Guaranteed Rate over Merrill Lynch/BofA. Upfront I thought the Guaranteed Rate Team was great to work with compared to Merrill and then the GR team went and backed it up with...

Joseph F. - Brookfield, IL | Jan. 2016

Mark was great to work with - clear up front, easy to reach, answered all of our questions and we were not blindsided at any point, nor did we have to scramble for last minute changes/requests.

Bill M. – Downers Grove, IL | Sep. 2015

Mark is a true professional and we are very thankful for all the hard work he did to make it a pleasant process.

Jeffrey G. – Odenton, MD | May. 2015

Mark and team were awesome to work with and always available to speak with me.

Lori J. – Chicago, IL | Mar. 2015

Mark Mieczkowski was absolutely incredible! He was professional, on time, transparent - Really an amazing experience!

Jody A. – Chicago, IL | Jan. 2015

Mark is hard working, smart, reliable and all around fantastic. I will recommend everyone to his services. Mark and his team couldn't have been more wonderful, easy to work with, and extremely professional.

Lauren P. – Chicago, IL | Dec. 2014

Mark and his team were always easy to reach and very friendly! They made this whole process very painless! It was great and fast!

Jennifer Z. – Frankfort, IL | Dec. 2014

Mark was very knowledgeable and detailed. He was on top of everything throughout the process. He has done a few loans for me and has always been great!

Brent J. -- Woodstock, IL 6/9/2014

Mark was terrific--very hands on and always welcome to answering questions or assisting.

Mark M. -- Berwyn, IL 5/15/2014

“Throughout the entire process, the communication and responsiveness from Mark was wonderful. This was my third home purchase, and the best lender experience that I have had. Mark was phenomenal - as I stated above, he was extremely responsive to all of my needs and questions. He was honest and helpful throughout. No issues whatsoever! I was thrilled throughout the process.”

Steven G. -- Chicago, IL. -- 9/ 2013

Hey, check out this amazing review from Holly about Mark! “Mark Mieczkowski and his team were really great to work with. They were very thorough, efficient and accessible at all hours to answer any of our questions. We couldn't be happier with our decision to work with Guaranteed Rate!”

Holly L. – Western Springs, IL – 4/2013

Hey check out the amazing review from Jennifer about Mark! “We worked with Guaranteed Rate three times and our experience is always smooth and seamless! The refinancing process was so easy we never had to leave the house! Thanks Mark!”

Jennifer F. -- Darien, IL -- 02/2013

I am extremely pleased with ease of refinancing with your company. Everything was explained in detail and the process was smooth. I would definitly use Guaranteed Rate agian should I need. I have already refered your company to others. I heard of your company from one of your reps Mark Mieczkowski.. Mark also handled my mortgage, he did an excellent job explaining the details insured everything went smooth. THANK YOU MARK!

Gordan O. - North Riverside, IL 9/2011

I've worked with Mark on providing title and escrow services on numerous refinance transactions throughout the years. He's always made sure the refinance process is seamless and the borrower(s) understand the entire process. Mark's hands-on approached has increased both our businesses each year.

Thomas P. IL, North American Title

I am never surprised when Mark's clients tell me how much they appreciate him. Mark provides top notch services to his clients and he is in an excellent position to do so. From his impressive finance background to his thorough understanding of the markets to his remarkable ability to provide appropriate solutions for his clients - Mark does it all with class, integrity, and a terrific personality. I highly recommend Mark Mieczkowski.

Annika M., Atty with Clancy and Associates

I've had the privilege of knowing Mark for several years and have been partnering with him this past year to provide valuation and appraisal services to his growing client base. Mark is not only a professional, he is courteous and conscientious. His relaxed and informative approach with clients is reassuring in a market assaulted with bank closures and mortgage company closings. My experience of Mark and the service he provides is wonderful and uncommon in today's market. It's a pleasure to...

Michael H., Pres.of Pahroo Appraisal & Consultancy

Mark is an excellent loan officer. He has helped many of my clients find the right mortgage program. He has facilitated the contract to closing process efficiently and effectively bringing the purchase to closing on time. In addition he stays close to his clients with regular updates on mortgages and lending opportunities. He is an ongoing resource for them not just a momentary necessity.

Cecily C., GRI CDPE


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Mark interview Q&A

What specific steps do you use to help your customers find the best home loan for them?
When I am working with customers to get a mortgage to buy or refinance a home, my primary mission is to provide them a \"Raving Fan\" service experience. I take a \"hands-on\" approach with my customers and with the help of my support team, I can provide the quality care and attention my referral sources can always rely on. My role as a loan officer is to be a trusted mortgage advisor for my customers and provide them with expert mortgage planning advice to enable them to obtain the best mortgage loan that meets their short and long term financial goals.
Tell us about a mortgage product that consumers may not be aware of?
For borrowers that have less than a 20% down payment or equity in their home they would have to pay for private mortgage insurance (PMI) as a part of their payment. A relatively new PMI option is where for a slightly higher interest rate the cost of the PMI is paid for by the lender (Lender paid PMI) and there is no monthly paid PMI payment. In most cases, this results in a lower monthly payment for the borrower compared to the standard monthly paid PMI.
What resources could you recommend that borrowers use to learn more about the mortgage process and how to ensure a successful home closing?
Go to my homepage at and download the eBook, \"Demystifying the Mortgage Process\"
Summary of where you grew up: family, affiliations, college, high school, etc.
I graduated from Notre Dame and have been in the Chicago area since then. I live in the wonderful western suburb of Riverside with my wife and 3 boys. I am Chairperson for the Riverside Economic Development Commission and also involved in coaching youth sports.
Tell us something that makes you unique or something wacky, yet interesting about you?
I am a passionate cook and foodie with a lifelong goal of opening up my own Italian restaurant

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