Guaranteed Rate Makes FastFifty List For Second Consecutive Year
CHICAGO, IL — May 2, 2008 — Guaranteed Rate was one of 23 companies to appear in Crain’s Chicago Business FastFifty for the second consecutive year. Maintaining triple-digit growth with a total sales volume of $3.3 billion in 2007, they were the only mortgage lender to make the list.
The annual list features the fastest growing companies in the Chicago metropolitan area based on total revenue. According to the article, Guaranteed Rate’s growth was fueled by adding top loan officers from other lenders.
By continually attracting the highest quality individuals, the company remains positioned to expand the service focus at the heart of their corporate objectives. "Customer service has been the staple to our success,” said CEO and president Victor Ciardelli. “As Guaranteed Rate grows, the importance of customer service is never lost.” During Guaranteed Rate’s explosive growth in 2007, the company maintained 98% service satisfaction levels.
Founded in 2000 and based in Chicago, Illinois, Guaranteed Rate provides consumers with low-cost home loans, and is privately held.