Brian R. Jessen is a Senior Vice President of Lending for Guaranteed Rate, Inc. within their Deerfield, Illinois office, specializing in residential mortgage lending, home equity lines and loans, lot loans, constructions loans and multi-family lending across the United States for primary homes, second homes and investment properties. Brian’s business is 60% within Illinois and 40% out-of-state.
Brian has been involved in the financial industry for the past 31 years, working at various Chicagoland financial institutions. His employers have included LaSalle Bank for 2 and 1/2 years out of college, The Northern Trust Company for almost 10 years and Harris N.A. for 9 and 1/2 years. Positions that he has held over his career include key roles in underwriting, secondary marketing, compliance and CRA, private banking and outside sales for residential lending, targeting high net worth clientele throughout the country.
His wealth of financial experience is a substantial asset to his clientele, as they not only get the best financial advice and insights into current economic trends, but superior service and follow through, by himself and by his entire team.
Brian attended The University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, majoring in Economics, with a minor in Finance. He is married with 3 children. Brian's personal interests include golfing, biking, studying the financial markets, charity involvement and family travel.