Marc is a VP of Mortgage Lending/Branch Manager at Guaranteed Rate and is currently licensed in California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Virginia successfully servicing his clients in traditional and reverse mortgages.
He consistently ranks in the top 1 percent of mortgage originators in the U.S., according to leading industry sources Origination News, Mortgage Executive and Scotsman Guide. In his home state of New Jersey, Marc has been featured in NJBIZ's "40 Under 40" and is called upon frequently by the real estate, finance, accounting and legal communities as a trusted expert and speaker. Additionally, Marc is a certified and licensed instructor, offering continuing education credits to accountants, real estate agents, financial planners and managed care professionals.
Marc has been a keynote presenter at the Mastermind Summit, the mortgage industry's leading annual conference as well as many other summits and business events across the nation. Additionally, he was also co-host of WVNJ's popular The Real Estate and Money Show.
National recognitions include being named as one of RISMedia's in 2020 and 2019 Real Estate Newsmakers, National Mortgage Professionals' 2019 and 2018 selection of "Top Most Connected Mortgage Professionals" in the U.S as well as ranked among Mortgage Professional America's "Hot 100" bankers in 2018 and 2017. He also received a Five Star Mortgage Professional award for superior customer service and professionalism in 2020 and 2019 from NJ Monthly Magazine. Marc holds the following certifications and designations; Certified Divorce Lending Professional (CDLP), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU).
Profoundly inspired by his grandfather's hard work and success, Marc has authored his first book—“Lessons from My Grandfather: Wisdom For Success in Business and Life”—which shares knowledge gained from his beloved mentor, Haralambos Georgiou Pistis, who was affectionately known to all as Charlie. From a very young age, Marc chronicled Charlie's experiences as an immigrant from Cyprus. In dedication, he now offers his grandfather's timeless principles for achieving success and leading a fulfilling life. Foremost, is the belief that success is a choice.
Marc graduated from Rutgers University/Rutgers Business School with a Bachelors of Science in Finance. He presently resides in Montville, NJ and is a proud father of 3 daughters. Marc treasuries the time he spends with family friends and strives to regularly make a difference in the lives of others around him, both professionally and personally. He also finds inspiration in a quote by Henry David Thoreau: “Go Confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined.