Michael Zaccagnini is a national award-winning Mortgage Originator at Guaranteed Rate in Southport, Connecticut. Michael’s lifelong passion for real estate and finance led him to a job as a loan officer in 1999. His engaging and relatable personality; along with a professional work ethic, attention to detail and love of helping people have helped his career to flourish. From a mortgage loan officer to Series 7 financial advisor, he possesses the expertise, training, knowledge, experience and a skillset making him uniquely qualified to assist, educate and advise clients of all income levels to fully understand their financial picture. In his current role as VP of Mortgage Lending, he is licensed in CT & NY.
Though he has many clients “I treat each loan as if they are my only loan,” Michael says. “In today’s busy and hyper-connected world, the ability to blend technology with a knowledgeable local expert leads to a successful closing. The mortgage and real estate industry are still about the human element, building relationships, and providing a consistent and unsurpassed customer experience.”
The thing that sets Michael apart from other lenders in his area is the level of service he and his team provide. “I don’t keep banker’s hours. I spend time with clients upfront and tailor a loan to fit each client’s needs” he says with a smile. The time and service continues through closing and beyond, as many clients and partners refer him to their family and friends. To date, he has closed over 900 loans and funded over $500 million.
What does Michael love most about his work? “I love that no deal is the same. It’s always different and never boring.” A native of Connecticut, he resides in Brookfield with his three children. Michael actively trains in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and is working for his purple belt. An excellent home cook and entertainer he is a lover of food and drink who also enjoys mountain biking, live music, photography, hiking, and traveling.