Shant Banosian is Guaranteed Rate’s #1 Loan Officer nationwide 4 years running with 1,215 closed units and $536 million in funded loans in 2018 alone. He has been in the mortgage business for more than a decade and has consistently been recognized for his high level of production and superior customer service. With an impressive career volume of over $2 Billion in funded loans, Shant prides himself on being one of the best in the business.
Shant was recently ranked as the #1 Loan Originator in the US for 2017 by Scotsman Guide for Most Loans Closed. Shant was also ranked the #1 Loan Originator (total volume + units) in America by Mortgage Executive Magazine for 2017, 2018. and is the #1 volume loan originator in Massachusetts for 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 according to Banker and Tradesman. Scotsman Guide has ranked Shant as the #1 Loan Officer in Massachusetts several years in a row. Shant has also been featured on Mortgage Professional of America’s Young Guns list of mortgage professionals under 35 for the last three years, and after several years as a Guaranteed Rate President’s Club member, he was named to the prestigious Chairman’s Circle in 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 an exclusive club for top producers who exceed $100 million in annual loan volume.
Shant has found success in the mortgage business for many reasons but most notably for always putting the customer first. An impressive 98% of his clients would use him again, and he continues to grow his business thanks to word-of-mouth referrals. Shant’s goal is to simplify the mortgage process for his customers and make the home loan process easy to navigate. He and his team thoroughly educate their borrowers throughout the mortgage transaction so they fully understand their options and feel comfortable with their chosen loan program. He also strives to get loans closed quickly and in record time.
Shant graduated from Bentley University with a Bachelor of Science degree. He grew up in Watertown, MA, and currently resides in Belmont with his wife and three daughters. Community involvement is a very important part of Shant’s personal and professional life, and he is extremely proud of his Massachusetts upbringing. He is also heavily involved with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Walk/Run in Boston.