Shant Banosian is Guaranteed Rate’s #1 Loan Officer nationwide 5 years running with 1,907closed units and $915 million in funded loans in 2019 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 $3 Billion in funded loans, Shant prides himself on being one of the best in the business.
Shant was ranked as the #1 Loan Originator in the US for 2017, 2018 and 2019 by Scotsman Guide. Shant was also ranked the #1 Loan Originator (total volume + units) in America by Mortgage Executive Magazine for 2017, 2018, and 2019. He has been the #1 volume loan originator in Massachusetts consistently since 2013 according to Banker and Tradesman.
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, an exclusive club for top producers who exceed $100 million in annual loan volume, in 2015.
Shant has found success in the mortgage business for many reasons but most notably for always putting the customer first. An impressive 95% 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 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.