Guaranteed Rate Names Marc Buchanan as a Vice President of Mortgage Lending in Atlanta
“We are very excited to welcome Marc to the Guaranteed Rate team,” said Derik Taylor, a Regional Manager of Mortgage Lending for Guaranteed Rate in Georgia. “Marc’s impressive career and extensive experience serving Georgia homebuyers is an incredible asset to our company as we continue to expand our presence in this region.”
Buchanan joins Guaranteed Rate with over 20 years of mortgage and finance industry experience. He works extensively to provide home financing solutions to experienced buyers that allow them to leverage their assets and meet their wealth management goals.
Buchanan’s experience in the financial industry and in-depth knowledge of products and guidelines also enables him to educate and guide first-time home buyers through the mortgage process for efficient and successful transactions.
“I’m thrilled to join the Guaranteed Rate team,” said Buchanan. “As a nationally recognized brand, Guaranteed Rate allows me to expand my business while continuing to give my clients great rates and exceptional service, which is even more enhanced by the company’s innovative digital platform and mortgage solutions.”
A Georgia native, Buchanan earned his bachelor’s degree in finance from Georgia State University. He lives in Atlanta with his wife and six children and enjoys cheering on the Atlanta United Soccer team.
To learn more, please visit: rate.com/marcbuchanan
About Guaranteed Rate Companies
The Guaranteed Rate Companies, which includes Guaranteed Rate, Inc., Guaranteed Rate Affinity, LLC, and Proper Rate, LLC, has more than 9,000 employees in over 750 offices across the United States. Headquartered in Chicago, Guaranteed Rate Companies is one of the largest retail mortgage lenders in the United States, funding over $73 billion in 2020. Founded in 2000 and licensed in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., Guaranteed Rate Companies has helped homeowners nationwide with home purchase loans and refinances. The company has established itself as an industry leader by introducing innovative technology, offering low rates and delivering unparalleled customer service. 2017 marked the launch of Guaranteed Rate Affinity, LLC, a mortgage origination joint venture between Guaranteed Rate, Inc. and Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), a global leader in residential real estate franchising and brokerage. In 2020, the company launched Proper Rate, LLC, a mortgage origination joint venture between Guaranteed Rate, Inc. and @properties, one of the nation's largest residential brokerage firms. Collectively, the Guaranteed Rate Companies have earned honors and awards including: Top Lender for Online Service for 2018 by U.S. News & World Report; Best Mortgage Lender for Online Loans and Best Mortgage Lender for Refinancing by NerdWallet for 2021; HousingWire’s 2020 Tech100 award for the company’s industry-leading FlashClose SM technology; No. 3 ranking in Scotsman Guide's Top Retail Mortgage Lenders 2019; Chicago Agent Magazine’s Lender of the Year for five consecutive years; Chicago Tribune's Top Workplaces list for seven consecutive years. Visit rate.com for more information.