Guaranteed Rate Companies Celebrates Most Top Women Originators on Scotsman Guide for Third Consecutive Year
CHICAGO (May 4, 2023)–Guaranteed Rate Companies, a leader in mortgage lending and digital financial services, is proud to announce that it has more top women originators than any other company on Scotsman Guide’s prestigious annual list for the third consecutive year.
A distinguished industry benchmark, the Scotsman Guide rankings recognize the hard work, professionalism and dedication of the women in the mortgage industry. The Guaranteed Rate family of companies, which includes Guaranteed Rate, Guaranteed Rate Affinity, Proper Rate and OriginPoint, have a total of 61 originators ranked for Top Dollar Volume.
The Guaranteed Rate Companies have three originators in the top 25 in Top Dollar Volume, including the number 14 originator for total purchase volume, OriginPoint’s Lysa Griffith, who funded more than $193 million in total loan volume in 2022. Guaranteed Rate’s Julee Felsman came in at number 18 with over $180 million, and Jennifer Beeston is number 24 with over $174 million in total loan volume.
In 2018, the companies created the Guaranteed Rate Organization of Women (GROW) to facilitate the development of female loan originators. GROW serves as a platform for women to support and encourage each other's accomplishments, exchange innovative concepts and foster empowerment and confidence. Currently, GROW offers a mentorship program, monthly webinars and an annual conference to advance and honor the achievements of women at Guaranteed Rate.
To learn more, please visit rate.com/careers.
About Guaranteed Rate Companies
Guaranteed Rate is a leader in mortgage lending and digital financial services. Headquartered in Chicago, the Guaranteed Rate Companies have over 850 branches across the U.S., serving all 50 states and Washington, D.C. Since its launch in 2000, Guaranteed Rate Companies have helped more than 1 million homeowners with home purchase loans and refinances. The company has cemented itself as an industry leader by introducing innovative technology, offering low rates and delivering unparalleled customer service. Honors and awards include: 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 Tech100 award for the company’s industry-leading FlashClose℠ in 2020, digital mortgage platform MyAccount in 2022, and Language Access Program in 2023; No. 2 ranking in Scotsman Guide’s 2022 list of Top Retail Mortgage Lenders; The most Scotsman Guide Top Originators for 11 consecutive years; Chicago Agent Magazine’s Lender of the Year for seven consecutive years; and Chicago Tribune’s Top Workplaces list for seven consecutive years. Visit rate.com for more information.