Guaranteed Rate Expands California Presence; Welcomes a New Team of Seasoned Loan Officers
March 5, 2020 (HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif.) – Guaranteed Rate, one of the largest retail mortgage lenders in the country, welcomes Jon Levin and Erin Halliday as Vice Presidents of Mortgage Lending in Huntington Beach, Calif.
Levin and Halliday are seasoned loan officers who bring more than 50 years of combined mortgage-industry experience to Guaranteed Rate. The two work as a team to guide first-time and experienced borrowers through all aspects of the home buying process.
“Jon and Erin are phenomenal additions to the Guaranteed Rate team and I am excited to have them onboard,” said Guaranteed Rate Founder and CEO Victor Ciardelli. “Their combined industry experience and expertise will serve the community well and drive our continued market growth in California.”
Based in Guaranteed Rate’s Huntington Beach branch, Levin and Halliday will support Guaranteed Rate in building meaningful relationships with clients and business partners throughout California.
“Helping clients become homeowners and achieve their goals has always been the most rewarding aspect of our job,” said Levin. “Erin and I look forward to being part of Guaranteed Rate and providing its innovative platform to even more customers in California.”
To learn more, please visit: rate.com/levinhallidayteam
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.