Guaranteed Rate Opens First Branch in Arkansas
August 27, 2020 – Guaranteed Rate, one of the largest retail mortgage lenders in the country, has named Keith Carlson as a Branch Manager and Vice President of Mortgage Lending to oversee the company’s new office in Little Rock, Ark.
Located at 10201 W. Markham St., the new branch serves as Guaranteed Rate’s first location in Arkansas.
“Guaranteed Rate has experienced impressive growth, bringing innovative technology and impressive customer service to borrowers across the country,” said Pat Bolan, Divisional Manager for Guaranteed Rate’s South-Central Division. “We are thrilled to expand our presence in Arkansas and bring on Keith, a talented loan officer with strong relationships in this community.”
Carlson joins the Guaranteed Rate team with nearly 10 years of mortgage industry experience and has helped hundreds of families purchase and refinance their homes. Carlson was named a Top Mortgage Agent by Arkansas Life Magazine in 2019 and 2020 and consistently ranked as a top producer at previous lenders.
“I’m excited to join Guaranteed Rate and bring the company’s innovative platform and mortgage solutions to Arkansas,” said Carlson. “My goal is to continue building relationships based on trust and communication while guiding clients through the homebuying process with care, efficiency and attention to detail.”
Carlson, who lives in Little Rock with his wife and son, is heavily involved in his community, serving on the Board of Directors for the Arkansas Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and Opera in the Rock.
To learn more, please visit: rate.com/keithcarlson
About Guaranteed Rate
Guaranteed Rate is one of the largest retail mortgage lenders in the United States. Headquartered in Chicago, the Company has over 5,000 employees in nearly 350 offices across the U.S., and is licensed in all 50 states and Washington, D.C. Since its founding in 2000, Guaranteed Rate has helped hundreds of thousands of homeowners with home purchase loans and refinances and funded more than $30 billion in loans in 2019 alone. The Company has cemented itself as Positively Different by introducing innovative technology, such as the world's first Digital Mortgage, by offering low rates and by delivering unparalleled customer service. Honors and awards include: HousingWire’s 2020 Tech100 award for the company’s industry-leading FlashClose technology; Top Lender for Online Service for 2018 by U.S. News & World Report; No. 3 ranking in Scotsman Guide's Top Retail Mortgage Lenders 2019; Top Lender 2016, 2017 and 2018 by Chicago Agent Magazine; Chicago Tribune's Top Workplaces list for seven consecutive years; and Best Online Mortgage Lender, Best Mortgage Lender for VA loans and Best Conventional Mortgage Lender by NerdWallet in 2019. Visit rate.com for more information.