Guaranteed Rate Names Michael Bencks a Vice President of Mortgage Lending in Chicago
“Our ability to build strong relationships within the community and provide borrowers with the best possible service relies on hiring seasoned loan officers with a proven track record,” said Jamie Franz, a Senior Vice President of Strategic Growth for Guaranteed Rate. “Michael embodies our company’s core values and is a great addition to the team.”
Bencks joins the Guaranteed Rate team with over 15 years of mortgage experience and is consistently recognized as a top lender by industry publications, such as the Top Agent Magazine and Chicago Agent Magazine. Bencks serves primarily first-time homebuyers in Chicago as well as luxury borrowers and investors.
“I work hard to ensure my clients feel comfortable, are well informed and have fun throughout the home-buying process,” said Bencks. “I’m excited to be a part of the Guaranteed Rate team, which values delivering strong customer service and the best possible outcomes for every borrower.”
In his free time, Bencks volunteers with Wounded Warrior Project, Empowered Poor – an organization dedicated to micro-lending in India – and is on the board of the Chicago Association of Realtors’ Young Professional Network.
To learn more, please visit: rate.com/michaelbencks
About Guaranteed Rate
Guaranteed Rate is one of the largest retail mortgage lenders in the United States. Headquartered in Chicago, the Company has more than 4,000 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: Top Lender for Online Service for 2018 by U.S. News & World Report; No. 3 ranking in Scotsman Guide's Top Retail Mortgage Lenders 2018; 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.