Guaranteed Rate Opens Second Baltimore Branch to Serve Growing Borrower Demand
July 29, 2021 (BALTIMORE) – Guaranteed Rate, one of America’s top 5 retail mortgage lenders, announces the opening of an additional branch in Baltimore to serve the city’s continued surge in borrower demand.
This second branch, which is located at 509 S. Exeter St., Suite 220, expands Guaranteed Rate’s presence in Maryland, including its other locations in Annapolis and Ocean City.
“I’m thrilled to be overseeing Guaranteed Rate’s new branch in Baltimore,” said Maggie Martinek, the location’s branch manager. “This new location reflects the city’s thriving housing market and Guaranteed Rate’s impressive growth throughout the country. We look forward to helping borrowers take advantage of historic low interest rates and find their dream homes in the Baltimore area.”
Along with Martinek, who has more than 20 years of mortgage and real estate experience, Paul Concannon and Kim Earls will support the new branch as Senior Vice Presidents of Mortgage Lending. Both Concannon and Earls have significant industry experience and have been named to Washingtonian’s annual list of Top Producers. Concannon has been named to Mortgage Executive Magazine’s Top 200 Mortgage Originators for the past six years.
The team will assist a wide range of customers, from first-time homebuyers to seasoned borrowers and those looking to refinance their current mortgages.
Founded in 2000, Guaranteed Rate delivers competitive pricing, innovative mortgage products and unmatched expertise from top-producing loan officers. The company is well known for introducing the world’s first digital mortgage, an easy-to-understand, transparent loan process that enables industry-leading customer satisfaction and exponential growth.
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About Guaranteed Rate Companies
The Guaranteed Rate Companies, which includes Guaranteed Rate, Inc., Guaranteed Rate Affinity, LLC, and Proper Rate, LLC, has more than 10,000 employees in over 850 offices across the United States. Headquartered in Chicago, Guaranteed Rate Companies is one of the top 5 retail mortgage lenders in the United States, funding over $73 billion in 2020. Founded in 2000 and located in all 50 states and Washington, D.C., Guaranteed Rate 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. In 2017, the company launched 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 numerous honors and awards including: Forbes Advisor’s Top 10 Mortgage Lenders for 2021; Best Mortgage Lender for Online Loans and Best Mortgage Lender for Refinancing by NerdWallet for 2021; 2018 Top Lender for Online Service by U.S. News & World Report; 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 for 2019; Chicago Agent Magazine’s Lender of the Year for five consecutive years; and Chicago Tribune's Top Workplaces list for seven consecutive years. Visit rate.com for more information.