Top Florida Mortgage Loan Originator Joins Guaranteed Rate in Tampa
Guaranteed Rate, one of the ten largest retail mortgage lenders in the U.S., announced that top Florida loan originator Jason Hunter has joined the company’s Tampa office as vice president of mortgage lending.
Hunter is one of the top loan originators in the state of Florida, and is nationally ranked as one of the top originators in the nation by industry publications Origination News (ranked no. 39 nationally) and Scotsman Guide (ranked no. 101). In addition to Hunter, his loan origination team of mortgage consultant Cindy Doherty and sales assistant Ashley Smolinsky will be joining Guaranteed Rate as well. Guaranteed Rate’s Tampa office is located 2002 N. Lois Ave., Suite 280.
With more than 11 years of experience in the mortgage industry, Hunter previously served as vice president and certified mortgage planner at SunTrust and as a certified mortgage planner for Market Street Mortgage. He also has served on the membership sales committee for the Outback Bowl college football game held in Tampa each New Year’s Day. He is active in local organizations including Grace Family Church, Mentor a Rising Star and the Mortgage Bankers Association. A native of the Tampa area, he attended the University of Florida in Gainesville, where he played football for the Gators, and is a graduate of Tampa Catholic High School.
Founded in 2000, Guaranteed Rate has become one of the nation’s fastest growing mortgage companies by offering low rate, low fee mortgages and superior customer service, and funded nearly $12.5 billion in loans in 2014 alone. The company has been able to expand successfully through a business model that allows top originators to join the company and close more loans faster through Guaranteed Rate’s commitment to technology, pricing, process and support. Guaranteed Rate now has more top loan originators in the annual national rankings from mortgage industry publications Mortgage Executive, Scotsman Guide and Origination News than any other bank or mortgage company.