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November 11, 2016 10:44 ET

Guaranteed Rate Named a Top Workplace by Chicago Tribune

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - November 11, 2016) - Guaranteed Rate, the eighth largest retail mortgage lender in the nation, has been named to the Chicago Tribune's Top 100 Workplaces for the fifth time in six years, moving up in rank from 16 last year to 6 in the large employer category. The Chicago Tribune Top Workplace award recognizes exceptional employers in the Chicago area based on employee surveys measuring qualities such as company leadership, compensation, training, workplace flexibility, overall satisfaction and diversity.

"We're really proud of being named a winner of the Chicago Tribune's Top Workplace Award for the fifth time," said Guaranteed Rate CEO and Founder Victor Ciardelli. "Our unique, passionate and fun culture attracts the best and brightest in Chicago and our employees have a great time while working hard to make Guaranteed Rate the best mortgage company in the country."

Employee perks at Guaranteed Rate include an onsite nurse practitioner; complimentary massages; an in-house café offering breakfast, lunch and a late afternoon healthy snack; a huge rooftop deck; a gym with fitness classes; dry cleaning services; frequent staff parties and a game room. Employees also bond while giving back to the community via food drives, the Guaranteed Rate Foundation and its annual BBQ, Bourbon and Blues fundraiser which last year raised more than $260,000 with every penny donated to those in need.

The top workplace winners are listed in a special issue of the Chicago Tribune on Friday, November 11, and online at

About Guaranteed Rate
Guaranteed Rate is the eighth largest retail mortgage lender in the United States. Headquartered in Chicago, the company has approximately 175 offices across the U.S. and is licensed in all 50 states. Since its founding in 2000, Guaranteed Rate has helped hundreds of thousands of homeowners with approximately $100 billion in home purchase loans and refinances and $18 billion in 2015 alone. The company has become the Home Purchase Experts® by introducing the world's first Digital Mortgage(SM) technology and offering low rate, low fee mortgages through an easy-to-understand process and unparalleled customer service. Guaranteed Rate won an American Business Award for its Digital Mortgage(SM) technology in 2016, ranked No. 1 in Scotsman Guide's Top Mortgage Lenders 2015 honors, was named the 2016 Top Lender by Chicago Agent magazine and has made the Chicago Tribune's Top Workplaces list five of the past six years. Visit for more information.

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