Guaranteed Rate’s Ben Cohen Creates $ 1 Billion For Second Year In A Row
Guaranteed rate announced that Ben Cohen from Chicago, managing director and senior vice president of mortgages for the company, generated a total loan volume of $ 1 billion – for the second year in a row.
Cohen crossed the $ 1 billion mark for total loan volume in 2020, but has now reached the milestone four months faster. In just five years, Cohen’s annual loan volume has grown from $ 150 million to over $ 1 billion. He is currently the # 1 designer in Illinois and is among the top designers in the United States, according to Scottish Guide. In 2020, Mortgage Executive Magazine ranked him as the 2nd best designer in America.
“What Ben and his team have done is absolutely amazing. His leadership, dedication and efficiency are truly inspiring, ”said Victor Ciardelli, President and CEO of Guaranteed Rate. “What’s even more impressive than funding $ 1 billion two years in a row is that it has achieved this incredible goal more than four months faster than last year.”
Speaking on his significant accomplishments, Cohen paid tribute to both his team and his vast client base, which ranges from newcomers to the loan process, such as first-time homebuyers, to refinancers and corporate clients. “Reaching this milestone once, let alone twice, in my career is a real testament to the confidence of my clients as well as the passion of my entire team and our reference partners,” said the Executive Vice President. mortgage loans.
Cohen added, “I am extremely grateful to the leadership of Guaranteed Rate as well as to my partner Mike Dye, who has helped me scale my business to be more efficient and simplify the mortgage experience for our clients and our employees. Christine Lutz, our Senior Vice President of Business Development, also played a major role in this achievement by helping us build and maintain relationships with our real estate and corporate partners. Their efforts have enabled us to help even more people, which is what excites me the most.
Speaking in a press release, Cohen also highlighted his team’s philanthropy. “As our business grows, I will continue to give back and help make a difference,” he said. Currently, they support several charities, including the Guaranteed Rate Foundation, the not-for-profit mortgage lender organization, community food drives and the Jewish United Fund.