National Home Lender Appears In Top Rankings On Survey for 7th Consecutive Year
WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 20, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Quicken Loans Inc., the nation’s largest online retail mortgage lender, today announced it has placed in the top-10 of Computerworld Magazine’s “100 Best Places to Work in Technology” study. This is the seventh consecutive year Quicken Loans has been listed in the magazine’s annual survey, ranking among the top-15 each year.
Computerworld’s “Best Places to Work in Technology” list is determined through a comprehensive questionnaire about company perks spanning categories such as benefits, diversity, career development, training and retention. This year, Computerworld surveyed thousands of technology professionals and their responses factored heavily in determining the overall rankings.
“Our technology team is the lifeblood of our organization – they are part of nearly every decision we make, and are invaluable in helping us deliver an amazing experience to our clients all across the country,” said Quicken Loans CEO Bill Emerson. “In an industry with ever-changing guidelines and regulations, our technology team continues to give us the competitive edge to provide our clients the fastest, easiest mortgage experience possible.”
Quicken Loans’ technology team plays a major role in the company, creating nearly every piece of software the company uses to originate mortgages. The loan origination system created a major advantage for the company and is a major driver behind Quicken Loans consistently closing loans faster than its competitors.
“Our people are talented, diverse and really enjoy what they do, which is instrumental in our success as a team and as a company,” said Linglong He, Quicken Loans Chief Information Officer. “And as technology continues to play an even bigger role in our company, we have been able to expand our team without losing the sense of family.”
The magazine’s full list of companies will be published in the July issue and is available online at www.computerworld.com. Quicken Loans also has ranked among the “Top-30” of FORTUNE Magazine’s list of the “100 Best Companies to Work for in America” for eight consecutive years.
# # #About Quicken Loans Inc.:
Quicken Loans Inc. is the nation’s largest online retail mortgage lender and among the five largest overall retail home lenders in the United States. The company closed a record $29 billion in retail home loan volume across all 50 states in 2010, and recently closed its 1 millionth loan. Quicken Loans employs approximately 3,700 team members and generates loan production from five web centers located in Michigan, Ohio and Arizona. The company also operates a centralized loan processing facility in Michigan as well as its San Diego-based One Reverse Mortgage unit. Quicken Loans ranked #1 in customer satisfaction among all home mortgage lenders in the United States by J.D. Power and Associates for 2010. “QuickenLoans.com” has been named “Best of the Web” by Forbes and Money magazines. The company also has been named to FORTUNE magazine’s list of the country’s “100 Best Companies To Work For” eight consecutive years, ranking as high as #2, and named in the Top-15 of Computerworld magazine’s “100 Best Places to Work In Technology” for six years in a row. Quicken Loans ranked #1 in the Detroit Free Press’ ‘Top Workplaces of 2010’ List. The company recently moved its headquarters and 1,700 of its 3,700 full-time team members to downtown Detroit. For more information about Quicken Loans, please visit www.quickenloans.com.
About Rock Holdings Inc:
Rock Holdings Inc. is the parent company for several financial services related businesses and employs over 4,000 team members. These client-focused and technologically-driven companies include Quicken Loans, the nation’s largest online home lender and One Reverse Mortgage unit, the fastest growing reverse mortgage lender in America; Title Source, a nationwide leader of title insurance, property valuations and settlement services; Quicken Loans Mortgage Services (QLMS), a mortgage origination platform servicing community banks and credit unions across the country; In-House Realty, the preferred real estate partner of Quicken Loans that matches clients with trusted real estate agents in all 50 states; and, Quizzle.com, the online innovator and website where consumers manage their home, money and credit. Rock Holdings, Inc. also recently moved its headquarters to downtown Detroit.