Quicken Loans Inc. Ranks #1 on the Phoenix Business Journals’ ‘Best Places to Work in the Valley’ list


Scottsdale, AZ. – December 12, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Quicken Loans Inc., the nation’s largest online home lender and top-five retail mortgage lender, today announced it ranked #1 on the Phoenix Business Journals’ ‘Best Places to Work in the Valley’ list for large-sized companies.

“We are honored to be recognized as the #1 place to work in the Valley by the Phoenix Business Journal,” said Quicken Loans Vice President Matt Stoffer.  “Our 300 dedicated team members bring enthusiasm and excitement to their job every day, which translates to an amazing work environment for all of us.”

Companies were ranked based on team member participation in a survey conducted by the Phoenix Business Journal’s research partner, Quantum Workplace.  The survey focused on several areas including employee engagement, communication strategies, management effectiveness, trust in leadership, compensation and benefits, training, and recognition.

Quicken Loans was acknowledged for inspiring a fun and healthy culture and an innovative workplace whose operations are changing the business landscape. The company’s office in Scottsdale has a creative and engaging energy rarely found in typical offices, complete with inviting lounges, slushie and popcorn machines, foosball tables and Fathead graphics.

The Quicken Loans Scottsdale team is actively involved in the community, sponsoring the ALS Walk and Pat Tillman Run and supporting the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Boys & Girls Club and the Salvation Army.  In 2012, the company is expected to hire 200 new team members in Arizona.

“Our unique and dynamic culture fosters curiosity and collaboration that inspire our team members,” said Quicken Loans CEO Bill Emerson.  “It is more than the benefits and perks that make the difference; it’s our committed team members looking for opportunities to improve themselves, our company, our processes and the client experience.”

Hundreds of companies were nominated for the award and selected companies were named among the “Best Places to Work” in small-, medium- and large-sized company categories.

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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 its 1 millionth loan and a record $29 billion in retail home loan volume across all 50 states in 2010. Quicken Loans generates loan production from five web centers located in Detroit, Ohio and Arizona. The company also operates a centralized loan processing facility in Detroit, as well as a 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 in 2010 and 2011. “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 seven years in a row. Quicken Loans ranked #1 in the Detroit Free Press’ ‘Best Places to Work in Michigan’ List in 2010 and 2011. The company has moved its headquarters and 3,700 team members to downtown Detroit. For more information about Quicken Loans, please visit us on the web at www.quickenloans.com, on Twitter at @QLnews, and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/QuickenLoans.

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