Guaranteed Rate Recognized As One the Fastest Growing Companies in the Chicago Area

For the sixth consecutive year, the company makes exclusive Crain's Chicago Business' "Fast Fifty" List

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

CHICAGO, IL - June 5, 2012 - Guaranteed Rate, America’s Fastest Growing Mortgage CompanySM, has been recognized on the Crain’s Chicago Business “Fast Fifty” List for the sixth year in a row.

With over $182 million in revenue and $7 billion of home loans in 2011, Guaranteed Rate showed a five-year growth rate of 237.5%. Ranking 28th, the company was the only mortgage firm on the list.

“We're happy to be recognized again by Crain's and hope to make the list in years to come," stated Guaranteed Rate’s CEO and President Victor Ciardelli. “We are very focused on providing our customers with the best possible rates, excellent service and choice and control in the mortgage process, and we expect continued growth in the future - especially from our recently launched web-based lending solution."

Crain's Fast Fifty ranks the fifty fastest growing companies (measured in percent of revenue growth from 2006 – 2011) in the six-county area of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake and Will whose revenue was greater than $20 million. To be eligible, companies on the list also had to show revenue growth from 2010 to 2011 and no more than one year of declining revenue from 2006 – 2010.

Guaranteed Rate, Inc. is America’s Fastest Growing Mortgage CompanySM. The company has helped over 110,000 people with their home purchases and refinancings.  With its full service solution and 127 offices in 46 states and Washington, DC, Guaranteed Rate assists customers the way they choose - face to face, over the phone or online - and has funded over $35 billion of loans since 2000. Visit www.guaranteedrate.com for more information. Crain’s Chicago Business is the nation’s pre-eminent regional business newspaper. Published by Crain Communications Inc., the publication is also represented online at ChicagoBusiness.com

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