CLEVELAND, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Quicken Loans Inc., the nation's largest online home lender and fourth largest retail mortgage lender, today announced it ranked #1 on The Plain Dealer's "Top Workplace" list for mid-sized companies. The Cleveland Web Center specializes in government-backed Veterans Affairs (VA) loans designed to make home financing easier for active and retired military.
"We are honored to be recognized as the #1 place to work in northeast Ohio by The Plain Dealer," said Quicken Loans Vice President Jeff Perry. "Our 300 dedicated team members bring excitement and enthusiasm to their job every day, which translates to our amazing culture."
Companies were ranked based purely on team member participation in a survey conducted by the Plain Dealer's research partner, Workplace Dynamics. The survey focused on several areas ranging from workplace diversity to respect and compensation.
Quicken Loans was acknowledged for inspiring a fun and innovative culture whose operations are changing the business landscape. The company's office, located in the M.K. Ferguson Building in downtown Cleveland, has a creative and engaging energy rarely found in typical office settings, complete with an environment designed to encourage collaborative, creative thinking.
Last month, the company unveiled its 11,000-square-foot office expansion to accommodate its continued growth and expects to hire 100 new team members by the end of the year. The Quicken Loans Cleveland team is also active in the community, and supports the Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland, Laura's Home, and the Cleveland Food Bank.
"Our distinctive and dynamic culture empowers each team member to make a direct impact to our business and set the course for the company," said Quicken Loans CEO Bill Emerson. "It is their passion and commitment that makes Quicken Loans such an amazing place to work."
About Quicken Loans Inc:
Detroit-based Quicken Loans Inc. is the nation's largest online home lender and fourth largest retail lender. The company closed a record $30 billion in retail home loan volume across all 50 states in 2011. 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 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 in 2010 and 2011. "QuickenLoans.com" has been named "Best of the Web" by Forbes and Money magazines. The company ranked in the Top 10 of FORTUNE magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For" in 2012 and has placed among the top-30 companies on FORTUNE's list for the past nine years. It ranked in the Top-15 of Computerworld magazine's "100 Best Places to Work In Technology" for eight years in a row. The Quicken Loans Cleveland Web Center ranked #4 on the 2011 The Plain Dealer Top Workplaces List for Mid-size Companies in 2011 and #1 in 2012.
Quicken Loans was named #1 in the Detroit Free Press' 'Best Places to Work in Michigan' List in 2010 and 2011. The company has moved its headquarters and more than 4,000 of its 5,500 team members to downtown Detroit. Another 1,000 team members are expected to move to downtown Detroit by the end of 2012. 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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