MPA Hot 100 2014: Raymond Bartreau

by Ryan Smith05 Dec 2013
Raymond Bartreau
NAME:  Raymond Bartreau

HOT 100: Raymond Bartreau was just 23 when he founded Best Rate Referrals in 2005. Today, the mortgage marketing firm is recognized as one of the top companies in Nevada, nearly tripling its revenue between 2009 and 2012, and Bartreau himself has landed on several “40 under 40” lists and has won repeated recognition as one of the top industry professionals. “We just build partnerships and relationships, and really dive into what their needs are,” Bartreau told MPA. “We spend a lot more time consulting with our partners rather than just selling them leads.”
  • CEO & Founder, Best Rate Referrals (since January 2005)
  • CEO, Magnalogix (since January 2002)
  • Loan Officer,  Soma Financial (April 2002 – January 2004)
  • Call Center Assistant Manager, Sturner & Klein (April 2002 – January 2004)
Years of Experience:
  • About 10 years of Experience in direct marketing.
  • Best Rate Referrals is included in Mortgage Executive Magazine’s Top 50 Mortgage Service Providers 2013
  • Best Rate Referrals was included in INC. Magazine’s 500 list for two consecutive years, 2010 & 2011
  • He was named in National Mortgage Magazine’s Third Annual 40 under 40 list.
  • Mortgage Brokers Association
  • Omega Delta Phi
  • Marketing & Advertising, Northern Arizona University (1999-2003)
Current Town Las Vegas, Nevada
Hometown Kingman, Arizona
Family 1 daughter- Lexy (he is a single father)
Interests He enjoys playing and coaching soccer, playing basketball, golf and watching football. 
He enjoys being a father.
Hot 100
For the complete Hot 100 list, please check out MPA issue 7.06 available now.


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