Company: Guaranteed Rate
Job title: Branch manager
Guaranteed Rate’s number-one loan officer nationwide with 1,136 closed units and $434.5 million in funded loans in 2016 alone, Shant Banosian has been in the mortgage business for more than a decade and has consistently been recognised for his high level of production and superior customer service. After several years as a Guaranteed Rate President’s Club member, he was named to the company’s prestigious Chairman’s Circle – an exclusive club for top producers who exceed $100 million in annual loan volume – in 2015 and 2016. In addition, he received gold recognition from MassHousing for originating 38 MassHousing loans in 2017. Actively involved in his community, Banosian has made St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital a particular focus of his philanthropy, and his team was named one of St. Jude’s top 10 fundraisers in the country for 2016. He is also a member of the Watertown Rotary Club and Watertown Chamber of Commerce. Last year, Banosian had the honour of being included in MPA’s annual Hot List.