Livonia, Mich. – June 22, 2010 – Quicken Loans Inc., the nation’s largest online retail mortgage lender, today announced it has placed seventh in Computerworld Magazine’s “100 Best Places to Work in Technology” study. This is the sixth consecutive year Quicken Loans is listed in the magazine’s annual survey, ranking among the top-15 each year.
Computerworld’s “Best Places to Work in Technology” list is determined through a comprehensive questionnaire about company perks spanning categories such as benefits, diversity, career development, training and retention. This year, Computerworld surveyed thousands of technology professionals and their responses factored heavily in determining the overall rankings.
“Our technology team not only finds innovative ways to improve the technology we use in our business, they also successfully execute on those ideas. And that’s what the Quicken Loans culture is all about,” said Quicken Loans CEO Bill Emerson. “We encourage our team members to take risks, we challenge them to make a difference, and we celebrate and reward their victories.
“These victories have been key to our growth in 2009,” Emerson continued. “Our IT team is responsible for creating Quicken Loans’ technology platform that helps thousands of clients daily meet their financial and home ownership goals.”
In the survey, Quicken Loans team members indicated that the ability to take ownership in projects and work collaboratively with others was integral to their job satisfaction.
“We work diligently to recruit the best IT professionals in the industry, and empower them to provide top-notch technology and support necessary to deliver outstanding service both inside and outside our walls,” said Linglong He, Chief Information Officer for Quicken Loans.
Team members also noted Quicken Loans’ performance-based pay, bonuses and team offsite gatherings as examples of the appreciated benefits the company offers.
The magazine’s full list of companies will be published in the July issue and is available online at www.computerworld.com. Quicken Loans also has ranked among the “Top-30” of FORTUNE Magazine’s list of the “100 Best Companies to Work for in America” for seven consecutive years.
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About Quicken Loans Inc.
Quicken Loans Inc. is the nation’s largest online retail mortgage lender and the 4th largest overall retail home lender in the United States. The company closed more than $25 billion in retail home loan volume across all 50 states in 2009. Quicken Loans employs more than 3,000 full-time team members and generates loan production from five web centers located in Michigan, Ohio and Arizona. Quicken Loans also operates a centralized loan processing facility in Michigan as well as its San Diego-based One Reverse Mortgage unit. “QuickenLoans.com” has been named “Best of the Web” by Forbes and Money magazines. Quicken Loans has been named to Fortune magazine’s list of the country’s “100 Best Companies To Work For” seven consecutive years, ranking as high as #2. Quicken Loans has also been named in the top 15 of Computer World magazine’s “100 Best Places To Work In Technology” for six years in a row. Quicken Loans will be moving its headquarters and 1,700 full-time team members to downtown Detroit in the summer of 2010.
About Rock Holdings Inc.
Rock Holdings Inc. is the parent company for several financial services related businesses. These client-focused and technologically-driven companies include Quicken Loans, the nation’s largest online home lender and its One Reverse Mortgage unit, the fastest growing reverse mortgage lender in America; Title Source, a nationwide leader of title insurance and settlement services; Quicken Loans Mortgage Services (QLMS), a mortgage origination platform servicing community banks and credit unions across the country; In-House Realty, the preferred real estate partner of Quicken Loans that matches clients with trusted real estate agents in all 50 states; and, Quizzle.com, the online innovator and website where consumers manage their home, money and credit. Rock Holdings Inc. employs more than 3,500 team members and will be headquartered in downtown Detroit beginning in the summer of 2010.