Quicken Loans Inc., is the initial member of our Family of Companies and today is the largest online home lender and third largest retail lender in the United States.
Dan Gilbert founded Rock Financial in 1985. The company grew into one of the largest independent mortgage lenders in the country and, in the late 1990s, launched its Internet strategy and quickly positioned itself as the fastest growing direct mortgage lender on the Internet.
In 2000, software maker Intuit purchased Rock Financial and the company was renamed “Quicken Loans.” Dan and the management team continued to lead the business as it became the nation’s largest online home lender.
QuickenLoans.com has gone on to earn “Best of the Web” accolades from Forbes, Money and PC Magazine.
In 2002, Dan led a group and purchased Quicken Loans and its affiliated national title company, Title Source, Inc., back from Intuit.
Detroit-based Quicken Loans employs nearly 10,000 people nationally and earned the highest ratings for customer satisfaction among all U.S. home loan lenders in a study by J.D. Power and Associates in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013. Quicken Loans 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 10 years. The company has been recognized as one of Computerworld Magazine’s “100 Best Places to Work in Technology” the past eight consecutive years, ranking in the Top-5 in 2012. Quicken Loans was awarded the nation’s best employer in Workplace Dynamics’ 2013 National Top Workplace list. The benchmark study of more than 870 companies based its rankings solely on feedback gathered through an employee survey.