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United Shore Overview

Pontiac, MI
1001 to 5000 employees
1986
Company - Private
Lending
Unknown / Non-Applicable
United Shore is a diverse group of nearly 3,000 team members, including mortgage experts, sales superstars, tech gurus, marketing whizzes, and more – all working toward the same goals. We’re a $30-billion-and-growing, family-owned-and-operated company that ... Read more

Company Updates

  • Happy Wellness Wednesday! Did you know we have an on-site doctor’s office for our team members? If they need a physical, aren’t feeling well or want a referral to another doctor, they can simply head downstairs and make it happen.

  • New year, new UStore! Whether team members need a drink, a quick snack or some new United Shore gear, we have it right here for their convenience – and now it’s even bigger and better than it was in 2018!

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United Shore – Why Work For Us?


United Wholesale Mortgage - The #1 Wholesale Lender in the Nation

United Shore is home to the #1 wholesale mortgage lender, United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), which provides our mortgage broker partners with unparalleled client service, exclusive tools, and innovative technology that allow us to make lending easy—and allow our partners to be rock stars for their clients.

We are always looking for A-players to join our talented team. Our business is driven by our culture, and our people are our most important competitive advantage. As a team member, you’ll be offered an attractive package of compensation and benefit programs to support the health and wealth of our most valuable asset: our people.

Our team approach is what sets us apart from others in the industry. We take care of one another, work hard, and have fun through it all.


What Happens Here Makes United Shore A Great Place To Build Your Career

It all comes down to a simple phrase: be you here. It means we truly value you as a person and we want that person to show up, quirky habits and all. After all, it’s your unique qualities that make us uniquely successful. It’s a philosophy that drives our company values, the United Shore Pillars — which aren’t just words in some book, but something we live and breathe every day. 

Be Spoiled Here - A long list of perks with no strings attached

  • Starbucks with an indoor/outdoor café wired with Wi-Fi
  • Convenience Store
  • Full-service café/outdoor patio including a food truck
  • Full-size indoor basketball court, and a variety of fitness classes
  • Outdoor sand volleyball court
  • Large, state-of-the-art fitness center
  • Game room, featuring arcade games and table tennis
  • Outdoor amphitheater
  • Primary care doctor's office
  • Full-time massage therapist
  • Hair salon and full-time stylist
  • Escape Room
  • Outdoor patio area, including cornhole, fowling, and jumbo Jenga

 

Seriously, it's a long list…

  • Indoor/outdoor putting greens
  • Bicycle-sharing program with bike and jogging paths
  • 1,000-person auditorium
  • Production studio for filming, recording, and editing
  • Free fruit, soft drinks, and coffee
  • Four hours of PTO for community service
  • Walk & work treadmill stations
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Three o-clock dance parties
  • Private, company-sponsored family fair
  • Brilliant Ideas program
  • Team Member mortgage discounts
  • Tobacco-free campus
  • And much more

United Shore team members have volunteered over 2,000 hours this year!

Your heart has a home here. That’s why United Shore offers team members an additional four hours of PTO each year to participate in community service. We partner with charities such as Adopt-A-Family, Breast Cancer Awareness and the American Red Cross, and sponsor local backpack, bike and coat drives. Our unique Pay It Forward program allows everyone the chance to earn points that direct where our company charity dollars are spent — ensuring that even small gestures can be turned into generous contributions. Here at United Shore, in addition to being part of a dynamic and vibrant work environment, you have a lot of opportunity to do a lot of good.

Here are just some of the more than 55 charities we partner with:

Adopt-A-Family 

American Cancer Society

American Heart Association

American Red Cross 

Alzheimer’s Association

Breast Cancer Awareness

Care House of Oakland County 

Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation

Forgotten Harvest

Gleaners Community Food Bank

Make A Wish Foundation

March of Dimes

Michigan Anti-Cruelty Society

Special Olympics

St. Jude

Be passionate here

United Shore Reviews

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Troy, MI
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    I have been working at United Shore full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I absolutely love going to work every single day. I’ve worked at other Big Box Lenders. And the culture we have at UWM is incomparable. Where do I start? Our Amazing team is like family. Our Leadership truly cares for everyone. We are like family away from family. No matter who you are our CEO will walk up to you and address you by your name. I still have no clues how he knows everyone’s name.
    Open communication, Leadership has an open door policy to address any concerns, concerns are also addressed right away not down the road.
    Life changing compensation, Best place to work in Michigan for sure! There’s always something new and fresh. Nothing is allowed to get dull.

    Cons

    If I had to find something it’s too many meetings for Sales team. Monday’s are the worst due only to I can’t get on the phones to assist clients until 11:45 or 12 noon. This should be looked at and changed ASAP. All Sales Leaders feel the same. With all of our technology we could get the same messages to the team via Goto meetings or conf calls.

    Advice to Management

    You’re doing a Great job overall. Nothing is ever perfect but we are almost there. Let’s just fix a few loose ends and onward to #1 4 yrs in a row! #50B!

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United Shore Photos

United Shore photo of: Our people are our greatest asset! We believe investing in our team members to reach their best pushes us all to our best.
United Shore photo of: Check out our on-site doctor’s office! If our team members need a physical, aren’t feeling well or want a referral to another doctor, they can simply head downstairs and make it happen.
United Shore photo of: New year, new UStore! Whether team members need a drink, a quick snack or some new United Shore gear, we have it right here for their convenience.
United Shore photo of: We had a blast at our first Dance Party of 2019! Looks like the new year is going to bring great music and even better dance moves from our team members!
United Shore photo of: This week, our team members are getting a head start on their New Year Resolutions at our in-house gym!
United Shore photo of: Whether team members need to refuel with coffee or warm up with a hot specialty drink, we have it all just a few steps away at our in-house Starbucks!
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United Shore Interviews

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    Anonymous Employee in Troy, MI
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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at United Shore (Troy, MI) in June 2018.

    Interview

    Had a current employee send in my resume. After it was turned in, a phone interview was scheduled within a week. Following that, an in person interview was set up for after the weekend. Overall took 2 weeks. Was not sent an offer until after my background check was cleared.

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United Shore Awards & Accolades

  • Inc. Best Workplaces, Inc., 2018
  • Metro Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For, Best and Brightest, 2018
  • Metro Detroit Best and Brightest Companies in Wellness, Best and Brightest, 2018
  • Crain's Fast 50; Fastest-Growing Companies in Metro Detroit, Crain's Detroit Business, 2018
  • Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces, Detroit Free Press, 2012
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