Guild Mortgage Reviews

Updated Jan 22, 2021

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3.5
62%
Recommend to a Friend
75%
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Guild Mortgage CEO Mary Ann McGarry
Mary Ann McGarry
87 Ratings
Pros
  • "If you wanted to be a loan officer, then there is plenty of room for growth(in 13 reviews)

  • "Worked with great people all around(in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • "Support for new loan officers getting new business to getup and running(in 13 reviews)

  • "Loan get shipped to the Corporate Center and you lose the personal touch to help you close loans(in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Great company"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Payoffs in San Diego, CA
    Recommends

    I have been working at Guild Mortgage full-time

    Pros

    A great place to work with management that actually cares about their employees. Everyone is hard working and is willing to help each other when needed

    Cons

    Pay could be better, everything else is good

  2. "Perfect for people entering the work force."

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Branch Administrative Assistant II 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Guild Mortgage full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Kind co workers, good positive environment, okay pay.

    Cons

    Sometimes the work load can be overwhelming and if your branch is hyper-focused on growing, you’re going to be putting in overtime whether you want to or not.


  3. "No real complaints"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Underwriter III in Lexington, SC

    I worked at Guild Mortgage full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Benefits, 401K, PTO, teammates and collegues

    Cons

    Work life balance not balanced

  4. "No Diversity"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Mortgage Loan Processor in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Guild Mortgage full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Compensation was fair and decent

    Cons

    Easy to become the person left at the lunch table by oneself if not careful type attitudes if you are not in the "click"

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  5. "I Love it here"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Customer Support 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Guild Mortgage part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    My manager is great- I have gotten a lot of support through various people in the company.

    Cons

    things are a little but crazy now with the refis!

  6. "Middle of the road"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Transaction Coordinator in Greenville, SC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Guild Mortgage full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great starting point, good training

    Cons

    Lots of FHA loans. Which typically come from lower income bowers. So there are struggles with getting high enough credit scores, high DTI etc.

  7. "Great workplace"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Treasury Specialist in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Guild Mortgage full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great environment, great leadership, overall loved the job and colleagues

    Cons

    Pay is low compared to other local industries

  8. "Loan Officer Assistant"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Loan Officer Assistant 

    I worked at Guild Mortgage part-time

    Pros

    There's always something to do.

    Cons

    People who are buying houses are normally stressed, so you do have to work with demanding clients.

  9. "Stepping stone"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Transaction Coordinator in Meridian, ID
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Guild Mortgage full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great culture, room for growth

    Cons

    Pay is not competitive with industry, pay gap between management/senior positions within branches and lower employees is enormous

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  10. "Not my favorite/ management sucks"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Loan Processor III in Tucson, AZ

    I have been working at Guild Mortgage full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    It’s a good company with good benefits

    Cons

    Management and sales don’t know guideline

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