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Chicago Five Star award winner


Ania Kozera

VP of Mortgage Lending
Guaranteed Rate
2800 S River Rd, Ste. 200
Des Plaines, IL 60018
Office: 773-636-4441
Cell: 773-636-4441

Ania Kozera has over fifteen years of mortgage industry experience, accumulating her knowledge from various brokers, mortgage banks (Guaranteed Rate) and lenders (PNC Bank). She is a five time Chicago Magazine 5 Star winner with a primary focus on providing the best customer service experience possible through her understanding of client needs. Ania has pushed Ultimate Rate to become one of the fastest growing mortgage lenders in the Chicagoland area, maintaining a professional, yet, personal touch with each client. Originally from a mountain town in the Polish countryside, Ania grew up skiing and snowboarding. The only thing she loves that rivals her love for her husband and two children is closing a deal faster than anyone else can.


Five Star Professional conducts market-specific research throughout the U.S. to identify service professionals who demonstrate professional excellence and provide quality services to their clients. The Five Star Mortgage Professional program is the largest and most widely published award program for mortgage professionals in North America, covering more than 40 major markets. Five Star award winners do not pay a fee to be included in the research or on the final list of award winners.

The Five Star Professional research team contacted thousands of recent homebuyers, consumers and industry leaders to identify Chicago-area mortgage professionals who stand out in their industry and community.

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