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05.28.2020 Mortgage lender United Shore to hire 1,500 new team members in the next 90 days

Mortgage lender United Shore to hire 1,500

United Shore has announced that the company plans to hire 1,500 new team members... Read More
05.28.2020 United Shore looking to hire 1,500 in 90 days amid pandemic employment crisis

United Shore looking to hire 1,500 in 90 days

United Shore has announced it’s looking to hire 1,500 new employees... Read More
05.28.2020 Michigan company United Shore Mortgage ramps up hiring push

United Shore Mortgage ramps up hiring push

This week came a big announcement when 1,500 new jobs were posted... Read More
05.28.2020 Pontiac-based United Shore to hire 1,500 more despite pandemic, recession

Pontiac-based United Shore to hire 1,500 more

United Shore plans to fill the new positions over the next 90 days... Read More
05.01.2020 How 3 Michiganders are improvising while working from home during coronavirus crisis

How 3 Michiganders are improvising

Daily huddles, thorough training programs and weekly 3 p.m. Thursday dance parties... Read More
04.09.2020 United Shore promises no layoffs during COVID-19 pandemic

United Shore promises no layoffs

Ishbia is committed to not laying off anyone ... Read More
04.09.2020 United Shore CEO says there will be no layoffs at mortgage lender

CEO says there will be no layoffs

United Shore will not lay off any of its 5,800 employees... Read More
04.09.2020 United Shore CEO Ishbia promises employees no layoffs

Ishbia promises employees no layoffs

No job losses of any kind at his company of roughly 5,800 people... Read More
04.05.2020 Home for good? Pandemic leads to new moment for remote work

Home for good?

"We were able to quickly and efficiently log those things and get people at home working."... Read More
03.30.2020 No Greater Currency Than Kindness: What a Family Company Looks like in 2020

No Greater Currency Than Kindness

United Shore has a culture that wraps its arms around all team members... Read More
03.29.2020 Michigan State basketball empire at United Shore

Michigan State basketball empire

Friday will mark the 20th anniversary of MSU's 89-76 win over Florida... Read More
03.29.2020 Tom Izzo's greatest Michigan State basketball team is building an empire

Michigan State basketball team

Twenty years ago, Ishbia was a walk-on third-string point guard for the Spartans... Read More
03.26.2020 United Shore Named Fortune Great Place to Work

United Shore Named Great Place to Work

Everyone seems genuinely happy to be here and kind to each other.... Read More
03.19.2020 Required Reading

Required Reading

What does playing college basketball have in common with running a wholesale mortgage company?... Read More
03.15.2020 Mat Ishbia: Competition makes everybody better

Mat Ishbia: Competition makes everybody better

The reason we're growing is because I got great people. It's all about our people here.... Read More
03.04.2020 Coronavirus scare, lowered interest rates could be chance to refinance your home

Coronavirus scare, lowered interest rates

"This purchase season will be the best purchase season in over a decade from an affordability perspective and a great buy for a buyer," Ishbia said... Read More
03.04.2020 Local mortgage companies busy as rates drop

Local mortgage companies busy as rates drop

Mortgage rates are near, and possibly at, historic lows. In metro Detroit, where mortgage lenders are major employers, it is good for business... Read More
02.20.2020 Firm to open longest enclosed pedestrian bridge

Firm to open longest enclosed pedestrian bridge

United Shore announced Thursday that it has obtained city approval to construct the 1,000-foot-long, 26-foot-wide bridge across South Boulevard. ... Read More
01.06.2020 United Shore reports industry record

United Shore reports industry record

United Shore Financial Services LLC reports it did a record $107.7 billion in mortgage loan volume last year. ... Read More
12.17.2019 United Shore surprises employees with Cadillacs

United Shore surprises employees with Cadillacs

“I am very lucky to have so many great people here. We’ve got 4,900 awesome people, they make me look better than I am.” ... Read More
12.13.2019 United Shore has record-breaking year, gives away Cadillacs to 13 employees

United Shore has record-breaking year

United Shore Financial Services, one of southeast Michigan's fast-growing companies, is having its best year ever in the wholesale mortgage lending business ... Read More
12.03.2019 Pontiac on revival track as businesses move in

Pontiac on revival track

Pontiac’s budget is in the black, new businesses are opening in town and development projects are giving residents hope... Read More
11.10.2019 Ishbia reflects on 12th man days, leadership in new book

Ishbia reflects on 12th man days, leadership in new book

Mat Ishbia's grown United Shore from a 12-person company to the largest wholesale lender... Read More
10.22.2019 United Shore expects nearly 1,000 at job fair as hiring push continues

United Shore expects nearly 1,000 at job fair

United Shore aims to draw 1,000 potential hires at a career fair it is hosting Wednesday to help feed its rapidly expanding business.... Read More
09.27.2019 United Shore's campus has a doctor's office, dry cleaning and dodge ball - a testament to work-life balance

United Shore testament to work-life balance

Imagine you're sitting at work and need a break. You get up and go play volleyball, or go to Starbucks for a coffee break, or even take a yoga class.... Read More
07.29.2019 Detroit's United Shore Mortgage Going Strong

United Shore Going Strong

Michigan-based United Shore Mortgage is now the second-largest mortgage lender in the nation... Read More
07.28.2019 Fast 50 2019: Southeast Michigan's fastest-growing companies

Fast 50 2019

Loan production marked a 41 percent increase year-over-year and the company earned 22 percent of market share... Read More
07.28.2019 Fast-growing United Shore needs more space, and now

Fast-growing United Shore

Amid a rapid expansion, United Shore has put a massive building under contract across the street ... Read More
06.05.2019 United Shore Sets Record With 35 Percent Wholesale Market Share in Q1

United Shore Sets Record

United Shore has set a company record with 35 percent wholesale market share in the first quarter of 2019... Read More
06.04.2019 United Shore in Pontiac to hold job fair as company plans to expand

United Shore to hold job fair

Southeast Michigan has become a home to the nation's top mortgage companies.... Read More
06.03.2019 Could Detroit become Mortgage City? It now boasts 2 top lenders

Could Detroit become Mortgage City? It now boasts 2 top lenders.

Motor City to grow past New York's financial powerhouses in mortgage lending ... Read More
05.27.2019 Lessons from an NCAA Basketball National Champion Turned People-First CEO

Lessons from an NCAA Basketball National Champion Turned People-First CEO

March Madness always ends, but the lessons every player learns on the court will stay ... Read More
01.16.2019 United Shore aims to hire 800 in Pontiac this year

United Shore aims to hire 800 in Pontiac this year

The mortgage wholesaler plans to add employees — full-time positions mostly in underwriting, operations and IT.... Read More
01.07.2019 United Shore puts community giving decisions in hands of employees

United Shore puts community giving decisions in hands of employees

Team members are encouraged to be hands-on with the causes they care about.... Read More
12.23.2018 United Shore CEO Mat Ishbia implores people to stay focused at the end of the year.

Don't squander your business' holiday 'off season'

United Shore CEO Mat Ishbia implores people to stay focused at the end of the year... Read More
11.13.2018 normal-image-people-mover

United Shore Covers Detroit People Mover costs on Thanksgiving Day

United Shore to cover all costs riders as over 1 million visitors are expected downtown. ... Read more
10.16.2018 Free Bikes

Program delivers free bikes for Pontiac students with perfect attendance

United Shore has raised $10,000 and donated over 100 new bikes and helmets in the past three years.... Read More
09.25.2018 Tax Incentives

United Shore: Give our tax incentives to the kids or schools

As more companies seek big tax breaks for growth, Ishbia's declining of incentives is eye-opening... Read More
09.24.2018 Returns

Pontiac mortgage company returns $1.9M in tax breaks

The decision to decline funds has never happened in the history of the brownfield tax incentives.... Read More
09.24.2018 Great Career

Great career move for people of any professional background

Anything more frustrating than being rejected for a job because you lack prior experience?... Read More
09.19.2018 Handouts

United Shore returns $1.9M: ‘We’re not taking handouts’

United Shore sets example for other companies thinking of using public subsidies to finance projects... Read More
09.13.2018 United Shore rescinds request

United Shore rescinds request for $1.9 million in brownfield tax incentives

United Shore declined $1.9 million grant for its new HQ, urging Pontiac to put it to better use. ... Read More
08.22.2018 New Standard for Cool Workplaces

New Standard for Cool Workplaces

United Shore has one of the most unique and awe-inspiring cultures in Metro Detroit. ... Read More
07.28.2018 United Shore: Silicon Valley in Pontiac

United Shore: Silicon Valley in Pontiac

WDIV-Local 4 gave an inside look at the culture within United Shore’s new headquarters and campus.... Read More
07.26.2018 News-oakland-press

$85M United Shore headquarters brings thousands to Pontiac

As July rolled in, so did United Shore’s 2,600 employees to the new 600,000 square-foot headquarters... Read More
07.23.2018 nba-2k

United Shore uses PistonsGT branding to directly reach consumers

United Shore has FindAMortgageBroker.com branding on PistonsGT players’ jerseys and digital... Read More
07.18.2018 united-shore-pontiac

United Shore moves into new, amenity-filled Pontiac HQ

We have the same things as Silicon Valley, but we want you working 40 hours a week, not 70-80 hours.... Read More
07.16.2018 united-shore-crains-detroit

'Work to live': United Shore embraces a people-first mentality

United Shore's "Firm 40" philosophy delivers a work-life balance that is lacking at other companies.... Read More
06.15.2018 Grand Circus

United Shore partners with Grand Circus in search of tech talent

United Shore guarantees 1st round interviews for graduates of Grand Circus C# .NET coding bootcamp... Read More
06.01.2018 Sarah DeCiantis

Sarah DeCiantis Named 2018 HousingWire Rising Star

United Shore Chief Marketing Officer Sarah DeCiantis was recognized by HousingWire as a 2018 Rising... Read More
05.22.2018 Justin White

More Companies Should use Rotational Programs

Transitioning from sports broadcasting to mortgages is a unique move - and a lot of people might... Read More
05.01.2018 Get Trained Here

Training Top 125 Best Practice: "Team Up" at United Shore

Mortgage company United Shore created Team Up, a job-shadowing and mentoring program that is... Read More
04.25.2018 http://www.dbusiness.com/daily-news/Annual-2018/Blog-More-Companies-Should-use-Rotational-Programs-to-Attract-Talent-Provide-Opportunity/

United Shore hires for new strategy post

United Shore Financial Services LLC has hired the former CEO of a real estate appraisal management... Read More
03.15.2018 UWM Sales

Metro Detroit companies play March Madness to drive growth

"I'd be lying if I said it's not on my mind," said Dan Radionoff, team lead account executive at... Read More
03.05.2018 Mat Ishbia

Building a behemoth: Detroit's other mortgage mogul

Wholesale mortgage mogul Mat Ishbia in recent years has grown the wholesale business at Troy-based... Read More
03.02.2018 Coin Stack

United Shore’s Pay It Forward program bakes CSR into the culture

United Shore’s Pay It Forward program not only provides employees with opportunities to participate... Read More
03.02.2018 United Shore Pontiac

United Shore and its thousands of workers plan June arrival in Pontiac

The wholesale mortgage provider announced last summer that it would move its corporate headquarters... Read More
02.27.2018 United Shore Wins Silver Stevie Award for Best Client Service

United Shore Wins Silver Stevie Award for Best Client Service

United Shore was named a Silver Stevie Award winner in the category of Customer Service Department... Read More
02.23.2018 UWM the Nation's No. 1 Wholesale Lender for 3rd Year in a Row

UWM the Nation's No. 1 Wholesale Lender for 3rd Year in a Row

United Wholesale Mortgage, a division of Troy’s United Shore Financial Services, was named the No. 1... Read More
02.16.2018 United Shore Ranks #8 in the World for its Top Training Practices

United Shore Ranks #8 in the World for its Top Training Practices

United Shore ranked 8th globally as a 2018 Training Top 125 award winner, an honor given out by... Read More
02.15.2018 Pontiac Experiencing a ‘Rebirth’ as Companies See New Potential Arising

Pontiac Experiencing a ‘Rebirth’ as Companies See New Potential Arising

In the past few years, Pontiac has enjoyed a revival of sorts in terms of company growth, retail... Read More
01.23.2018 United Shore CEO Mat Ishbia Named Oakland County '40 Under 40' Winner

United Shore CEO Mat Ishbia Named Oakland County '40 Under 40' Winner

United Shore President/CEO Mat Ishbia was selected as an honoree in the 2018 Oakland County... Read More
12.26.2017 Remembering 2017: Pontiac's on the rise

Remembering 2017: Pontiac's on the rise

Detroit isn't the only city seeing economic development improve. The city of Pontiac scored some... Read More
12.20.2017 Culture is tops at United Shore

Culture is tops at United Shore

There are a number of ways that you may recognize the United Shore name around the area. You’ve... Read More
12.13.2017 Opportunities to help those in need, in Oakland County

Opportunities to help those in need, in Oakland County

Employees at United Shore mortgage company of Troy participated in an “Adopt a Family” program put... Read More
12.12.2017 Steal This Idea: Offer Employees a Chance to Live Their Dreams for Their 10-Year Work Anniversary

Steal This Idea: Offer Employees a Chance to Live Their Dreams for Their 10-Year Work Anniversary

Imagine what you’d do if your employer told you to come up with your dream – a trip, an experience... Read More
11.07.2017 United Shore Named Top Workplace for 6th Straight Year, Named to ‘Circle of Excellence’

United Shore Named Top Workplace for 6th Straight Year, Named to ‘Circle of Excellence’

United Shore was named as a Top Workplace in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press in the publication’s... Read More
11.04.2017 United Shore Among 4 Companies Named to 'Circle of Excellence' by Detroit Free Press

United Shore Among 4 Companies Named to 'Circle of Excellence' by Detroit Free Press

The Detroit Free Press Top Workplace Circle of Excellence — what is often called the overachievers... Read More
11.04.2017 United Shore CEO and other top leaders say teamwork, coaching are key

United Shore CEO and other top leaders say teamwork, coaching are key

United Shore has all the cool workplace perks you'd expect at a company whose CEO once played for... Read More
10.31.2017 United Shore Hosts ‘Boonited’ Trick-Or-Treating Event for More Than 1,000 Kids

United Shore Hosts ‘Boonited’ Trick-Or-Treating Event for More Than 1,000 Kids

If you thought your home was busy with Trick or Treaters during the recent Halloween holiday, just... Read More
10.02.2017 Training Top 125 Best Practice: "Team Up" at United Shore

A career ladder built on culture

On a standardized test, one of those words wouldn't fit with the others. But when it comes to career... Read More
08.03.2017 7 unexpected ways collaboration software can boost productivity

7 unexpected ways collaboration software can boost productivity

United Shore is a fast-growing financial services company, expanding from fewer than 1,000 employees... Read More
08.01.2017 Millennials: To Buy or Not to Buy

Millennials: To Buy or Not to Buy

Whether it’s avocado toast, daily cups of coffee, European vacations, or a million other things... Read More
07.27.2017 VP, Client Service Tereze Gegaj Named 2017 Elite Woman in Mortgage

VP, Client Service Tereze Gegaj Named 2017 Elite Woman in Mortgage

Tereze Gegaj, Vice President of Client Service, was selected as one of the 2017 "Elite Women in... Read More
07.23.2017 Missed opportunity for downtown Pontiac

Missed opportunity for downtown Pontiac

United Shore Financial Services LLC's pending relocation from Troy could have ended up much... Read More
07.09.2017 What keeps you up at night?

What keeps you up at night?

Six months ago, Mat Ishbia awoke from a fitful sleep worrying about his headquarters in Troy.... Read More
06.29.2017 United Shore to move headquarters from Troy to Pontiac

United Shore to move headquarters from Troy to Pontiac

United Shore Financial Services LLC plans to move its headquarters from Troy to a larger building in... Read More
06.29.2017 Fast-growing mortgage company United Shore to leave Troy for Pontiac

Fast-growing mortgage company United Shore to leave Troy for Pontiac

Fast-growing mortgage company United Shore announced today that it will vacate its offices in Troy... Read More
06.26.2017 Three Surprisingly Easy-to-Find Sources for a Down Payment

Three Surprisingly Easy-to-Find Sources for a Down Payment

Summer is already in high gear and most Americans are getting ready to take their yearly vacations.... Read More
06.23.2017 Employees Receive Surprise Shopping Trip in Fun Office Raffle

Employees Receive Surprise Shopping Trip in Fun Office Raffle

Recently, Troy-based United Shore sent eight lucky team members on a surprise one-hour shopping... Read More
06.08.2017 Birmingham Village Fair pumps thousands of dollars into local economy

Birmingham Village Fair pumps thousands of dollars into local economy

As the fair’s major corporate sponsor, United Shore holds a private pre-party each year the night... Read More
06.06.2017 Broad Alum & Spartan Basketball Guard Builds Top Workplace

Broad Alum & Spartan Basketball Guard Builds Top Workplace

Today, Ishbia is president and CEO of United Shore, a financial services company specializing in... Read More
06.05.2017 United Shore Named 2017 Best Workplace by Inc. Magazine

United Shore Named 2017 Best Workplace by Inc. Magazine

United Shore has been named one of Inc. magazine’s Best Workplaces for 2017, the publication’s... Read More
06.01.2017 SVP, Operations Andrea Hall Featured as HousingWire 2017 Rising Star

SVP, Operations Andrea Hall Featured as HousingWire 2017 Rising Star

United Shore Senior Vice President of Operations Andrea Hall was selected by HousingWire as a 2017... Read More
05.16.2017 Report: Will Millennials Be Metro Detroit's Next Homebuyers?

Report: Will Millennials Be Metro Detroit's Next Homebuyers?

A recent study on millennial homebuyers conducted by Michigan State University’s master of science... Read More
05.11.2017 What All Millennials Who Want To Be Homeowners Need To Know

What All Millennials Who Want To Be Homeowners Need To Know

Although a lot of Millennials rent apartments or rooms, more and more seem to be buying homes, too.... Read More
05.05.2017 Millennials Finally Embracing American Dream of Home Ownership

Millennials Finally Embracing American Dream of Home Ownership

"Nobody likes the mortgage. They want to buy the house," said Mat Ishbia, CEO of United Wholesale... Read More
04.24.2017 Large Mortgage Lender Augments Annual Reviews with 1:1 Meetings

Large Mortgage Lender Augments Annual Reviews with 1:1 Meetings

United Shore Financial Services, a Troy, Michigan wholesale mortgage lender, shows you can improve... Read More
04.17.2017 What One CEO Learned From His Old Coach, Tom Izzo

What One CEO Learned From His Old Coach, Tom Izzo

37-year-old Mat Ishbia is CEO of United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM), and while that may sound... Read More
04.13.2017 Michigan Company Donates Easter Baskets to Kids at Whaley Children's Center

Michigan Company Donates Easter Baskets to Kids at Whaley Children's Center

United Shore donated Easter baskets to all of the kids staying at Whaley Children's Center, hand... Read More
03.24.2017 United Shore Notches Top Revenue Increase Among Michigan Family-Owned Businesses

United Shore Notches Top Revenue Increase Among Michigan Family-Owned Businesses

According to a report on Michigan family-owned businesses published by Crain’s Detroit Business... Read More
03.06.2017 Not Your Parents’ Mortgage: 2017 is the Time to Buy

Not Your Parents’ Mortgage: 2017 is the Time to Buy

With last year’s mortgage rates hitting historic lows and the Federal Reserve eyeing another rate... Read More
02.27.2017 A CEO says too many executives make the same leadership mistake

A CEO says too many executives make the same leadership mistake

"A lot of leaders struggle with being in the weeds of their business," United Shore CEO Mat Ishbia... Read More
02.27.2017 United Wholesale Mortgage ranked top lender in 2016

United Wholesale Mortgage ranked top lender in 2016

Troy-based United Wholesale Mortgage has been named the country's No. 1 wholesale mortgage lender... Read More
02.17.2017 A CEO explains why he doesn't care about your résumé, your alma mater, or your last job when he's looking to hire

A CEO explains why he doesn't care about your résumé

Ishbia says that specific skills, such as salesmanship, graphic design, or programming, can be... Read More
02.16.2017 A CEO explains why he runs his company 'like a 2,000-person basketball team'

A CEO explains why he runs his company 'like a 2,000-person basketball team'

United Shore CEO Mat Ishbia says he likes to run his organization "like a 2,000-person basketball... Read More
02.08.2017  Employees Control Donations Through Pay It Forward Program

Employees Control Donations Through Pay It Forward Program

If your company is wondering how to increase employee interest in its community-reach programs... Read More
02.03.2017 Uniting with United Shore for Joint Celebration

Uniting with United Shore for Joint Celebration

As quickly as United Shore Financial Services has become one of the largest, fastest-growing... Read More
01.31.2017 United Shore Ranks 44th Globally as 2017 Training Top 125 Award Winner

United Shore Ranks 44th Globally as 2017 Training Top 125 Award Winner

For the second year in a row, United Shore Financial Services has been selected as a Training... Read More
01.27.2017 United Shore of Troy expands office space, plans to add 600 employees

United Shore of Troy expands office space, plans to add 600 employees

Troy-based United Shore Financial Services announced it is expanding its headquarters facility... Read More
01.26.2017 United Shore Financial Services expands headquarters, plans to hire 600

United Shore Financial Services expands headquarters, plans to hire 600

United Shore Financial Services LLC has expanded its operations by 20,000 square feet as the Troy... Read More
01.18.2017 Having fun is serious business for lender United Shore

Having fun is serious business for lender United Shore

Having fun is part and parcel of the culture at United Shore Financial Services, a 30-year-old Troy... Read More
01.03.2017 Op-ed: In Detroit, another Big Three

Op-ed: In Detroit, another Big Three

Metro Detroit has gained a lot of momentum in the technology world, as it's growing in popularity... Read More