NEW MEMBER PROFILE: Compass Mortgage

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When Compass Mortgage ventured into Chicago they were looking for a vibrant and growing Chicago neighborhood, versus a traditional office tower. The West Loop has been lucky enough to be home to their first Chicago office since 2017. Learn more about one the West Central Association’s members below.

Who are you?

Compass is a mortgage banking firm founded in 1999 in Warrenville, Ill.

How long have you been in the neighborhood?

Fall of 2017.

What are your top challenges in growing your business?

Staving off online competitors with no local market knowledge.

Why did you join the West Central?

To become more connected to the community.

What makes Compass Mortgage unique?

We are an organization that focuses on and works in the communities we serve. Our core values are integrity, excellence, and the infinite worth of each individual that works for us, and we work for.

What’s your favorite part of the West Loop?

In addition to all the entertainment options, and despite some construction congestion, the location is unbeatable.

What does the future look like?

We look forward to adding more staff to our West Loop office as the real estate market in the neighborhood and the city in general continues to grow.

Describe Compass Mortgage in 140 characters or less

We are a mortgage banker focused on being an integral part of the communities we serve.