Producing Branch Manager

Christopher Puleo

NMLS# 204168 Producing Branch Manager

Licensed in IL, WI

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(630) 742-3198 (847) 792-1701

1701 E. Woodfield Road Suite 850
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Branch License Number #1970867

About Christopher Puleo

Your mortgage is personal, and I understand that.

After 20 years as a Loan Originator to the mortgage industry as well as 13 years of sales management experience, I am a Producing Branch Manager with Preferred Rate. As always, my mission is to provide the highest level of prompt and reliable mortgage services and to be an industry leader.

Here at Preferred Rate, we see that purchasing a home is the biggest financial decision of many people's lives. Knowing this, we've made it our mission to deliver trusted advice that will help America's homeowners achieve both their short and long term life goals.

Call, email or message me today to ask any questions you might have regarding your specific home lending needs or to make an appointment.

Specialties: First time Home-buyers, FHA, VA, Conventional and Jumbo loans. Residential mortgage lending, credit verification and qualification, processing and closing home loans! Both Purchase and Refinances!

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We keep the mortgage process easy

Buying a new home can feel like everything at once: Exciting, overwhelming, stressful, and even emotionally taxing.

Whether this is your first home, your next home, or you’re thinking about refinancing, we’re ready to walk with you every step of the way.

  • Step 1 Connect with a Loan Expert

  • Step 2 Get Pre-Approved

  • Step 3 Make Offers

  • Step 4 Lock in your Preferred Rate

  • Step 5 Move in to your new home

  • Step 1 Connect with a Loan Expert

  • Step 2 Lock in your Preferred Rate

  • Step 3 Get your new loan approved!

Buying a new home can feel like everything at once: Exciting, overwhelming, stressful, and even emotionally taxing.

Home Loans

  • Fixed-rate Mortgages
  • Adjustable-rate Mortgages
  • Interest-only Loans
  • Jumbo Loans
  • FHA
  • VA Loans
  • USDA Loans
  • Reverse Mortgages

Speciality Products

  • Keys On Time Program
  • Secure Lock Program
  • Jumbo Investor Loan Programs
  • Peak Loan Program
  • High Balance Solutions
  • Jumbo Solutions
  • Home Ready
  • Home Possible Advantage
  • STaR Program for First-Responders
  • Doctor Program for Medical Professionals
  • Manufactured Housing Loans

See what Christopher's clients have to say

Wayne R

Chris was very professional, walked us through the process

Mar 23, 2021

Cregen M

Chris is ultra-knowledgeable and was very easy to deal with. I think any review of him has to include that NO ONE responds to an email faster than he does. It was a very smooth mortgage experience for my wife and myself.

Mar 23, 2021

Matt F

I have used Christopher Puleo for two closings. Both experiences have been outstanding. Christopher is quick to respond, helpful when you have questions, and communicates all of the closing steps clearly. I would highly recommend Christopher Puleo for any of your closing ... Read More

Mar 02, 2021

Kimberly M

Chris and his team were awesome with their services. We always received answers to our questions or concerns quickly. They provided excellent customer service and worked hard to complete our refinance quickly. Thank you for handling our ... Read More

Mar 02, 2021

jennifer m

Chris Puleo made our dreams come true. We will forever be grateful. From the minute we contacted Chris until the end he helped us through every step of the way and was by our side with all of our questions. Chris is an honest and a caring man and tomorrow we will be moving into our new home because of him. Chris and team! Your awesome and we appreciate you! Thank you so ... Read More

Feb 27, 2021

Pam G

My husband and I recently used Chris for the purchase of our first home, during a pandemic. We worked with him for months getting our credit history in order, and he was always available for the hundreds of questions we had. He really cared about our finances and steered us in the best direction. I don't know how we would've gotten through the whole experience without Chris. We are very picky people who are not easily impressed, but if you want to feel comfortable with a mortgage broker who knows what they are doing then Chris Puleo is for you. Chris offered great guidance throughout the entire process. He was always quick to respond all of our questions and was always easily accessible. We absolutely loved working with him and highly recommend ... Read More

Feb 27, 2021


Chris has been my go-to guy for years. From beginning to end, Chris makes what could be a stressful situation easy and straightforward. With every new purchase or refinance, there is never a question of who we’re calling.

Feb 27, 2021


Chris is professional and did our loan fast and easy. He will answer all questions u have and let you know what he needs. I would recommend him to anyone.

Feb 27, 2021


Chris gets the job done and is very responsive! We have used him a number of times for refinances and purchases. I would highly recommend to anyone needing financing

Feb 26, 2021