Senior Mortgage Advisor

Gary Joseph Danno

Senior Mortgage Advisor NMLS# 1863971 Licensed in IL

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630.918.8822 630.918.8822 gary.danno@preferredrate.com

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

About Gary Joseph Danno

Your mortgage is personal, and I understand that.

Over 35 years in the real estate/mortgage industry my experience in good financial times, as well as not-so-good financial times, has given me the insight/experience to navigate through all economic situations to advise and assist which mortgage products are best for my customers/clients.
Over 35 years in the real estate/mortgage industry my experience in good financial times, as well as not-so-good financial times, has given me the insight/experience to navigate through all economic situations to advise and assist which mortgage products are best for my customers/clients.

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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 Gary's clients have to say

Donny G

Gary and his team handled my home purchase professionally and Quickly… my loan was a VA loan that is a bit more complicated. Quick and efficient service was provided fir a seamless transaction. Thank you. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND PERFERRED RATE FOR YOU NEXT PURCHASE OR REFI!!!!!! ... Read More

Jan 06, 2022

Glenn A

Dealing with Gary and his staff have been a pleasure and they make going through the mortgage loan process seamless!! Definitively will do business Gary Danno and his staff again!

Dec 14, 2021

Anthony S

Gary and his team made it super easy, went the extra mile can't wait to do business with them again

Nov 09, 2021

Naomi N

I couldn't have picked a better person to help through this process. With the amount of questions I asked, I got even better answers back. I would recommend Gary to anyone. Him and his assistants are super knowledgeable, genuine, and more than happy to walk you through any part of the process. ... Read More

Nov 05, 2021

Ashley P

Excellent refinance experience! Highly recommended!

Oct 23, 2021

Gianna D

Quick, easy to get ahold of, and answered all my questions!

Oct 18, 2021

Jason H

I would highly recommend using Gary with Preferred rate for your next home purchase he goes above and beyond for his clients and is very attentive to their needs and situations not only is Gary great but all his associates along side him involved in the process of buying a home are wonderful as well when it comes to purchasing a home or even refinancing there is no one else I’d trust more than Gary Danno ... Read More

Oct 09, 2021

Richard N

Excellent service and as smooth a closing as you could ask for. Gary and his team make it easy. No bumps no surprises. These people are pros.

May 28, 2021

Mario S

Gary made the process so easy. He was there every step to help & answer any questions I had. I could text, call, or email him anytime & he would respond no matter the time. He is very professional & helpful. He is a part of the family now. I highly recommend Gary. ... Read More

Feb 05, 2021

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Licensed as Preferred Rate in AL, CA, CO, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MO, MS, NC, OR, TN, TX, VA, WA, and WI. Preferred Rate operates under American Pacific Mortgage in AZ and NV. AZ Corp BK 0906702. CA DRE #01215943. Regulated by the Colorado Division of Real Estate. Georgia Residential Mortgage Licensee. NV MB 2941/164. Licensed under the Oregon Consumer Finance Act.

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Licensed by the Department of Financial & Professional Regulation, Residential Mortgage License # MB.6761304

The Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (Department) evaluates our performance in meeting the financial services needs of this community, including the needs of low-income to moderate-income households. The Department takes this evaluation into account when deciding on certain applications submitted by us for approval by the Department. Your involvement is encouraged. You may obtain a copy of our evaluation. You may also submit signed, written comments about our performance in meeting community financial services needs to the Department." (Source: P.A. 101-657, eff. 3-23-21.)

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CONSUMERS WISHING TO FILE A COMPLAINT AGAINST A COMPANY OR A RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE LOAN ORIGINATOR SHOULD COMPLETE AND SEND A COMPLAINT FORM TO THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF SAVINGS AND MORTGAGE LENDING, 2601 NORTH LAMAR, SUITE 201, AUSTIN, TEXAS 78705. COMPLAINT FORMS AND INSTRUCTIONS MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DEPARTMENT’S WEBSITE AT WWW.SML.TEXAS.GOV. A TOLL-FREE CONSUMER HOTLINE IS AVAILABLE AT 1-877-276-5550. THE DEPARTMENT MAINTAINS A RECOVERY FUND TO MAKE PAYMENTS OF CERTAIN ACTUAL OUT OF POCKET DAMAGES SUSTAINED BY BORROWERS CAUSED BY ACTS OF LICENSED RESIDENTIALMORTGAGE LOAN ORIGINATORS. A WRITTEN APPLICATION FOR REIMBURSEMENT FROM THE RECOVERY FUND MUST BE FILED WITH AND INVESTIGATED BY THE DEPARTMENT PRIOR TO THE PAYMENT OF A CLAIM. FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE RECOVERY FUND, PLEASE CONSULT THE DEPARTMENT’S WEBSITE AT WWW.SML.TEXAS.GOV.”