Sales Manager

Rick Contino

Sales Manager NMLS# 19041 Licensed in FL, IL, IN and WI

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(847) 343-3764 [email protected]

339 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Libertyville, IL 60048
Branch License Number #1963767

About Rick Contino

Your mortgage is personal, and I understand that.

I am committed to providing ideal financing options to homebuyers and homeowners in the Illinois/Indiana/ Wisconsin. Whether purchasing your first home, investing in real estate, or refinancing a home, he will make certain to provide all options to help choose the best solution for your unique situation. Preferred Rate Mortgage a Div of American Pacific Mortgage has a highly competitive pricing structure and coupled with our state-of-the-art technology, we are second to none in our commitment to guiding you through the home buying or refinancing process. Preferred Rate Home Loans offers a comprehensive list of loan programs including: Conventional, Jumbo, FHA/VA, First Time Homebuyer, and more. I have been in the mortgage business for over 31 years, gaining the knowledge and expertise to help put you at ease throughout the mortgage process. My diverse experience in the mortgage industry allows me to better assist you and ensure a smooth process from origination through to closing.

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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 Rick's clients have to say

Elizabeth D

It was long and glad its done and I'm in my own home

May 19, 2021


Very good hi is the best he help me with this loan Tnks

May 10, 2021

Margaret W

Rick and Sasha did a great job getting my loan approved , Iam self employed and I had tons of financial documents to go through. Rick and Sasha worked tirelessly on my file . I just want to say thanks for everything. I have great respect for the work you do, its not an easy job but you guys knocked it out 0of the park. ... Read More

May 04, 2021

Conrado D

Rick was so knowledgeable with his job. He's been so helpful in every aspects of finances. I would recommend him to anybody who's looking for a financial help.

Apr 28, 2021

Laura G

My husband and I are first time home buyers, and Rick was amazing to work with! He was always reachable by phone, email, and text. I don't think we ever had to wait more than 15 minutes for a response. I wanted to understand where every number came from and he answered all my questions with patience. To do our due diligence, we also applied for a mortgage at a couple major banks, and Rick was able to offer us better terms each and every time. I couldn't recommend him more, and will be referring all my family and friends to him! ... Read More

Apr 17, 2021