Who We Are

MortgageHippo is here to bring simplicity, transparency, and efficiency to your mortgage process

Buying a home or refinancing your existing mortgage loan is a huge deal. It's the largest transaction most people make in their lifetime. But for millions of people every year, the experience of getting their dream home quickly turns into a nightmare.

We’re here to change that. We believe that buying a home or refinancing into a better home loan should be an exciting part of your life’s journey, not an obstacle.

Think of MortgageHippo as a borrower's personal guide – or even better, a trusted friend who knows a lot about mortgages. We walk you through every step of the home loan transaction and empower you with the necessary tools to make smarter mortgage decisions. We provide unbiased recommendations and personalized results combined with loan options from our carefully curated network of trusted lending partners to make sure you avoid the common pitfalls of the mortgage process.

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This is your leadership team

Every person working at MortgageHippo has been assigned one single task: making your life easier. We love our customers, and that’s reflected in everything we do. From our mortgage guides to our product engineers, everyone plays an important role in building a product that’s tailored to your needs.

Based in Chicago, Illinois, we’re a tight-knit group of dedicated individuals who are constantly challenging and inspiring each other to be better, to strive for excellence, and to be passionate about what we do. We hope that when you use MortgageHippo you can tell how much love went into it.

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Valentin Saportas - MortgageHippo
Valentin Saportas
Michael Salichs - MortgageHippo
Michael Salichs
President & COO
Andrew Dailey - MortgageHippo
Andrew Dailey
Chief Technology Officer

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