Quicken Loans Owner Celebrates High Sales

CLEVELAND (AP) - The Cleveland Cavaliers may be struggling lately, but team owner Dan Gilbert still has reason to celebrate.

Gilbert also is the founder of Quicken Loans, and yesterday he threw a party for the staff at the company's Cleveland Branch.

Gilbert commended the staff at the office, which has been open around ten months, for quickly reaching one (b) billion dollars in mortgage sales.

Gilbert treated his employees to a lunchtime party that included a live band and gifts. He also says that the office is growingahead of schedule and could increase its staff from 200 to about 600.