Carol O'Connell

At McLean Mortgage Corporation

  • Overview
  • Biography
  • Meet the Team
  • Reviews
  • Preferred Partners
  • Awards

Why McLean Mortgage Corporation?

McLean Mortgage has developed a culture described with two words: helping and teamwork. We work as a team to help our client through every step of the loan process, so they can achieve their goals with minimal stress.

Strength, price, technology, choices and service. It is now wonder that McLean Mortgage has grown to be a top lender nationally. All the while, we keep sight of the fact that we are serving those who live within our local communicates. Our goal is not to become the biggest, but to be recognized as a trusted partner and provider of quality services within our community.

My Mission

Financing a home is a huge monetary transaction. Whether you are a first time home buyer or a seasoned investor, it is important that the transaction enhances your personal financial picture. And you must have an advisor you can trust. I take a huge interest in your wealth management plan and will help you determine what mortgage best fits with YOUR financial goals. It is not about how much you qualify for, but about your monthly budget, your comfort range, and your long-term goals.

Options To Fit Your Needs

Through McLean Mortgage, we are able to offer a complete line of residential mortgage options at very competitive rates because we have access to the largest and most trusted sources of mortgage finance products available anywhere. These products include:

  • Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Loans
  • Veterans Housing Administration (VA) Loans
  • Conforming Loan Products
  • Jumbo Loan Alternatives

Whether you are financing a $100,000 home or $1,000,000 home, we have options to fit your needs. And for those who have special circumstances, we offer alternatives which can help overcome those unique challenges.

Carol O’Connell

Vice President, Builder Division
NMLS ID # 186968

As an industry-recognized leader, I have been helping people achieve their dreams of homeownership for over 30+ years. My business is based strictly on the referrals of my satisfied clients.

A Northern Virginia native, I hold my BA Degree in Finance from Virginia Tech. I am a trusted Mortgage Advisor in the Mid-Atlantic region who customizes loans for each of my client’s individual needs and objectives. I am dedicated to helping my clients achieve their overall financial goals. In turn, I have had the pleasure of seeing many happy people excited with their new home purchase.

My extensive mortgage banking experience provides my customers with a solution-oriented approach that helps navigate through the myriad of mortgage banking guidelines ensuring a smooth closing with excellent communication and timeliness. My attention to detail mitigates any hurdles one may encounter with my competitors.

Realtors, builders, and happy clients recommend me as a mortgage consultant who is responsive and who closes mortgages in time with no surprises. I have built an impressive resume for reliability, ingenuity, integrity, and professionalism by delivering outstanding financial service throughout my career.


DE Mortgage Loan Originator License #: MLO-186968
DC Mortgage Loan Originator License #: MLO186968
FL Mortgage Loan Originator License #: LO53621
MD Mortgage Originator License #: 26-17863
NC Mortgage Loan Originator License #: I-179474
SC Mortgage Loan Originator License #: MLO – 186968
VA Mortgage Loan Originator License #: MLO-789VA

The Carol O’Connell Team

Thure Ilgner
Loan Officer Assistant
NMLS ID# 2029963

DC Mortgage Loan Originator License #: MLO2029963
VA Mortgage Loan Originator License #: MLO-49072VA
MD Mortgage Originator License #: 29-47750
DE Mortgage Loan Originator License #: MLO-2029963

Email Team Member
(571) 490-7157
(202) 469-3816

Michele Boult
Loan Officer Assistant
NMLS ID# 1994894

Coming soon.

DE Mortgage Loan Originator License #: MLO-1994894
DC Mortgage Loan Originator License #: MLO1994894
VA Mortgage Loan Originator License #: MLO-45739VA
MD Mortgage Originator License #: 44414

Email Team Member
(571) 419-6646
(703) 738-0971

Bryan Ingalls
Loan Officer Assistant
NMLS ID# 1941008

Coming soon.

VA Mortgage Loan Originator License #: MLO-53212VA
DE Mortgage Loan Originator License #: MLO-1941008
MD Mortgage Originator License #: 26-51468
DC Mortgage Loan Originator License #: MLO1941008
NC Mortgage Loan Originator License #: I-203219
FL Mortgage Loan Originator License #: LO93373

Email Team Member
(571) 419-6640
(571) 229-2219
(202) 469-3816

Here’s just a small sampling of the reviews our clients and partners have shared with us.

On behalf of my wife & I , your team has truly been phenomenal. Being geographically separated due to serving in the military whole buying the home, your team provided my wife and I peace of mind knowing the McClean team had it handled.
Ryan P.
Thanks so much to everyone for all of your help. You have all been GREAT and super helpful to us throughout this whole process. We greatly appreciate you!
Sheavan S.
Thank you so much for your extraordinary assistance throughout this process. You and your team are absolutely awesome! You have, indeed, exceeded our expectations!
Jan W.
Your team has done a fantastic job, informing me of every step and making this process clear. Communication alone has reduced the stress and confusion that could come with this process.
Tamara G.

We’re Partnering To Provide You With the Best Options

At McLean Mortgage Corporation we are a local lender whose utmost concern to deliver superior service to our clients. Carol O’Connell and her Preferred Partners work together to find the right options to fit your needs.

Brookfield Residential

One size does not fit all. That’s why Brookfield Residential takes the time to understand how you and your family live today. It’s why we draw on over 50 years of homebuilding experience to create great neighborhoods, near great schools, that offer amenities like pools, walking trails, green spaces, and more. It’s why we craft stylish, current home designs that combine energy efficiency, innovative design, and rich architectural details to create real value for your money.

Drees Homes

We’ve learned a lot in nearly a century. In all that time, we have never once shied away from offering our homebuyers the best, from building materials, to floor plans, to interior and exterior design elements, to customer service. We hire and retain experts to deliver the home you’re dreaming of. We can’t wait to share our knowledge and expertise with you as we build your new custom home together.

Claudia S. Nelson

My passion is assisting buyers and sellers in a manner that is as stress free and enjoyable as possible. The home buying or selling process can appear daunting and complex, but you can rely on my knowledge, experience, and know-how to assist you from the start to closing!

Matt Benson

Matt Benson is an award-winning realtor, licensed in Virginia and D.C. He has been an active high producing Realtor for 16 years all with Long & Foster. Whether helping a first time home buyer or purchasing a multi million dollar home, Matt manages the entirety of each transaction.

Interested in partnering with Carol O'Connell?

If you would like to partner with us, fill out the form below and a member of our team will get back to you, quickly.

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11325 Random Hills Road, Suite 400, Fairfax, VA 22030

Office Phone Number

(703) 738-0936

Mobile Phone

(703) 615-3451

Office Fax

(703) 738-0986

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