Special Sections The much anticipated, annual reader poll results issue, honoring the BEST vendors in the Connecticut real estate and financial markets. Year-in and year-out, dozens of mortgage lenders set themselves up for phenomenal growth. We recognize the fastest growing lenders. Featuring the top producers of the year in the real estate lending industry; every day these lenders put in the hard work to fulfill their client’s dreams. Honoring the Connecticut women of FIRE (Finance, Insurance and Real Estate) who stand out professionally and personally, advancing their professions and enriching the lives of others.