2023 Rising Star: Andres Munar


Andres Munar is a visionary leader in the mortgage industry who has made a significant impact on his brokerage and the wider community. As the founder and CEO of Co/LAB Lending, Munar has pioneered the role of mortgage brokers in Puerto Rico. He brings a new level of personalized service and expertise to the local market. Munar’s commitment to excellence and innovation has earned his brokerage numerous awards, including the 2023 regional brokerage of the year by AIME. Under Munar’s leadership, Co/LAB Lending has achieved remarkable success, with record-breaking growth and a loyal client base. He has instilled a culture of collaboration, transparency and accountability. Moreover, Andres is a passionate advocate for the mortgage industry, serving as the AIME hispanicé committee vice chair and actively engaging with other trade organizations to promote best practices and advocate for industry professionals.

Munar has fostered a culture of innovation, collaboration and integrity, ensuring that his team has the tools and resources they need to provide exceptional service to clients. He is dedicated to his team’s growth and success. He leads by example, setting high standards for himself and his team and always pushing for continuous improvement. Moreover, Munar is a vocal advocate for the mortgage industry, working tirelessly to promote best practices and elevate the role of mortgage brokers in Puerto Rico. His unwavering commitment to excellence and his team’s success makes him a true asset to Co/LAB Lending.

What is one habit that has helped you succeed?

Time boxing is a powerful habit that has helped me achieve success in my business. By setting aside dedicated time blocks for specific tasks, I am able to increase my focus, productivity, and efficiency. I prioritize my most important and urgent tasks and allocate sufficient time to complete them without distractions.


Andres Munar




Owner and President

Company Name:

Co/LAB Lending



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