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With 16 years of experience in mortgage banking, Manny has helped countless clients fulfill their dream of owning a home or positioning themselves in a better financial position. Prior to opening Premier Lending Corp with his business partner Johanny, Manny worked as a mortgage banker for several large national mortgage lenders. Manny was raised in South Florida where he currently resided and enjoys a healthy living and spending time with his wife Rebecca & son’s Mason & Jett.
Johanny is known throughout the mortgage industry as the person to call first when you have a foreign buyer or in need to close a deal fast. With over 12 years in the mortgage industry, he enjoys the challenge of making the loan process as stress-free and smooth as possible while helping his clients make informed decisions. He prides himself on providing clients and agents with excellent communication, making sure they're comfortable with every step in the process, and helping them get the best terms for their needs. Whether helping them buy their dream home or helping them lower their monthly housing costs through refinancing, he relishes the sight of happy clients improving their financial situation. Johanny enjoys playing golf and most important spending time with his family.
Juan Fajardo was born, raised, and has spent his entire life living in sunny South Florida. After attending Florida Atlantic University, Juan quickly figured out that his calling was in the Real Estate industry. He received his Real Estate license in 2011 where he spent about 4 years learning the ins and outs of the business to better assist people with any and all of their housing needs. In 2014, Juan decided to widen his knowledge of the Florida housing market to further help his clients by obtaining his Mortgage License which is where his main focus has been ever since. When he's not pre-approving buyers or attending client closings, you will find Juan spending time with family, outside being active, or catching up on his favorite shows. Juan's biggest loves are his wife Caitlin, his dogs Koda and Kaaya, and cheering on his Hurricanes and Dolphins. Juan's brings to PLC his passion, knowledge, and desire to help his clients at all costs.
Jordan was born and raised in South Florida, where he attended Cooper City High School and then graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Mass Communications from the University of South Florida. Jordan spent a few years as a Business Development Director for a Medical Staffing company before moving to a position as a Pricing Executive for a Shipping and Logistics Company. From there Jordan transitioned into a role as an Entrepreneur where he owned and operated a successful CrossFit Gym in Palm Beach County, letting his passion for fitness and helping others become his focus. During his time as a business owner Jordan found the perfect accompaniment to running his gym and decided to forge a path to becoming a Firefighter/Paramedic. Today, while Jordan is not in the office at Premier Lending he is currently serving the Town of Davie as a full time Firefighter and Paramedic. When he is not working, Jordan enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife Ashley and daughter Taylor.
Elias was born and raised in Mexico City where he received a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Administration at the Universidad del Valle de Mexico. Elias worked for a large transnational IT company while also running his own business. He then decided to move to the US to work for a Non-Profit real estate company doing loan modifications and running educational classes for first time home buyers. He grew a passion for the mortgage industry & takes great pride in providing his clients with the best possible mortgage options & being involved in such a momentous occasion. Elias enjoys his free time in the outdoors with his girlfriend and their 3 dogs Lola, Sam and Molly and although he lives in S. Florida, he loves rooting for his favorite team, the Green Bay Packers.
Alexis was born, raised and currently resides in South Florida. Being a 5th generation South Floridian gives her an advantage in the real estate industry, she knows the area like the back of her hand. A graduate of Florida Atlantic University with a background in marketing, Alexis originally obtained her mortgage license in 2014, that is when she realized she had a passion and talent for lending! She prides herself on ensuring that the home buying process is fun, easy and stress-free. She builds relationships with her clients in order to understand their needs and achieve the best outcome in every transaction. When she’s not piecing together the perfect loan, you can find Alexis at the beach, cooking something delicious, spending time with family and her French bulldog Hamilton.
Federico Larrosa has stood out for his determination and intense passion for serving the interests of first-time home buyers, sellers, and investors to achieve their real estate goals. Prior to joining the real estate and loan originator industry, Federico had enjoyed a prolific career for over 10 years in foreclosure law. While working in foreclosure law, Federico experienced the real estate industry's challenges and shortcomings, which fueled him to pursue a real estate and loan originator career to give his clients a gratifying and fulfilling experience.
Raised in New York City but consider myself a South Floridian now as I have been in the state for 30 years. I am the proud father of two girls, Brooke & Sloane. I live in Fort Lauderdale with my wife Rachel and dog Tito! I graduated from Florida International University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality Management. I am a restaurant industry veteran, enjoying 30 years of success running hi-volume, hi-profile restaurants in the tri-county area. My hospitality experience enables me to be hyper-focused on the borrowers experience throughout the process. Service, and communication is of the utmost importance to me. My interests are cooking, wine, craft beer, cycling, golf, and guitars.
Bill was born in Lakeland, FL but raised in Broward County. He joined the United States Air Force as Security Forces (SFS) at 23 and served around the world to include Kuwait, Jordan, Iraq, Kyrgyzstan, Djibouti, and South Korea. He completed 20 years before retiring as a senior non-commissioned officer at the rank of Master Sergeant in 2020. He holds a BS in Criminal Justice, an AS in Cyber Security/Networking, and is working on a BS in IT Management. He also has experience working private security for high profile clients to include player security for NBA athletes and staff. He discovered a love for Real Estate when his wife Monica became a realtor and enjoys helping clients get into their dream home. He firmly believes loyalty and integrity cannot be compromised. Outside the office, Bill enjoys spending time with family, golfing, fishing and exercising.
Guy Thomas brings over 15 years of experience in real estate and the mortgage industry. Guy is committed to offering 5 star customer service, while representing his clients with class and professionalism. More importantly, he loves what he does and helps people. He vows to work hard and put his clients' needs at the top of his list. When it comes to being available for his clients, he supersedes expectations and makes it a priority to always be available and answer the phone. If you're looking for a loan originator to answer your call on a Sunday, he's your Guy, if you're looking for a loan originator to communicate and guide you through your purchase or refinance, he's your Guy. When it pertains to mortgages He’s your Guy!
David Perilla is a dedicated professional in finding solutions for problems that others might shy away from. He has worked on various different loans that require critical thinking and timely initiative. From as simple as conventional loans to foreign investor loans and everything in between, David Perilla is trained to handle any loan type that comes his way. He is fluent in English and Spanish making him one of our most versatile Mortgage brokers on our roster. On weekends, if he's not working on getting you pre-approved, he is probably shooting hoops somewhere. He's a basketball fanatic and a music lover too.
Erika Busch is a bilingual (Spanish and English) home mortgage professional with more than 7 years of experience. Erika has built and maintained an incredibly successful career on the foundation of educating clients on the process of purchasing or refinancing a home, as well as advising them on a loan product that best fits their goals. She does not believe in “overcommunicating” and makes sure her clients, realtors, attorneys and all parties involved are kept informed and all questions are answered immediately. Homeownership is such a momentous and memorable milestone; Erika is humbled at the opportunity to be a part of this journey, in fact, helping with the dream of becoming a homeowner, is what makes Erika the happiest. She is very familiar with an array of lending products, including Foreign Nationals, ITIN and Down Payment Assistance. Previously, Erika had a successful career in Marketing, which now allows her to better know her client’s needs and wants. Outside the office, Erika enjoys spending time with his new grandson, Mateo, teaching him Spanish, and her 3 children as well. Erika is very passionate about family and her Hispanic heritage is very close to her... she enjoys her Colombian Culture… she loves to dance and to cook traditional Colombian dishes. When she is not spending time with her family, you can find her at the beach!!
As part of the new generation of loan officer I am happy to be with Premier Lending Corp. Over a decade of mortgage lending experience has taught me the best ways to assist my borrowers. Over the years I have built a strong and efficient team with customer satisfaction as our biggest priority. That consist of properly educating the customer, working side by side with the title company and realtor to guarantee a smooth and quick transaction. My team has closed all types of loan programs with a lot of time spent on first-time home buyers. We are looking to help as many people as possible every day to achieve their goal of home ownership.
I've been in the mortgage industry for close to 20 years. I began my career in 2004 fresh out of college and have been serving the great state of Florida since. I recently joined Premier Lending Corp because I wanted to be able to provide my clients with top notch service levels, various loan products, and offer the most aggressive rates and fees in the industry. My team and I are passionate about helping our clients and make it a point to speak to every client by phone so we can better understand their specific scenario and their goals. When I’m not sitting at my desk, I try to spend as much quality time with my wife and 2 daughters.
Alex was born in Rochester,NY and moved to South Florida when he was 10 years old, after attending college At Concordia University Wisconsin playing football he returned to South Florida! Alex became licensed in 2015 and has since made this his passion helping hundreds of families obtain the American Dream! Alex prides himself on availability and making sure the transaction is smooth and successful! When Alex is not helping his clients he loves spending time with his wife Lynnette and two daughters DiLylah & Roxanna, he also enjoys rooting on his beloved Florida Gators & Dallas Cowboys!
Frank Mockenhaupt brings 18 years of experience in the mortgage industry to the table. Over that span, Frank has helped 1000’s of families obtain home-ownership and has also helped families refinance their mortgage to reduce their monthly budget or pay their mortgage balance sooner in order to obtain financial freedom, His knowledge of the business is unparalleled and Frank can be heavily relied upon to be sure he finds the right program tailored made just for you. Frank is available throughout the day which includes nights and weekends as well. He believes that customer service is critical and keeping the borrower “in the know” is a focal point of any transaction. When he is not obsessing about mortgages; you can find him spending time with his wife and 2 kids, golfing, bowling or on the courts with his new passion for pickleball.
Virginia was born and raised in western Pennsylvania where she graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a dual major in Accounting and Management. She subsequently graduated with high honors from the Katz Graduate School of Business where she dual majored in Accounting and Finance and was granted lifetime membership in Beta Gamma Sigma. Virginia has worked in various capacities in finance, accounting, e-commerce as well as assisting in successful startups that have been acquired by private equity or are now publicly traded. Virginia resides in Fort Lauderdale and is the proud mother of three children ages 27, 24 and 16. Virginia’s interest in the mortgage industry is a natural transition of her long standing business career but with the true desire of helping others in the community to make their dreams come true whether it be their first home, a second vacation home or an investment property. Outside of work Virginia enjoys traveling, pickleball, hiking and spending time outdoors.
Pia was born in Lima, Peru but was raised in sunny South Florida. She attended St. Thomas Aquinas High School and graduated from Florida International University with a degree in Business and Finance. After college, Pia worked as Accounting and Operations Manager in the Construction industry for 5 years before deciding to make the switch over to the Mortgage business. Pia loves what she does and takes pride in providing excellent service in an efficient way. When she’s not working, Pia enjoys staying active with CrossFit and Pickleball to name a few sports. Her favorite hobby though, is spending quality time with her husband Jesse and their dogs, Cookie, Rusty and Loki.
Jasmine Joseph was born and raised in Miami, Florida. She graduated college in 2020 from Johnson and Wales University with a bachelor's degree in business administration. The start of her career began working for Catholic Hospice, Inc. as an admissions coordinator. Then worked for Norwegian cruise line as a Sales Cruise Consultant. She wanted to expand her career in the mortgage industry, starting as a loan coordinator and hopes to expand in the company way at Premier Lending Corp. Her drive and passion for helping others comes naturally while helping clients close on their dream home. She loves to travel and enjoys the thrill of theme parks along with her boyfriend of five years, and loves to spend time with her family. Jasmine is excited to start her career in the mortgage industry and can’t wait to meet all our amazing clients.
Matthew was born and raised in Ocho Rios, Jamaica but immigrated to sunny South Florida in 2017. While in South Florida, Matthew attended Florida International University, graduating with a Master’s Degree in Organizational Psychology. Matthew worked in the Financial services industry for two years before making his transition to the mortgage industry in 2020.A deep love for learning new things and things finance related is what attracted Matthew to the mortgage business. Matthew aims to use his knowledge and experience to continue to grow and advance the loan analyst role while maintaining a high standard of work and a positive attitude. When he’s not working, Matthew is either in the gym or in the ocean snorkeling. Matthew brings to PLC his knowledge, drive and his love for learning and development.
Whether you're interested in purchasing a property, lowering your monthly payments, or taking out equity to pay debt, Premier Lending Corp is here to help you find the loan options that fit your individual needs. We make the home loan experience simple by providing you with personalized service from a team of mortgage experts and ensuring that you are empowered with knowledge throughout the process.
We will walk you through the process by:
Accurately prequalifying you to ensure you qualify according to banking guidelines.
Gathering insurance and title quotes so that you get the lowest fees possible.
Educating you on estimated costs and monthly payment to ensure you’re comfortable with the financial commitment.
Coordinating with you and all parties involved to close smoothly and on time.
Selecting the best loan program to meet your personal situation and goals.
Keeping you informed of your loan status throughout the entire process.
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Premier Lending Corp is located on 12399 SW 53rd St #104, Cooper City. From Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) head northwest toward Terminal Dr/Upper Terminal Dr and use the middle 2 lanes to turn slightly left. Then continue straight onto Lower Terminal Dr/Terminal Dr and keep right to stay on Lower Terminal Dr/Terminal Dr. Next, use the right 2 lanes to keep right at the fork and follow signs for Departures and use the right 2 lanes to continue toward I-595 W. After that keep right at the fork, follow signs for I-595 W/I-95/Florida's Turnpike and merge onto I-595 W. At this point merge onto I-595 W and use the right 2 lanes to take exit 2-3 toward Hiatus Rd/Flamingo Rd/State Rte 823. Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto FL-823 S/S Flamingo Rd. Finally, Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto FL-823 S/S Flamingo Rd. Turn left and Premier Lending Corp will be on your right.
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