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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.
Casey Boyd was born and raised in South Florida and has been in the mortgage industry since 2015. Prior to getting into the mortgage business he worked for a private lending institution for nine years. In that time he helped improve efficiencies and closing ratios as the manager of a secondary loan department, while also gaining valuable underwriting experience, which has helped him better understand the loan process from beginning to end. Casey prides himself on his ability to educate new buyers on what to expect during the buying process and making sure he is available when they need him most. He understands that buying a home is one of the most important and largest purchases a person will make in their lifetime and strives to make that process as stress-free and efficient as possible. In his downtime, Casey likes nothing more than spending time with his wife, Tanya, and their two dogs, Mowgli and Luca.
Justin was born and raised in Broward County and attended St. Thomas Aquinas High school and graduated from the University of Central Florida. After college, he worked in the Professional sports world for over 8 years with several teams including the Miami Dolphins, Cleveland Indians, and Orlando City Soccer Club. His career has taken him from negotiating multi-million dollar luxury suite deals, to managing front office sales teams, and now helping people afford their dream house. When he is not giving his clients the very best service, and ensuring they get the lowest possible rates, he can be found cheering on the Miami Dolphins every Sunday, at the beach, or taking a Fitness class.
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.
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.
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.
As an active real estate agent and investor, Gus is armed with the knowledge and expertise in all things real estate. During his years studying at Florida Atlantic University, Gus started working with a custom home builder National Custom Homes. Obtaining a wealth of knowledge working with high-end clients, Gus learned the importance of having great communication skills. With first-hand experience in plenty of real estate transactions and knowing what is important to borrowers, Gus entered the Mortgage industry to apply the same world class service he provides in real estate to his borrowers. Known for being a master in communication, Gus always makes sure his clients are updated at every step of the way to address issues when they arise and assure that loans close smoothly. Helping clients reach their goals and providing great service is what Gus is passionate about. Whenever he's not selling real estate or originating loans, you will find Gus always engulfed in the South Florida lifestyle either surfing, boating, fishing, or going to the beach with his friends. As a lover of adventure and the great outdoors, there's no place Gus would rather be than sunny South Florida.
Javier was born in Costa Rica and lived there until he was 3 when his father got the opportunity to work in Miami. Javier grew up in Miramar and Fort Lauderdale where sports became his passion. He began working in the hospitality industry at an early age starting while in high school. His experience lead him to managing restaurants at some of the most prestigious luxury properties in the world ranked globally by Forbes as some of the top hotels. This allowed him to adapt comfortably to high stress work environments providing guests the best service possible. His passion is providing every guest with memories they will cherish and not forget. His goal is to translate that passion into bringing people the joy and comfort of one of the most important steps in life. When he's not focused on work, Javier, loves to stay active in all water sports like surfing and kayaking, and he loves spending time with his family and friends.
David was born and raised in Pennsylvania, where he attended Eastern Lebanon County High School. At the young age of 15, he became a junior firefighter, first-responder ambulance attendant, and a police explorer for his community. After graduating high school, he moved to Broward County, Florida, with his family. There, he became a volunteer firefighter with the Coral Springs Fire Department and worked as an EMT for AMR Ambulance. David was then hired by the City of Hollywood Fire-Rescue department at the age of 19 as a firefighter-paramedic. He obtained his Associates Degree in Fire Science from Broward College. He then started his own successful pressure cleaning company as owner/operator for 20 years. He retired from the fire department after serving for 31 years and sold his pressure cleaning business shortly thereafter. David then set his sights on becoming a mortgage broker where he could continue to help and serve others. He works diligently towards finding options and solutions for his client’s specific needs. He prides himself on his organizational and customer service skills. When not serving his clients, David enjoys watching documentaries, exercising, is a mental health advocate, and loves spending time with his amazing and beautiful daughter, Julia.
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.
Cindi was born and raised in Southern California where she obtained a degree in Graphic Design from Saddleback College in Mission Viejo. She relocated to Florida in 2014 for her husband's work and immediately knew Florida is her forever home. Cindi has always had a passion for real estate so after sending her kids off to college, she decided to pursue her dream of getter her mortgage license.
Since then, Cindi has been building lasting relationships with her clients by providing the best mortgage products and services to fill their specific needs. When she's not advising her clients, Cindi is at the gym, doing volunteer work for the community, or enjoying down time with her family.
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.
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.
Demi is a lifelong resident of Fort Lauderdale. She is a 2019 graduate of Florida State University, with a degree in Environmental Science and Policy and a minor in Biology. Demi is also a third-generation graduate of Fort Lauderdale High School. Demi comes to PLC from her previous role as Sustainability Manager at Compost for Life. Demi loves learning everything she can from her accomplished colleagues. As a natural team player, she’s a perfect fit in the PLC team. When not at work, Demi enjoys spending time with her husband Igor. Their mutual passion and love IS for travel. When they aren’t working, they spend their time exploring new places, near and far. They also take their exploration underwater, as they are both certified for scuba diving.
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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