Sereno Group’s lending platform offers a truly unique and forward-thinking opportunity. As a cornerstone of our founding principles, the importance of relationships is a valued consideration in our every decision. Our lending platform offers what we believe to be a tremendous lending opportunity for our clients due to our longstanding trust and understanding of our lending team.
When looking to create our strategic lending alliance, we placed great importance on our existing relationships with experienced and well respected loan officers, who, in turn, were supported by established and highly regarded lending brokerages.
SARATOGA AND LOS GATOS OFFICES:
In Saratoga and Los Gatos, Debi Merchain of RPM Mortgage, supports our agent team, offering her wealth of lending experience of 30 years along with her tremendous work ethic. Long regarded as one of the best and top producing loan officers in the area, Debi leverages her knowledge of the lending environment along with the support of a solid RPM Mortgage lending platform to best service all of our clients’ needs.
As an original member of Sereno Group, Debi understands our founding principles and brings this spirit to each and every loan. Debi typifies the exceptional quality Sereno Group strives to achieve. Our agents’ confidence in her experience, abilities and client understanding creates an absolute and excellent client service experience. www.rpm-mtg.com
LOS ALTOS OFFICE:
In Los Altos, Sereno Group is pleased to have Tracie Southerland of Opes Advisors supporting our agent team. Tracie’s lending sophistication and success is a result of her 24 years of experience in the lending and financial service industry. Our Los Altos agent team has worked closely with Tracie through the years and understands and trusts her importance in the home loan process. Clients are ensured a truly positive and beneficial lending opportunity created by Tracie and Opes Advisor's strong loan and wealth management platform.
Tracie Sutherland’s presence and support of our Los Altos office represents a longstanding history with the community’s real estate roots. Having been an original founder of legendary Seville Properties on our Los Altos team, we looked for a lending relationship with someone who understands the standard of excellence Seville Properties established. Having worked with those Seville agents through the years, Tracie will bring that very same excellence to every loan she services. www.opesadvisors.com
PALO ALTO OFFICE:
Steve Papapietro of Opes Advisors will be supporting the team in our newly opened Downtown Palo Alto office. Steve Papapietro has more than 17 years of experience in the mortgage industry and has personally assisted thousands of families to become successful homeowners. Integrity and passion are the cornerstones of his business, and he believes that a mortgage is about building relationships and helping clients find a home loan that is right for them. Steve is committed to responsible lending and he understands that buying or refinancing a home is a big decision. He guides his clients with his knowledge and resourcefulness, so that clients make informed decisions with confidence.
As a Bay Area native, Steve has a thorough and deep understanding of the real estate market and the unique attributes of its cities and neighborhoods. He has extensive background assisting first-time homebuyers, high net worth and investment clients, and self-employed borrowers. www.opesadvisors.com