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MEET OUR TEAM

CORPORATE

Jose Balestrini

Jose Balestrini

President at Range Mortgage, Ltd.

Jose is a sales and management professional with 23 years experience driving sales and marketing initiatives and managing large sales teams in a multitude of industries including residential mortgages. Jose has delivered historic sales results including beating sales estimates and peer competition consistently by over 60%. Jose possesses deep interpersonal skills which enables connection with clients from the smallest buyer to the largest institution. In previous roles Jose served as a marketing specialist at NRL Mortgage as well as a Corporate director for Group One Automotive where he held a variety of sales, marketing and finance positions. At Group One he was named Best Regional Manager and Finance Manager of the year. Earlier in his career Jose spent 7 years as an International Financial Advisor in Latin America as well as served as a regional Sales Manager for a T- Mobile retailer. Jose holds a Business Administration degree from the University of Phoenix and a Law degree from Universidad Santa Maria in Venezuela.

GONZALO JANER

Director Business Development -

Gonzalo has 20+ years of experience leading in Sales, Marketing, Partners, and Business Development. A common denominator throughout his career has always been a #1 focus on Customer Service and Satisfaction. He has been with Range Mortgage since the start. In these years he has gathered greater knowledge and experience in both traditional and non-traditional loan products finding the best loan solution for each client. As Range Mortgage continues to grow, Gonzalo brings a culture of “Customer First” to the Team as well as the structure to provide the best experience and timely process for our Clients and the Realtors.

Sterling wright

VP/ Market Manager

With more than 20 years of experience, Sterling Wright is the authority on mortgage lending. His insight helps him see things that other industry professionals may overlook, allowing him to help thousands of homeowners purchase and refinance homes with ease. Sterling is passionate about finding creative financing solutions for his clients, no matter how complex. He utilizes his unparalleled awareness to understand the forces that drive the market.  

By staying up-to-date on the latest complexities of mortgage lending, technology, and cutting-edge marketing techniques, Sterling has become a vital resource for homeowners, colleagues, and realtors alike. 

Meilyn Lau

Operations Manager

Meilyn has been in the mortgage industry for 3 years and has 10 years of experience in residential real estate transactions. She understands the communication with her clients is the most important part of this process, guiding them from day one and explaining to them the financial products so they can fully understand the benefits of each and can make an informed decision.
Her personal commitment to professional excellence is her strength and her goal is to ensure the highest level of service to make the entire process of purchases or refinances as smooth as possible for her clients.
Meilyn, fluent in Spanish and English, has developed an outstanding reputation in the real estate community and had worked with international and local investors buyers, providing a wide array of portfolio products: Foreign Nationals, ITIN, VA, FHA, DSCR and Conventional Loans.

Ida Pereira

Office Manager / Set Up Coordinator Texas

Ida Pereira joined Range Mortgage LLC in March 2020. She is our Set Up coordinator. She is originally from Venezuela and earned her Bachelor of Science in Medicine degree from La Universidad del Zulia. Ida is always looking for our first-time buyers or seasoned investor to have an exceptional experience as our company provides the best solution for their particular loan needs, always with a pleasant attitude to provide every single customer she encounters, with reliable and transparent communication.

Carmen Valdes

Human Resources Coordinator

I’m from Caracas, Venezuela. Graduated from Universidad Nueva Esparta in Business Management. After more than 30 years in the business administration field, specialized in customer service I am very proud and excited to launch a new journey with Range Mortgage and thankful with this opportunity I’ve been granted. Always open to learn and grow as a person and as a professional. I’ll be here to help in any way to those who need my support and knowledge, especially to those who will be joining us as part of our team. I am a mother of two wonderful young adults who inspire me everyday to keep working hard to always achieve our dreams together. My other passions are cooking, dancing, and sharing with my family and friends. Being part of the Range Mortgage family fills me with joy.

TEXAS

Carmen Martinez

Branch Manager

With 15+ years of experience in the financial area, Carmen is passionate about finding creative financing solutions for her clients, seeing things that other industry professionals may overlook.
Her customer service involves compassion, integrity, and tenacity. Her passion is to go above and beyond her regular duties as a Loan Officer, helping borrowers achieve financial success regardless of their situation and circumstance. She is committed to the journey with her clients as long as it takes to get them into home ownership.
Carmen holds a Business Administration Degree with a minor in Accounting and Economics from Universidad Centro Occidental Lisandro Alvarado in Venezuela. She connected her skills in finances with her purpose of helping people, focusing on the sales area in which she developed her professional career and has excelled in it.
“My mission is to have a positive impact on the lives of the people I encounter. My goal is to create clients for life”

Sebastian Londono

Marketing Specialist

Growing up in Colombia, Sebastian Londono always understood the meaning of hard work and dedication. Surrounded by the family business, he learned how ambition and discipline can unlock new heights. Sebastian has excelled in the sales department for various industries including energy, mining, and his most recent and by far his favorite, the mortgage industry. His honesty and transparency have led to building powerful relationships which he believes is the pathway to success. As young as he is, he knows that there’s a long road ahead and is determined to achieve every goal he sets and raise the bar once more with no limit as to how far he’ll go.

Ginna Balestrini

RMLO

Ginna Balestrini has been in the mortgage industry for 6 years as a loan officer for many of the large banks and lenders. She is graduated with a law degree from la Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogota, Colombia. And then, proceeded to obtain a postgraduate degree from Harvard University in Administrative Science and Finance. Her goal is to support individuals to achieve their dream of owning a home a reality. She seek different avenues to support the clients with great customer service skills. She is a people’s person, therefore helping is her passion.

FLORIDA

Scott Pool

Regional Manager

Scott is an experienced financial professional with over a decade successfully helping clients achieve their financial dreams. After serving as a helicopter pilot in the US Army, Scott began a career as a financial advisor with an international investment firm. After a highly successful start, Scott served as the Director of Wealth Management for a US bank, while managing over $270 million in assets. After 9/11, Scott returned to the Army for service in Iraq, before returning to the business. Scott understands complex situations and is adept at finding the best solutions for his clients. Scott’s focus on problem solving and passion for communication makes him an invaluable asset for home buyers and realtors. His extensive knowledge base is crucial to helping you compete in today’s competitive housing market. Scott earned his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Liberty University, holds the prestigious Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, and holds active securities licenses. His unique background allows him to ensure your process is as smooth as possible while finding the solution that best fits your financial picture, no matter how complex.

Claudio Chiquito

Marketing Specialist

Originally from Venezuela, Claudio is a Miami based seasoned executive with more than 10 years in the financial industry. Claudio currently serves as a marketing specialist for Range Mortgage in the Florida and Texas markets. In his role, Claudio is tasked with developing and implementing marketing content and strategies to generate business for Range’s loan officers. Claudio enjoys working alongside loan officers to provided the best service to his clients. Currently, he is on track to becoming a licensed mortgage originator. During his free time, he loves to spend time with his wife and 2 daughters. Claudio is an avid mountain biker, tennis player, and lover of coffee.

Derrek Duffy

RMLO

Derrek is excited to be working with Range Mortgage to make the mortgage process of others a pleasant experience. Derrek is also a Real Estate Agent and knows the challenges of acquiring a mortgage. He is here to work for his clients and prides himself on building relationships and working diligently to get the best loan, while walking them through every step of the journey. Whether helping a first-time buyer, a refinance, or in the market to expand a real estate portfolio, Derrek is here to assist.

COLORADO

Sreedhar Pamidi

Branch Manager

 Sreedhar Pamidi is a licensed Mortgage Loan Originator at Range Mortgage. Currently, he is licensed in Colorado, Texas, Florida and Washington states. Sreedhar has the skills and expertise to meet all his clients’ borrowing needs. He provides professional financial services, specialized in financing the purchase and refinance of residential and commercial real estate.
Sreedhar focuses on educating his clients in the home-buying process while finding them the best home loan programs that suit their needs. He frequently attends educational conferences and training workshops to better serve his clientele and provides unmatched five-star customer service. He cares for people and always seeks to build Long-term relationships with his clients.
Sreedhar holds Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.), Master of Science (MS) in Business Management, as well as MBA in Technology Management from Colorado Technical University (CTU), Colorado.
Sreedhar is multilingual. Originally from India, he speaks English and Indian languages Hindi, Telugu and Tamil. Sreedhar is very active in his community and loves giving back. Outside the office, Sreedhar enjoys reading and loves to meet new people.

WASHINGTON STATE

Sean Laidler

Regional Manager

Sean has extensive experience in loan origination, market research, mortgage banking and client relations. Over his career he has facilitated in the closing over 3 Billion dollars of residential mortgage transactions. Sean is a detail oriented professional with a proven track record of assisting clients exceed their goals. He will do everything he can to identify the true goals, and custom tailor a financial solution for each transaction.