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.

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”

Derrek Duffy


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.

Ida Pereira

Office Manager

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.

Ginna Balestrini


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.

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.



Originally from Venezuela and relocated to Florida in 1998. Started my degree in Business, acquired knowledge in the Real Estate market and my passion in financing conducted me to the Mortgage Industry. I’m a loan officer based in Florida with 20 years of experience in the industry including processing, originating, underwriting and closing. I take great pride in the relationships I build with my customers. My number one goal is to help you, not only achieve, but excel your financial objectives in the housing market. I would love to be part of your journey to become a homeowner!

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.

Johanna Jimenez


Johanna Jimenez is an enthusiastic and optimistic individual, driven by the desire to secure the best financing options for her client’s needs. With a strong dedication to personalized service, access to a wide range of loan options, and competitive interest rates, Johanna ensures that each client receives exceptional guidance throughout the mortgage process.

Johanna originally from Cali, Colombia has lived in Weston, Florida for over 35 years and has worked as a real estate and insurance agent. She possesses a deep understanding of the market trends, property values and the intricacies of navigating the real estate landscape, enabling her to be a valuable resource for realtors and investors.

Her professional aspirations center on equipping individuals with optimal financial resources to fund their real estate investments. She takes pride in helping her clients transform their dreams into reality while supporting their journey towards building a solid net worth.

Outside of work, Johanna finds solace in reading, meeting her friends, taking leisurely walks on the beach, having a good conversation, and cherishing quality time with her family. Although gardening is something she would love to do, it’s not her strong suit.

With Johanna Jimenez as your loan officer, you can expect unwavering commitment, and unriddled aptitude, ensuring a smooth and rewarding experience as you embark on your homeownership journey.

Oriana Vander Dijs


I am Oriana Vander Dijs, I was born in Venezuela, and I have been in the United States since 2014.

My instruction to the financial industry was in the year 2017, I started as LOA (Loan Officer Assistance) where I learned to process a loan from start to finish, structure the order of each requested document, by the year 2022 I graduated as Loan Officer Originator in the school a Gold School

Jaime Mejia

South Florida Regional Manager

Long Term career in a major financial institution as a financial expert to maximize my successful lending experience and leverage my relationship building skills to achieve personal and company growth. Consult clients on types of mortgage , analyzing cash flow with tax returns and financial 2 statements, perform “rent versus own” analysis, calculate potential income and risk for investment properties

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.

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. 

Joely Bravo Vegas

Mexico Regional Manager

Joely is characterized by his ability to connect with people and discover their dreams to help get them.

She has a background as an engineer and statesman, however she has developed his career in the commercial area. She is currently a real estate specialist and has been living in Mexico for more than 20 years where he has received various awards from the world real estate.

Her commitment is to be a link that makes it easier for the Mexican market to make its investment in United States

Claudio Cantarino

South America Regional Manager

Architect, for more than 20 years, he has gained experience in sales through the design and construction of real estate projects developed by his own office.
Currently residing in Chile, he is a partner and CEO of m2 Constructions, a company dedicated to the design and construction of sustainable houses, in addition, he has the challenge of disseminating and generating investment opportunities in the United States for Chilean Clients, advised by the offices of Range Mortgage

Julio Rizo Patron

Peru Regional Manager

Julio Rizo Patron from Lima, Peru. Graduated from the University of San Ignacio de Loyola in Business administration, have more than 8 years of experience in diferrent sectors like construction, sales, insurance and more recently working in a hedge fund back in Peru. Passioned for finance and technology. One of my main goals is to build and maintain strong relationships with client to ensure repeat business and referrals, have a client-focused approach that led me satisfy and find adequate solutions to the demand of every my clients