Anthony Focca has twenty years of banking and finance experience to go along with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting & Finance. Anthony’s career began in finance at Bloomberg LP in October of 2000. After six years of moving thru the ranks, Anthony left Corporate America to establish Platinum Mortgage in 2005. In 2015 the company began branching out into other states and eventually changed its name to Think Mortgage. With industry experience and expertise, Anthony has been helping clients reach the American Dream of Home Ownership for over 15 years.
Loving what he does is important to Anthony and it shows in his dedication and commitment to his clientele. His sole aim being to make the mortgage process easy! He is efficiently supported by a carefully selected administration team which ensures seamless assistance and complete service for every aspect of his customers’ purchase, sale or refinance. In addition to his business ventures, Anthony has a prominent presence in the community having regular involvement with various charities and community organizations.
A former Branch Manager at Residential Home Funding, Larry is well versed in Conventional, FHA, VA and USDA lending and works extremely well with first time buyers, move-up buyers, First Responders and Veterans. He will help you analyze financing options and help guide you to a loan program that fits your needs. Customer service is Larry's number one priority! Larry's mission is simple- to be the Lender of choice for his customers by providing both diversified and competitive mortgage financing options combined with excellent customer service. With a diverse customer base that includes first time home buyers as well as high net worth individuals, he can provide the appropriate financing to meet any customer's needs. Larry will help you find a mortgage loan custom suited for your specific needs. Larry has built his reputation on service and efficiency and continues to do so here at think mortgage!
Uran Blakaj is a graduate from Hunter College with a Bachelor’s in Science and Accounting. Uran has had a long history in Real Estate Sales before deciding to switch gears and handle the financing side of transactions. He has held previous positions at the prestigious Waldorf Astoria as an Exhibit Hall Coordinator where he was solely responsible for scheduling, billing and payments for in-house labor. Uran has also held a position as a Debt Specialist which allowed him to learn the intricacies of credit, a skill he utilizes to help his clients obtain home ownership. His extensive knowledge on all aspects of Real Estate transactions and finance makes him an excellent value to his clients.
David Biondi, a longtime resident of Union County NJ has 13 years of business ownership in Staten island NY. David brings his discipline and dedication from a military background serving in the United States Navy, to the Mortgage world; helping families realize the American dream of home ownership.
From first time home buyers to purchasing your dream home, vacation home or maybe just refinancing, David can walk you through to a stress free closing with the exact right mortgage product to fit your needs. David has a background in Tax Preparation as a partner in one of the largest tax practices on Staten Island, specializing in Self Employment clientele. He loves spending time with his two children and is very involved in their lives, his daughter attending Penn State University and his son still in High School.
Andrew Wolfe is a mortgage and loan professional who recently relocated back to New York from Florida to take on the Tri-State area. He has the dedication of being a Marine and studying at the University of Central Florida, as well as additional training and certifications in Finance and Accounting.
As a Senior Loan Officer, Edward negotiates for YOU! His goal is to save you time, money and stress. Edward will customize your mortgage needs and walk with you every step of the way in order to simplify the entire mortgage process. He especially takes pride in helping first time buyers purchase their very first home!
In his 20 years of experience, Edward has worked with some of the most savvy Real Estate Developers by acquiring funding for risky projects. When a client needs help refinancing for a lower rate due to improved market conditions, is looking to make some home improvements or consolidate debt; He is passionate about educating them and finding the right option tailored to their specific needs. Edward always provides highly personalized and professional service to his clients and promises to do the same for you!
With 17 years of experience in the mortgage industry, Julio understands the constant change and volatility in the mortgage industry. Julio is an experienced Loan Processor and has been at Think Mortgage since 2008. He works closely with lenders to better assist in finding programs that best fit each client’s needs and ensures each loan is completed efficiently and in a timely fashion.
Carissa is well rounded in all aspects of the Real Estate industry. Carissa brings with her, 15 years of industry experience. Starting off at a young age, she has worked as a Real Estate Agent, Appraiser Apprentice, Investor, Property Manager and Executive Assistant to Mortgage Brokers. More often than not, juggling more than one position at a time, Carissa always took the time to deliver great service and attention to detail. At Think Mortgage, Carissa manages the entire office while assisting clients with their individual needs.
Thomas was born & raised in Staten Island, New York and attended Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, New York, graduating with a Bachelor Degree in Business Management and Finance in just 3 years. As a college student, he worked as an intern for a top Mortgage Broker in New Jersey who wet his appetite for the industry. He later decided to join a company closer to his native roots in Staten Island. Thomas is licensed in both New York & New Jersey and takes pride in making sure all his clients fully understand the mortgage process from time of Pre-Approval, through closing and into the payment process. There are significant benefits to having a trusted mortgage banker like Thomas by your side; Throughout the entire home purchasing process, there are many hurdles to face especially in terms of securing a mortgage, which can touch up to 20 different handlers through a 30-day process. Thomas realizes that time is of the essence in closing on a deal and is highly experienced in the logistics involved. He will make sure that your real estate transactions will be finalized well within escrow timelines. From helping you gather the necessary documents to securing appraisals and titles, Thomas can make the entire process much easier for everyone involved. He is well-known for his integrity and sensitivity to the different needs of clients, and would consider it a privilege to work with you!
Senior Loan Officer
NMLS # 1077102
Finding the right loan is a two way street. As a licensed mortgage professional for over half a decade I understand the importance of listening as well as educating. Purchasing a home is a team effort, with each member having their role in the transaction. My promise is to communicate efficiently with each team member to ensure your mortgage process runs smoothly and stress fee. I have extensive experience in loans of all types including Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, FHA, VA, renovation loans and first time buyer programs and even reverse mortgages, so finding the mortgage that best fits your situation won’t be a problem. Being a NYC native and living in 3 of the 5 boroughs, I understand what living in NYC means. I not only want to ensure your NYC mortgage is top notch, but your NYC living as well. Owning in NYC and having the right mortgage means having more confidence and ability to do the all the best things the city has to offer all while building equity in the most desirable place in the free world. I not only believe in the importance of financial health, but physical health as well. Being a longtime NPC registered bodybuilder and soon to be NASM certified personal trainer I am here to assist with your financial wellbeing as well as your physical and mental wellbeing. What’s the point of being financially well off if you aren’t physically able to enjoy it? Although NYC is my favorite place to be, sometimes you have to get out the city right? I am a huge travel lover and like to hit at least a new country or two each year and the same for U.S. destinations. The goal is to reach every continent over the next few years. Congratulations on taking the steps to own a home in NYC. I look forward to working with you in obtaining that prestigious goal. Don't hesitate to contact me with any questions, concerns or to chat about fitness and travel.
NMLS # 1673740
Alexandria Fiorenza is a mortgage professional devoted to her clients. Whether it be for a purchase or a refinance, she can assist you throughout the entire process.
Alexandria prides herself on service and honesty. She is accessible via phone or email at any time. Her mission is quite simple – to help clients the best way possible without any obstacles in the way. Your relationship with a mortgage loan professional should be one built on trust, honesty, compassion and diligence. With a degree in nursing, it enables her to have compassion for her clients and be there every step of the way. She is also a part of the Staten Island Giving Circle and the NYS Women's Staten Island Chapter which is involved with many charities in Staten Island. She is also an Affiliate Member of the Monmouth Ocean County Regional Realtors. Whether you are looking to purchase in NY or NJ, Alexandria is here to help! Purchasing a home can be stressful but it doesn’t have to be with Alexandria guiding you every step of the way! Contact her directly at 347-351-1932 or firstname.lastname@example.org
NMLS # 1779068
Pasquale was born in Staten Island, New York. He attended Mount Saint Mary College located in Newburgh, New York where he received his Bachelor's degree in Biology. Due to his biological background Pasquale is adept at problem solving and is highly analytical. He is currently licensed in the state of New Jersey and New York. Pasquale treats every client with utmost respect and devotes his full attention at all times no matter the scenario. Purchasing a home is one of the biggest milestones in a persons life. While this is an exciting experience, it can also be highly stressful. Pasquale works with clients from start to finish ensuring that each transaction goes as smoothly as possible and ameliorates the stress involved. Each client is his top priority, as he is available for them at all times including weekends as well as evenings. Feel free to contact him at anytime with any questions you may have at C: 347-322-7763 or via email email@example.com
NMLS # 1602106
Christopher joins Think Mortgage with a wealth of experience in the real estate & financial product markets. In addition, he has also served the City of New York for over 10 years as one of NY’s bravest as a Firefighter for the FDNY. In doing so, Christopher has been able to fully understand the importance and the need for excellent financial products in one’s lifetime. Christopher understands home ownership is one of the most important financial decisions in one’s lifetime & that the home buying/financing process for the 1st time home-buyer could be stressful & confusing, so he strives to make the process as easy as possible.
Christopher specializes in offering & structuring superior loan programs for all city/municipal & union workers throughout the NY/NJ areas. He achieves this by fully understanding the needs of union workers & structuring all of his programs with their best interests as his top priority.
If you happen to know of anyone thinking of buying in the next 6-12 months, please keep me in mind and forward them my information. It’s NEVER too early to start the pre-approval process.
Also, if you know of anyone who can benefit from re-financing their current loan to get a lower rate or to cash out for home improvements/renovations, or to consolidate:
• Credit cards with high interest rates
• Auto Loans
• Student Loans
If any of these situations present themselves in the near future please keep me in mind for you friends, colleagues or family that are considering mortgage financing.