License/Certifications: NMLS 325495
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Why I choose Opes:
Ron is the Regional Director for our Central Coast region, including the Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo branches.
Ron has devoted over two decades of his career to advancing the mortgage industry by recruiting, retaining, and managing the trade’s top-producing loan originators and branch managers throughout California’s diverse market. His individualized mortgage strategy consistently increases value for our Realtor® and business associates.
Ron’s current focus as the Central Coast Regional Manager for Opes Advisors is recruiting and retaining high-performance sales and operations staff throughout California to help Opes exceed customers’ expectations. Ron began his real estate career in 1990, immediately after college. His mortgage origination experience started in 1992 with a large national bank. He later became Vice President/Area Manager for another large bank, where he was nationally ranked for his sales performance, productivity and customer satisfaction ratings.
Ron earned his BA in Business Administration with an Option in Real Estate and Urban Land Economics from California State University, Fresno. He has also completed extensive training in Underwriting and Financial Statement Analysis, including Jumbo, Conventional, FNMA/FHLMC, FHA/VA, and USDA. Ron strongly believes in maintaining the strictest ethical standards and has completed Ethics in Real Estate training.
Ron lives in Arroyo Grande with his wife, Debbi, and has three children.
Ron works with Keller Williams (Central Coast), Wathen/Castanos, and Mangano Homes.
Additional Certifications and Awards:
- The San Luis Obispo office is the #1 purchase originator in the market with local underwriting and processing.
Santa Barbara Branch
800 Presidio Avenue, Suite B-1
Santa Barbara, CA 93101