We are a mortgage company in Nevada passionate about funding your dreams
At Raintree, we believe in being part of something greater than ourselves. We work every day to wow our clients by creating the ultimate home buying experience.
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Meet the team behind the mission
Raintree Mortgage is a Las Vegas mortgage brokerage with a 10 year track record of serving Nevada homeowners and real estate professionals
Our competitive advantage as a mortgage broker is that we shop multiple lenders at once in order to find our clients a mortgage program, closing cost and rate scenario that fits their financing needs.
We are a true consumer advocate and work with you at every step of the process to help you get into the home of your dreams.
BRIAN MAIER, FOUNDER + CEO
Brian Maier is the owner of Raintree Mortgage Services, and the ‘go to’ Loan Consultant in the Las Vegas area.
After graduating with a Degree in Industrial Mathematics, Brian pursued his passion of Real Estate and entered the Las Vegas Mortgage/Real Estate industry in 1999. Just 6 years later, he launched Raintree Mortgage Services, and it has grown exponentially ever since.
As an Entrepreneur, Investor, Educator, Crossfitter, and a devoted family man, Brian knows a thing or two about striking the right balance. By putting together an expert team of consultants, and offer-ing seamless assistance for every aspect of the home loan process, Brian has built Raintree to run as a highly reliable, well-oiled machine.
CELL: 702-806-0389 | EMAIL: brian@LVraintree.com | NMLS #: 381494
JEFFREY MARANTZ, SENIOR LOAN OFFICER
Jeff Marantz has spent 13 years in the mortgage lending business in Las Vegas. Prior to joining Raintree, he studied fire technology at Santa Barbara, as his dream was to become a fire fighter. Through a twist of fate, Jeff was discovered by The Anthony Robbins Company when they recognized his commitment to helping people and his keen desire to be a part of the fabric of the community.
Upon leaving the Robbins Organization, Jeff made his way to Las Vegas in 2003 where he began to learn the ropes of the mortgage business. He owned his own brokerage after a few years in the business. His company was a top producing team serving the likes of the top two builders in town and being the “in-house” lender at Century 21 Advantage Gold, which at the time was the top producing Century 21 office in the country. Jeff has many years experience in the structuring of loans geared towards finding the best solution for his borrowers. He is knowledgeable, professional, and helps his clients understand the home loan process.
Jeff likes to play racquetball in his spare time and loves to ride motorcycles. His favorite pastime is being a dad to his son Kohl.
CELL: 702-443-2281 | EMAIL: jeff@LVraintree.com | NMLS #: 396606
MEGHAN FARMER, LOAN OFFICER
Meghan Farmer is a Raintree Mortgage Loan Officer and a Las Vegas native with over 14 years of experience in the mortgage business. Her journey began when she bought her first home and realized how complicated and confusing the process was. She is driven by a desire to bring clarity to the homebuying process and to make this a relaxed and exciting time for each of her clients.
She is passionate about building relationships and sharing her knowledge to maximize financial opportunities for her clients.
When she’s not working, Meghan is the mom of two very busy boys. You can find her at her second home with her family on the baseball fields. Wearing multiple hats is part of her day to day and she thrives in the fast-paced nature of this work.
OFFICE: 702-432-5626 | EMAIL: meghan@LVraintree.com | NMLS #: 1236402
MICHAEL YAGI, PRODUCTION MANAGER
Michael Yagi is Raintree Mortgage’s Production Manager. He was born and raised in the Bay Area and moved to Las Vegas in 2000. Michael graduated from Long Beach State with a degree in Finance and has over 14 years of mortgage/lending experience.
Michael know that buying a home is one of the most important financial decisions that someone can make and he enjoys educating and working with clients to make their dreams come true.
When Michael isn't working, you can find him training at the crossfit gym and making everyone around him smile!
OFFICE: 702-432-5626 | EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
RYAN MELVIN, SENIOR LOAN OFFICER
Ryan Melvin, one of the core members of the Raintree Mortgage team, is a Business Communications graduate born and partially educated in Kansas.
Growing up, Ryan spent many of his days in Las Vegas, where he attended and graduated Bonanza High School, before heading back to Kansas to study Business. In 2002, shortly after graduating, Ryan returned to Las Vegas to pursue a career in Real Estate and Finance.
From the first-time homebuyer needing downpayment assistance, to the seasoned investor financing multiple properties, Ryan doesn’t rest until he matches the right loan to the client’s individual and unique scenario.
CELL: 702-858-8892 | EMAIL: ryan@LVraintree.com | NMLS #: 915258
JOSH HOULE, PRODUCTION MANAGER/LOAN OFFICER
As a Loan Officer at Raintree Mortgage, Josh—or ‘Brady’ as he’s known around the office—is a recent and much valued addition to the team.
In 2005, shortly after receiving his degree in Economics, Josh became a resident of Las Vegas. More recently, Josh made a welcome move to Raintree—bringing with him an ability to problem solve, and continually exceed client expectations.
Josh understands that the financing process can be daunting, and therefore strives to, with help from his team, make clients feel at home from the moment they step foot in the door.
DEBBIE MAIER, DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
Debbie Maier is the Director of Operations at Raintree Mortgage with over 20 years of real estate experience. She is passionate about managing the crucial operations behind the company and ensures that the entire mortgage process runs smoothly, fROm beginning to end.
LORI LYONS, SENIOR PROCESSOR
Lori Lyons has been in the mortgage industry for 20 years and has worked across several areas. She moved to Las Vegas in 2007 with a passion for attention to detail and ensuring the loan process moves as smoothly as possible for all clients. Lori is a single mom of four boys and enjoys watching football and basketball and wine tasting. Her free time is spent as a basketball mom for her youngest son, who is a senior in high school. Her favorite quote is: “Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.” - Oprah Winfrey
AMY GLOWNIAK, DIRECTOR OF FIRST IMPRESSIONS
Amy is Raintree’s Director of First Impressions!! She has spent the past seventeen years serving Nevada residents in many different capacities. Her passion is PEOPLE, health, and fitness. She is also a devoted Crossfitter. Amy holds herself to a high standard, and makes it her business to make sure every client has an outstanding experience with Raintree.
JANELLE MALDONADO, MARKETING COORDINATOR
Janelle Maldonado is the Marketing Coordinator at Raintree Mortgage, and a warm and friendly face for both clients and staff alike.
Janelle has a wealth of experience in customer facing roles—including her work as a professional Makeup Artist and a Concierge Specialist—and has a uniquely positive and upbeat energy which never fails to shine through.
Her main goal at Raintree is to make clients feel welcome and comfortable, and ensure they have everything they need from the moment they walk in the door.