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Kristi Kertin, Principle

Kristi Kertin is the principle, co-owner, and co-founder of Kertin Mortgage Group. She has nearly 20 years of experience in the home mortgage business. She opened her independent practice in 1998. Her company, Kertin Mortgage Group, currently does business in both California and Indiana; successfully closing hundreds of loans each year.

Kristi has a reputation of providing fast and honest customer service, and will work to get the lowest home loan rates and products that best meet her customers’ needs. Whether you are purchasing a new home, or refinancing your existing residence, Kristi’s practice will offer you the best available loan programs, trustworthy advice, and will handle your loan in a professional manner. Her business is built upon referrals, and she works hard to maintain your trust.

Kristi enjoys boating, supporting her daughters in their many extra-curricular activities, and Purdue football. She has a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Purdue University and is a licensed mortgage broker in California and Indiana.

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Brian Kertin, Lead Partner

Brian Kertin is the Lead Partner, co-owner, and co-founder of the Kertin Mortgage Group. He has over 10 years of experience in the home mortgage business, specializing in loan processing. He has co-managed Kertin Mortgage Group with Kristi since it’s existence and is also a licensed mortgage broker.

Prior to co-founding Kertin Mortgage Group, Brian was a private investigator with a firm out of Orange County, California. Throughout his career, he has gained a reputation for being thorough, hard-working, and extremely responsive to his clients’ interests. He is shrewd, intelligent, and thoughtful; ensuring that clients and partners walk-away satisfied by their experience with the Kertin Mortgage Group.
Brian enjoys spending time with his family, competing as an amateur swimmer, fishing, and boating. He has a Bachelor’s of Science degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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