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Introducing Steeple Rock Funding – Gilbert, Arizona

Steeple Rock Funding, LLC, a licensed mortgage broker, was formed in 2009 by Brent Payne and Mike Olson, engaging in private, hard money real estate lending activities to address the capital requirements of investors in the Arizona real estate market.
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Private Real Estate Lending in Phoenix

Our company provides private money financing secured by first deeds of trust on commercial and non-owner occupied residential properties in Arizona. We specialize in quick close, next-day funding of trustee’s sale purchases of residential investment properties and other financing requests with short closing time frames, while providing a high level of performance-based customer service to our borrowers.

Success Built On Honesty & Integrity

The successful operation of our business is dependent upon funding provided by investors whose funds support the loans we make. Accordingly, we are committed to conducting our business with honesty, integrity, and transparency, and thus providing our investors a safe, secure, and satisfying investment experience.

Steeple Rock – A Licensed Arizona Mortgage Broker

Steeple Rock Funding is a licensed Arizona mortgage broker, and Brent Payne, Mike Olson and Mark Payne are licensed Arizona mortgage loan originators. We invite you to contact us and look forward to working with you to create successful transactions and investments.

  • Arizona Mortgage Broker License# 09-13524 NMLS# 310186
Brent Payne

Meet Brent Payne

Brent, a New Mexico native, has resided in Arizona since 1974. He’s lived in Gilbert, AZ, with his wife and family since 1985.

Brent graduated from Arizona State University (ASU) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Business Administration. During his time at ASU he served as an accountant and controller of a Phoenix-based real estate company from 1975-1978.

After graduating ASU in 1978, Brent began his career in real estate brokerage, development and finance. In 1980 he founded Payne Resources, Inc., which engaged in land brokerage and development, and the acquisition, planning, development, leasing & sale of light industrial, commercial and office properties.

In addition to his experience in the real estate field, Brent’s business activities include the co-founding and operation of two independent software businesses and a computer software and accessories marketing firm. He also served as a founding board member of a community bank.

Brent serves as the “Responsible Individual” for Steeple Rock Funding, and is a licensed Mortgage Loan Originator. His primary areas of responsibility include regulatory compliance, development of funding sources for the company’s activities, investor reporting and relations, and management oversight of the company’s operations and activities.

Brent has served in a number of professional and service organizations including the Boy Scouts of America, the Greater Phoenix Economic Council and in his church.

Arizona Mortgage Loan Originator License# LO-0916743 NMLS# 267428

Mike Olson

Meet Michael Olson

Mike is an Arizona native, and resides in Gilbert with his wife and three children. He graduated from Arizona State University (ASU) in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance.

Upon graduation, Mike began his career in financial services with Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. He held several positions during his six plus year tenure, and earned Series 7, 9, 10, 55, & 63 Securities Licenses. The final four years with Schwab were as an Options Trade Analyst within the Risk & Credit Services Department.

In 2006 Mike began working in real estate development and investments at Payne Resources, Inc.  Working alongside Brent Payne, Mike gained great experience in project feasibility, planning, entitlement, financing, construction, and sales. Projects have ranged in size from small fix and flips of residential properties to the successful design, construction, and sales of a 70-acre commercial light industrial park.

Mike is a licensed Mortgage Loan Originator; his primary areas of responsibility at Steeple Rock Funding include loan underwriting, customer relations, and loan portfolio monitoring.

Arizona Mortgage Loan Originator License# LO-0912967 NMLS# 275126

Mark Payne

Meet Mark Payne

Mark is the newest full-time addition to the Steeple Rock Funding team. Mark recently graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance.

Mark has been a licensed Mortgage Loan Originator since 2013, and continues to pick up the mortgage loan industry very quickly. He is a bright employee whose good attitude, hard work ethic, understanding of the private lending market, and customer service skills will help Steeple Rock Funding continue to provide our customer base with high quality service, and more than satisfactory results.

Arizona Mortgage Loan Originator License# LO-0924191 NMLS# 1014883

Contact Steeple Rock Funding

To learn more about our private money, direct lender, Arizona real estate financing programs, call Steeple Rock Funding today at 480-633-6800 for commercial properties, or 480-926-6620 for residential properties. Alternatively use our contact form, give us some property details, and we’ll get back to you.

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