Brunswick Mortgage Lending Office


Brunswick Mortgage Lending Office

50 Pearl Road, Brunswick, OH 44212

Hours: Our office hours are designed around you! Contact us to set up a time to meet that’s most convenient for your schedule.
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Doug Mathews
Area Sales Manager, Mortgage Loan Originator
Doug Mathews | Area Sales Manager, Mortgage Loan Originator

NMLS# 49277
Phone: (330) 304-6056
Fax: (234) 352-1131

Doug Mathews has more than 15 years of experience in the financial services industry as both a Branch Manager and Mortgage Loan Originator. He is highly experienced in conventional, FHA, VA, USDA and OHFA loans, and working with first-time home buyers. Doug prides himself on helping customers understand and navigate the loan process to create exceptional experiences for them and ensure they can make an informed decision to select the best loan product to meet their needs. He has received numerous First Federal Lakewood awards, including Top Producer, the Above and Beyond Award, and the Achievement Award. He previously served as a Branch Manager with Provicio Bank and First Liberty/First Ohio Lending.
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Nelson Custer
Mortgage Loan Originator
Nelson Custer | Mortgage Loan Originator

NMLS# 564504
Phone: (216) 403-5482
Fax: (216) 452-4679

For nearly 30 years, Nelson Custer has worked in the financial industry in a range of roles, including more than 20 years in mortgage lending. As a Mortgage Loan Originator with First Federal Lakewood, Nelson has extensive experience working with all-types of buyers including  first-time and low-to-moderate income buyers.  Nelson is well versed in a variety of home loan programs including working with specialty home lending, down-payment assistance programs, and FHA loans. He assists customers in navigating the home buying process, helping them choose the best loan product to fit their individual needs. He also assists borrowers who aren’t quite ready to make a home purchase develop a plan of action to prepare for homeownership in the near future. Nelson earned a bachelor’s degree in finance and real estate from Cleveland State University.
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Elena Gomer
Mortgage Loan Originator
Elena Gomer | Mortgage Loan Originator

NMLS# 1654877
Phone: (216) 239-5784
Cell Phone:216-633-9860
Fax: 234-352-1124

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John Marinucci
Mortgage Loan Originator
John Marinucci | Mortgage Loan Originator

NMLS# 77196

Cell Phone:216-870-0866

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Sherry Marshall
Mortgage Loan Originator
Sherry Marshall | Mortgage Loan Originator

NMLS# 712889
Phone: (216) 239-5810
Cell Phone:(440) 241-5350
Fax: (216) 452-4635

"Sherry Marshall and Jaime Dunneback are assets to your company and both are great at their job! Having dealt with other bank mortgage departments, First Federal Lakewood is by far the best I have dealt with."
- Christopher & Michelle H.
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Scott Merdes
Mortgage Loan Originator
Scott Merdes | Mortgage Loan Originator

NMLS# 712890
Phone: (216) 239-5812
Cell Phone:(440) 915-1613
Fax: (216) 452-4632

Scott Merdes joined First Federal Lakewood in 2008 and serves as a Mortgage Loan Originator. For more than 18 years in the mortgage lending industry, he has been helping families realize the dream of home ownership. Scott works with each customer to ensure they can make the most informed mortgage decision possible and choose the right product for their situation. His success has been built through referrals, one happy customer at a time. Scott holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Toledo. In addition to being an affiliate member of the Cleveland Area Board of Realtors, he has conducted several realtor education classes at Hondros College and implemented training classes for loan officers.

“Biggest factor in my decision to go with First Federal Lakewood really was your agent: Scott Merdes --very easy to deal with --details were made clear --communication was ongoing --process was as simple as possible. Would definitely recommend First Federal Lakewood and Scott Merdes to anyone in need of mortgage services.”
-Bob & Sara H.
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