Peter Kim, President / Loan Originator
NMLS ID: 1450825

Thank you for visiting my page!  Whether you were referred by a family member, friend, or possibly found us through our online reviews and content, I surely look forward to speaking with you. 

I am blessed to have such great clients and I work hard to provide an unmatched level of service from application to closing.  I am very analytical and detail-oriented by nature, and I try to allow these gifts to strengthen the experience my clients receive during the processing of their new loan.  It’s very important to me that my clients make educated and intelligent financial choices when reviewing their loan options.  I am here to make the process smooth, fast, and easy and I’m flattered by the feedback and referrals I’ve received.  This motivates me to continue to make a difference in this industry!  Again, thank you for visiting my site, use the menu to take a look around, and I hope to speak with you soon!

Phone:  (213) 810-2091

Email:  peter@givingtreelending.com

An Quan, Loan Originator
NMLS ID: 2425277

The idea of helping someone's journey toward owning a home resonates deeply with me. I find fulfillment in guiding first-time homebuyers through the maze of lending options, and a first-time homebuyer myself, I wished some help me through that maze. My mission is to make the dream of homeownership accessible to everyone, regardless of their background or circumstances.

Let me ask you,

Are you a first-time homebuyer excited to embark on this new chapter? Or a self-employed entrepreneur ready to invest in your dream home? or someone that falls in between? I am here to assist you every step of the way. Let's start the conversation today and turn your homeownership dreams into a reality.

I am a dedicated Mortgage Loan Originator, here to guide you through the exciting journey of homeownership. As someone new to the mortgage industry, I bring fresh enthusiasm and a commitment to making your dreams of owning a home a reality. Every client is unique, and I take the time to understand your specific needs and financial situation. Whether you are a first-time home buyer or a self-employed professional, I am here to provide you with an attentive service.

Phone:  (323) 791-9998

Email:  an@givingtreelending.com

Brenda Galvez, Loan Originator
NMLS ID: 2507175

I am fluent in spanish; and  have a decade of experience in the customer service field and three years in the mortgage industry, specifically as a loan processor. In my role as a processor, I handled various loan products, gaining comprehensive knowledge of the loan workflow.

I am deeply dedicated to guiding and helping individuals in making informed financial decisions. As a mortgage loan officer, my commitment is to empower my clients with the knowledge necessary to navigate the intricate mortgage process confidently, whether they are first-time homebuyers or experienced buyers. I firmly believe that there's no one-size-fits-all solution. Each person's financial situation is unique, and I take the time to thoroughly grasp your specific needs, objectives, and circumstances. As a result, I can create loans customized to precisely match your specific needs, guaranteeing you access to the most advantageous terms and rates.

By choosing me as your mortgage loan originator, you not only receive the benefit of complimentary consultations but also the chance to collaboratively strategize and plan your home purchase or investment. Recognizing that the home buying and loan process can be daunting, especially for  first-time homebuyers, I make it a priority to streamline these complex procedures into clear, understandable terms. Rest assured, I'm here to offer guidance and support throughout this journey as you navigate one of the most important financial decisions of your life.

Phone:  (657) 554-0053

Email:  brenda@givingtreelending.com

Bryan Han, Loan Originator / Account Manager
NMLS ID: 2496690

Bryan’s journey is one of resilience and determination. At his young age, financial struggles forced his family out of their dream home and onto the streets, mostly due to a lack of mortgage knowledge. Despite the hardships, Bryan didn’t just survive; he thrived.

To support his family, having worked in various industries out of necessity. Bryan understands the value of stability and the significance of having a home. His own experiences fueled his passion for helping others secure their dream homes for family, using their hard-earned money wisely.

For Bryan, every client represents more than a transaction; they represent a family's hopes and dreams. His mission is clear: to provide professional financial services that make owning a dream home a reality. With Bryan, you're not just getting a mortgage originator; you're gaining a dedicated partner who simplifies the complexities of home purchase, making homeownership achievable and stress-free with your hard-earned money.

Phone:  (714) 414-5188

Email:  bryan@givingtreelending.com

Christine Bae, Loan Originator
NMLS ID: 2094417

Prior to joining Giving Tree Lending, Christine gained experience as a Closing Agent, Processor, and Loan Officer Assistant at lending institutions in Southern California. She understands the intricacies of loan origination, pricing, loan calculation, contracts, and closing documents.
 
She provides professional financial services, specializing in financing the purchase and refinance of residential and commercial real estate. Christine focuses on educating her clients in the home-buying process while finding them the best loan program that suits their needs.
 
Christine is fluent in both English and Korean. Outside of the office, she likes to spend time with her family and friends, watch movies, eat sushi, and try new restaurants and cafes.

Phone:  (714) 981-7113

Email:  christine@givingtreelending.com

Eric Jang, Loan Originator / Loan Processor
NMLS ID: 2271277

Eric is a licensed mortgage originator and a loan processor. His priority is to provide professional financial services and efficiency for his clients to make confident decisions in financing their dreams. To ensure customer satisfaction, he provides a very thorough, yet timely approach to meeting his clients’ goals as well as advising them on loan products that best fit their circumstances.

Coming from a property management background, Eric has exceptional customer service skills and always ensures that his clients’ opinions and voices come before anything he does. He guides his clients through the entire mortgage process - from loan origination through closing - with a high level of service and makes sure that all parties involved are kept informed and all questions are answered immediately.

Homeownership is an exciting and memorable milestone. Eric is humbled at the opportunity to part in this journey.

Phone:  (714) 981-7113

Email:  eric@givingtreelending.com

Myra Nguyen, Loan Originator
NMLS ID: 1385012

Myra is a dedicated professional with over 10 years of experience in mortgage lending and banking. Her expertise includes FHA, Conventional, Jumbo, and Non-QMs (qualification based on alternative methods instead of the traditional income verification). Throughout her career, she has helped many clients achieve their dreams of homeownership. Her passion is to find the best financing solutions for her clients and making sure they are well educated and informed during the process of purchasing or refinancing their homes. Myra is fluent in both English and Vietnamese.

When she is not in her office, she enjoys cooking, going to the gym, and spending time with her family. Myra is a food connoisseur, she is always in search of new restaurants in Orange County and the surrounding areas.

Phone:  (714) 728-8105

Email:  myra@givingtreelending.com

Rogner began his career in the real estate industry in 2006, working his way into his current position as a Mortgage Loan Originator at Giving Tree Lending. Prior to working in the real estate industry, he honed his craft working in finance which helped him lay the groundwork for his success today.

His first professional aspiration was to become a CPA, working as an assistant under multiple CPAs for almost 4 years. During that time, Rogner performed bookkeeping & ledgering, preparing Tax Returns, and compiling financial statements.

Interested in real estate, he joined a regional commercial bank where his banking career started in 2009. Rogner mastered his skills in consumer and commercial depository, and lending products closing over $112MM in commercial new acquisitions, Business LOCs and Term Loans, and SBA financing.

This opportunity helped him understand the dynamics of the industry, as well as the importance, relationships, and integration between realtors, escrow, title, lenders, and others. As a Commercial Loan Officer, Rogner focused on partnering with realtors/ brokers, and assisted with marketing and providing data that was crucial to being successful as a realtor.

Rogner soon found a passion in residential lending, and in 2011 he became a Private Mortgage Banker with a major national bank. As a PMB Banker, he became well-versed and experienced with the sales and underwriting aspects of residential lending.

Today, Rogner thrives on bringing his vast experience to his clients to ensure that they understand the entire process, with an emphasis in achieving the best customer experience possible.

Phone:  (909) 973-4643

Email:  rogner@givingtreelending.com

Gia Hong, Loan Processor

Gia has been in the Mortgage Industry for over 11 years. She initially started in the closing department and ultimately worked her way into sales, where she spent most of her time helping brokers find the best solution for their clients. Her vast knowledge of the industry has allowed her to understand the process well from the beginning to the end of the mortgage cycle. As a team processor, Gia provides excellent customer service and works diligently to meet all closing dates while providing a smooth process for all GTL clients.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, and being outdoors as much as possible.

Phone:  (714) 681-8475

Email:  gia@givingtreelending.com

Lastly David, Loan Processor
NMLS ID: 1192845

My name is Lastly David. I am a Mortgage Loan Processor and have been processing mortgage loans for 3 years. I am well versed in processing residential mortgage loans (FHA, VA, Conventional, purchase, refinance) under various programs. I also have experience processing new constructions and non-QM loans. My passion for helping my team and company grow and helping homebuyers achieve their homeownership goal will be my edge in growing my career in this field.

Phone:  (714) 248-5025

Email:  lastly@givingtreelending.com

Erica Kook, Loan Assistant

With 20 years of experience in the customer service industries, Erica has a proven track record in building strong relationships with clients and other business professionals and assisting each of them to achieve their desired results. To her, strangers are just friends she hasnt met! She has a strong ability to streamline processes, maximize efficiency, and deliver results by putting in the leg work. Erica's philosophy centers around what role she can play in helping others find solutions. She is committed to excellence in service and will be your ally throughout the mortgage process. She predicts needs and always practices personal accountability.  Her passion is to contribute, support, and make a difference by serving as a guide for borrowers, helping first-time homebuyers accomplish their dream of home ownership, or helping existing homeowners continue to build wealth. Reliable, careful, delivers on time, organizes, sees what can go wrong, and keeps the team together. Proven to be the type youd want to have on your team! 

When Erica is not at work, she cooks for her family and friends. She absolutely loves the commitment and staying with her daughter and three dogs together.

Phone:  (714) 204-6867

Email:  erica@givingtreelending.com

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