MEET THE TEAM. 

 



Kevin Bander
President, NMLS 1093084
kevin@bandermortgage.com

Office: 847-786-8565
Cell:    917-767-1230

Kevin has a track-record of building businesses from zero to millions in revenue by having a completely customer-focused mindset.  He firmly believes in always putting the customer first.  Kevin's passion for real estate specifically has led him to residential and commercial mortgage lending.  Kevin helps clients throughout Chicago finance their homes, condos and investment property. From first-time buyers to fix & flip investors, Kevin enjoys helping each client achieve their goals. Kevin played a key role in building Reis, Inc ( NASDAQ: REIS), a commercial real estate information, and analytics platform used by banks, real estate developers, and insurance companies generating over $38M in annual revenue.  He has also been a key revenue driver for multiple financial software services companies including Financial Times, Orc Software along with other companies.  Kevin has been featured on the front page of the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, and the Chicago Tribune for his inventions of various ETF products. 
 


Zach Lieberthal, CPA
VP, Commercial and Residential, NMLS 1790729 
zach@bandermortgage.com

312-758-7901

Zach comes to Bander Mortgage with a track record of success in the financial services industry. A Master in Accounting and a current CPA holder, Zach has extensive client service experience in past roles at PwC (audit) and PNC Capital Markets (sales and underwriting). Attention to detail is a strength of Zach's and his unique background is conducive to providing customized mortgage options for all types of borrowers - no matter their profile. Knowledgeable in both residential and commercial financing, contact Zach today for a great borrower experience.



Lou Wilson
VP Mortgage Lending, NMLS 268527
lou@bandermortgage.com

 847-363-7676 

Lou is an experienced mortgage consultant with an excellent track record of delivering results for clients. His clients range from first time buyers to seasoned real estate investors. Lou can help with a wide array of mortgage options from conventional, Jumbo, FHA, VA to Fix & Flip loans to buyers with recent short sales, foreclosure or bankruptcy. Call Lou for expert guidance. 




John Burke
Senior Loan Officer, NMLS 1413154
John@bandermortgage.com

847-261-0851

John has been in the financial services business since 1989 working with institutional accounts.  John's vast contacts having managed an office of 150 traders and staff enabled him to build and grow his mortgage loan originations volume from zero to 4M+ annually since 2015. John helps clients ranging from first time home buyers to seasoned real estate investors. John is a 5 Star Rated loan originator from Social Survey every time due to his attention to detail and making sure each loan closes as smooth and quickly as possible.

 

Maria Johnson
Senior Loan Processor, NMLS 232265
Maria@bandermortgage.com 

847-894-8340

Maria is responsible for processing loans from opening to closing. Maria has over 30 years in the mortgage business with expert knowledge of conventional, jumbo, FHA and VA loans. Maria has significant experience analyzing clients' income, assets, liabilities, credit reports, purchase contracts, employment verification, and title. Maria works closely with borrowers, buyers, sellers, title companies, underwriters, lenders, real estate agents and attorneys to provide a seamless experience and quick close.