Emmanuel Fajardo

Branch Manager
NMLS 890310

Prior to joining Pioneer Mortgage Funding, Emmanuel was a Branch Area Manager at Paramount Residential Mortgage Group (PRMG) and BBVA Compass Bank. His mortgage career started in 1998 at Washington Mutual Bank, followed by Countrywide Home Loans as a Branch Manager. He has also worked at PNC Bank as a Private Client Loan Advisor for their Wealth Management Division. Emmanuel has earned multiple awards throughout his career, including president’s club and gold start top producer.

Emmanuel Fajardo (NMLS # 890310) has over 20+ years in experience. He specializes in all types of Mortgage Loans. Such as Residential Loans, Commercial Loans and Private Hard Money Loans. At The Mortgage Specialist, our mission is for everyone to be a homeowner, and provide you with 100% client satisfaction.

With our wide-array of international buyers and investors, and many Florida natives looking for mortgage loans, we have the knowledge and expertise of all the intricacies of lending to anyone. Whether you are a First Time Home Buyer, Second Home Buyer, Real Estate Investor, Foreign National, or in need of a loan for a New Development Land, contact Emmanuel today to start your loan application process.

We are dedicated to help you make the most informed mortgage decisions by carefully assessing your mortgage needs. Our promise is to work diligently to lead you right to the closing table! If you are in the market for a Mortgage Loan, contact us today.

Lourdes Cuervo

Sr. Mortgage Loan Originator
NMLS 254780

Prior to joining Pioneer Mortgage Funding, Lourdes was the President of Unlimited Mortgage Services, Inc., a mortgage brokerage business (1993-2011), where she was responsible for growing the company, overseeing customer relationships, internal operations, employee performance, new lending program implementation and compliance

In 2004 she became the managing member for United Family Investment Group, LLC., in charge of management and investment decisions of the Limited Liability Company.

M. Lourdes Cuervo (NMLS # 254780) has more than 25 years of comprehensive residential lending experience helping first time homebuyers, discerning homeowners and seasoned investors. She is a certified Mortgage Planning Specialist.

Lourdes understands that making an uninformed mortgage decision can be hazardous to your wealth. She provides all of her clients with a total cost analysis report – a detailed and measurable side-by side breakdown which compares and contrasts different finance strategies and their total cost over time.

This helps clients decide which strategy and/or product best fits their specific financial goals. Member of the National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB), the Florida Association of Mortgage Professionals (FAMP). Pioneer Mortgage Funding is a perfect fit as the company partners with over 50 lenders providing her clients with dozens of mortgage options and solutions.

Fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish.

Josie Johnson

Sr. Mortgage Loan Originator
NMLS 1069420

With over 20 years in the finance industry, Josie Johnson’s experience ranges from Bank Manager at Washington Mutual Bank, Private Mortgage Banker with Wells Fargo Bank, to Senior Loan Officer at multiple lending institutions. Ms. Johnson’s years of experience in loan origination, underwriting, and processing allow her to customize each client’s loan to fit their specific needs.

Throughout her career, she has focused on helping her borrowers reach their short- and long-term financial goals in the ever-changing finance markets. Her knowledge and commitment have provided her with the tools to exceed her clients expectations.

“Real life mortgage solutions, specializing in options not restrictions”, is not just her tag line but her ultimate objective. Everyone’s story is different, so no one loan will fit everyone’s needs. Josie aims to find that perfect loan to reach your financial goals. 

As the spouse of a retired Air Force Veteran, Josie has a special appreciation for veterans, military soldiers and families. She wants to thank all our service members, for their service, sacrifice and support.