About Us

The John Z Home Loan Team is here to help you reach your goals and dreams
Alex Hererra

Alex Hererra

Team Marketing and Business Development Representative

A Marine Corps Veteran and a native of El Salvador, Alex prides himself in giving back to his military and Hispanic communities. Alex moved to the United States in the early 80’s and became a US citizen in the mid 90’s. With 10 years of customer service experience in the NFL, Alex hopes to bring that experience and service to his realtor partners and clients. Alex is passionate about achieving his own goals and hopes to project that with his current clients along with future partner relationships. In his spare time, Alex officiates high school and college sports that he hopes will elevate him in becoming an NFL official one day.

Latest Reviews

Dream come true!

Talk about hard working and thorough. I never knew I would like personalized attention until AmeriFirst helped us with our VA Home loan. John and Maria were there along the entire process. They will tell you first hand, things got sticky and they stuck their necks for us to ensure that we got the home of our dreams.

Herrera Family
VA Loan
Purchase and Refinance

The John Z Team did an amazing job on the purchase of my first home back in 2018. My wife and I just recently refinanced and they closed us in 1 month to which we ended up saving almost $200 on our mortgage payment. Thanks John Z Team!

Travis M
Homeowner, FHA Home Loan
Superb Service
John Zurbruegg and his staff at AmeriFirst did an awesome job of guiding us through the home buying process! He is very informative and professional. He made the loan process go smoothly and as a result, our loan was processed quickly and efficiently! HIs service was superb!!
Jeffrey Milliones
Home Owner
Making it Seem Easy and Flawless

John was great and with me every step of the way! He let me know what to do and not to do while going through the loan process. If I had a question either he or Joanne was there to help out. I highly recommend John and his team for your mortgage loan. He made it seem so easy and flawless.

Jennifer Glazier
Home Loan
Available Anytime We Had Questions

We mostly worked with Joanne, but the team helped us through every step of the way and made the whole process much more manageable. They were available anytime we had questions and not only made sure we understood everything, but made sure we could handle all of it as well.

Ashley Goss
Home Loan
Thank You for all your Effort.

The whole team was a huge help they pushed us on a lot of things that needed to be done but finally, after jumping through the hoops it was all worth it. Not often do you really hear of a VA loan closing in 2 weeks. So for all of the effort and struggle thank you all for your help.

Alexander Pesco
VA Loan

Meet the Team

John Zurbruegg

John Zurbruegg

Mortgage Loan Officer & Branch Manager

Ariana Miccolis

Ariana Miccolis

Mortgage Loan Officer

Nathan Halley

Nathan Halley

Mortgage Loan Officer

Jennifer Foster

Jennifer Foster

Team Lead & Mortgage Loan Officer

Joanne Kurt

Joanne Kurt

Mortgage Loan Officer

Maria Lopez

Maria Lopez

Mortgage Loan Officer

Tim Powers

Tim Powers

Business Development Representative

Steve Khan

Steve Khan

Mortgage Loan Officer

Tanya Turner

Tanya Turner

Mortgage Loan Officer

Laura Posteraro

Laura Posteraro

Team Marketing and Business Development Representative

The Valley is Our Backyard

We know the Valley and support our local businesses and families.  Why go to mortgage companies that are not familiar with your area.  We are located right here in the Valley so we can approve loans faster.

AmeriFirst Financial, Inc., 1550 E. McKellips Road. Suite 117, Mesa AZ 85203 (NMLS # 145368). 1-877-276-1974. © 2020. All Rights Reserved. This is not an offer to enter into an agreement. Not all customers will qualify. Information, rates, and programs are subject to change without prior notice. All products are subject to credit and property approval. Not all products are available in all states or for all loan amounts. Other restrictions and limitations apply. AmeriFirst Financial, Inc. is an independent mortgage lender and is not affiliated with the Department of Housing and Urban Development or the Federal Housing Administration. Not intended for legal or financial advice. Visit https://amerifirstloan.com/pages/state-licensing for all state licenses information. Visit NMLS Consumer Access at https://www.nmlsconsumeraccess.org/.