About Us

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

John Zurbruegg

Mortgage Loan Officer & Branch Manager

John is an experienced loan officer with a demonstrated seventeen-year history in sales, operations, marketing, and finance. With John’s experience, he has been involved in over 2,000 mortgage transactions and is known throughout the mortgage industry as a “resolution expert”. Our broad range of loan products ensures that there’s something to offer to everyone. The John Z Team strives for a home loan experience that far exceeds the expectations of our clients and Realtor partners as we understand the importance of a business built on referrals and repeat business.

NMLS 260744 | AZ LIC # 0914170

 

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Kevin Shipman

My refinance process was such an easy experience. Attention to detail was exceptional. Highly recommend AmeriFirst for your financial needs.

Kevin Shipman
Refinance
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
Highly Recommended
John and his team did a great job helping us through buying our first home (Steve helped us with everything!)! Everything was easy and electronic. They walked us through the process and stayed in contact via email, phone, and text. I would highly recommend using them and will use them again if we ever move! Steve helped us out and was very knowledgeable. He even called me when he was out of town! Thanks again!!
Duane Parker Randall
First time home buyer
There from A to Z

The John Z Team was there from day 1 to the closing of our new home. They gave us all the knowledge that we needed to get the best loan possible.

John Smith
First time home buyer
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

Jennifer Lord

Jennifer Lord

Team Lead & Mortgage Loan Officer

Joanne Kurt

Joanne Kurt

Mortgage Loan Officer

Debbie Brown

Debbie Brown

Mortgage Loan Officer

Laura Marquez

Laura Marquez

Team Marketing and Business Development Representative

Steve Khan

Steve Khan

Mortgage Loan Officer

Nathan Halley

Nathan Halley

Mortgage Loan Officer

Kevan Elcock

Kevan Elcock

Mortgage Loan Officer

Ariana Miccolis

Ariana Miccolis

Mortgage Loan Officer

Tanya Turner

Tanya Turner

Mortgage Loan Officer

Alex Herrera

Alex Herrera

Mortgage Loan Officer

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. © 2022. 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/.