Jodi Ryder - Branch Manager
Licensed in AZ, CA, CO, FL, OR, TX, WA NMLS License #318845
Arizona License #1045047
California DRE License #01739574
Colorado MLO license #100535883
Florida LO License #LO110864
Washington MLO# 318845
Jodi has been in the mortgage industry since 2001. With over 3,300 loans closed in her career, she has won numerous awards including C2 Financial Corporation's Top Producer Award consecutively since 2011. Jodi is recognized by the Scotsman Guide (National Mortgage Ranking Service) as being Top Women Originator in the United States for 2022 - as well as each year running back for over a decade. She previously owned a mortgage processing company with her mother, who gave her all the tools she needed to succeed in this business. Jodi's strong work ethic and attention to detail were embedded in her from the start. She is passionate and driven to help people find the most competititive financing options possible. When she is able to break away from work, she loves being with her children & family, traveling, camping, and going to the beach.
Ryan Abramson - Mortgage Consultant
Licensed in California NMLS License #1205435
CalDRE License #01703235
Ryan has been in the mortgage industry for over 17 years. Previously, Ryan worked as a Regional Manager for the largest Mortgage Broker in the U.S. where he successfully recruited and managed over 300 loan originators. Ryan has been with The Ryder Mortgage Group as a licensed Mortgage Consultant since 2015. Ryan is passionate about helping others by utilizing mortgage financing to put people and families in a better financial position. His favorite thing about being a Mortgage Consultant is having a direct positive impact on clients’ lives by helping them save money and realize the American dream of homeownership. Ryan lives in Alpine, CA with his wife Jennifer, and two children Andrew and Alexis. When able to break away from work, Ryan enjoys spending time with his family and children, fishing, hiking, and spending time outdoors.
Eric Simantel - Branch Manager
Licensed in Oregon, California, and Washington NMLS License #1889183
CA DRE 02174461
Eric lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife and two children. He is deeply involved in the community. He has served on the University of Oregon Alumni Association Board of Directors, and is a Board Member of Westview Youth Baseball. Eric has an MBA from the University of Oregon (’02) which set the foundation for a career in finance and management. Eric joined the Ryder Mortgage Group in early 2020 after spending time at a retail mortgage lender. Licensed in OR, WA, and CA.
Ashley Gollnick - Production Manager
Ashley has been in the mortgage industry for 18 years. She got her start working for large wholesale lenders such as First Franklin, Washington Mutual, and Home Savings. She finds it much more gratifying to work directly with buyers and homeowners on their loans. It gives her joy being able to see and hear the success stories first hand. When she is not helping people through the loan process or managing an active pipeline, Ashley enjoys spending time relaxing with her family and their dog.
Michael Mineo - Senior Processor
Michael has been in the loan business for over 20 years and is considered to be the best processor in the industry. He spent several years originating loans and has now been processing them for over ten. He has a niche for identifying "land mines" ahead of time which allows a transaction to move forward much more efficiently. There is nothing more satisfying to him than having a customer who is blown away by his professionalism and expertise. When Michael is not working on a loan file, he can be found coaching his sons’ soccer teams, refereeing soccer, and staying in shape with Crossfit.