Our Team
Joseph John Nierad
Joseph John Nierad
Senior Vice President – Loan Servicing, Phoenix
Phoenix

Joseph John Nierad began his tenure with Sunrise Mortgage & Investment Co. as a Loan Analyst/Field Representative in 2000. An AVP since 2010, he now helms the loan servicing department, overseeing payment collections, insurance monitoring, UCC monitoring, loan events, inspections, NOI analysis, rate adjustments and maturing loans. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Grand Canyon University and a Certificate in Web Development from Paradise Valley Community College. He hails from St. Paul, Minnesota.

Jacqueline Massey
Jacqueline Massey
Administrative Assistant, Phoenix
Zach Tolson
Zach Tolson
Servicing and Production Assistant, Phoenix
Phoenix

Zach Tolson joined Sunrise in 2017 after graduating with honors from Grand Canyon University with a B.S. in Finance and Economics. Zach has proved a quick study in his time at Sunrise and is actively involved in loan servicing in the southwestern United States as well as loan research and analysis.

Zach played basketball at the collegiate level for Northern State University before concluding his career at the Division 1 level for Grand Canyon University under head coach Dan Majerle.  Zach continues to pursue his passion for basketball by coaching one of the top AAU basketball teams in Arizona.  He is a Phoenix, AZ native and enjoys traveling and skiing.

Elise Beem
Elise Beem
Loan Analyst, San Luis Obispo
Henry Castillo
Henry Castillo
Loan Analyst, West Los Angeles
Nicodemus Pew
Nicodemus Pew
Loan Analyst, San Diego
San Diego

Nicodemus Pew is a commercial loan analyst in our San Diego office. Prior to joining Sunrise Mortgage & Investment Co. in May 2015, he served as a Mortgage Loan Specialist with Bank of America, building a comprehensive understanding of the San Diego commercial real estate market. He supports all aspects of loan processing and closing, inspecting properties and preparing reports for loans throughout San Diego county to assist in servicing of $2 billion+ portfolio. He is responsible for providing analysis support across a diverse range of potential commercial real estate loans, including industrial, office, retail, and multifamily spaces; assembling loan packages for institutional lenders; and performing stabilized cash flow analyses and valuations to underwrite commercial properties.

He holds a B.S. in International Business from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, and is a licensed California real estate salesperson.

Michelle Patrick
Michelle Patrick
Loan Analyst, San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo

Michelle Patrick is a Loan Analyst and new to commercial real estate. She joined Sunrise Mortgage in 2017 after eight years in consulting, customer strategy, and energy. Michelle’s work at Sunrise includes loan analysis, underwriting, and servicing several hundred loans across 31 states. She has an MBA from the University of North Carolina, Kenan-Flagler and a B.A. in Economics/Mathematics from the University of California, Santa Barbara, both with honors.

Michelle also serves on the Board of Directors for Global Glimpse, a non-profit which provides youth of all socioeconomic backgrounds the life-changing opportunity to travel abroad.

Cody Wirosko
Cody Wirosko
Loan Analyst, Pasadena