D. Michael (Mike) Patrick is the Executive Vice President of Sunrise Mortgage. He has more than 40 years of experience in mortgage banking and was an original co-founder of Sunrise Mortgage in 1983. He moved from Phoenix, AZ to San Luis Obispo, CA in 1990 and opened the second Sunrise Mortgage office in his hometown. Mike is known for his thoughtful evaluations and creative solutions to financing puzzles. He has many decades-long relationships with borrowers and lenders and continues to be a top producer in the company.
Mike was a founding director and board member of Founders Community Bank, now part of Premier Valley Bank, a Heartland Financial subsidiary, for many years. He served on the board of directors of the Community Foundation of San Luis Obispo County and was President of the Real Estate Foundation, under the Community Foundation’s umbrella. He is also the past President of the SLO Children’s Museum and an active member of the First Presbyterian Church.
In his free time, Mike enjoys singing with the California Vocal Arts Ensemble, hiking, and spending time with his wife of 40 years, DD, their children, and grandchildren.
Lewis J. Hastings III joined Sunrise Mortgage & Investment Co. fresh out of college in the spring of 1995, and for more than twenty years has provided critical support throughout the development of both the company’s portfolio and their many key investor-lender relationships. He holds a B.S. in History with an emphasis in Land Use and Urban Planning. He is from La Canada, California.
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.