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.
Bryan A. Kenny has been actively originating commercial real estate loans for Sunrise Mortgage since 2002. As a partner for the firm, Bryan manages the firm’s Southern California production and focuses on the firm’s overall lender development. His utmost concern is his clients’ needs, always listening and delivering on the best capital solution for their deals while focusing on the long term lender relationships that has shaped the firm’s reputation in a competitive landscape.
Prior to his career in commercial real estate financing, Mr. Kenny was a production and story development executive in the motion picture industry, working on several Academy Award nominated studio feature films, including Great Expectations (1998), A Little Princess (1995), When a Man Loves a Woman (1994) and Born Yesterday (1993).
Personally, Mr. Kenny graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Bucknell University in 1991 and is married to Dr. Monica Sarang, an internist in private practice, with whom they have two teenaged sons. They are strong supporters of various youth leadership organizations. Bryan has volunteered extensively over the years fundraising for their sons’ school and coaching/managing numerous youth sports. Currently, Bryan sits on the school board of six Alliance College-Ready Public Schools within the greater Los Angeles area. Outside of work and volunteering, Bryan is either traveling, golfing, fishing or cooking for his family and friends.
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.
Kamron Aghevli began his mortgage banking career in 2004 and is a Vice President at Sunrise Mortgage. He joined Sunrise Mortgage in 2011 after working as a Director at another Los Angeles-based mortgage banking company. Kamron is responsible for the negotiation and placement of permanent, bridge and construction commercial real estate loans for private and institutional clients throughout the country. Kamron places great value in the long term relationships he has developed with his clients as well lenders. He is also responsible for the growth and development of the Sunrise Pasadena office.
Kamron graduated Cum Laude from the University of Southern California with a BS in Business Administration and Real Estate Finance and Development. He has been an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers for over 10 years. Kamron is proud to be a Los Angeles native, born and raised. He spends his free time with his wife and two young sons and enjoys snowboarding, spearfishing and playing soccer.
Rick Brignolo joined Sunrise Mortgage in 1999 upon graduating from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a B.S. in Business Administration Finance Concentration. Rick focuses on new loan origination primarily in the markets of Central and Southern California.
A Napa, CA native and graduate of Justin-Siena High School, he has called San Luis Obispo home since 1994. Rick remains active with Cal Poly serving on the Board of Directors for the Mustang Athletic Fund.
Joe Andrada has been structuring and closing loans on commercial real estate for over 40 years. He has placed financings with life insurance companies, banks, CMBS lenders, and national mortgage funds. Joe's experience includes underwriting land development financings and construction loans on projects for varied project types. He maintains close ties with national and regional capital sources and has served borrowers throughout the west.
Joe graduated with a Bachelor of Arts decress from St. Mary's College located near his home town of Orinda, California. He and his wife Kathy now reside in Scottsdale, AZ. In their spare time, Joe and Kathy are found on Arizona's golf courses. Winter months allow them to find adventures at various skiing destinations. Joe and Kathy are proud parents of Christopher Andrada who is a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps.
Jay Ganske has been structuring and closing loans on commercial real estate for over 30 years. He has experience originating and underwriting commercial loans for banks, both for portfolios he has managed and for securitization. Over the years, Jay has originated over $3 billion in loans nationwide, with a focus on western markets.
Jay graduated with Bachelor of Arts degrees in Accounting & Economics from Luther College in Decorah, IA. He is a former CPA and spent 4 years in public accounting, last with KPMG. Jay and his wife Amy have lived in Metro Phoenix for over 35 years and raised their two adult boys there. In his spare time, Jay enjoys traveling and stays active with golf, tennis, pickleball and hiking.
Carmelita has been with Sunrise Mortgage for 24 years. As the Loan Administrator and Loan Closer in the company’s Pasadena office, Carmelita coordinates all activities associated with closing loans produced across multiple Sunrise offices. She is known for her client-focused attitude, thoughtful project management, and attention to detail. Prior to joining Sunrise, Carmelita spent 12 years in mortgage banking department of a commercial bank, preceded by work in real estate sales. Carmelita remains a licensed California real estate sales person.
Originally from Belize, Carmelita currently lives in the Los Angeles area. In her spare time, Carmelita enjoys practicing yoga, jogging and spending time with family and friends.
Iowa native Denice Clucas joined Sunrise Mortgage & Investment Co. as an administrative assistant in 1994 before transitioning to real estate loan administration a year later. She specializes in loan closing, leveraging her extensive professional background in commercial construction to offer building and environmental expertise to investors throughout the financing process, all while adhering to the motto: treat others the way you want to be treated.
Bobbie joined the Sunrise San Luis Obispo office in 2015. In her role as Loan Administrator she touches all parts of the office operation including loan servicing, analysis, and process management. Bobbie is known for her can do attitude, willingness to help, and attention to detail. Bobbie brought several decades of experience in office management, human resources coordination, book keeping and management to Sunrise.
Bobbie has a B.S. from Cal Poly in Human Development and has lived in San Luis Obispo for 30 years. She and her husband Blake have two grown children, Ann and LB. Bobbie believes that “the most important things in life are not things.”
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.