Tobias Group

Ben Tobias

Ben Tobias, Loan Officer

NMLS# 221608


Ben Tobias has lived the Phoenix Area for over twenty years. He graduated from the University of Arizona, where he earned his degrees in Engineering and Business. Ben started his work in the Mortgage Industry over eights years ago, and is proud to be a part of Fairway Independent Mortgage because of its ability to offer very competitive and diverse lending programs along with the company’s strong culture based on customer service as a way of life.

One of Ben’s main goals is to provide a top level of service to his customers and their families, by providing them with a number of competitive lending options and making the loan process as seamless a possible throughout the entire home buying process. Ben loves to travel, is an avid golfer, and currently lives in the Phoenix area with his wife, Sarah, and daughter, Harper. He is actively involved in many charity groups including having served on the board at Scottsdale Active 20/30 Organization, an origination that actively raises money for a number of local children’s charities.


Certified Mortgage Planning Specialist


Bryan Trink

Bryan Trink, Loan Officer

NMLS# 1099364


Bryan Trink is an Arizona native who has been working in real estate for over 10 years. He studied Business Management and played baseball at Grand Canyon University before entering the real estate industry. He has a very strong background in financial services and enjoys helping people achieve their homeownership goals. Bryan lives in Scottsdale with his wife, Nicole, and newborn son, Aden. Bryan loves spending time with his family, going to sporting events, playing music, and being outdoors.

Catie Grubesic

Catie Grubesic, Licensed Production Coordinator

NMLS# 1269483


Catie Grubesic recently moved to Arizona from Colorado where she received a bachelor’s degree from Colorado State University and proceeded to begin working in the mortgage industry. Passionate about helping buyers finance the home of their dreams, she ensures exceptional customer service by responding to customer inquiries and referrals with thorough knowledge of policies, procedures and regulatory requirements. In her free time, Catie enjoys traveling, yoga and spending time with family and friends.

Kristy Cartee

Kristy Cartee, Business Development Manager

With over ten years marketing experience, Kristy Cartee is dedicated to helping her loan officers and partners enhance their brand, exposure, and contacts. Within the The Tobias Group Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation, Kristy Cartee works as a Business Development Manager assisting in bring in new and continuing business through realtor partnerships. She utilizes marketing platforms in order to support realtors from the beginning of their sale to close whether they are just breaking into the industry or have a seasoned business. As an Arizona State University graduate in Communications, her goal is to inform partners and clients about the mortgage industry and to provide support through the home buying process.