Ben Tobias, Senior Loan Officer
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 ten 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 currently serving on the foundation board of Scottsdale Active 20/30, which raises money for a number of local children’s charities.
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Catie Grubesic, Loan Officer Production Partner
Catie has been in the mortgage industry since she graduated from Colorado State University in 2014 with her Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development. She has worked multiple sales, compliance, and operation positions on high producing teams in the mortgage industry over the last 6 years but her passion is assisting buyers with financing for their homes. She prides herself on listening and fully understanding the needs of a client which allows her to recommend a program best suited for the individual. Her commitment is to provide exceptional and memorable service for clients as they embark on one of the largest investments of their lives.
Cameron Long, Loan Officer Production Partner
Cameron grew up near Sacramento where he was heavily involved in the charity organization, The Salt Mine, run by his family to provide food for the hungry. He graduated with a Communication and Business degree from Biola University in Southern California near Anaheim and spent most of his career background in restaurant management where he learned true service, integrity, and hard work. Cameron is now extremely proud to be a part of The Tobias Group and the Fairway Southwest family and enjoys serving those looking to purchase or refinance their home. Cameron currently lives in Chandler with his wife Valerie and loves exploring the city with her.
Katelynn Coleman, Partner Support Specialist
Katelynn is an Arizona native and brings over 13 years of client care and sales experience. She began her career fundraising and marketing for numerous charitable and political organizations and doing so remains a passion. She entered the real estate industry in 2016 to assist high producing teams as a Listing Manager until she joined The Tobias Group in 2019. She utilizes this background to support our Loan Officers and Referral Partners with business planning, strategy, and marketing. It is her goal and drive to ensure every client has the best experience while building long term relationships.
Margarette Anastacio, Loan Officer Production Partner
Margarette has been in the mortgage industry for over 10 years, licensed in both CA and AZ, with specialty experience in first time buyer programs and VA loans and is passionate about educating buyers and creating customized mortgage plans that highlight the benefits of homeownership, the best options based on client’s goals, and advises on building generational wealth through real estate. Margarette began her mortgage career as a loan assistant for diverse, top producing teams in San Diego. Now in Arizona, she is active in volunteering for her community and is an advocate for active-duty military and veteran families. Margarette was a key note speaker for Urban League Young Professionals development program in San Diego and is also Landmark Forum graduate specializing in personal and professional growth and leadership. She enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends.