Randy Mason began his career in the mortgage banking business originating multifamily and commercial loans in 1971. In 1982, Randy became the real estate finance officer for a regional commercial and multifamily development company serving until 1991. In his capacity as real estate finance officer, he negotiated construction loans, permanent loans, participations, joint ventures, credit enhanced housing revenue bond transactions and also was responsible for the disposition of properties. In 1993, Randy resumed his Mortgage Banking career with a San Antonio based Commercial Mortgage Firm where he specialized in multifamily finance. His current activities include the origination, underwriting, and closing of commercial and multifamily loans, including mortgages insured under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Section 221(d)(4) and 223(f) multifamily mortgage insurance programs. He is a graduate of the School of Mortgage Banking, Northwestern University and the University of North Texas with a finance degree. Randy resides in San Antonio, TX with his wife Lyn and enjoys spending time and watching the numerous activities of his 13 grandchildren.
David Joseph began his career in the mortgage banking business in 2003 after spending the previous four years as a business education teacher and football coach at an area high school. David has a business administration and history degree from Baylor University and an MBA in Finance from the University of Texas at San Antonio. He is a MAP approved FHA Underwriter and presently works as a mortgage loan originator and underwriter. David resides in New Braunfels, Texas with his wife Elizabeth and his four children and enjoys coaching their sports teams and serving at Northeast Bible Church.
Mike Backman entered multifamily finance in 2007 as the Fort Worth Multifamily Hub Director for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. During his five years as Director of FHA’s largest Hub, Mike oversaw an FHA-insured mortgage portfolio in excess of $7 billion, with annual originations exceeding $1 billion for the states of Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and New Mexico. This included a 500 percent increase in affordable housing production and a greater emphasis on urban in-fill and transit-oriented development.
While at HUD, Mike had a leadership role in the rehabilitation of over 1,000 subsidized apartment units in New Orleans damaged by Hurricane Katrina. He also was active in recovery efforts for Hurricane Ike and Gustav. Mike served on advisory committees for two HUD Secretaries and undertook the first FHA Multifamily Transformation efforts in Fort Worth in 2011. Prior to being named Hub Director, Mike led HUD’s Dallas Field Office and worked in HUD Headquarters in Washington, DC.
Immediately prior to joining MJC, Mike was the Managing Director of a Denver-based FHA lender that, during his tenure, maintained a 100 percent success rate on mortgage insurance applications made to 16 separate FHA offices from coast-to-coast. Mike has previously worked for the cities of Syracuse, New York and Webster, TX. He holds graduate and undergraduate degrees from Syracuse University. He lives in Arlington, TX with his wife Betsey and their children Luke and Lauren. They attend First Methodist Church of Mansfield and Mike is active in coaching his children’s sports.
Blake Lacy began his career in the mortgage banking business in 2007. In 2009 he joined a San Antonio community bank as a real estate analyst and worked his way up to senior vice president in the commercial real estate department. In this capacity, he originated construction, acquisition and refinance loans for multifamily, office, industrial, self-storage, medical, and senior housing.
Blake received his B.S. and a Master of Land Economics & Real Estate degree from Texas A&M University. He is also a graduate of the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University. Blake has been active in the commercial real estate industry, earning his Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation in 2010 and developing commercially-available real estate software for use by developers, lenders, appraisers, and investors. Blake volunteers in the community through active involvement in his church, the Boy Scouts of America and the CCIM San Antonio-South Texas Chapter.
Brent McPherson joined MJC in 2016 after spending the previous twenty years in commercial lending with several regional banks in San Antonio. He has specialized in commercial real estate finance since 2004 and has experience underwriting and originating multifamily, retail, office, industrial and lot development loans. Brent earned a B.B.A. degree in Finance from Texas A&M University. He lives in San Antonio with his wife Shelli and their two children and enjoys coaching at McAllister Park Little League.
Lee Patterson joined MJC in 2017 after working the previous ten years in commercial lending at a regional bank in San Antonio. With a specialty in commercial real estate, he has experience in the underwriting of construction, acquisition, and refinance loans for multifamily, retail, office, industrial, medical and senior housing. Lee is a graduate of Trinity University earning a B.S. degree in Finance. He lives in San Antonio with his wife Lianna, and their daughter. Lee enjoys spending time with family and friends while rooting for his favorite sports teams.
Since 2001, Matt has demonstrated commitment to the development of real estate and affordable housing. After receiving his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a focus in Finance from Auburn University in Alabama, Matt worked for several years in affordable housing; acquiring over 4,000 units utilizing LIHTC and bond financing, as well as providing asset management and oversight through property repositions. Matt has enjoyed a progressive career serving in roles such as Assistant Vice President, VP/Director of Finance, and Managing Director for multi-million dollar real estate operating and investment companies. Most recently, Matt served as Vice President of Development; Asset Management for Fort Worth Housing Solutions and Chief Administrative Officer for its subsidiary management company, Quadco. Matt lives in Fort Worth, Texas with his wife and two daughters.
Kristin Kirby is a graduate of Baylor University where she earned her BA in Marketing. She joined Mason Joseph Company in 2013, and received her MAP approval to be an FHA Underwriter in 2018. In addition to Underwriting, she facilitating the completion of monthly construction draws and change orders. Kristin enjoys reading, traveling with her husband, and spending time with family and friends.
Zach Vaiana is a graduate of Texas A&M University where he earned his BBA in Finance. He joined Mason Joseph Company in 2016 and provides support to loan producers and underwriters in analyzing, processing, and packaging multifamily and commercial loans under the applicable FHA multifamily loan programs. He helps in facilitating the completion of monthly construction draws and change orders and is the point of contact for General Contractors, Borrowers, and Ginnie Mae Issuers to provide construction assistance and service. Zach enjoys Fightin’ Texas Aggie football, numerous outdoor activities, and spending time with his friends and family.
Preston Watson is a graduate of Oklahoma State University where he earned his BA in Finance. After experience as a Production Analyst with a Freddie Mac SBL lender, he joined Mason Joseph Company in 2016. He provides support to loan producers and underwriters in analyzing, processing and packaging multifamily and commercial loans under the applicable FHA multifamily loan programs. Preston enjoys staying active, spending time with family and friends, and rooting on his sports teams.
Dolores Seabolt joined MJC following her move to San Antonio from the Rio Grande Valley where she was born and raised. Dolores has eleven years of city government work experience and most recently spent two years working with a non-profit multifamily housing development organization. Dolores presently supports loan producers and underwriters with the information gathering and processing of mortgage loan applications as well as facilitating the completion of monthly construction draws and change orders. She is the point of contact for General Contractors, Borrowers, and GNMA Issuers to provide construction assistance and service. Dolores enjoys making a difference in families and the community, quiet evenings with her husband of over 20 years and spending time shopping with her daughter who serves in the US Air Force and is stationed in San Antonio. She is also an active member of St. Dominic Catholic Church and Catholic Daughters of the Americas.
Kristin (Kris) Castaneda is a graduate of the University of Texas at San Antonio where she earned her B.A. in Modern Language Studies & Communications. She joined Mason Joseph Company in 2018, and provides support to loan producers and underwriters with the information gathering and processing of mortgage loan applications, as well as facilitating the completion of monthly construction draws and change orders. She is the point of contact for General Contractors, Borrowers, and GNMA Issuers to provide construction assistance and service. She also coordinates the marketing team and manages the company website. In her free time, Kris enjoys playing piano and guitar, swing dancing, and traveling with her husband.
Gabriela Ruiz-Roehrs graduated from Texas Christian University in 2017 where she earned her B.S. in Economics. She joined Mason Joseph Company in 2018 and provides support to loan producers and underwriters with the information gathering and processing of mortgage loan applications as well as facilitating the completion of monthly construction draws and change orders. She is the point of contact for General Contractors, Borrowers, and GNMA Issuers to provide construction assistance and service. In her free time, Gabriela enjoys playing guitar, traveling, and learning languages.
LouAnn McMurray earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Texas at Austin. She joined Mason Joseph Company in 2014 to oversee the business operations, accounting, and quality control. LouAnn has worked in different leadership positions with an emphasis in training and equipping adults. She has been married to Brad for over 20 years and they enjoy the busy lifestyle created by their 3 college age daughters. In her free time, LouAnn loves to cook, teach Bible studies and serve as a volunteer, especially in the Student Ministry at Northeast Bible Church.