Brandon Knapp

Branch Manager

NMLS #320770

Bio

Whether you are purchasing your first home or you are a seasoned real estate investor, Brandon’s knowledge of finance and focus on detail will make the process of obtaining a home loan a seamless experience. Brandon’s outstanding reputation has been built on his ability to take the frustration and guesswork out of the loan process and deliver what his clients need: a wide range of financing options and successful results in a timely manner.

Brandon began his career in finance as an accountant for PriceWaterhouseCoopers where he established himself as a both a great team member and an effective leader. It was his desire to interact on a more personal level with his clients that he eventually pursued a career in the mortgage industry. Today, as a partner and senior Mortgage Planner at RPM Campbell, Brandon brings a wealth of knowledge to each loan transaction.

Having grown up on the island of Guam, Brandon relocated to play football for San Jose State University and has made the Bay Area his home ever since. He is an enthusiastic supporter of the San Jose Athletic Program as a member of the Grid Iron Club and enjoys spending time with his family and playing basketball.

Team

Brandon Knapp

Branch Manager

Brandon grew up on the island of Guam, but has resided in the Bay Area since 1994 when he moved to San Jose to play football at San Jose State University. After graduating from SJSU and a brief career with the San Jose SaberCats, he left football to work for PricewaterhouseCoopers. After transitioning to the mortgage industry, Brandon found he was able to work on a more personal level with his clients. Brandon finds helping his clients achieve their financial goals to be incredibly rewarding. During his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three kids, and coaching various sports in his community. He also works closely with the San Jose State football program raising money for the Spartan Foundation.

Phone: 408.583.3205

Mobile: 408.420.3403

Fax: 408.404.5574

Ofra Martin

Production Partner

Ofra has been in the mortgage industry since 2002. She works closely with clients to help get them pre-approved and analyze their options to purchase or refinance. She communicates with all parties during the transaction to ensure a smooth closing. She is particularly passionate about working with veterans. Ofra grew up in Sunnyvale, CA. She currently resides in Campbell with her husband, Sean, who she has known since high school. During her free time, she enjoys cooking gourmet meals, fixing things around the house, and spending time outdoors. Ofra Martin NMLS # 1240982

Direct: 408.583.3214

 

Melissa Shukis

Senior Loan Coordinator

Melissa has worked with Brandon’s team in many different capacities for over nine years. She has been in the mortgage industry since 1990. Most of her background has been in processing management, underwriting, training, and helping clients navigate the loan process efficiently. Melissa will let you know what is needed throughout the whole process and communicate every timeline for a successful closing. Melissa grew up in Sunnyvale, CA. She is happily married with three children. In her spare time she likes to travel, hike, camp, and lead her daughter’s Girl Scout troop.

Direct: 408.583.3210

Jeremy Ogata

Assistant

Originally from Hawaii, Jeremy relocated to the San Francisco Bay Area in 1999. He earned a B.S. in Business Management at Menlo College in Atherton, CA where he played intercollegiate soccer and baseball. Jeremy has a background in business development and marketing. He brings years of experience in the financial industry to the team. His top priority is to provide superior service to clients and professional partners. Jeremy’s hobbies include hiking, fishing, playing soccer and spending time with friends, family and his dog. Jeremy Ogata NMLS # 1417645

Direct: 408.215.9270

 

Rudy Alvarez

Loan Assistant

With over 13 years of experience in the mortgage industry, Rudy has served in several different roles associated with residential lending. He prides himself on customer service and his ability to coordinate with all parties involved in completing a loan transaction. His background consists of: management, sales, operations and processing experience, as well as, loss mitigation. He works very well with first-time homebuyers to ensure they have peace of mind through the process. Rudy grew up in Union City, CA. He is an active member in his local church and a devoted father to his 7-year old daughter. He enjoys snowboarding in the winter months and wake boarding on various lakes during the summer. His spare time is spent participating in extracurricular activities with his daughter such as ballet, piano playing, gymnastics and outdoor exploration. Rudy Alvarez NMLS # 1063072

Direct: 408.583.3208

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Client Wins

Saved a Fortune in Taxes
 
Dream Come True
 
9 day close
 
Starter Home Success
 

Contact

www.rpm-mtg.com/bknapp

Phone: 408.583.3205

Mobile: 408.420.3403

Fax: 408.404.5574

1999 South Bascom Ave, Suite 450

Campbell, CA 95008