Certified Reverse Mortgage Professionals

Certified Reverse Mortgage Professionals

The following individuals have earned the Certified Reverse Mortgage Professional designation. Individuals who earn the CRMP have demonstrated their knowledge and competency in the area of reverse mortgage lending, and are dedicated to upholding high standards of ethical and professional practice in the industry.

To qualify for the designation, each person has a minimum of two years experience in the reverse mortgage business and personally closed 50 or more loans; earned 12 hours of continuing education courses, completed NRMLA’s Ethics Course;  passed a rigorous exam and a background check. The certification is valid for three years, during which time designees must sit for an additional 12 hours of continuing education per year to be re-certified.

“We were intent on creating a Certification that is rigid enough to demand the respect of professionals and government officials and the confidence of America’s seniors,” says Peter Bell, President & CEO of the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association. “On behalf of the entire membership, we congratulate these designees, all of whom have demonstrated a deep understanding of the product and an eagerness to continually pursue additional education.”

Certified Reverse Mortgage Professional Roster
(To email an individual listed on the roster, please click on the person's name)










  • Larry Hanover, People's Home Equity Lending, Inc., based in Oak Brook Terrace
  • Anissa Palmatier, Liberty Home Equity Solutions, based in Danvers



  • Sue Haviland, iReverse Home Loans, LLC., based in Jarrettsville
  • Song Hutchins, Asian-American Homeownership Counseling, Inc., based in Rockville
  • J. Burgess Kegan, Security One Lending, based in Easton
  • Eric Rittmeyer, Fidelis Mortgage, based in Baltimore (also licensed in VA)
  • Neil Sweren, Southern Trust Mortgage, based in Owings Mills (also licensed in DC, DE, FL, NC, PA, SC, VA)
  • Patricia Wills, Retirement Life Funding, based in Sykesville



  • Alina Passarelli, Marketplace Home Mortgage, based in Edina (also licensed in FL and WI)


  • Mark Clark, North American Savings Bank, FSB, based in Kansas City (licensed in all 50 states)
  • Pamela Gasser, Gershman Mortgage, based in St. Louis
  • Pete Mendenhall, North American Savings Bank, FSB, based in Kansas City (licensed in all 50 states)
  • Lisa Nass, Gershman Mortgage, based in St. Louis


  • Rick Sweeney, Open Mortgage, LLC, based in Incline Village

New Jersey

  • Michael Markoff, Nations Lending Corporation, based in Marlton (also licensed in FL, PA, TX, VA)
  • Greg Newman, Nations Lending Corporation, based in Marlton (also licensed in FL, GA, MD, PA)
  • Lawrence Wolf, Franklin American Mortgage Company, located in Marlton (also licensed in CT, DE, FL, GA, IN, LA, MD, ME, NC, NH, MA, NY, OH, PA, RI, TN, VA, VT, WV)

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

  • Lance Canada, Homestead Funding Corp., based in Raleigh
  • Teresa Herron, Homeowners Reverse Mortgage Center, based in Hickory


  • Teresa Rose, Senior Security Funding, a division of Western Ohio Mortgage, based in Sydney



Rhode Island

South Carolina

  • David Heilman, Franklin Funding Reverse Mortgages, based in Charleston




  • Karen Rayfield, Security One Lending, based in Virginia Beach (also licensed in AL, FL, GA, KY, SC, WV)


  •  Ken Seal, Neighborhood Mortgage, LLC, based in Bellingham