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Meet our Experienced Team

With a combined 100 years of mortgage expertise, our dedicated professionals are here to guide you on your homeownership journey. Get to know the faces behind Faith Lending and the commitment they bring to your dream home.









Newton Duarte

NMLS #225351

With over two decades in the mortgage industry since 2000, Newton Duarte has cultivated a robust presence in Union and Essex County. Specializing in guiding clients with intricate financial backgrounds through the approval process, Newton is fluent in English, Portuguese, and Spanish. Beyond his professional commitment, he finds joy in family moments with his wife and three sons, as well as contributing to his local community through volunteer work at his church.

Karen Lopez

Karen Lopez

NMLS #220669

Drawing on 18 years in the mortgage industry, Karen Lopez's passion for homeownership is deeply rooted in her personal journey. Motivated by firsthand challenges, she is dedicated to turning dreams into reality. Additionally, as President of NAHREP, Karen actively contributes to advancing homeownership opportunities within the community.

Andrew Farmiga

Andrew Farmiga

NMLS #704413

Andrew Farmiga boasts 20+ years of expertise in consumer and commercial mortgage lending, both domestically and internationally. Fluent in English, Spanish, and Ukrainian, Andrew's dedication extends beyond finance—he's renowned for crafting delectable pancakes and empanadas during his leisure time.

Roberto Loza

Roberto Loza

NMLS #249342

With 20 years dedicated to the real estate industry, Roberto Loza is the go-to expert for Union & Essex County's mortgage needs. Specializing in 203k and FHA loans, Roberto combines professional prowess with a passion for soccer, making a lasting impact on both the community and the field.

Elizabeth Rodriguez

Elizabeth Rodriguez

NMLS #624645

Elizabeth has over 17 years of experience in the mortgage industry and is passionate about helping others. Based on her strong work ethic and values, Elizabeth loves guiding borrowers to understand the loan process so they can feel empowered to make the best loan choice for their financial objectives. In her free time, Elizabeth enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and volunteering at her local Church

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