Our Staff

Our friendly, helpful and knowledgeable staff are here for you every step of the way.

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Brian Grubbs
President MLO Raleigh Mortgage Group, Inc

Brian is the Owner of Raleigh Mortgage Group and is known for being one of the top Mortgage Brokers in the state. He loves using his expertise to help his customers in the Raleigh area to get the very BEST loan possible. He has 18 years of experience and relationships with some of the world’s largest banks, mortgage wholesalers and portfolio lenders. This allows him to provide you with the best loan available.

He helps his customers obtain the fastest loan closing with the best possible interest rate and closing cost available. He is also known for providing customers with more choices, flexibility and the ability to overcome nearly any situation that might be introduced to a transaction. Brian is always available to speak with you personally about your mortgage needs.

Brian started his mortgage career in 1997 after graduating from North Carolina State University. He began his career at Collinbrook Mortgage Corporation as the Senior Loan Officer. In 2001, Brian filled his dreams of opening and owning his own mortgage company.

Brian along with his staff have survived the economic downturn and is up to date and in compliance with all aspects of the recent mortgage reforms. Brian and his employees continue to offer personal and dependable service that has earned the trust and continued business of customers and referral partners.

Brian is an active member with the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, Raleigh Regional Association of Realtors, and Mortgage Bankers Association of the Carolinas.

Brian has been happily married to the love of his life, Ann, for more than 16 years and together they have two wonderful little girls.

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Mike Alberico
Mortgage Loan Officer Raleigh Mortgage Group Inc.

Mike has been with RMG since November of 2012 and is committed to providing quality service to all of his clients. Mike’s goal at RMG is to help the company expand and grow with his skills with finding the best mortgage rates and saving money for his clients.

Prior to working at RMG, Mike pursued a career with in the Country Club Management system. After 13 years of working in the hospitality industry, he decided to pursue his real passion in the mortgage industry.

Mike graduated from UNCW in 2006 with a degree in Criminal Justice and a minor is Sociology. Mike is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and moved to Wilmington, North Carolina when he was 12. He has lived in North Carolina for the past 18 years and now lives in North Raleigh with his wife, Amanda, and two adorable children.

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Bobby Tidrick
Mortgage Loan Officer Raleigh Mortgage Group Inc.

Bobby has been a mortgage loan officer with Raleigh Mortgage Group (RMG) since February of 2015 and has 7 years in the mortgage and financial industry .  Bobby is committed to providing all of his clients with exceptional service and enjoys working with his clients and building relationships with them.

Prior to RMG he worked as a Senior Financial Officer at state Employee’s Credit Union for 7 years.

Bobby grew up in Roanoke Rapids, NC and went to college at Appalachian State University and graduated in 2003 with a B.S. in Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies.  After graduation he moved to Raleigh and worked from 2003-2008 as a Golf Instructor before pursuing a career in the financial/mortgage industry.   He currently lives in Wake Forest and has three adorable sons.

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Jason Iacovelli
Mortgage Loan Officer Raleigh Mortgage Group Inc

Jason has been with Raleigh Mortgage Group since January of 2018.  He comes to us with over 23 years of experience in the mortgage and banking industry working previously as a loan officer assistant, loan officer, account manager, regional production manager, account executive, and a branch manager.  He has been a wonderful addition to our team.

His father was in the army, so he and his family moved every few years when he was growing up.  He has lived in Columbia SC, Germany, Catskills NY, Oneonta NY, Pennsylvania and Raleigh, NC.  He spent his late teenage and early adult years in New York before moving to Raleigh in 2014.  He has a beautiful wife Valerie and they have two adorable children.  He loves being a dad and spending quality time with his family.  He enjoys playing golf occasionally and is trained in mixed martial arts.

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Patrick Alford
Mortgage Loan Officer Raleigh Mortgage Group Inc

Patrick has been a mortgage loan officer with Raleigh Mortgage Group since July of 2018 and is a wonderful addition to our team.  He comes to us with over 21 years in the mortgage business having been in the mortgage industry since 1997.  He grew up in Goldsboro, North Carolina and attended East Carolina University where he graduated in 1988 with a BSBA degree in Finance. After graduating, he moved to Raleigh, NC and has lived in Raleigh ever since.  He is a proud father of a beautiful little girl and he is a historian and is very interested in History.

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Ann Grubbs
Director of Operations Raleigh Mortgage Group Inc.

Ann is the Director of Operations at Raleigh Mortgage Group. Ann is Brian’s wife and together they are looking to expand Raleigh Mortgage Group into a company that is known around the Raleigh area.

After 8 years of being a stay at home mother, Ann has decided to jump back into her career with full force. Providing support to her husband and assisting him with the day to day and overall operations of Raleigh Mortgage Group.

Ann graduated in 1998 from Meredith College with a Biology major. Prior to joining the team at Raleigh Mortgage Group, Ann was the project manager for Almac Sciences and managed drug trials for multiple countries world wide.

Ann is an active member with the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, Raleigh Regional Association of Realtors and the community.

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Deidre Wiggins
Senior Loan Processor Raleigh Mortgage Group Inc.

Deidre is the Senior Loan Processor at Raleigh Mortgage Group. She comes to us with over 17 years experience in the mortgage industry working as a Senior Loan Processor, Underwriter, Short Sale and Foreclosure Specialist and Closing Manager. She is a wealth of knowledge and such an asset to our team!

Deidre graduated from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA with a degree in Business Administration and moved to the Raleigh area in 1998.

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Nancy Gonsalves
Mortgage Loan Processor Raleigh Mortgage Group Inc.

Nancy is a Mortgage Loan Processor with Raleigh Mortgage Group. She comes to us with over 22 years experience in the mortgage industry working as a Mortgage Loan Underwriter, Mortgage Loan Processor and Mortgage Closer. Her knowledge and experience has been a tremendous asset to our team!

Nancy is originally from Syracuse NY but now calls North Carolina home.

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Julia Schierer Schierer
Administrative Office Assistant Raleigh Mortgage Group Inc

Julia has been with Raleigh Mortgage Group since June of 2018.  She comes to us having a retail background and we are so happy to have her on our team.

Julia was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and moved to Wilmington, NC when she was a child and moved to Raleigh, NC as a teenager and has been in Raleigh ever since.  She loves going to the  mountains, and being outdoors and in the wilderness.