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Meet Our Team
Mortgage Lenders

John Merriman Branch Manager
Jeff Bender Loan Officer
Nick Merriman Loan Officer

John Merriman
Loan Officer
NMLS ID: 204410

(330) 592-5626

John Merriman has over 20 years experience in mortgage lending.  He knows the ins and outs of the mortgage loans and is what we refer to as "the encyclopedia" here at Polaris Home Funding Corp.

Jeff Bender
Loan Officer
NMLS ID: 1241242

(330) 842-4947

Jeff has 16 years in the mortgage loan world.  He has extensive knowledge on VA, FHA, USDA, and conventional loans.  Jeff will help you through the process of buying a home by being there every step of the way with you.

Nick Merriman
Loan Officer
NMLS ID: 1911165

(330) 802-1446

Nick has 12 years of experience in quality improvement, facilitating processes that lead to sustainable changes. Nick will work with you from loan submission all the way through closing to make the journey of home buying a breeze.

Bradley Burlew

Bradley Burlew
Loan Officer
NMLS ID: 272562

Bradley is a hardworking and experienced Loan Officer, able to guide you through the complicated mortgage process. With a bachelor’s degree in finance and 32 years of experience in the Mortgage Industry, he is able and ready to assist you.

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