Language Spoken: Spanish

Rodrigo Garcia

Rodrigo has extensive experience as an entrepreneur and investor in different industries. He has become indispensable member of our team with his experience and profound knowledge of local business landscape.

He brings a lot of laughter to the office (and a lot of snacks). He prefers sitting at the office bar instead of getting an office or a dedicated space.

Jose I Parada

Jose, born and raised in El Salvador, has spent over two decades immersing himself in the intricate world of the Mortgage Industry. Throughout his journey, he has navigated through diverse markets, enriching his expertise with a deep understanding of its nuances. As a seasoned professional, Jose approaches his work with a zest for life, continuously seeking growth, understanding, and connection in all that he does.

Outside of his professional pursuits, Jose finds fulfillment in a diverse range of interests. Whether he's traveling the globe, engaging in sports, exploring new knowledge domains, or enjoying music and dance, he thrives on the exhilarating journey of discovery. Jose's love for languages, movies, and the joy of assisting others seamlessly intertwines with his unwavering commitment to family.

Karen Cohen


Karen our mortgage loan assistant. She is proud to mention that she has been part of the Buckingham Mortgage family for the last 13 years. She began as a loan processor and loan Assistant for Kamran and has experienced significant growth in the mortgage industry since joining Buckingham. Karen and her team have played a crucial role in helping many Hispanic individuals achieve their American Dream of becoming homeowners.

She loves seafood and blue color.

Luis Astudillo

Unique Loan Application

Luis is originally from Lima, Peru, and is a licensed mortgage broker in the state of Virginia. With over two decades of experience in the mortgage industry, he specializes in originating mortgage loans and offers a range of programs including conventional loan products, FHA and VA loans, and new construction to permanent financing for primary and second homes. He is adept at securing competitive rates and terms for buyers and real estate investors. As a bilingual mortgage loan officer, he finds great satisfaction in helping clients achieve their dream of homeownership. He is committed to providing top-notch service to clients and referral partners, ensuring a seamless transaction process from start to finish.

Luis enjoys cooking, dining out, coaching soccer whenever possible, listening to jazz and blues and traveling as much as possible.

Gustavo “Gus” Suarez

Unique Loan Application

Gustavo Suarez is a mortgage professional with 15 years of experience in the financial field. Gustavo has been helping his clients understand the financial products and opportunities available and preparing them to achieve their goals in homeownership. Gustavo has been consistently recognized for his knowledge, professionalism, and his high level of engagement. He believes that creating an environment of trust and open communication goes a long way. In the years prior to Gustavo joining the real estate industry, he performed duties as a personal finance banker at organizations linked to the World Bank Group in Washington DC and other retail banks. The extensive knowledge he acquired during these years has helped him develop the analytical skills that contribute to better understanding a client’s financial situation and recommending the products that better fit their needs. Gustavo provides his services in English and Spanish. He enjoys educating and presenting the different options to make an informed decision when financing their home. His high work ethics, trustworthiness, responsibility and “Clients-First” mentality helped him create an excellent reputation in the industry. Buying a home is one of the biggest and most important decisions in life, you can count on Gustavo to guide you through that complicated process.

My dream is to create a non-profit in Peru to develop the skills around sports of financially under privileged kids to help them and their families get out of poverty.

Melissa Alvarado

Unique Loan Application

Melissa Alvarado is a Mortgage Loan Officer at Buckingham Mortgage LLC since 2020. She entered the industry with a strong sales, marketing and leadership background, which she incorporates in her day to day. She graduated from University of Puerto Rico with a Bachelor's in Political Science, and obtained a Master's in Business Administration- Project Management from Strayer University in Virginia. Melissa is a mother of four, and lives in Frederick MD with her husband David. Her "Familia" is the motor that keeps her going.

Melissa loves going on road trips with her family and stopping at Buc-cee’s. Melissa also enjoys creating handmade crafts, painting; and singing.

Privacy Policy
© 2024 Buckingham Mortgage™