State Served: VA

Scott Weismantel

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Scott Weismantel in our Senior Mortgage Loan Officer. He has been originating loans since 1996, beginning his career as a loan officer with Bank of America. He is licensed in Washington D.C., Virginia and Florida. In addition to residential financing, Scott specializes in non-QM products tailored to diverse financial situations, including those involving foreign nationals, dignitaries, and high-net-worth individuals with complex financial structures. He has been married for 19 years and has three beautiful daughters.

He loves fishing, hiking, and cooking on his kamado grill.

Yousuf Hanif

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Meriem Rhalib

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Meriem joined Buckingham Mortgage LLC as a Mortgage Loan Officer in January 2024. She has a Master’s Degree in Business Communication and a background in sales and education. She is licensed in Virginia and a board member of the South Asian Association of Real Estate Professionals. 

Meriem writes romance novels and loves to travel. Her dream is to do a world tour one day.

Chamani John

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Chamani John is a seasoned finance professional with over a decade of experience in the industry, having commenced her career in 2011. She began her journey at SunTrust Bank, where her exceptional performance garnered multiple awards. In 2018, Chamani transitioned to the role of Mortgage Loan Office leveraging her extensive background in mortgage banking and lending environments. Chamani is distinguished by her strong work ethic, exemplary communication abilities, and unwavering commitment to delivering exceptional customer service. Her roots trace back to Sri Lanka, and she actively engages with the Sri Lankan community.

Chamani holds a diploma in dress design and has completed the Physical Therapy Aid program.

Annika Mikkelsen

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Annika E. Mikkelsen is a seasoned professional with a diverse background in management, sales, and project execution. Her career reflects a strong commitment to driving organizational success and fostering customer relationships through strategic initiatives and exceptional leadership. Her expertise in management, sales, and project execution, combined with her strong technical skills and educational background, makes her a valuable asset to any organization. Annika continues to seek opportunities that allow her to leverage her talents and contribute to the growth and success of Buckingham Mortgage LLC

Annika collects old and antique books.

Shannon Puglisse

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Shannon Puglisse is a seasoned mortgage broker with 4 years of experience, boasting a background in property management and facilities. With a quarter-century spent in Hampton Roads, VA, Shannon is deeply committed to the area and dedicated to securing the ideal loans for their clients. Shannon takes pride in their work at Buckingham Mortgage, a company renowned for its commitment to customer and employee development.

Shannon enjoys traveling, has a home in Pilar Azores, coaches Girls Soccer and composes music.

Nicole Svetlana Kalina

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Full time loan officer with a diverse background in finance and real estate. With a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, Nicole began her career in a CPA firm, gaining valuable insights into financial management and analysis. From 2014 Nicole has immersed herself in the real estate industry, honing her expertise and understanding of market trends. Transitioning to the role of a loan officer six years ago, she has successfully closed dozens of loans, assisting clients in achieving their homeownership dreams and financial goals. Combining a solid foundation in accounting with extensive experience in both real estate and mortgage lending, Nicole offers clients a unique perspective and tailored financial solutions. Dedication to exceptional service and commitment to client satisfaction make her a trusted partner in the lending process.

Passionate about Holistic medicine, Matcha latte and Tea ceremonies!

Luis Astudillo

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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

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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.

Yaro Hnatenko

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Mortgage Broker DMV + FL & Real Estate Investor, AIRBNB arbitrage

Son Michael , Wife Yuliia , dog Maksim; favorite place to be is Caribbean.

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