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Ken Thayer

Ken Thayer

CEO / President of Residential First Mortgage


  •  Phone Number: (949) 852-0400 x209
  •  Fax Number: (949) 852-9515
  •  DRE: 00714065
  •  NMLS: 177207

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Ken Thayer is the President of Residential First Mortgage as well as an originating loan officer. Ken started his career in the mortgage industry in 1979 as a real estate broker. His duties included buying investment homes for various limited partnerships, and subsequently, listed and sold these homes for the company he worked for, Village Investments. In a 6 year period, he listed and sold over 1,000 homes throughout Orange and Los Angeles counties. He opened a mortgage company in 1986 and merged it with Stone American Financial in 1987, where he was Vice President and a loan officer for the company. In 1994, he co-founded Residential First Mortgage, where he oversees the mortgage lending operation, and originates loans. He also owns and manages a private money lending and servicing company, Ken Thayer Trust Deed Servicing, and is an active Note Pool and Foreclosure buyer and servicer.  His emphasis has always been on top quality customer service for his mortgage and investor clients.