Company Brief

50

Licensed States

141

Convenient Locations

357

Trusted Experts

100,000 +

Satisfied Customers

About AFN

As one of the fastest growing mortgage bankers in the United States, we opened our doors in 2001 and have since expanded with many community based branches across the nation. Headquartered in Brea, CA, AFN built its reputation as an outstanding mortgage banking firm by serving the lending needs of real estate professionals, builders, and individual homebuyers throughout the United States.

We are a Direct Lender with delegated authority to underwrite, fund, and service Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, FHA, USDA, VA, and Jumbo loan products in-house. Our success and expansion is built on core values including streamlined and efficient operations that optimize organizational output as well as an approach to customer service founded on exceeding expectations.

Who We Are

American Financial Network, Inc. (AFN) is a family owned company that focuses on values and relationships which we believe are the foundation of success. We constantly evolve and adapt to ensure our employees are equipped with the right blend of products, service, and training to ensure that you have the best possible experience in one of the most important decisions in your life.

Our Mission

American Financial Network, Inc. (AFN) has been serving the lending needs of real estate professionals, builders and individual homebuyers throughout the United States since 2001. Our Mission is to be the best, most trusted, and admired mortgage lenders with unique, affordable and convenient products while maintaining a close, family-oriented culture.

AFN Executive Leadership Team

Experience, Passion & Integrity

Our executive team is comprised of industry professionals with over 200 years of combined mortgage industry experience. Through the guidance and vision of this leadership ensemble, American Financial Network, Inc. has experienced unprecedented growth both in same - store sales and through strategic recruiting and market expansion.

John Sherman

Chief Executive Officer

John
Sherman

Chief Executive Officer

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Jack Sherman

Co-Founder

Jack
Sherman

Co-Founder

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Jonathan Gwin

Chief Operating Officer

Jonathan
Gwin

Chief Operating Officer

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Bob Telles

Chief Financial Officer

Bob
Telles

Chief Financial Officer

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Twyla Hankins

Executive Vice President of Operations

Twyla
Hankins

Executive Vice President of Operations

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Scott McGinley

Executive Vice President, Secondary Marketing

Scott
McGinley

Executive Vice President, Secondary Marketing

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Susie Sensenbach

HR Director

Susie
Sensenbach

HR Director

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Andy Kalyviaris

Chief Compliance Officer/General Counsel

Andy
Kalyviaris

Chief Compliance Officer/General Counsel

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AFN Awards

Top Mortgage Lenders

Received every year since 2016 Scotsman Guide

America's Fastest Growing Companies

Inc 5000

Top 100 Mortgage Companies in America

Mortgage Executive Magazine

50 Best Companies to Work For

Mortgage Executive Magazine

Top Mortgage Employer

National Mortgage Professional Magazine

Mortgage Global 100

Mortgage Professional American

Team of the Year for Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations

PR World Best Awards

Top 10 Mortgage Company Customer Satisfaction

Social Survey

Fast 50 Fastest Growing Companies in Housings

Mortgage Executive Magazine

Hall of Fame Finalist

Ellie Mae

Rising Star 2016

John Sherman Housing Wire Magazine

Women of Influence 2017

Twyla Hankins Housing Wire Magazine

Most Powerful Women in Mortgage 2019

Twyla Hankins National Mortgage Professional Magazine