Loan Officers

Meet our Loan Officers at Custom Mortgage. Our Loan Officers specialize in making Florida Mortgages easy!

Loan Officers

Daniel Weinfeld – President/Loan Officer

NMLS #347847

With 26+ years of experience in the mortgage business and as a licensed Mortgage Broker and Loan Originator, Dan Weinfeld has the unique ability to deliver the best service and options for our customers. He has evolved the company into a thriving environment where our customers feel comfortable, informed, and treated fairly in all aspects of the mortgage world. Dan’s ability to work through any issue has gained him a reputation as an outstanding mortgage leader, employer, and brokerage. You are in excellent hands with Dan and his team of loan officers.

Loan Officers

Nicole Stiver – Loan Officer

NMLS #845990

Nicole Stiver is a state licensed Mortgage Loan Originator, born and raised in Englewood, Florida. With a background of over 18 years in Real Estate, she has a great understanding of the local area, which allows her to offer relevant and reliable information.

When working with Nicole Stiver, you are guaranteed personal assistance & a professional experience throughout the entire mortgage process! Nicole prides herself on giving personalized one-on-one service to every customer.
Beyond working with her clients and growing her business, Nicole loves to spend time with her two daughters. On their down time, they enjoy fishing, diving and reveling in all that the area has to offer.

Loan Officers

Hector Vargas – Loan Officer

NMLS #310580

Hector A. Vargas is the bilingual (English and Spanish) Senior Loan Officer of Custom Mortgage. Hector has over two decades of lending experience, specializing in mortgage plans tailored to individual needs, and he is recognized as one of the 10 most dependable mortgage brokers of the Southeast US. (Goldline Research).

Hector’s philosophy is simple: treat each customer with the utmost respect and provide exceptional service. Referrals from realtors and previous clients are the number one source of business and the foundation to success.
If you are interested in working with a team that has your interest at heart, then make Hector and Custom Mortgage your lender of choice.


Robert Craft – Loan Officer

NMLS #1289675


Angela Piloto – Loan Processor/Loan Officer

NMLS #1504619

Angela Piloto is a licensed Loan Originator and Senior Loan Processor here at Custom Mortgage. Angela is a 21 year resident of the state of Florida, 16 of which spent in Englewood and 5 in Orlando where she received her degree from the University of Central Florida in 2013, returning to Englewood shortly after graduation. Angela works around the clock to ensure that her customers are taken care of, educated, and understand the process of buying or refinancing a home.


Mitchell Cochran – Loan Officer

NMLS #331189

39 years experience in the mortgage industry.
Attended University of Maine.
Graduate of the University of South Florida.
40 year resident of Florida.


Erica Tressmer  – Loan Processor/Loan Officer

NMLS #293882

Erica Tressmer is a state licensed Mortgage Loan Originator and Senior Loan Processer at Custom Mortgage. Erica has 19 years in the Mortgage and Finance business with an Associate’s degree in Financial Services. She has lived in Port Charlotte for 37 years and currently resides in Gulf Cove with her husband David and two sons, Logan and Garrett. Erica has a vast understanding of the mortgage process from application to closing. She takes great pride in getting all clients to the closing table as quickly and smoothly as possible. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and keeps busy raising her two boys.


Michael Stein – Loan Officer

NMLS #1584619


Tammy Blankenship – Loan Processor/Loan Officer

NMLS #295489


Jason Million – Loan Officer

NMLS #1173883


Bill Hansen – Loan Officer 

NMLS #11545


Debbie Hooghkirk – Loan Officer

NMLS #619571

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