Mortgage Loan Officers

Meet Our Mortgage Loan Officers.

Daniel "DC" Tripodi

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Daniel Tripodi comes to Affinity with a background of more than 17 years of experience as a mortgage professional. Over the course of his career, he has assisted close to 400 clients purchase and refinance their homes in New Jersey and throughout the country.

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Mary M. Foster

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Mary Foster has over 20 years of experience shepherding dreams of home ownership into realities. At Affinity, Mary brings a strong background in real estate and the financing of both purchase and refinance transactions.

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Marilyn Allena

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Marilyn Allena is a highly accomplished and dedicated mortgage professional with over 20 years of experience as a Loan Officer.  At Affinity, she helps clients who are looking to purchase new homes as well as those who are looking to refinance.

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Arthur Reinertsen, Jr.

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Arthur Reinertsen, Jr. is dedicated mortgage financing professional with well-rounded experience in home purchases and refinancing, particularly with assisting first home buyers.

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John Bartolotta

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Throughout the duration of his career in mortgage financing, John Bartolotta has worked extensively with home buyers from all income levels, particularly first time home buyers.

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Tanya Mele

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Tanya Mele leverages her mortgage and banking expertise to help buyers throughout Connecticut make informed housing and loan decisions.

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Charlotte Makhar

Charlotte Makhar: Mortgage Loan Officer

Charlotte has 20 years of experience in helping home buyers navigate the mortgage application and refinance processes.


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Barry Gerst

Barry Gerst: Mortgage Loan Officer

Recognized in the industry as a top mortgage professional, Barry has received numerous financial services citations. 

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Cheri Krusen

Cheri Klusen: Mortgage Loan Officer

As a longtime Hudson Valley native, Cheri Krusen joins Affinity with over 17 years of experience in real estate and financial management.

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Zachary Wright

Zachary Wright: Mortgage Loan Officer

Zachary is a committed mortgage professional helping members navigate the one of the largest purchases in their life.

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Sabatino Zirolla

Sabatino Zirolla: Mortgage Loan Officer

Sabatino Zirolla brings over a decade of mortgage experience and has a strong background in financial services and will take a hands-on approach in working with members to help them reach their goals.

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Simone Palmer

Simone Palmer: Mortgage Loan Officer

As a mortgage loan officer at Affinity, Simone ensures that all qualifications are met by clearly communicating with members and their involved parties throughout the entire buying process.

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