The Rueth Team

Denver’s Top Mortgage Team

We Believe in sleeping better at night knowing you’ve built financial diversity, security and multigenerational wealth. We believe in the power of real estate.

We do this by supporting those who seek our help with trusted advice, proven strategies, and an unwavering dedication to deliver excellence regardless of the difficulties that may arise.

We are a mortgage team who is enthusiastically committed to providing the gateway into real estate heightened by remarkable client experience..

A driven focus on client success has earned Nicole Rueth and her team the distinction of being:

#1 Originator in Colorado;
Top 100 Nationally in
Mortgage Executive
#1 Producer at Fairway
Mortgage nationally
Named a multi-year 5280
Magazine’s Five Star Professional

Nicole Rueth

Branch Manager, SVP

Nicole Rueth has been passionately advising clients on their wealth building and home financing strategies for over 17 years. Her path has been as non-conventional as it is a benefit to her clients.

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Peter Rueth
Integrations Manager

After working for 18 years on some of the most technically complex and multi-million dollar deals, Peter brings his financial acumen to help our clients navigate retirement management plans through the utilization of a reverse mortgage.

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Gabe Bodner
Retirement Mortgage Specialist

Gabe has been a mortgage professional for 19 years and has experienced many different aspects of the mortgage lending industry as a mortgage banker, broker, sales manager, branch manager and branch owner

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Tamara Bodner
Retirement Mortgage Business Development Manager

Tamara graduated from the University of San Diego in 1995 with a BA in Diversified Liberal Arts with a Bilingual Education emphasis and a minor in Business Administration.

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Eric Long
Sales Manager

Eric joined The Rueth Team as its Sales Manager in February 2021. Born and raised in Colorado he worked his way up in banking after beginning as a teller in 2008.

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Cara Nelson
Loan Officer Assistant

Cara Nelson joined the Rueth Team in July of 2017 as Nicole’s Executive Assistant and the Rueth Team’s Office Administrator.

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Emily Krutsinger
Operations Manager

Emily Krutsinger joined The Rueth Team in 2015 as a licensed loan officer and production partner. She has over 6 years’ experience in mortgage operations. Emily helps tackle any processing or underwriting hurdles that arise throughout the mortgage journey.

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Adam Williams
Lead Generation Manager

Adam Williams has spent the last 9 years in the real estate and mortgage industries.

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Devin Lee

Devin joined The Rueth team in August of 2015 as his first foray into the mortgage industry and has been running with it since then. Devin started out in our Branch setup role and made himself comfortable with the industry before moving into our Closing Specialist role. In this position Devin is responsible for making sure our closing docs are sent out in compliance with regulations, balancing with Title, coordinating closing docs and ultimately Funding of the loan. When not at work you will typically find Devin out and about in the great outdoors; whether it be recreational marksmanship, camping, hiking or fishing. When not out and about you can find Devin listening to or reading a good book

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Robbin Harrington

Robbin Harrington joined The Rueth Team in 2018 as a Senior Loan Processor. She has over 20 years’ experience in mortgage processing. Robbin specializes in processing all types of residential home loans. She also is phenomenal in restructuring loans that “can’t be done”. Her passion is processing home loans for first time buyers, and buyers looking to build wealth. When she is not working, her hobbies include: cooking, shopping, traveling, swimming, and spending time with both of her children

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Kara Palffy
Business Development Manager

Kara Palffy joined the Rueth Team in March of 2020 as the Business Development Specialist. She spent the last four years in the health industry setting up educational events and programs for doctors. She also consulted with staff on how best to care for patients while helping the business run efficiently.

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Belinda Evans

Belinda has over 25 years’ experience in the real estate/mortgage industry, beginning at a title company in 1994 and moving to mortgage in 2001. She began as a closer and in 2011, soon finding her niche as a loan processor.

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Samantha Morse
Executive Assistant

Samantha enthusiastically joined The Rueth Team in September of 2020. She spent the better part of 10 years working in the healthcare industry coordinating multiple levels of care for patients and managing clinic staff. She decided to enter the world of mortgage lending as a new and exciting challenge and is looking forward to learning all she can about the industry. Samantha and her husband are both Denver natives and enjoy spending their free time playing all types of games and/or cuddling with their cats.

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Yessica Amaya

Yessica is from Colorado, she was out in California for 7 years and in 2018 decided to move back home. She has been with the Rueth team since Feb 2020, before that she was working with the Fairway Corporate Closing department.

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John Barnett

John graduated from Indiana University in 2017 and joined the fitness and wellness industry, working beside physical therapists as a rehabilitation specialist. Moving to Colorado Springs in July of 2018, he continued in the fitness industry, working as a nutrition and wellness councilor for a weight loss facility. Taking his career and professional success and deciding to change industries was a hard decision to make, but he saw opportunity in the robust Colorado housing market and took a leap of faith in himself to make the change. Joining the Rueth team has only solidified that he has made the right choice by joining the best group of people in any industry. In Johns free time he enjoys cycling, fishing, golfing, reading and trivia.

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Nicole Vance
Production Partner

Nicole, formally dubbed as Nikki here on our team, has been in Mortgage and financial services for over 5 years and recently joined the Rueth team to partake in providing an industry leading client experience to the home buyers she helps. The buying and selling of Real Estate helped her struggling family acquire wealth and she wants to bring that same financial security to our clients . When not at work she enjoys exploring Colorado with her husband and son , going to museums , fishing, and long rides through the mountains.

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Ibeth Pasillas Avecedo
Loan Officer Assistant

Ibeth was born and raised in Denver, Colorado. She graduated from the University of Colorado Denver in 2018 majoring in Business Management and Human Resources. After spending years working in retail and car rental, she is excited to join The Rueth Team as their newest operations assistant and to learn more about the real estate industry. In her free time, she enjoys shopping, attending concerts, and spending time with family and in particular her 2-year-old son Liam.

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Gina Mejia
Lead Generation Coordinator

I started working at 14 years old in different hospitality and customer service roles. I then worked in the Healthcare Administration field for four years. I intentionally shifted my professional career into the banking and financial services field for the last four years.

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Morgan Boyer
Production Partner

Morgan joined The Rueth Team in July 2021.

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Tammy Twomey

Tamara began in the mortgage industry in 1990 with a small brokerage firm in Colorado Springs, Colorado in the 2nd lien division managing a warehouse line of over $2 million dollars.

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Ashleigh Gutierrez
Senior Marketing Specialist

Ashleigh specializes in Sport & Entertainment Marketing, and joined The Rueth Team in July 2021 to bring new and dynamic development opportunities to life.

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Nick Walford
Retirement Mortgage Loan Officer Assitant

Nick Walford joined the Rueth Team in July of 2021 as a Retirement Mortgage Production Partner in the Boulder office.

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Philip Nelson
Loan Officer Assistant

Philip joined the Rueth Team in August of 2021 as a Loan Officer Assistant. He recently graduated from Mount…

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Sam Haro
Business Development Specialist

Sam joined the Rueth Team in October of 2021 as a Business Development Specialist.

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Noah Gibbs
Loan Officer Assistant

Noah joined the Rueth Team in October of 2021 as a Loan Officer Assistant.

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Jasmine Martinez
Loan Officer Assistant

Jasmine joined the Rueth Team in October of 2021 as an Operations Assistant.

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Karsten Nguyen
Branch IT Specialist

Karsten joined the Rueth Team in November of 2021 as the Branch IT Specialist.

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Alex Mendez
Closing Specialist

Alex joined the Rueth Team in December of 2021 as an Closing Specialist.

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Nick DeMiro
Production Partner

Nick joined the Rueth Team in February of 2022 as a Loan Officer Assistant.

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