With 28 years of experience assisting clients with their real estate financing needs, Carl Gottlieb has become a trusted advisor to his clientele. Carl has been in the financial services industry since graduating from Arizona State University with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing. He entered the mortgage field from a career as part-owner of a regional investment banking firm. When interest rates plummeted during the severe economic downturn of the early nineties, Carl’s securities clients repeatedly asked Carl for real estate financing assistance and Carl viewed this as an opportunity to be much more to his clients by additionally facilitating their acquisition and refinance mortgage needs. “The secret to becoming my clients trusted advisor for life is to listen to people intently, summarize their goals and objectives, provide points of consideration, then develop a mutual plan of action”. Guardian Mortgage has an extensive array of products to meet the client’s goals and objectives. This meeting of the minds leads to completely smooth transactions with no surprises along the way, through close of escrow.
Carl makes time to go to every closing as he feels that it is extremely important to be there at the closing of each transaction. Carl is often told by Escrow Officers of Title Companies that he is one of the few Mortgage Loan Officers who ever go to the closing appointments.
Carl is a family man and spends as much time as possible with them. He has been married to his wife, Lyn, for nearly 36 years. He enjoys helping Lyn with her jewelry business by helping her at every artisan market which she participates in, and at each of the retail stores which carry her jewelry. He has a son who is an officer and pilot in the US Air Force, a daughter who is a professional dancer and actress, and a son who is Carl’s assistant and who provides vital assistance with his borrower’s mortgage processing. He is the proud grandpa to two wonderful grandsons.
Carl has played football, basketball, and baseball in school, and has coached each sport. He loves to travel and enjoys conversation and spirited debate.