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About Arboles

Buy A Home Refinance

Our Purpose

Fulfilling the promise of homeownership that creates prosperity for people and our communities.

Our Mission

We provide an unprecedented customer experience rooted in reliable, responsive, and accountable lending that puts people first.

What makes us different?

With Arboles Home Mortgage, LLC you’ll have a proactive lender ready to troubleshoot and provide solutions so you’re never caught off guard. Information is everything and you’ll always be up-to-date and guided by our team throughout the process. We’re committed to getting it right and on time, the first time.

We pride ourselves on providing unparalleled service, but we’re more than just a mortgage lending company. While we’re in the business of lending, we also care a great deal about our community and working to make it stronger every day. That’s why the revenue generated from the purchase of your dream home only goes toward operating costs, and 100% of the profit is donated to Trellis: a nonprofit that makes homeownership a reality for Arizonans regardless of their income, education or background. When you partner with us, you are helping a local family purchase the home they dream of. There’s no greater gift.

About Trellis

Trellis is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Established in 1975, Trellis (formerly Neighborhood Housing Services of Phoenix) has made stable homes possible. They provide homeownership counseling, financial access and neighborhood development. Regardless of income, education or background, Trellis helps individuals and families across Arizona. As a NeighborWorks America member and a Freddie Mac Borrower Help Center, they are connected to a strong network spanning all 50 states.

Patricia Garcia Duarte

Patricia Garcia Duarte

Principal

Patricia was appointed Executive Director of Trellis in March 2006 Trellis and currently serve as President and Chief Executive Officer. Her responsibilities include creating a vision for the organization and guiding the strategic goals to better serve clients, stakeholders and communities. She started her career in Community and Economic Development in 1987, directly after receiving a Finance Degree from Arizona State University. As an advocate, she watches out for the best interests of consumers, especially low-moderate income individuals and families and is fortunate to be able to influence a larger audience with her participation on the Consumer Advisory Board of the CFPB. She grew up in rural Arizona in a house her father built and her parents still reside in the same home. She enjoys living in the East Valley with her husband and three children.

Joel McCabe

Joel McCabe

Principal

Joel became Vice President & Chief Operation Officer for Trellis in 2016, after serving as Director of Real Estate Development for 2 years. He is responsible for overall administration of staff and operations under the direct supervision of the President/CEO. He directly oversees all housing counseling programs, lending and real estate activities, and assist the Chief Executive Officer with overall business administration functions of the organization. He also serves as the Designated Broker of Trellis Realty, LLC. Joel holds a B.S. degree in Urban and Regional Studies from Minnesota State University in Mankato and has spent more than 25 years pursuing his passion in affordable housing and community development in Arizona, California and New Mexico. He moved to Phoenix in 1989 and he and his family live in central Phoenix.

Designated Broker Trellis Realty, LLC

Lic # BR 564461000

Helga Galan

Helga Galan

Lending Operations Manager

When Helga joined Trellis in 2010, she had 21 years in originating, processing, residential real estate, pre-purchase and foreclosure prevention counseling experience as she followed her passion helping people navigate through their housing needs. As Compliance officer at Trellis, she is responsible for reviewing all aspects of lines of business, including policies and procedures to ensure standards are followed. She is also responsible for examining any discrepancies found during a review of operations and recommending corrective measures to fix the issues. She was born in Mexico City and lived in Los Angeles and Denver before moving to Phoenix in 2009. Helga and her son make their home in Glendale.

NMLS 167455

Daniel Thompson

Daniel Thompson

Mortgage Loan Officer

Daniel brought his 27 years of mortgage experience to Arboles Home Mortgage in 2019. As a mortgage loan officer, Daniel originates conventional, FHA, VA, USDA, and non-QM mortgage loans to serve borrowers with varied needs and qualifications. Prior to joining Arboles, Daniel lent his expertise to many companies, including Desert Financial Federal Credit Union, Dallas County Community College District, and Trellis. Daniel was even a Senior Deputy Director of Corporate Lending for Fannie Mae. Daniel earned his Bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee and has gone on to acquire many mortgage-related certificates.