Better Commercial Mortgage, Inc.

23632 Calabasas Road, Suite #102, Calabasas, Ca. 91302-1553

Executive Bio

Norman Diep | Senior Vice President-Director of Originations

Better Commercial Real Estate Mortgage, Inc.

California Bureau of Real Estate-Salesperson License #01934966
Direct: 626-378-6060
Fax: 818-538-5082

As Senior Vice President of Better Commercial Real Estate Mortgage, Inc., Mr. Diep actively originates commercial real estate loans and places debt, mezzanine and equity for his clients, brokers, strategic alliance and referral sources nationwide. Mr. Diep also oversees all originations and underwriting for BCREM.

Mr. Diep offers clients and brokers a full capital stack which includes: debt, equity and joint ventures for all property types nationwide.

Prior to Better Commercial Real Estate Mortgage Inc., Mr. Diep served as a consultant for Sperry Van Ness | Better Capital Partners. Prior positions include Senior Real Estate Analyst, Intervest Mortgage Corp., Senior Real Estate Analyst, Sterling Bank & Trust, Real Estate Analyst, GMAC Commercial Mortgage and Real Estate Analyst Barry Slatt Mortgage Co. Mr. Diep and his wife live in Los Angeles, California with their 3 year old daughter.

Robert Weiss | BCREM Corporate Broker of Record

Better Commercial Real Estate Mortgage, Inc.

California Bureau of Real Estate-Brokers License #01934966
NMLS #971914
Direct: 310-418-5261
Fax: 818-538-5082

Is the Corporate Broker of Record of Better Commercial Real Estate Mortgage, Inc. Prior to Better Commercial Real Estate Mortgage Inc., Mr. Weiss served as the Southern California Residential Asset Manager for Bank of America. Mr. Weiss also served as President of Rockland Financial from 1986 to 2008. At RF, Mr. Weiss oversaw a team of California based residential mortgage brokers, and handled lender relations. This was accomplished utilizing a platform of more than 60 national and California based residential lenders. Over a twenty-two (22) year period, Mr. Weiss grew RF into one of the more successful and profitable residential mortgage brokerage companies in California.

Mr. Weiss is original from New York. In his early years he studied Business, Marketing and Education at Bernard Baruch College, New York City Community College and New York Institute of Technology. Mr. Weiss is a licensed Broker under California’s Bureau of Real Estate, is an expert on residential real estate finance and is often asked to be a guest speaker at industry related associations and events. Mr. Weiss lives with his wife and children in Thousand Oaks, California.

Silvio J. Ferrari Jr. | Senior Vice President

Better Commercial Real Estate Mortgage, Inc.

California Bureau of Real Estate-Broker License #00833211
Direct: 916-947-5476
Fax: 818-538-5082

As a Senior Vice President of New Business Development, Silvio J. Ferrari, Jr. markets the financial services of Better Commercial Real Estate Mortgage Inc. Mr. Ferrari also builds market position and develops close business relationships with commercial real estate investors, developers, CPA’s, attorneys, property managers and real estate sales/leasing brokers among others. He also oversees the firms nationwide referral fee and co-broker origination program.

Mr. Ferrari’s financial services background includes: serving as a Business Development Officer with the Bank of Commerce SBA Division.

Prior to joining Better Commercial Real Estate Mortgage, Inc., Mr. Ferrari served as a Senior Investment Advisor for Sperry Van Ness. He specialized in the sale of industrial and office property and has over 30 years of commercial real estate experience. Mr. Ferrari has completed over $1 billion in real estate related transactions and has been honored with the coveted Sperry Van Ness Achievers Award and joined the ranks of the 4400 Club.

Prior to joining Sperry Van Ness, Mr. Ferrari served as an independent commercial real estate broker providing buyer and owner representation to industrial, retail, multifamily, land and office property clients. He also served with developers such as Buzz Oates Real Estate and the D. Benvenuti Company in Sacramento, where his activities included leasing, sales, and pre-development of industrial, office and retail property.

Earlier experience includes: serving as marketing manager for the Robert Wood Company in the City of Industry, where he specialized in land acquisitions and land leases on or adjacent to, medical centers and hospitals. Mr. Ferrari developed medical office building marketing programs to physicians, which included limited partnership sales and medical office leasing.

Mr. Ferrari is a member of the Association of Commercial Real Estate and the National Association of Industrial Office Properties.

California Bureau of Real Estate-Corporate License #01955582
5023 N. Parkway Calabasas, Calabasas, CA 91302
Main Office: 310-418-5261 / Main Fax: 818-538-5082