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    Landmark Mortgage Group - Meet Our Team

Kurt Alberts

Owner/Chief Mortgage Product Specialist

Kurt is the founder of KASH Mortgage Group, he holds a Bachelors Degree in economics from The University Of Pittsburgh. 

He has also obtained multiple federal and state licenses and certifications, continuous education services and is a federal and state compliance officer. 

Kurt has over 20 years of mortgage product and services with many lenders, financial institutions, national and local banks. 

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Scott Pieto

Marketing Director

Scott was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA.  He lives with his wife and his four children in Cranberry Township, PA.  He is a youth coach and volunteer in his community, church, and school.   He is a graduate of Robert Morris University.

Scott brings over 19 years of experience to KASH Mortgage group, although he has previous experience with Coldwell Banker, Citizens Bank, 5th/3rd Bank and 1st Pennsylvania Mortgage Corporation. 

Scott bridges the gap between lenders and clients and will act as a concierge to all of our partners. 

Marci Brabender

Senior Loan Officer

Allow me to help you get your new home without inflated interest rates and sales pitches.  I have been a mortgage loan professional for more than five years, I have a degree in Finance and additional training and licensing in three states: PA, OH, and NC, giving you the knowledge and experience to help guide you through the loan process and find the terms and loan product that best fit your budget and long or short-term goals. 

Whether a first-time home buyer, looking to trade up, downsizing or simply looking to do a refinance for a shorter term or cash out I can help you.  I will evaluate your budget, income and savings to provide you with a clear picture of what type of loan is the right one for you.  I specialize in Conventional, FHA, VA, Rural and Refinances.

The financial aspects of home buying can be stressful and overwhelming – but they do not have to be.  I care about doing the best job I can for each and every one of my clients, finding the lowest rate and best loan product for them so that their dream of purchasing, refinancing or renovating a home can come true!

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Alie Bard

Senior Loan Officer

Alie has been with us since May 2017.  She was born and rised in rural Erie County and lives in Albion, PA with her husband her her three daughters.

She brings with her over 9 years of mortgage experience and has fluent knowledge of FHA, USDA, VA, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac guidelines.

Alie obtained her associates degree from Gannon University. 


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Bill Varley

Senior Loan Officer

Bill has been with us since February 2018.  He brings with him over 26 years of expereince in the residential and commercial mortgage industry.  He has previous expereince with First National Bank, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, and Howard Hanna Mortgage. 

Bill obtained his Bachelors Degree from Marietta College and his MBA from Cleveland State University. 

Bill was raised in the Pittsburgh area and he, his wife, and his three children live in South Fayette Township. 


Marty Taylor

Senior Loan Officer
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Marty has been with us since July 2017.  He brings with him over 18 years of experience in business banking, retail banking, and the insurance industry.  He has worked with First National Bank Corporation, Huntington Bank, and Erie insurance Group.


Marty obtained his Bachelors Degree from Thiel College in Business Administration.  He was born in Meadville, but raised in Greenville, Pennsylvania.  He lives in Greenville with his wife and two daughters.  


Marty is very active in his community serving as the Assistant Wrestling Coach at Reynolds High School, United Way of Mercer County Board Member, Greenville Chamber, and Rotary.  


Marty is Mortgage, Property & Causality, Life, & Accident Health licensed in Pennsylvania.

Cody Henry

Loan Processor
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Cody has been with us since September 2016.  He brings with us invaluable experience.  He has attained his Bachelors Degree from Robert Morris University.  Cody is enjoying the challenges and rewards of his career as a loan processor with KASH Mortgage Group and he serves as not only a loan processor but a liaison for our clients when they have questions or concerns. 

Cody grew up in Shaler Township, PA and he currently resides in Shaler with his wife, young son, and a baby on the way! 

In his free time Cody enjoys spending time with his family and friends as well as being outdoors, gardening, Penguins hockey, and cooking. 

Mary West

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Mary has been with us since January 2012.  She is a wonderful receptionist and greets all of our clients with a smile and small talk.  Mary is a retiree from UPMC and enjoys spending a few days at the office in her free time to keep busy when she's not spending time with her 8 grandchildren and her husband!

Mary has lived in the Pittsburgh area her entire life and likes to spend time with her family.  She enjoys traveling, trying different local cuisine, and spending time with her friends.

Mary is the voice on the other end of the phone when you call us and will do anything she can to help point you in the right direction of your dream home! 

Alison Alberts

Human Resources Manager

Alison has been with KASH since 2004.  She helps our all of our employees and makes sure to keep everything in check.  She is a valued asset to our team and helps keep our day to day running smoothly.

When Alison isn't busy running point in our office, she is busy being a mom to two wonderful boys. 

Alison lives in Pine Richland with her husband and her two sons. 

Sarah Luster

Network & Database Administrator
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Sarah has been with KASH since September 2017.  She holds a bachelors degree from the University of Pittsburgh in Information Technology and Systems Security.  She is also currently attaining her masters in cyber security.  Sarah makes sure our network is secure and that our clients sensitive information is 100% protected all the time.  She also works hard to maintain our website and our new client/realtor portal!  If you have any concerns regarding the website or KASH infrastructure please contact Sarah. 

Sarah grew up in McCandless, PA and currently resides in Allison Park, PA with her husband and her two children.  When Sarah isn't fixing things in the office she can be found watching her son play hockey, her daughter play softball, spending time with her husband, or trying to catch up on a good book. 

Grant Alberts

Loan Officer - In Training

Grant is one of our most valued team members here at KASH!  He may be the youngest member of our team but he works hard to keep our office on task. 

When Grant isn't helping the rest of the team out he's out being a super star on the baseball fields. 

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