Katie Obermiller

Senior Loan Officer
NMLS # 439843
State Lic OR #439843, WA #MLO-439843
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Katie Obermiller has been in home lending just over 13 years. She was born and raised in Oregon, growing up in Corvallis before moving to Eugene to attend the University of Oregon and eventually moving to Portland. Prior to Academy Katie worked for both Guild Mortgage and Bank of America, but chose to come to Academy for its wide variety of products, focus on the customer, and ease of actually getting a loan.

Katie prides herself on making sure her customers always get into the right loan program, and being transparent and forthcoming throughout every step of the loan process. She loves working with all sorts of buyers, be it first time home buyers, growing families looking to upgrade, or experienced real estate investors.

When Katie isn't working, she enjoys spending time with her family. She has a husband named Scott, and two little boys, Sawyer and James. She's a huge football fan, and always cheers for the Ducks, and the Beavers, unless of course the Beavers are playing the Ducks in which case she remains loyal to the green and yellow. She also enjoys cooking, reading, being outdoors, and traveling to new places, but most of all, being a mom to her two boys. Katie feels her biggest achievement is balancing her career with raising her little guys, which isn't easy, but is incredibly fulfilling. She looks forward to being your partner and friend throughout the loan process.

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Thanks for everything!

—Amanda Alwine

Katie and her entire team were amazing! Katie was great at communicating with me during the whole process and making it very stress free.

—Tara Austin

Katie was a pleasure to work with, always ready and willing to answer our questions. It was a great experiance!

—Sarah Rose

It was a very pleasant experience, Everyone was very professional!

—Ricky Graham

Katie was excellent - will definitely use her again!

—Judie Simpson

Keep up the excellent work!

—Mary F Dill

Our main agent was Katie Obermiller. She was fantastic. Pleasant and personable to work with, intelligent, a great problem solver and communicator, and made the process easy for us to understand and accomplish. We also worked briefly with Jacob Newberry for the “second loan”, and was very happy with his help as well. Great job Academy!

—Brandon Leo Bowes

Katie and Alex provided top notch service every step of the way!

—Kurt Mason

Everything worked great, needs for underwriting were clearly communicated, sending in documents was easy.

—Jonathan Alwine

I used Academy Mortgage in the past for my house in Atlanta and was very pleased. While looking to use Academy Mortgage again with our move to Portland I found Kate Obermiller, who was wonderful to work with. She helped us find a great realtor and was there for us through the mortgage process. During this journey Kate stayed engaged, she was responsive to questions and made sure all the paperwork was in order. We had a tight deadline to closing and she made every effort to make sure it was a success. I would highly recommend using Kate as your mortgage broker.

—John Graves

Katie was so easy to work with and was doing everything in her power to help make it a positive experience!

—Ashley Godfrey

Katie was incredible! She was very responsive, and personable! She made this whole process so easy for us and we appreciate her kindness and diligence throughout this whole process.

—Kayla Quinn

Katie was great through the whole process. She was patient and helped us fulling understand all aspects of the loan and process. I would highly recommend her to anyone!

—Nathan Doney

Katie was amazing. She answered all of my million questions with patience and kindness. She was prompt with her responses and made me feel better anytime I my anxiety got the best of me.

—Ashley Stone

I definitely appreciated having Katie by my side leading me through the process. Very helpful and timely in communications!

—Sharon Raymor

Katie and her team were on top of the tasks and issues! We went through this process in the midst of the .2020 Covid pandemic. Stress was a daily occurrence and Katie was always available to walk us through the issues.

—Timothy Benton

Relatively smooth transaction. Katie Obermiller was awesome!

—Tresa Peters

Katie was very professional and always quick with any response to questions that were asked

—Dale Lounsbury

I trust Katie to take care of me and her quick response and knowledge on everything mortgage related is so impressive.

—Krishna Avalon

Katie Obermiller and Jacob Newberry were 10/10!!!

—Brett Rudolph

Katie was an amazing loan officer, she provide as much information as she could. She would also make sure we understood every part of the process, and if we ever had any questions she was always there to answer at any time!

—Cristina Carrizales