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Ann Arbor, MI

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278 Collingwood, Suite 1, Ann Arbor, MI 48103

9:00am – 6:00pm ET

Full of culture, art and music, our mortgage lending office is located in beautiful Washtenaw County in the west side of the city. Specializing in first-time homebuyers, refinances, fixed-rate loans, VA loans, FHA loans, USDA loans, and jumbo loans, our experienced team in Ann Arbor, Michigan is ready to help you find your dream home. Contact us today while rates are still low.


Shoeb Sharieff

Shoeb joined First Savings Bank in 2018 as Branch Manager in Ann Arbor, MI


As a seasoned Mortgage Professional, Shoeb brings over 20 years of experience with various loan programs including FHA, VA, Conventional, Jumbo, Renovation and Non-QM financing. Experience, Dedication and Commitment are some of the benefits of working with the Ann Arbor Mortgage Team. We are committed to ethical and responsible lending practices where your needs come first.

Gemala Afifi

As a seasoned loan officer with over a decade of experience in the financial industry, I have a deep understanding of the lending process and a track record of helping countless clients achieve their financial goals. My professional experience has exposed me to a diverse range of clients, from first-time homebuyers to seasoned entrepreneurs. I pride myself on providing exceptional customer service and working closely with each client to understand their unique financial situation and goals. With a keen eye for detail, I ensure that each application is carefully evaluated. I have a deep understanding of the various types of loans available in the market, including conventional, JUMBO, FHA, VA, and USDA loans.  I also specialize in Islamic financing, which is a niche product that not too many people are knowledgeable in.

Khandaker Jamil

Specializing in first-time homebuyers, refinances, fixed-rate loans, VA loans, FHA loans, USDA loans, and jumbo loans. With 4 years of individual mortgage experience, I’ve seen it all! I am ready to help you find your dream home. Contact me today while rates are still low and let me help you get a highly competitive offer and close with the smoothest process you can experience!

Ben Barber

Ben Barber specializes in loans for established and credit-challenged borrowers nationwide. A mortgage banker since 2005, he uses a system that relies on transparency, efficiency and reliability to consistently win clients and their referrals. Whether you are just beginning your first home search or are an experienced homeowner, Ben can show you an easier way home.


A Michigan native, Ben has degrees from Alma College and The University of Chicago. Prior to becoming a mortgage banker, he managed an environmental education program for the State of Illinois, and owned small businesses in the hospitality and financial services industries. He purchased his first investment property in 1998. The one common thread throughout his career is his tenacious approach to getting things done and a reputation for delivering on even the highest expectations of his clients.


As your personal Mortgage Banker, Ben is committed to your mortgage experience being smooth, easy, and secure. He and his wife Heidi live in Jackson, Michigan, where they enjoy regular adventures in history, music, cooking and more.

Manar Tawakkol

Strategic, Result–driven, customer-focused with over 30 years of Banking experience. Proven ability to work effectively across global and organizational boundaries to cross-sell conventional and Sharia Compliant financial products and services. Proven track record in assisting borrower in improving their financial performance to attain their goals. Excellent communicator through three languages which enable me to build strong, long-lasting relationships with diversified clientele.