Teresa Lopez, CEO, Founder
Teresa Lopez, has executed leading-edge financial and mortgage financing, market growth strategies, and economic solutions for the high-performance built environment space during her 30+ year career in the financial industry; meeting the evolving demand for “green” and leading-edge mortgage financing in communities across the country.
Her expertise in pioneering financing for construction projects affords developers, builders, Realtors®, and their customers innovative, cost-efficient funding. Teresa is a recognized authority in the sustainable financing arena and green building environment. She has successfully funded numerous high-performance, net-zero energy projects (homes that generate as much power as they use), as well as a diversified portfolio of real estate transactions and community developments during her career.
Ms. Lopez is a certified LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Associate and a licensed mortgage banker for over 30 years. She has developed green-economic patented methods, and national training curriculums for the real estate, financial, and appraisal industry.
Ms. Lopez has served as a Subject Matter Expert for the Appraisal Foundation and Green Initiative leaders with Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, HUD and other organizations in Washington, DC. She is a published author and promotes economic solutions for high-performance building and finance for residential and commercial stakeholders on her national blog www.GreenEnergy.Money
Teresa is excited to be part of the First United Mortgage Group team and to serve as their construction lending expert, promoting high-performance building, and all types of construction, project financing in the Texas and other regions in the US. Her many years of experience and relationship building afford stakeholders and our communities with the best customer and quality care service, as well as “niche” loan product financing information available today.
She currently resides in Austin, TX. Her passion includes saving people money and finding creative approaches to solving client’s potential challenges with self-employment qualifying, and credit enhancement tools! We promote the triple bottom line, people, planet and profit; and are making a difference one building at a time.