I have been a Loan Officer since September 2007, helping seniors with their financial independence in retirement. Located by Humboldt, SD, I have been helping reverse mortgage prospects for 16+ years, and am licensed in South Dakota, Minnesota, Nebraska, Wyoming, California, Tennessee, Florida, and Arkansas}.
After graduating from the University of South Dakota and then joining the South Dakota National Guard serving in the Vermillion medical unit, and becoming an officer became more than just a job. I love what I do, Why Jake "The Flagman" Droge? I have decided to run a half-marathon in all 50 states carrying a United States flag. I wanted to have a purpose for my training and my goal is to promote unity and patriotism. I love the USA.
"It is important to plan for life's events in retirement than let life's events dictate your retirement plans.
I am dedicated to providing exceptional customer service. I aim to earn your trust and build a long-term relationship based on integrity, professionalism, and transparency.
With experience in Conventional mortgages, downpayment assistance, and Government-Backed Mortgages like FHA, VA, and USDA. Jumbo Mortgages, Mortgage Refinance, ITIN, Manufactured Housing, Reverse Mortgage, Home Purchase with a Reverse Mortgage, and Disaster Recovery. I will take the time to understand your specific needs and work with you to find the best loan program for your requirements and budget.
When you're ready to take the next step toward your goals, contact me to schedule a consultation, and let's begin your journey to homeownership!
I am the "Local Reverse Mortgage Branch Manager" and currently the only Certified Reverse Mortgage Professional (CRMP) who is located in SD and who will travel as needed to serve the needs of my clients. My goal is to educate potential clients and their families in exploring how a reverse mortgage could extend and help their cash flow in retirement. I work with Financial Planners who use a reverse mortgage as a planning tool. I am currently licensed in the following states, South Dakota, Florida, California, Minnesota, Nebraska, Tennessee, Wyoming, and Arkansas. NMLS # 403695 "Equal Housing Opportunity Lender"