Michael Certo

Michael Certo from Fairway Independent Mortgage in Chandler, AZ, is committed to taking great care of people who are looking to buy or refinance a home. Michael has been in the mortgage industry since 2002.As a graduate of Ball State University in organizational communication, Michael’s work experience spans from small business to Fortune 500 companies. He has been a top mortgage consultant in the financing industry since 2006. By striving to obtain the best financing scenarios and provide his clients with excellent customer service, Michael has been awarded the President’s Club and Circle of Excellence Honors six times at three different major corporations.

Michael’s major objective when working with his clients is to obtain the best debt strategy to create long-term wealth. He takes the time with each client to analyze different down payment options and discuss the key benefits and drawbacks of each program.

Michael strives to make sure that every client has a clear understanding of their financing, and that they walk away from their transaction with the knowledge of how to maximize their credit and purchasing ability for future transactions.

Michael not only sets and achieves goals inside the office, but also in his personal life. Michael climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro in October of 2007, the highest peak on the African continent and the highest free-standing mountain in the world standing over 19,341 ft. high. In 2009, he climbed Mt. Rainier in Washington standing 14,411 ft. high. Michael also completed his first marathon in 2009 in San Diego, and has run several half marathons, as well. He also spends time giving back to his community by helping non-profit corporations through a collaboration of top Phoenix business people with Arizona LeaderForce.

Michael lives in Queen Creek with his wife Lindsey and has four children – two sets of twins.