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Jamie Bateman


Founder Jamie Bateman has been an active real estate investor since 2010. Jamie is an experienced real estate investor and business owner who has been actively buying and selling mortgage notes since early 2018. During this time, he has acquired over 75 mortgage notes with principal balances in excess of $4M with collateral across 20 states and growing. Jamie owns several small businesses and a multi-state rental portfolio worth over $3.5M. He has hands-on experience overseeing construction projects and managing properties. Jamie also has work experience in both the title and mortgage industries, having worked for years as a real-estate settlement officer and mortgage funding manager. Jamie has held numerous leadership roles professionally. He was a company commander as a Captain in the U.S.  Army and served his country while deployed to Iraq. Jamie maintained a high-level security clearance with the U.S. Department of Defense until resigning to focus on investing and business full-time.

Jamie values integrity, consistency, and transparency. He takes pride in assisting those who are motivated to incorporate non-traditional investing strategies into their wealth-building plan. He also recognizes that sometimes homeowners come across challenging circumstances that necessitate creative solutions to help them stay in their homes.

Jamie loves to spend time with his family. A former collegiate lacrosse player, he also enjoys learning, leadership, faith, fitness, bourbon, fantasy football, and coaching.


Andrew Smith

Senior Fund Manager

Andrew has 20 years of experience of developing technology as both an engineer and a product manager. He recently comes to Labrador Lending after leading software teams at Citibank and SS&C Advent. His passion for investing brought him to the team in 2022 to help with daily operations and asset management.

Andrew joined Labrador Lending in 2022 and works with Jamie to support the growth and success of the fund. He supports the daily management of notes, prepares investor updates, and assists with the internal technology tools of the fund.

His passions outside of real estate investing include spending time with his family, attempting to master the kettlebell and going to the beach.


Luis Miranda

Asset Manager

Luis Miranda is an R&D Software Developer at a tech startup with 15 years of experience.
He recently joined Labrador Lending as an Asset Manager.

Luis is responsible for the day to day managing of notes.
Following up with vendors, counties, investors, and other tasks to ensure the success of the business.

Luis started his journey as a Software Developer developing automated systems for companies such as Chrysler, P&G, Whirlpool, Michelin, The Washington Post, and many others.
He is now a Lead Software Developer in a tech startup, developing for major companies in the Insurance Industry such as Amica, New York Life, Penn Mutual, and many others.
Luis has been in real estate for 3 years and started his journey in notes last year. He is leveraging infinite banking to grow his own portfolio.

Luis is a nerd when it comes to financial education.
He enjoys working in teams, supporting others, and giving space for others to succeed.
He is also a Zen practitioner and student at Soji Zen Center in Philadelphia.
He is having fun learning Japanese and can’t wait to test his skills with a trip to Japan.


Rodg de Guzman

Administrative Specialist

Rodg is a proficient administrative professional and has over 20 years of working experience in different industries catering mostly to foreign clients. An expert in back-office operations and a certified Yellow Six Sigma, she has taken the lead in streamlining several process gaps and creating process documentation, framework, systems, policies, and procedures for different departments and companies. She had also facilitated building and office renovations as part of her vast admin knowledge and expertise which led her to be certified (yet again) in Basic Occupational Safety and Health this time.

She’s a passionate and highly creative individual with a knack for multimedia arts – both still and motion graphics and a practitioner of digital marketing. She loves photography and teaching so she got herself a TESOL certification which is an added advantage due to her fluency in 4 languages — Tagalog, English, Fookien and Mandarin.


Pearl Ocampo

Marketing Specialist

With 17 years of working experience mainly gained from business process outsourcing, handling different industries such as telco, FMCG, and financial accounts, Pearl was highly exposed to different business facets. Overseeing operations and ensuring quality was one of her main tasks. Prior to joining Labrador Lending, she was tapped to spearhead the relaunch of the social media presence for one of the leading pizza chain brands in the Philippines with several branches globally and shortly followed by the project to kick start the social media marketing for one of the top milk tea brands in Asia. Her business acumen was furthered as she found herself involved since day 1 of planning for both brands’ big days respectively, focusing highly on social media marketing and strategy. Four years into managing the digital marketing arm of both brands, sales grew on average by 19% year on year. She is more eager now than ever to continuously expand her knowledge and expertise when it comes to digital space and always sees to it that she is abreast with the current trends in the market.

Pearl’s passion involves customer service, building relationships, and learning. Her hobbies are reading novels and watching the news, current events, and documentaries, and spending time with her family.

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