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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 $3M with collateral across 20+ states. Jamie manages several small businesses and a multi-state rental portfolio worth over $3M. 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, notary, and mortgage funding manager. Jamie has held numerous leadership roles professionally. He led a company 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 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 youth lacrosse.

Sandra Andrews

Asset Manager

Sandra has over 20 years of experience in investment banking, finance and operations. She spent most of her career on Wall Street advising companies in the technology, media and financial payments industries. As a senior member of the investment banking teams at both Citigroup and BMO Capital Markets, Sandra advised boards of directors and management teams and led the execution of M&A transactions, bank financings, IPOs and venture capital raises. Sandra has also held a variety of finance, marketing and software development roles in both the retail and e-commerce industries.

Sandra joined Labrador Lending in 2021 and works with Jamie in managing Labrador’s portfolio of notes. In this role, she spearheads due diligence, engages in the day-to-day management of notes and assists with investor relations.

In her spare time, Sandra enjoys spending time with her family, watercolor painting, skiing, hiking and serving on the boards of a number of non-profit organizations in her community.


Andrew Smith

Asset 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.


Steven Burke

Assets Manager
Steven is a full-time engineer in the manufacturing industry with a passion for real estate investing. He recently rejoined Labrador Lending in 2022 after taking a break to focus on his young family and note business. In his first six months, he purchased three notes totaling over $100k in unpaid principal balance.

Steven works with Jamie in managing Labrador’s portfolio of notes. In this role, he leads due diligence, engages in daily management of notes and assists with investor relations.

His passions outside of real estate investing include spending time with his family, running, and raising chickens.

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