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Jamie Bateman


Jamie Bateman is a passionate entrepreneur and real estate investor based in Maryland. With extensive knowledge and experience in the industry, Jamie is dedicated to empowering real estate investors and entrepreneurs to achieve their financial goals.

As a combat veteran, former Army officer, and former All American lacrosse player, Jamie’s exceptional leadership skills and drive for excellence have contributed to his success in real estate investment.

Jamie’s decision to become a W-2 quitter allowed him to fully commit to an entrepreneurial journey focused on empowering others in mortgage-note investment. Jamie has built an impressive portfolio of single-family rental properties and mortgage notes, consistently seeking new opportunities for growth and expansion. Having operated multiple successful mortgage-note funds, Jamie has helped numerous investors navigate the market and achieve impressive returns.

Through the popular podcast “From Adversity to Abundance,” Jamie shares valuable insights and highlights the stories and mental-fitness tips of successful real estate entrepreneurs, inspiring others on their own path to financial abundance. As a mentor and guide, Jamie provides personalized resources and strategic advice to help individuals unlock their full potential and achieve their financial objectives.

Outside of work, Jamie values family, faith, fitness, and team sports. With an unwavering commitment to guiding investors and entrepreneurs, Jamie is a trusted figure in the industry, consistently making a positive impact and helping others succeed. 

Marc Blunden Senior Fund Manager Labrador Mortgage Notes

Marc Blunden

senior fund manager

Marc Blunden joins Labrador Lending with a wealth of experience in the mortgage note industry spanning over a decade. His diverse skill set includes expertise in document custody, title curative, loan servicing, loan acquisitions, and fund management. He is an active real estate agent in Orange County, CA, and a consultant to two nationwide loan servicing companies.

Before joining us, Marc served as a Chief Operations Officer overseeing a mid-sized mortgage note investment fund, specializing in distressed NPLs and driving operational improvements.

Marc’s background also includes running operations at a national document custodian and collateral services firm, and serving as a Senior Lecturer in Economics, Finance, and Business at the University of Brighton. He holds a Master’s degree in Finance and Investment.

In addition to his professional accomplishments, Marc is passionate about endurance sports and personal training, reflecting his dedication to excellence and resilience.

At Labrador Lending, Marc’s comprehensive knowledge of economic trends, financial risk management, and strategic acquisitions makes him an invaluable resource for insightful discussions on entrepreneurship and note investments.


Rodg de Guzman

Asset Manager
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.
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Ma. Eliza Lucero

Administrative Assistant

Bringing a wealth of experience from her 9-year tenure as a Team Leader and Content Moderator, Eliza Lucero excels in managing diverse people, platforms, and projects. Her multicultural work experience has not only honed her leadership skills but also enabled her to successfully fulfill a myriad of responsibilities.

Apart from her corporate role, Eliza is a thriving entrepreneur, running her own online brand. She leverages her expertise in Photography, Photo Editing, Video Editing, Social Media Management, Graphic Design, and Content Creation to produce influential and engaging content for her brand.

Off the professional sphere, Eliza is passionate about baking and is committed to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Her drive in personal and professional life is a testament to her well-rounded personality and dedication.


Blue Bateman

Company Dog

Meet Blue Bateman, Our Company Labrador!

Blue Bateman – The Heart of Our Labrador Team

Introducing the cutest member of the Labrador Mortgage Notes team! Meet Blue Bateman, our friendly and lovable company Labrador. Blue brings a unique charm and energy to our team, making every day brighter and more enjoyable for everyone.

Team Cheerleader: Blue is always there to cheer us on, whether we’re celebrating a big win or just need a little boost. His positive energy is contagious!

Blue’s Impact:

Blue is not just a pet; he is an essential part of our team. Our furry friend brings a lot of love and happiness, fostering a warm and welcoming environment at Labrador Mortgage Notes!

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