Our Team

Professional History

As a Loan Officer Assistant, AJ Peters brings over 25 years of experience in the finance/mortgage industry to Core. After serving in the United States Marine Corp for 8 years, AJ was deployed to Desert Storm/Shield in 1990, where he specialized in Sniper and Security Forces. After an honorable discharge in May of 1996, AJ joined the Associated Financial Group in Oklahoma City, as an Assistant Manager, and was quickly promoted to Manager, where he assisted with the opening of additional branch offices in Houston, Texas. Since that time, AJ was an Assistant Vice President for Countrywide Home Loans/Full Spectrum and as a Sales Manager for Essex Mortgage in Salt Lake City, Utah. In 2006, he decided to take a break from the corporate world and opened his own brokerage, Estate Financial Services, Inc.


About AJ

Born in Camden, NJ, AJ finished high school in Yukon, Oklahoma, coincidentally the same school Garth Brooks also graduated from. AJ has fond memories of spending summers at his grandparent’s house in Beech Creek, PA., and is excited to live closer to family again. In his spare time, AJ likes being active outdoors, and enjoys parasailing, rock climbing, boating, and snow skiing. He is also a certified scuba diver.


About Core Mortgage Services, LLC

We Have A Loan for That!® Locally owned and operated and headquartered in State College, PA., Core Mortgage Services is a “boutique-style” brokerage firm. For most homebuyers, buying a home is a big investment, but the company’s innovative and streamlined approach, rivals most big-name lending institutions throughout Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware, Florida, and Colorado.

As a small lender, Core Mortgage Services delivers the best interest rates in the marketplace. By taking a personalized approach, The Core Team communicates directly with each client, and is available to answer any questions throughout the real estate transaction. The company also recognizes the importance of earning the trust of their clients and building long term business relationships, because service is at the CORE of what we do.



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