Marcos Montes joined the MVPHA Board in February of 2017. With 24 years of experience in mortgage lending, he currently serves as the Mortgage Sales Manager, Gateway Mortgage Group, a Division of Gateway First Bank in Las Cruces.

He resides outside of Las Cruces, in the county area between La Mesa and Chamberino in Southern New Mexico. Montes says his life experiences of being raised by a single mother who worked multiple jobs to make sure he and his sister had what they needed shaped his interest in helping people achieve the American Dream of home ownership with a special emphasis on helping single parent households and first-time homebuyers.

Mr. Montes is a graduate of Gadsden High School in Anthony, NM, and received his industry training and education at the Western States School of Banking, Norris School of Real Estate and New Mexico State University.