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The Mortgage Loan Experts

TrustLine Mortgage, Inc. has been a leading mortgage banker in Florida since 1989. Conveniently located in Jacksonville, we are committed to offering our clients the most competitive and innovative mortgage loan products and best customer service available anywhere.

“Our Service Sets Us Apart”

TrustLine Mortgage offers a variety of lending options designed to meet your specific needs. Please contact us to discuss VA Loans, FHA Loans, Conventional Loans, Jumbo Loans, Portfolio Loans, Commercial Loans, USDA Loans and Construction Perm Mortgages.

TrustLine will help you find the perfect loan at a great rate. Whether you are buying, refinancing or building, TrustLine Mortgage should be your lender of choice. Please contact us to discuss how one of our Mortgage Specialists can help you get the best product, best rate and the best personalized service anywhere.

Our History:

TrustLine Mortgage is a result of a successful merger between two of the oldest and most trusted mortgage lenders in Florida. After almost a quarter century, Middlekauff Mortgage Company and Equity Mortgage Group merged to form TrustLine Mortgage. Jeff Middlekauff, Allen Tyre, William Pappas and Ken Remley formed TrustLine Mortgage to offer their clients virtually every type of loan possible.

“Trust your instinct and follow the Line to TrustLine Mortgage”

Jeff Middlekauff

bio-jeff-middlekaufJeff Middlekauff has had a long and prestigious career in mortgage lending in Florida for the past 28 years. As a member of the Jacksonville Chapter of the Florida Association of Mortgage Professionals, Jeff always works for his client’s best interest.

Jeff has had such great satisfaction by helping so many families get the home of their dreams. The big advantage that Jeff has is that he knows all the intricacies of Jumbo, Conventional, VA, FHA and Construction Perm lending that is required in today’s complicated mortgage market. By having this knowledge, it allows Jeff’s clients to feel at ease knowing that they are in very capable hands to get the best financing for them and get their loan closed in a timely fashion. Let Jeff help you obtain your loan for you and your family today.

Jeff is a Florida native who was born and raised in Jacksonville. He is married and has three wonderful children which will be the next line of Middlekauff’s to contribute to this great community they call “home”.

Call Jeff: 904-381-LOAN (5626) Ext 1104
NMLS# 249086
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William Pappas

bio-bill-pappasAs a Mortgage professional with over 33 years in the business he has helped over 2500 families achieve their mortgage financing needs through Conventional, FHA, VA USDA and Construction/ Perms loans. Whether it’s a purchase or refinance his focus is to create customers for life by educating them and making the process as quick and easy as possible with “no surprises”.

A longtime member of the Jacksonville Chapter of the Florida Association of Mortgage Professionals since 1989 he has served in the following capacities; President, Vice President, Treasurer and Director. He has been recognized and awarded with numerous achievements.

He moved to Jacksonville in 1984 with his wife and raised their two children in this wonderful growing community.

Call Bill: 904-381-LOAN (5626) Ext 1116
NMLS# 218443
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Ken Remley

bio-ken-remleyAs your mortgage loan originator, I will provide more than 36 years of mortgage lending experience to guide you through the current mortgage market maze. You can be confident that I will provide information and data on all the mortgage options available to you that will meet your needs and accomplish your objectives.

I will be your personal contact throughout the mortgage loan process, from application to closing. Personal touch is what I provide, and that’s one huge benefit I deliver that the large mega banks don’t. If you want to be able to dial a local phone number and have the person responsible for your mortgage loan answer your call and questions, that’s what I can offer.

I was born and raised in Jacksonville and have been blessed with a beautiful wife and 2 wonderful children. I have worked at TrustLine Mortgage since its inception in April of 1989 and I am a member of the Florida Association of Mortgage Professionals.

Whether you are purchasing, refinancing, building a home, or just have a question about all the mortgage products out there, by selecting me as your mortgage loan originator you’ll be pleased with the experience.

Call Ken: 904-381-LOAN (5626) Ext. 1101
NMLS# 246445
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T. Allen Tyre, Jr.

bio-allen-tyreAllen Tyre is Co-Founder of TrustLine Mortgage, Inc. which was founded in 1989. Allen is a Jacksonville native where he graduated from The Bolles School in 1980 and earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Florida State University.

Allen has been very successful in his mortgage banking career of 33 years and is fortunate to have a very loyal list of clients, builders and realtors. Allen’s first and foremost priority is to give his clients service that is second to none in our industry and because of this commitment, he retains them, their families and friends.

Allen specializes in the origination of jumbo, conventional, VA and construction/perm lending; and in today’s mortgage market maze, it’s vital you turn to someone like Allen to educate you with all the particulars.

I was born and raised here in Jacksonville, Florida where I am truly blessed with my beautiful wife and 4 incredible children. Some of my personal interests include the great outdoors, youth baseball and football coaching, waterfowl hunting while my greatest passion being my family.

When you are ready to purchase a new home, build your dream home, buy an investment home or simply refinance your existing home please call me as I look forward to the opportunity in earning your trust and business. God bless America and the service men and women of this great country!

Call Allen: 904-381-LOAN (5626) Ext. 1111
NMLS# 246490
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Ryan Salem


Having worked in all aspects of mortgage lending, I have the experience to guide you through the loan process, from application to closing.   As your point of contact throughout the process, you can have confidence in knowing your loan is being handled locally and you can call me at any time to answer questions.  As your mortgage specialist, I will educate you on all loan options available in order to find the right financing that meets your needs and goals.  I have a vast array of products and many “outside the bank” options to help achieve your goal.

Born and raised in Jacksonville, I attended The Bolles School and after graduating from The College of Charleston, it was only natural that I move back to Jacksonville to serve the community I love.  I am very invested in the community and take great pleasure in helping my clients achieve home ownership.  So whether you are looking to purchase a home, build a home, or refinance your current home, let me be the mortgage specialist that you can trust to have a hassle free experience.

Call Ryan: 904-381-LOAN (5626) Ext. 1118
NMLS# 1182429
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Carrison Hager

Carrison Hager has been a Licensed Loan Originator since 2020 where he has closed over 200+ loans and has great experience with Conventional, FHA, and VA programs. He is a loan expert with a proven track record of making tough mortgages easy. Working with Carrison, homebuyers and homeowners can find greater financial flexibility and security, with competitive rates and a simple process – tailored to their circumstances.

Navigating the mortgage market can be tough, but Carrison is here to help by providing one-on-one client support and educating them about the mortgage process. The best loan expert is one you can trust and one who is not afraid to go the extra mile for you, whether it’s staying late or coming in early. If you choose to work with him, you’ll get all that and more.

Carrison is a Jacksonville native where he graduated from Stanton College Preparatory School and received his Bachelor of Science in Business from the University of Florida. He is an avid golfer and is passionate about Florida Gator football, as well as an inaugural season ticket holder for the Jacksonville Jaguars. You can find him outside of work spending time with his fiancée, Harley, and his Golden Doodle, Jax.

Call Carrison: 904-381-LOAN (5626) Ext. 1121
NMLS# 2015504
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6101 Gazebo Park Place North, Suite 108
Jacksonville, FL 32257
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