Liz Peter

Mortgage Loan Officer

NMLS# 364033

Getting To Know Liz

Our team has the honor of guiding people through the process of achieving their dream of finding the home where they live, love, laugh a lot, spend time with family and create memories. We wake up every morning and truly cannot wait to start our day because we get to do what we love: helping you achieve the dream of home ownership.

Creative problem solving has been our key to success. Many people come to their first mortgage consultation with a little apprehension. Once they have understanding and knowledge of the mortgage process, they leave empowered and confident.

We process, underwrite and fund the majority of our mortgages in our name, so your mortgage experience will be smooth. Thank you for trusting us to help you Get There.

More about Liz Peter

School: I received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management and loved my experience at the U of M.

Fun facts about Liz: I love spending time with my four kids and grandkids Harper and Rowan. I also love everything about New York City and travel there as often as I can.

What is your favorite season? The Fall because I love the smell! It reminds me of fresh beginnings, like the start of a new school year.

Words she lives by: "Some will. Most won't. Be the Some." Eric Lovins

Meet The Liz Peter Team

Lauren Mezzano | Production Manager

Lauren handles all of the transaction details on your loan. She reaches out to you to obtain financial information and to keep you updated on the process.

More about Lauren:

Where can we find you outside work? At my cabin, the gym or spending time with my family.

What is your favorite meal? Lobster! I love the sweet flavor.

What are your favorite sounds? After the long winter, I love to hear the sounds of birds chirping and lawn mowers going- love the sounds of outside!

Mariah Stewart | Loan Processor

Mariah verifies and assembles all of your loan information and prepares it for the underwriter.

More about Mariah:

What would be the perfect vacation? Greece or Mexico-anywhere in Mexico, Mariah LOVES the food.

Where can you find her when she is not working? Improving her home doing DIY projects or lifting weights at the gym.

What makes her smile? Food, cars, and her boyfriend.

Little known fact? Secretly, she wishes she could be a vampire because they never need to eat or sleep. Think of all the money you could save and the extra time you would have!

Janae Lyon | Loan Originator

Raised in Woodbury, Janae graduated with a degree in Psychology and Communications. Throughout her career, she has focused on elevating the client experience. This commitment to the customer experience has also translated into her career at LeaderOne. With every loan their team takes in, their experience shines through.

Driven, harmonious and straight forward, Janae strives to leave every place better than she found it. She focuses on the big picture to ensure she is creating a unique experience for her clients. Every day she gets to learn about individual people and their stories – she truly believes she has one of the best jobs.

Janae wants to help her clients get there. Her guiding hand will help you achieve your home ownership dreams, while enjoying the journey there.

More about Janae:

What do you think are the best skills that you bring to your job? Humor. I want to make every day as fun as possible and bringing a positive humorous tone brings me joy when I see it bettering others.

What’s a goal you have for yourself that you want to accomplish in the next year? I want to be able to look at my business and see that I’ve reached my sales volume goal. I’m surrounded with the best support and have a detailed business plan with high, achievable goals.

What are you happiest doing, when you’re not working? Golfing in the summer, pheasant hunting in the fall, and skiing in the winter.

Our Mission Is A Better Mortgage Experience

LeaderOne’s mission and commitment to you is dedicated to facilitating the dream of homeownership by providing you with Five-Star Service.

We believe in earning your trust by communicating to you the information you need to know, when you need to know it and by offering the right mortgage for your unique financial picture at a competitive and fair price.

Who Is LeaderOne Financial?

LeaderOne Financial Corporation is a revolution in mortgage banking. We are committed to our values of Service, Empowerment, and Accountability.

Our ownership model combines the best of both worlds; a commitment to individual empowerment with the backing of a solid, experienced, and committed team. Our customer experience is a function of our employee experience. Together, we truly can achieve more. Our belief in employee engagement doesn’t have a finish line.

A Culture Of Service, Accountability And Empowerment

We treat our customers with the same courtesy, professionalism and support with which we treat each other.


  • Service begins with how we interact internally
  • We seek out ways to make each other look good
  • We give each other the benefit of the doubt
  • We show our appreciation


  • We are all leaders
  • Everyone on the team is a ‘decision-maker’
  • We are not afraid of failure, we are concerned about inaction
  • We are proactive – we Fail Forward
  • We seek out feedback and ideas
  • We ask what we can do to help
  • We are committed to employee development
  • At the end of the day, we all have the same job description


  • We hold each other accountable for positivity
  • We look for ways to do more with less
  • We own our mistakes, and learn from them
  • It’s nobody’s fault, and it’s everyone’s responsibility

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Liz Peter

Mortgage Loan Officer