Your trust drives our business. 

That's why it's important we have the most dedicated, trustworthy people here in our office. There's a reason why NJBIZ listed Petra Cephas as the 14th Ranked Mortgage Broker in New Jersey for 2016. Our mortgage experts are ready to make your mortgage experience a stress-free one!

*Hover over or click the photos to learn more about our team members!

Mamta is the Processing Manager for Petra Cephas and has been with the company since 2014. A local New Jersey native, Mamta attended Rutgers University and graduated with her Bachelor’s in Human Resources & Economics. While at Rutgers University, Mamta was a proud member of the Kappa Phi Gamma, Sorority Inc. In her free time, Mamta enjoys arts & crafts, traveling, and spending time with her family.

Dave Long is a Senior Loan Originator for Petra Cephas. He studied at the United States Military Academy, later serving five years active duty. After the Army, Dave honed his skills in the financial Services Industry and decided to specialize in mortgages. He now has over 11 of experience and has helped thousands of individuals and families develop a strategy to obtain home financing specific to their individual needs. He takes enormous pride in finding the perfect plan for every one of the clients he helps.

Processing Manager

Dave Long
Senior Loan ORIGINATor

Angela DeLon is a Marketing Coordinator at Petra Cephas. She graduated from the Miami International University of Art and Design with a Bachelors in Fine Arts. She previously worked as a Designer for an elite design company. There, she juggled designing for multiple brands, worked with buyers on selling strategies, and supported the VP of Merchandise & Design as well as the EVP of sales. In her free time, Angela loves to spend time with her 2-year old daughter and loved ones.

Tom Abbate is a Senior Loan Originator for Petra Cephas. With over sixteen years of experience in the residential mortgage industry, he is a seasoned veteran and has garnered significant knowledge of the mortgage process. Prior to his work at Petra Cephas, Tom had the honor of originating loans for numerous mortgage companies such as First Choice Bank, People’s Bank and Home Point Financial. Aside from work, Tom is a loving husband and father of four beautiful children.

Tom Abbate
Senior Loan ORIGINATor

Angela DeLon
Marketing coordinator

Carely Lopez is a sales and marketing professional with over 15 years of experience in the financial industry and she is now a loan processor in Petra Cephas. She prides herself on her interpersonal and meticulous nature, which makes her a strong project manager. Carely is also the owner and designer of Maati Jewelry. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Bishoi Nageh (NMLS #207199) is the President and CEO of Petra Cephas: Residential Mortgage Brokers. With over seventeen years of experience, Bishoi provides valuable insight and perspective on the home purchasing process to hundreds of clients year-round. Bishoi has developed a unique ability to keep clients calm throughout the process.While still maintaining its essence as a boutique firm, Petra Cephas was ranked the 14th best mortgage broker in 2017 according to NJBIZ.


Carely Lopez
Loan Processor

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