Jay Dacey is a nationally-known mortgage expert who has been featured in dozens of the top-rated financial publications and websites for his expert advice on all things mortgage, credit, and real estate!
In addition to helping his clients obtain the best mortgage financing, Jay enjoys spending time with his wife Kristin, daughter Elle, and son Chase.
Madeline McNamara has been working with Jay as the Operations Manager since 2016.
Since 2020, she has been ranked in the top 1% of loan originators in the country with closing over $80M annually and helping approximately 300 familes per year. She has received numerous awards from our lending partners including "Fastest Closer" by United Wholesale Mortgage.
With her extensive knowledge and patience, she is the “glue” of our team.
She loves working with each client to explain all the options and find the best solution for every situation.
Prior to working in mortgage, Madeline obtained a Psychology degree from the University of St. Thomas. She lives in Lindstrom with her husband and two children.
Lynsey Simmet joined the team as our Project and Hiring Manager after working in the finance industry for over 13 years. She has led a broad array of projects including finding and training new team members, spearheading our Homebot marketing, and serving as the lead Post Closer.
She earned her Bachelor’s in Financial Management and her MBA from the University of St. Thomas.
She inspires everyone in the office with her professionalism and her impressive Peloton regimen.
Shannon Lukas came to the Jay Dacey team in 2023. Her team attitude and her experience in client relations, data management, and education have made her an excellent fit for the team and the mortgage industry.Shannon runs the team’s office and social media accounts and supports in helping our clients get from application all the way to loan closing. Outside of work, Shannon and her husband enjoy hiking, especially the Superior Hiking Trail in northern MN.
Paul believes that homeownership helps families achieve stability and build long-term wealth. Coming from a background in corporate finance, he seeks to make sure you understand your mortgage within the context of your whole personal financial picture.
He graduated from Bethel University in Business Finance and has over eight years of experience in the financial and mortgage industries.
Paul lives in Minneapolis with his wife and their Great Pyrenees, Magnus. He likes to spend his free time leathercrafting, making music and traveling.