Meet the Team

About the Team


Brock VandenBerg

Brock VandenBerg established TaliMar Financial in 2008 during the height of the housing crisis to provide real estate investors a secure source of financing for their real estate transactions. TaliMar Financial quickly became one of the leading hard money lenders servicing residential and commercial fix and flip loans, bridge loans and new construction loans.Read MoreMr. VandenBerg’s real estate career started in 2001 with KeyBank’s Private Equity Group. At KeyBank, Mr. VandenBerg worked closely with leading real estate developers and institutional investors to fund more than $200 million in mezzanine debt and joint venture equity investments.After spend over 5 years with KeyBank, Mr. VandenBerg was appointed to a three year engagement with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), where he supervised the orderly dissolution of failing banks. His responsibilities also included the sale of more than $500 million in performing and non-performing loan assets on behalf of the FDIC.When not in the office, Mr. Vandenberg plays competitive tennis and spends time with his wife and three children. Read Less


Sarah Zybura

Sarah Zybura is a native San Diegan and holds a B.S. in Organizational Leadership. Ms. Zybura joined TaliMar Financial in late 2014 as a loan processor and has handled various aspects of loan closing and servicing. As TaliMar Financial’s investor base grew, Sarah became more involved in business development and investor relations.Read MoreHer primarily responsibilities include the underwriting and funding of newly originated hard money loans and raising capital for the growing loan portfolio. Since joining, Sarah has been involved in placing over $200 million in first and second trust deeds. She also manages the servicing of the loan portfolio to ensure borrower payments and investor distributions are processed in a timely manner.When not in the office, Ms. Zybura enjoys spending time with her husband and their dog, Augie.Read Less

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