Our Team

Our Staff will assist you with all your mortgage needs.

Our Team

Our teams years of experience in private lending allows you to know your in good hands with Refresh.

Sam Soriero
NMLS# 1281287

Managing Partner

He directs the firm’s origination and servicing activities for multiple product streams as well as initial underwriting of deal flow.

Sam served in several fixed income capacities at Goldman Sachs, including time spent on the senior bank debt, conduit, and whole loan trading desks. Sam was also previously employed at Ashley Capital, one of the largest privately held real estate investment groups in the United States. While at Ashley Capital, Sam performed the financial analysis required for the acquisition of under-performing real estate assets through traditional purchases and securitized debt acquisitions. Sam has also purchased real estate notes and been involved with over 30 fix and flips on a personal level in the last 3 years.

He also holds an active Florida real estate license and is a member of the National Association of Realtors. He is a graduate of Roanoke College.

David Halabu

Managing Partner

His responsibilities involve operations, capital markets, as well as setting corporate strategy for Refresh. David is also the managing partner of Group 10, a private firm focused on alternative investments including bridge loans, fix and flips, stock lending, etc. Prior to Naneva, he ran a proprietary equity trading group as head of trading & risk for Assent LLC, a division of Sungard Data Systems.

He is active in several organizations in Miami,FL and Detroit,MI. David is a member of CAIA (Chartered Alternative Investments Analyst) as well as EO (Entrepreneurs Organization) Accelerator program. He is a graduate of Tulane University and lives on Miami Beach with his wife and 3 children.

Jackie Diestro
Loan Processor

Marketing and Sales

Jackie is a career mortgage veteran who bring stability and organization to the hustle and bustle. Responsibilities at Refresh Funding include operations, sales/marketing and most importantly managing the loan process after the application is taken all the way to closing.

Born in Cuba, She has lived in South Florida for most of her life and is an integral member of the Refresh team.