Serving The San Gabriel Valley


Meet the Staff

Richard A. Starr (Rick)

President Managing Broker nmls#321837

As President and Managing Partner, Rick handles all the day to day operations of Home Capital Group, in addition to originating loans.

As one of the top originators in the state of California, Rick credits his success to his humble upbringings, hard work and referrals from his satisfied clients. After 20 years in the industry, he feels the referrals from his past clients is his greatest accomplishment. He provides ongoing support and communication throughout the entire loan process. By basing his relationships on trust and integrity, he has created a solid foundation for his business Home Capital Group.

Rene Avola

Operation Manager/Processor nmls#321868

Renee has been the Operations Manager for Home Capital Group for 16 years. She has over 20 years experience in the mortgage and banking industry. She has experience in mortgages from the beginning of the process through closing, having been a processor, underwriter, closer and post closer, so she is a natural for her role in managing.

Samantha Avola

Operations Assistant

Samantha is the first person to welcome our clients when they walk through the door, and the first voice clients hear when they call.

Irene An Yun Lin

Senior Loan Advisor nmls#321879

Irene has been a senior loan originator at Home Capital Group since 1994 and she is also a licensed California Real Estate Broker. As a long standing member of the Arcadia Association of Realtors, she is a multi-award winner with over 30 years of combined experience in both the lending and real estate fields.


Our Team

Rick Starr Broker/ Sr. Loan Officer