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Joey Mathews

Mortgage Banker


Joey Mathews is an Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran of the United States Marine Corps Reserve. During his time in the Marine Corps, Joey’s trained occupation was artillery, however, he deployed to Iraq as a provisional Military Police Marine. After Joey left the Marine Corps he attended the University of Illinois at Chicago where he graduated cum laude with a degree in political science, focusing on pre-law.

Joey began his sales career while working as a Marine Corps recruiter’s assistant in Chicago Heights, Illinois. He used the skills he learned there to segue into the mortgage industry in 2005, however, after a successful six-month splash in the lending industry, he was called to active duty to fight in the war on terrorism.

Joey lives in Chicago with his wife, Alisa. They have a son named Theo who was born in November 2015. Outside of his work as a mortgage banker, Joey is also a full-time firefighter in a near west suburb of Chicago. Joey and his family often take trips to Phoenix and the San Francisco bay area to visit her family. As avid hikers, they also enjoy finding new trails in these areas whenever they visit.