About Me

MARINA WATTS

Reverse Mortgage Loan Officer
NMLS#1458297

Biography

"I really enjoy working with seniors and boomers to help them better their lives and take control of their retirement,” says Marina.

Marina brings patience, listening skills, honesty, and integrity to all of her customers. She is dedicated to educating people through regular community workshops to help people understand the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) program as well as jumbo reverse mortgage options. 

Prior to her work as a reverse mortgage consultant, Marina worked in the solar industry, helping homeowners in Santa Cruz County. Her career in book publishing in San Francisco spanned over 15 years, including sales, licensing, and work as a literary agent. Marina has also served as a volunteer at several non-profit organizations, including Friends of the Elderly, and currently enjoys volunteering at the Mid-County Senior Center in Capitola at their "90s Club." Marina serves as president of the board of the Bay Village Homeowners Association in Watsonville.

Marina earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of California, San Diego, and pursued graduate work at Golden Gate University School of Law and Portland State University. When not working, Marina enjoys hiking, swimming, and traveling. She calls Santa Cruz home.