Geneva Team Treasure Coast and Palm Beaches

540 NW University Blvd. Suite 103,   Port Saint Lucie, Florida   

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Emmett Dempsey

Branch Manager

Emmett Dempsey is the Branch Manager for Geneva Financial, LLC in South Florida. He is a former US Army Captain serving in South Korea and Fort Bragg, NC earning the Airborne and Parachute Rigger Badges. After his military service, he has worked in senior management positions and financial services. He has been helping clients with their home loans since 2007, and enjoys helping each and every buyer accomplish their goals. He holds a B.S degree from Widener University and an MBA from the University of Florida. He lives in Port Saint Lucie, FL with his wife Cheryl and 4 children.



Jennifer Picardi

Branch Manager

Jennifer Picardi has worked in the mortgage industry for the past 15 years on the Treasure Coast of Florida.  Over the course of her career, she has developed relationships with many outstanding realtors who depend on her team to be there every step of the way for their clients.  As a Branch Manager, she has coached and developed her loan originators to be an asset to their clients and referral base.

She resides in Port Saint Lucie with her husband Gino of 25 years and 3 dogs.

Jaclyn Dawson-Pressley

Loan Officer

Jaclyn Pressley,  grew up in Delaware County, Pa. and moved to Florida 7 years ago. Jaclyn spent 8 years in the Army, so anything that helps our veterans are near and dear to her heart. Jaclyn loves doing anything she can to support our veterans, from volunteering to raising money. After leaving the Army, she then went into banking and stayed for 15 years. Starting as a teller working her way up into management. While Jaclyn worked at the bank, she did everything, from opening accounts, setting up savings and retirement plans, and loans. Working in banking for so long, has made her very diverse in all areas of finance, as being in management she was responsible to help her clients with their overall financial well-being.  Finally, she decided to make the transition to be just a Mortgage Loan Originator, licensed in Florida and Pennsylvania and could not be happier. She is excited to start her next step in her career with Geneva.

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Jim Wright

Loan Officer

Jim Wright, grew up in Northwest Arkansas and attended the University of Arkansas. In 2006 he found his true business passion, “The Mortgage Industry”! Nothing satisfies him more than the look on a family’s face when they close on a new home, or helping them complete a refinance loan that improves their situation. Jim's 35 years of business experience uniquely qualifies him to get you’re financing approved and help you secure the home you desire. He provides continuous communication while working with his clients with a focus on detail and a commitment to timely follow ups. He is also licensed to assist with home loans in both Arkansas and Florida. Jim has a wonderful family here in Arkansas and looks forward to helping you with all of your mortgage needs.

Leah Carson

Loan Office Administration

Leah grew up in Fort Mill, South carolina, and moved to Port Saint Lucie, Florida in 2010 with her daughter. She has worked in the mortgage/real estate industry for 8 years and is currently licensed in Florida.