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East Bay Five Star award winner


Scott Doruff

Mortgage Loan Officer
Private Mortgage Advisors
NMLS #288485
900 Main St, Ste 101
Pleasanton, CA 94566
Office: 925-621-4081 d
Cell: 510-676-1268 c

"The Client... Nothing else matters."

Scott has been helping prospective homeowners in the Bay Area and all over California since 1985 and consistently ranks at the top of his profession, thanks to both his clients and his peers. His personalized approach to the mortgage business ensures that he will match you with the perfect product that meets your immediate needs – and enables your future success. With Private Mortgage Advisors, LLC (PMA),  Scott has access to a wide range of innovative loan products and has a support staff and technology that is second to none in the industry.

Scott takes a personal interest in each of his clients and provides customized, responsive service that’s uniquely tailored to each client's unique wants and needs. His goal is not just to meet client expectations, but to exceed them. Scott is a strong believer in client education. It's his goal not only to obtain the strongest financing possible, but for each client to be confident in their decisions with every question answered.

PMA was founded in in 2004 and is a joint venture between Stearns Lending LLC, and Alain Pinel Realtors.   Backed by the strength of Stearns' $25B+ in annual mortgage fundings and the nation's 5th largest Real Estate company in APR, PMA always puts the client first.

Its mission is to provide strong financing that fits the individual, the family and the situation. In today’s competitive market, it has never been so critical to find and utilize the services of mortgage professionals committed to accuracy, reliability, and responsiveness. PMA and its representatives take great pride in providing the highest level of service and strive to build lasting relationships.

Valuing his 34+ years of lending knowledge and experience, Scott's clients consistently rank him at the top of his profession. Lifelong relationships have been and will always be key to Scott's business — he is now doing loans for the children of many of his early clients! More than 80% of his business comes from the referrals of clients, past and present.  Scott and his team at PMA hopes you will become our next satisfied customer.   


Helping first-time homebuyers negotiate the process
Deep knowledge of the ever-changing mortgage industry
Conventional, Jumbo, FHA, & VA loans 


Six-year Five Star Mortgage Professional - 2012-2017

Stearns Presidents Club Award - 2016

PMA Top Producer Award - 2016


Husband, father, sports fan, dog lover, guitar player, cancer survivor



Five Star Professional conducts market-specific research throughout the U.S. to identify service professionals who demonstrate professional excellence and provide quality services to their clients. The Five Star Mortgage Professional program is the largest and most widely published award program for mortgage professionals in North America, covering more than 40 major markets. Five Star award winners do not pay a fee to be included in the research or on the final list of award winners.

The Five Star Professional research team contacted thousands of recent homebuyers, consumers and industry leaders to identify East Bay-area mortgage professionals who stand out in their industry and community.

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Private Mortgage Advisors, LLC is a California limited liability company headquartered at 390 Diablo Road, Suite 100 Danville, California 94526. Company NMLS# 460151 ( Licensed by the Department of Business Oversight under the California Residential Mortgage Lending Act (RMLA# 4150080). Private Mortgage Advisors is an approved FHA lender and sponsored agent of VA loans. We offer many loan products, contact a representative to learn more. This is not a commitment to lend. ©2019 Private Mortgage Advisors, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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