Headshot of Gary E Opalewski

Gary E Opalewski

Loan Officer

CrossCountry Mortgage
5601 Mariner St. Suite 101
Tampa, FL 33609


About Gary

A dedicated Home Lending Specialist with over 25-years' experience, Gary has been highly successful in building a reputation for being trustworthy and accomplished within the mortgage industry. Gary has assisted hundreds of families in achieving their dream of home ownership. A standout and true professional in the highly competitive lender market, and well-respected member of the Florida Mortgage Professionals and National Association of Mortgage Bankers.

Gary's career is championing the First Time Homebuyer and takes pride in his knowledge and expertise and passionately applies that knowledge to homebuyers seeking to purchase their home. He ensures each client receives top-tier service and personally oversees every detail of the process to ensure they navigate smoothly though the complex mortgage process. His goal is to always paint a clear picture for his clients of what to expect, and to communicate transparently and promptly. Gary's insider knowledge with all major banks and lenders and wealth of network connections is a key in supporting any real estate transaction.

Gary enjoys spending his leisure time boating on the beautiful waters of Tampa Bay with his wife of 33 years Judy, and Lucy their four-legged companion.


Resources & Tools

Learn more about our 21 day loan process and home loan options as well as utilize some helpful tools and resources.

21 Day Loan Process

We can close most loans in as few as 21 days! Learn about the 5 step process for our program here.

Mortgage Checklist

Make sure you have all the necessary required documents and information during the loan process with this checklist.

Mortgage Calculators

Determine your mortgage payments, refinance savings, and compare renting vs. owning a home.

Renovation Loans

Looking to buy a fixer-upper or want to make repairs to your current home? Learn all about getting started here.