About Us

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Agave Home Loans is a mortgage provider out of Phoenix, Arizona. Raised and groomed with the belief system that every team member looks out first and foremost for the best interest and experience of our clients. With backgrounds in finance and hospitality, we understand that delivering on our word, combined with attention to detail, make all the difference in good business.

At times, the mortgage process can be a real doozy. We know and acknowledge that. Every lender in America promises low rates and an easy, quick process. We promise the necessary advice at every step of the way, clear expectations around process combined with communication how YOU want it. Whether you’re new or experienced with home loans, we’ll deliver a superior level of education and information to help you make an informed and smart decision. Don’t agree that your experience lines up with the above description? Let us know so that we can get better by emailing

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Marshall Gottlieb serves as the Co-Owner and CEO of Agave Home Loans. Prior to entering the real estate and lending industry, he dedicated seven years to hospitality and restaurants. Following graduation at Northern Arizona University with a degree in finance, he embarked on his career at Quicken Loans (now known as Rocket Mortgage). In his role as Senior Director of Mortgage Banking, he managed daily operations for up to 20 Mortgage Loan Originators, ensuring clients were matched with loan programs that best suited their needs. Marshall co-founded Agave Home Loans in early 2020 with his long-time friend, Doug Wang, and has since served as its CEO. In this capacity, he oversees operations, marketing, sales, among other areas, with a commitment to delivering an excellent experience during what can be a complex transaction. His investment and personal finance expertise are evident in his approach to devising straightforward and targeted action plans aimed at helping clients eliminate bad debt, build wealth, and accomplish homeownership. Beyond his professional endeavors, Marshall enjoys snowboarding, fantasy football, film, and spending quality time with his wife, Darbi, and daughter, Nellie.
Doug Wang is a Co-Owner and COO of Agave Home Loans. Doug graduated with a bachelor's degree in business communications from Arizona State University. With ten years in the mortgage industry, Doug moved from a big-box lender to open a smaller, more personal company which is Agave Home Loans. His #1 focus is that all team members at Agave provide a quality experience with the client’s best interest in mind. Understanding client goals is key to finding the best option when purchasing or refinancing a home. Doug ensures that the organization is here to guide you every step of the way as we check off this amazing life milestone. He believes that people are more than just a number and each scenario is unique. Clients deserve the style of communication and level of education best suited to help their decision-making process. Outside of the office, Doug enjoys spending quality time with his wife Colleen and their daughter Junie. If there is any extra free time to spare, he is hitting the links with a couple of buddies.
Joey Harrington is a partner and CTO of Agave Home Loans. Joey graduated top of his class from Barrett, The Honors College at Arizona State University, obtaining two bachelor's and a master's degree in engineering. Joey spent eight years in engineering design, manufacturing, and testing, with the past five years spent at Honeywell. As a senior project engineer in the cybersecurity group at Honeywell Aerospace, Joey led certification efforts to ensure secure development of electronic products used on airplanes, helicopters, and other aerospace applications. Joey’s fascination with technology inspired developing a broad skillset delivering customer solutions ranging from mobile app development, web servers, IT, among other areas. Joey is constantly optimizing the loan application process for Agave’s clients to make financing a home as simple as possible. Outside of work, Joey enjoys hiking, biking, and spending time with his wife, Liz, and their three boys.