NMFA Staff


Robert P. Coalter
Chief Executive Officer

Dora Mae Cde Baca
Chief Administrative Officer


Dan Opperman
General Counsel

Bryan Otero
Assistant General Counsel

Mark Chaiken
Assistant General Counsel

Bonds & Investments:

Michael Zavelle
Chief Financial Strategist

Mark Lovato
Investment Manager


Marquita D. Russel
Chief of Programs

John Brooks
Director of Commercial Lending

Rod McNamara
Senior Commercial Lender

Jolene Meadows
Commercial Credit Analyst

Jim Perry
Sr. Program Administrator, Local Government Planning Fund/Colonias

Water Resources:

Angela Quintana
Senior Program Administrator (WTB)

Todd Johansen
Senior Program Administrator (DW)

Zachary Thomas
Senior Water Resources Administrator

Mary Finney
Water Resources Administrator

Public Lending:

Zach Dillenback
Chief Lending Officer

Lisa Barela
Senior Administrative Assistant

Donna Maestas
Senior Lending Officer

Carmela Manzari
Lending Officer

Vince Lithgow
Lending Officer

Maria Gallardo
Financial Analyst


Robert Brannon
Chief Financial Officer

Leslie Medina
Director of Loan Operations

Bob Spradley
Senior Accountant II

LaRain Valdez
Senior Accountant II

Joanne Johnson
Senior Accountant I

Richard Garcia
Senior Accountant I

Bambi Russom
Accountant III

Claudette Romero
Accountant II


Connie Marquez-Valencia
Executive Assistant/Records Manager

Charlotte Larragoite
Senior Administrative Assistant

Theresa Garcia
Senior Administrative Assistant

Lisa Barela
Senior Administrative Assistant

Mark Dalton
Admin Support Specialist II

Frosty Poston
Admin Support Specialist I

Information Systems:

Floyd J. Trujillo
Director of Information Technology

Mona Killian
IT Security Analyst

Frank Ibarra
IT Systems Analyst


For General Inquiries:

PHONE: (505) 984-1454
FAX: (505)992-9635