John Banholzer



Summit Mortgage Corporation - Vancouver

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Meet John

John Banholzer was raised in the unrelenting rain of Astoria, Oregon. After graduating from the Home of the Fishermen, he went on to earn a degree in Technical Journalism at Oregon State University, while also pitching for the Beaver’s baseball team. For the next 27 years, John worked in the Portland film community as a grip. He was tasked with lighting scenes, as well as rigging cameras and providing camera support on numerous movies and television shows. John is excited to be a member of Team Summit and is licensed in Oregon, Washington, and California to meet your lending needs.



  • FAVORITE VACATION SPOT: Any beach in the sun

  • FAVORITE QUOTE: “There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way and not starting.” – Buddha

  • FAVORITE RESTAURANT: Jake’s Famous Crawfish

  • FAVORITE MOVIE/TV SHOW: Vertigo, A Man and a Woman, Fargo (both movie and TV show), Homeland, Mad Men

  • FAVORITE MUSICAL ARTIST: Van Morrison, Frank Sinatra

  • HOBBIES: Fishing, Traveling, and Sports

  • FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM: OSU Beavers (of course)

  • THREE THINGS YOU CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT: Family, Friends, and Folly

  • WHAT DO YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GROW UP? There’s a saying in the film business, “Why grow up, when I can make movies?” So, I guess I have found my calling as a mortgage banker.

Team Members

Shannon Byler
Senior Loan Processor
O: 360.567.2328
F: 360.334.9552

SUMMIT MORTGAGE CORPORATION | NMLS 3236 • Equal Housing Opportunity
Information is not guaranteed and should be verified. Licensed in CA by the Department of Business Oversight. Loans will be arranged or made pursuant to the California Financing Law. Questions and concerns may be directed to NMLS Consumer Access - Summit Mortgage Corporation/3236. Not a commitment to lend. Banholzer Home Loans is a division of Summit Mortgage Corporation. John Banholzer is licensed to originate loans in OR/WA/CA.