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About Kent Shoemaker

Kent graduated from East Carolina University with a B.S. Degree in Nutrition and experienced a distinguished 33 year career with Kraft Foods, Inc. As a second career in mortgage lending Kent has utilized his sales, financial, and managerial experience to his advantage which has helped established his success as a mortgage banker. Kent is married with three children and part of a military family. He and his wife, LeAnn, participate in the Bluebonnet Equine Society Foster Care Program. Both are ardent Astros and Texans fans and enjoy listening to live music. Kent and LeAnn live in the Friendswood area. LeAnn recently retired from a 27 year career in public education and is now a real estate agent in the Clear Lake area.

What the clients are saying.

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The knowledge and professionalism of Kent and Natalie

- Zuhair H.

We work together to get it done in a short time instead many struggle

- Tuan N.

This was my first home purchase and Kent helped with all of my questions. He is knowledgeable, friendly, and communicates well. If I had to do it over, I would go through him again.

- Clayton B.

Thank you

- Robert P.

Great service, great communication!

- Laura Michelle T.

Kent walked me through the process every step of the way. It was a challenge from start to finish but Kent worked relentlessly to make sure I got the starter house of my dreams!

- Brandon J M.

Kent Shoemaker made the process of buying our dream home easy. His vast knowledge & team of professionals got the job done & had us closing sooner than expected in this market. I would highly recommend him to anyone purchasing real estate...

- Toshia A L.

Kent and his team went over and above to put this deal together and never gave up, great people, very professional and personable, would definitely use them again Thank you Kent

- David M B.

Ken was there any time that I had a question.

- Curtis L B.

Kent’s knowledge and expertise played a major role in finalizing our loan. My wife and I highly recommend him if you are looking for a peace of mind experience.

- Tyler L N.

Responsive and knowlagable

- David Daniel B.

Very professional

- Maya Rudnitsky B.

I wanted to change lenders 2 weeks into escrow because I did not feel comfortable with my lender. Kent was recommended and I decided to go with him. It was nerve-wracking changing lenders, but Kent was very confident and knowledgeable which made...

- Louise J.


- Taylor C.

Communication is KEY. We appreciate Kent's ability to keep is informed and updated. He was also prompt to reply, which helped our process move along smoothly.

- Lori M D.

VERY helpful & knowledgeable staff! Any time we had questions, we were immediately helped to find resolutions.


Great service and response to questions

- Albert P M.

The amount of information before and after any questions allow me to understand the ins and outs of the whole loan process. My experience with Kent and his team at Republic State Mortgage was great! I would definitely recommend Kent and Republic...

- Michael M.

Mr. Shoemaker was a very helpful and professional individual with our needs, especially since we are in another state.

- Zulema C.

We received great information,wonderful personal attention and everyone was very professional yet warm kind and understanding, we felt cared for and appreciated, thank you for a great experience!

- Ruben P.

REPUBLIC CORE VALUE #1: Relationships

We care about the people we serve


Our people are experts in the field

REPUBLIC CORE VALUE #3: Problem-Solving

We have the know-how and resourcefulness to make it happen


We're all in this together


We want our people to live rich, balanced lives


By being great listeners, we can find the right solution to fit your needs


Do the right thing, in the right way, at the right time


We give you our word

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