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Darren Firestone

Reverse Mortgage Advisor

NMLS# 1045626

(818) 825-9043

16501 Ventura Blvd. | Ste. 400, Office 419 | Encino, California 91436

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About Me

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Darren Firestone, HECM Specialist, Reverse Mortgage Consultant

Darren Firestone has been a dedicated professional in the field of reverse mortgages for the past 18 years. He works for Mutual of Omaha Mortgage, a company that is inspired by hometown values with a commitment to bring responsible and caring for one another.

Helping Seniors Enjoy Their Retirement

Darren’s primary goal is to help senior homeowners improve their financial situation and enjoy a more comfortable retirement by guiding them towards the right reverse mortgage program.

His expertise lies in assisting retirees in selecting the most suitable option to meet their individual needs and goals. Providing this service not only brings him immense satisfaction but also helps to provide a seamless and secure transition into the retirement years for the homeowners and their families.

Family Life

Darren resides in Encino, California, with his loving wife, Joanne, to whom he has been happily married for 17 years. They have been blessed with three wonderful daughters named Rylee, Kyla, and Lexie.

Commitment to Seniors

Apart from his professional endeavors, Darren is actively involved in giving back to the community. He donates both his time and money to the OneGeneration senior center, demonstrating his support for seniors and retirees.

Additionally, he participates in beach cleanups alongside seniors, further strengthening his bond with the older generation.


In his free time, Darren enjoys engaging in various recreational activities. Pickleball has become one of his favorite pastimes, and he frequently participates in it at local parks. Moreover, he plays basketball in a local church league, showcasing his dedication to staying active and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Darren also engages in regular exercise at the local Planet Fitness, emphasizing the importance of physical fitness.

Community Involvement

Darren is an esteemed member of both the Encino Chamber of Commerce and the Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce. He actively engages in networking opportunities as a member of the Exchange and Iron sharpens Iron networking groups.

Join Darren Firestone on his quest to empower seniors to enhance their retirement years and make a positive impact in the community.

If you are looking for a California reverse mortgage specialist near you, give Darren Firestone a call directly at (818) 825-9043 or fill out the form on this page to get started. 

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Common Examples of What a HECM Can Help You Do

  • Purchase a new home to fit your lifestyle needs
  • Reduce monthly expenses by paying off existing mortgage
  • Enhance your cash flow
  • Create an emergency fund
  • Fund for home repairs or upgrades
  • Fund the expense for caregivers, live-in nurses, or other in-home care
  • Protect your retirement portfolio
  • Reduce monthly expenses by paying debt
  • Incorporate housing wealth into your retirement plan
  • Increase cash to help ensure monthly bills are paid
  • Reduce the burden of out-of-pocket healthcare costs
  • Have the cash for a large expense, such as a vacation or vehicle
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