Mortgage Broker

“I work with a wide variety of clients including first-time homebuyers, small business owners, and homebuyers with perfect or less-than-perfect credit to get the loan you need for the home you want.” — Brian Allen


I Look Forward To Assisting You With Your Home Financing Needs

No matter if you are purchasing new, refinancing, or want to renovate, I can help!

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I have all the conventional and government loan products you need including FHA, VA and USDA, Jumbo Mortgages, and Investments.

Refinance Mortgage Loans


Refinance your home for a lower rate, debt consolidation, home renovations, or pull cash out to pay for education, vacation and more!

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Roll your purchase costs and renovation costs into a single mortgage payment and create the home of your dreams.

Brian Allen, Mortgage Broker, Keystone Alliance Mortgage, State College PA

Brian Allen
Mortgage Broker
NMLS ID 145600

State College Office
2220 E. College Ave
State College, PA 16801

Mobile: (814)-777-0757
Office: (814)-861-5626

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A Little Bit About B.A.

As a mortgage advisor, it has always been important that all consumers are informed about the complex world of mortgages, which I began in 2004.  In my career, I have been a broker, banker, and correspondent lender, which is an amalgam of the first two.  In 2008, I branded Help Me B.A. to keep a consistent message in a very tumultuous industry.   The highlight of my mortgage career was being a Top Producer for Fulton Bank.  I also became a Certified Mortgage Planning Specialist to bridge the gap between what I did, and the important work of Certified Financial Planners.  The idea being I was the manager of a client’s largest debt, and the CFP was the manager of their assets.  We needed to be in sync to uphold our fiduciary responsibilities.

Before entering the mortgage business, I was The Director of Basketball operations, for Penn State University.  My many responsibilities included scheduling, overseeing the student managers, alumni relations, and game film coordinator.  It was an opportunity for me to reinvest in my Alma Mater and team where I was a Captain my junior and senior year.

My career as an on-air talent only recently ended, where I was a color commentator for ESPN Regional.  This was another fun opportunity to be involved in College Sports without all of the blood, sweat, and tears.  What lead to the on-air opportunity, was my years-long work with The Penn State Basketball and Football Shows.

Out of graduate school, I was fortunate enough to secure a Marketing Account Executive for Advantage International (now Octagon Sports & Entertainment Agency).  My role was to create regional marketing opportunities for our NBA and Olympic athletes.

My degree is a B.S. in Finance from Penn State University.  I’ve been a member of The Coaches vs. Cancer Committee for over 20 years, and also a current Board Member of The Centre Volunteers in Medicine, and The Team Ream Foundation.

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He kept things rolling and had terrific follow-through.

We could have never made it through the house buying process without the help of Brian. He kept things rolling and had terrific follow-through. We were taken care of in every aspect.

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Stacy Ferraro
1/05/2022 - Google

Andre and Nate were both holding my hand the entire way. When I had questions or concerns, Nate would talk me through each step. This was through email and by phone. They made buying a house easier than I have heard from others. Now I am ready for my next adventure with their help! Thanks Keystone Alliance!

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David Pavelka
12/29/2021 - Google

Great company to work with. Our refinance went quickly and smoothly and they found they best rate. Thanks team at Keystone!

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Tacoya Faucette
12/22/2021 - Google

Keystone Alliance Mortgage was very informative and helpful throughout the process, which provided me with a smooth transition & a great experience. Highly recommended, Thanks again!

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Michael Crowther
12/22/2021 - Google

Regi Sherman is proactive at obtaining results. She is prompt in responding and she cares about her clients. She and I worked together to resolve issues in order to get a Clear To Close for our client. I highly recommend Keystone Alliance Mortgage and Regi Sherman to anyone looking for financial services, especially mortgage lending.

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