Firefighter MortgagesPeter J. Billera, Founder

For as long as he could remember, Peter was drawn to emergency services and helping others.

He served as a full-time FF/EMT with Palm Beach County (FL) Fire-Rescue and as a volunteer firefighter with Jericho (NY) Fire Department.

In 1996, during his tenure with Palm Beach County, Peter  became licensed as a mortgage broker and began helping firefighters, police officers, and other county employees with their mortgages.

After seeing other firefighters being taken advantage of by unscrupulous mortgage “professionals,” what started out as a side gig on his days off from the fire department quickly evolved into a mission: a mission to create a safe environment for first responders and their families in which they could simply get straight answers to their mortgage questions, and fair, honest mortgage deals.

To disseminate the mission and make the services accessible to firefighters and first responders nationwide, Peter founded He began to connect with other firefighters who clearly understood- and subscribed to- the sense of loyalty and “got your back” mentality prevalent among members of the fire service and first responder community.

Today, Peter remains fully committed to continually improving the remarkable value and simplified mortgage experience that have become synonymous with by Bank of England Mortgage.

He lives with his family in Colorado and stays deeply involved with the community of brothers and sisters that lives deep in his heart.