The West Coast’s Premier Lender

SFG brings the highest level of Private Money to the Western United States… since 1988.

Meet the Team!

“SFG remains an industry leader as a direct result of the commitment and dedication of its highly-skilled team. Each of them em-brace SFG’s vision and the disciplined lending strategies evolved over decades. The dual focus on quality of client service and portfolio performance remain paramount in the minds and daily efforts of everyone at SFG. ”
– John Odegard
President
SFG
30+
years
John Odegard
John Odegard
President/CEO
with SFG since 1988
SFG
30
years
Greg Elderkin
Greg Elderkin
Fund Manager/Principal
with SFG since 1992
SFG
20+
years
Kent Rowe
Kent Rowe
Vice President, Senior Underwriter
with SFG since 1998
SFG
10+
years
Denise Tallman
Denise Tallman
Senior Loan Closer
with SFG since 2011
SFG
20+
years
Jim McBride
Jim McBride
Construction Manager
with SFG since 2001
SFG
5
years
Steve Ludeman
Steve Ludeman
VP of Capital Markets
with SFG since 2017
SFG
25+
years
Jan Guyll
Jan Guyll
Senior Accounting Administrator
with SFG since 1993
SFG
20+
years
Eric Benzel
Eric Benzel
Funds Administrator
with SFG since 1999
SFG
25
years
Karin Case
Karin Case
Controller
with SFG since 1997
Chris Stafford
Chris Stafford
Business Development Officer
with SFG since
SFG
5+
years
Rebecca Dattilo
Rebecca Dattilo
Marketing Director/Public Relations
with SFG since 2015
SFG
5+
years
Xiameng Wu
Xiameng Wu
Administrative Assistant
with SFG since 2016
SFG
5
years
Lisa Larsen
Lisa Larsen
Loan Accounting & Office Coordinator
with SFG since 2017
Lucas Arnold
Lucas Arnold
Loan Accounting Manager
with SFG since 2020

Proven. Trusted. Reliable.

Seattle Funding Group brings decades of market leadership and fund based portfolio lending to its corporate office in Bellevue, WA . An intimate, working knowledge of the Western U.S. submarkets provides SFG with the ability to make and execute local lending decisions…TODAY!

Mortgage professionals, real estate entrepreneurs, builders and investors wanting an immediate answer from a direct lender offering sensibly priced capital, have most definitely found it at SFG.

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