Fariba Vafaee
I am looking forward to doing more deals in upcoming months.
Chuck and Charlene are the most wonderful and professional people I have ever had the pleasure of working with. I appreciate how you two have made this process so easy. I am looking forward to doing more deals in upcoming months.
Maeghan Hudon
SFG helped me rescue a deal, after conventional financing fell through on the day before closing.
Seattle Funding Group helped me rescue a deal, after conventional financing fell through on the day before closing. I called Denise at SFG, and she sprang into action! Within 24 hours, she got the inputs needed, presented the deal and got it approved, and sent loan paperwork to the closing office. We signed that night and closed the deal the next day. I am grateful for SFG's partnership and bias for action. I look forward to working together more in the future!
Bob Doherty
The SFG team was fully engaged, thoughtful and worked in an expedited manner
Our experience with Seattle Funding Group was fantastic from our first call through closing. Kent, Greg, Denise, and the entire team were consummate professionals - knowledgeable, straightforward on terms and conditions, and flexible in their approach. Our transaction was complex with multiple parties and a tight timeline. The SFG team was fully engaged, thoughtful and worked in an expedited manner to finalize a transaction that worked for all parties.
If you in the market for financing your project, pick up the phone and give Kent a call.
Bradley Pinter
They are more than a lender, they are a family!
I called Chuck Salas on a referral from a large lender that said SFG and Chuck are great lenders and will take great care of me. Well that was about 1 year ago and I can tell you that SFG has exceeded all of my expectations. Chuck and Charlene were amazing to work with! They are efficient and communication is impeccable. They were able to close a loan within 2 weeks on vacant land and have time to spare. Chuck is upfront and honest and I respect him immensely. He always has a kind word and reaches out periodically just to check in with me. I had such a good experience that I did another four loans in Arizona with Rodd Wagner. I cannot say enough wonderful things about this man. He is an honest upstanding man and always offers positive thoughts. I enjoy my conversations outside of loans and he always helps in anyway possible. He closes the loans with the help of Denise. Denise is another wonderful person at SFG that does an excellent job. Overall I would recommend SFG without reservation to anyone seeking a loan. They are more than a lender, they are a family! All of them are willing to help you be successful. I’ve not met John but I know that these people must be a reflection of his leadership and his vision. When you get a loan from them you feel like part of their family which is not like any other lender or institution.

Allen Scott
I count on SFG to help my clients, with lending needs I can’t meet.
People, Product, Process….Seattle Funding Group proves over & over again, to be tops in all 3 categories! I myself, have been in the lending industry for 30 years and had high expectations, as we sought financing for the construction of a single family spec home on Mercer Island. SFG blew away all my expectations for project review time, loan commitment and closing. Kent Rowe and every member of the team at Seattle Funding Group deserve high praise. I count on SFG to help my clients, with lending needs I can’t meet. I will vouch for SFG anytime.
Zack Mishkin
When I need a lender with vision, I look to Seattle Funding Group.
When I need a lender with vision, the ability to think outside the box, and commitment to funding I look to Seattle Funding Group. They have helped me and my clients on numerous occasions and they just get it.
Todd Pettit
They provide over the top service
Belliss Homes, LLC has had a working relationship with Seattle Funding Group since 2005. Banking is about relationships and our business values the relationship we have with SFG. They provide over the top service, know us by name and we always know we can count on them to support our growth and success.
Donnie Boyd
We are a small construction company, but that didn't matter to Seattle Funding Group.
We are a small construction company, but that didn't matter to Seattle Funding Group. We have secured two construction loans with them for spec in the past year. Our team at SFG, Jim, Chuck and Charlene are personable and approachable. The process is very straight forward. We feel now that we have a working relationship with SFG and look forward to our next project with them.
Tim McKay
SFG is always our first call for a loan.
We love working with Seattle Funding Group, and will continue to do so, because of their exceptional communication, tireless work ethic, and ability to think creatively. SFG is always our first call for a loan.
Dan Thompson
I wanted to thank both Chuck and Charlene and Seattle Funding Group
I wanted to thank both Chuck and Charlene and Seattle Funding Group for performing so capability on the recent financing. Your commitment to the original timeline is well appreciated. Let’s find another opportunity together.
Edgar Escandar
I am most pleased with Kent Rowe and his group.
Having experienced most the players in this type of lending field, both personally and on behalf of clients, I am most pleased with Kent Rowe and his group. The professionalism, high aptitude, straightforward review and solutions based underwriting, excellent feedback and advice, expedited processes and funding are first in class. After closing, Kent Rowe's follow through and customer care has been refreshingly genuine, timely and always solutions based and very beneficial for me and for my clients. They remain my go to place to get important loans done.
Al Williams
I consider Kent, John and the staff at SFG to be the best in the business
When it comes to private capital sources for borrowing against commercial real estate in the Pacific Northwest, there are literally dozens of sources to choose from. However, Kent Rowe and Seattle Funding Group are a huge cut above any of the other private lenders that I have worked with in my 40 years of being in the commercial real estate mortgage business. They are true professionals in every sense of the word. It isn’t just about the knowledge that they bring to each and every transaction, although that is exceptional and in and of itself sets them apart from others. But it is their level of conscientiousness and care for each and every person involved in a deal that rises above and beyond. Working for the best interests of their investor clients is at the core for what they do. Seattle Funding Group has been great to partner with in helping many Pacific Northwest real estate investors reach their goal of owning commercial income property. I consider Kent, John and the staff at Seattle Funding Group to be the best in the business, and I eagerly look forward to working on each and every transaction where they are involved.

Jared Ekdahl
None of the other lenders came close in respect to time
As a broker, I called Seattle Funding Group first because I heard they are the quickest lender around that can get almost anything done fast, and they definitely did that for us. The same day I called, they came out to my client's properties and approved them both the same day. None of the other lenders came close in respect to time or customer service as SFG.
Morris Groberman
consistent, reliable and customer oriented
I have referred many customers to Seattle Funding Group over the last 10 years. I know them to be consistent, reliable and customer oriented.
Steve Hansen
Very good!
These guys are good...Very good!
Jeff Dade
My clients are happy, I'm happy
I am so impressed with Seattle Funding Group and the level of performance and service delivered by SFG. Your make sense underwriting truly saved my clients. Furthermore, you actually do what you say you'll do. We closed quickly and easily. My clients are happy, I'm happy. Thank you very much.
Steve Tytler
[Seattle Funding Group] saved my deal
After four weeks of hell with a jumbo lender, Seattle Funding Group stepped in, and in 48 hours saved my deal.
Keith Davey
can take a deal down inside of a week
When it comes to fast closings, Seattle Funding Group is the only equity lender we know that can take a deal down inside of a week.
Anthony R. Owens
they're the fastest
Seattle Funding Group says they're fast, I say 'no way', they're the fastest. They recently drafted loan documents within 24 hours of my submission. And because they have no prepay penalty, I don't have to hide from my borrowers when they ask me for a refinance.
Michael Hovey
They closed the deal, with no prepayment penalty
Not surprisingly, my customer wanted no prepayment penalty on his $450,000 equity loan. After another broker had worked on it for two months with no success, we took it to Seattle Funding Group. They closed the deal, with no prepayment penalty, inside of a week.
Eric Punt
Why should I take my equity business anywhere else?
Seattle Funding Group is the only lender that can close a no prepay equity loan in 5 days! Why should I take my equity business anywhere else?
Pam McCollough
the only company I can trust to get it done
When I have a borrower who needs a fast closing, I turn to Seattle Funding Group. It's the only company I can trust to get it done.
Sean Williams
one simple reason, service
Seattle Funding Group closes more loans for us than all other equity lenders combined for one simple reason, service.
Greg La Marca
There is simply no one we trust more
At Alliance Development Services we recently were introduced to a significant, high quality development project located in a prime coastal area of North San Diego County. The only way to acquire the property was to be able to move very quickly toward a somewhat complicated close. Once again, Seattle Funding Group was our first choice in order to help facilitate the demands of a deal like this. There is simply no one we trust more when it comes to honoring stated performance requirements in a critical environment. Thanks to the entire team at SFG on another successful close.... under pressure!
Jeff Meierhofer
Best service and speed of funding
Best service and speed of funding we've had in a long time. Thanks and we hope to have another transaction for you soon.
Peter Nisbet
simply the best in the business
When our clients need results, the team at Seattle Funding Group is simply the best in the business, bar none.
Tony Cassie
The best source of private money on the west coast.
The best source of private money on the west coast.
Thach Nguyen
avoided unanticipated complications or delays
I enjoy working with Seattle Funding Group's experienced construction loan manager. On several occasions he has given me ideas and feedback that have avoided unanticipated complications or delays.
Todd Bennett
Finest private money I ever worked with.
They really know how to make a deal come together.
Mickey Hedges
I would be honored to work with you both again
Dear Charlene & Chuck, Just a note to thank you for your diligence and cooperative efforts in our closing. I would be honored to work with you both again. We are in a highly spirited business made enjoyable by the collaboration of quality colleagues. Congratulations on a job well done!
Philip Jemmett
professional and efficient
One week ago we were in the 'talking stage' and here it is a week later 'all done.' From start to finish your team was professional and efficient. Even though we only had a week to close you did not create a sense of panic. We appreciate all you did and look forward to working together in the future.
The JayMarc Family
you are making a difference.
Because of you... 6 JayMarc employees have stopped collecting unemployment. 14 families will move into a new home this year. 26 contractors and vendors are growing their businesses. 100+ tradesmen are now diligently building JayMarc houses instead of home waiting by the phone. 1 idea, with your support, is changing lives. Thank you for financing JayMarc Homes, you are making a difference.
Jeannine Savory
We are a very happy client!
I was the buyer's broker for the B Street office building in San Diego. Seattle Funding Group was introduced to me by the listing broker as a lender that could deliver financing in 2 weeks. In today's market we did not expect any lender to fund on a nearly vacant office building, much less in 2 weeks. SFG quickly and professionally inspected the 65,000sf building, underwrote the property, our client and delivered an LOI in less than 3 days. SFG was not only the lender, they became a part of the team with their excellent follow-up and communication on every critical detail. The loan funded in less than 2 weeks and we have a very happy client. Thank you!
Gary Goss
we were able to earn an additional fee for the financing
Our firm, Cassidy Turley, was negotiating the sale of a lender owned office building in San Diego. Two weeks prior to close, the lender decided they were no longer interested in providing financing and wanted an all-cash deal. We made one call to Seattle Funding Group and they were on site within 24 hours, had a term sheet out in 48 hours and we closed the deal on time. Seattle Funding Group's San Diego Team was on top of the deal the entire way. Not only did it save our fee on the sale, but we were able to earn an additional fee for the financing.
Donald D. Green III
I would like to thank you and your team for the professionalism
I would like to thank you and your team for the professionalism shown when working with our client and the expediency at which your firm approved and closed the loan. It is always a pleasure to know that there are still great people and companies out there still doing 'make sense business' loans. Until the next deal...
Jessica Lennon-Martinson
I was very impressed with the turn time and professionalism of the staff
I was very impressed with the turn time and professionalism of the staff at Seattle Funding Group. When I found Nick with SFG he received the file the Wednesday before Christmas and funded it the Friday after. I couldn't believe we had it approved and closed in 1.5 weeks with a holiday in the middle.
Joshua R. Pukini
Exceptional customer service
The professional staff at Seattle Funding Group provide exceptional customer service, exude integrity, and display a higher level of sophistication and knowledge which separates them from their competitors. Whether weekday, weekend, holiday, etc., they work tirelessly to ensure that their clients are treated with utmost amount of respect and service where others fall short. We are excited to pursue future business endeavors with Seattle Funding Group as they have impressed our staff and performed in every circumstance as they have promised.
Dan Bartoli
You and your group came through for us
I'd like to thank you and your whole group for working as hard as you did to get these loans turned around so quickly. When I decided to pull these from my previous lender, I was a little skeptical on the turn around time you quoted. You and your group came through for us, much appreciated.
Bill Magers
Let's continue to develop a SFG, Las Vegas connection!
It is always great doing business with someone that is available as Seattle Funding Group Vice President Kent Rowe has been. Let's continue to develop a SFG, Las Vegas connection!
Mike Reed
I'd use them again and again and again.
The underwriters at Seattle Funding Group are real deal makers. They delivered exactly as promised, on time, and without hassles. I'd use them again and again and again.
Dan Stutz
Seattle Funding Group provided the service and flexibility
My experience as a commercial real estate broker has demonstrated that finding a willing buyer and seller is only half the challenge, obtaining the financing that glues the deal together is the other half. Seattle Funding Group provided the service and flexibility that kept all the parties at the table.
Michael Laurencelle
the lender did well and I’ll use them again
Involved in a time crunch 1031 exchange…we literally had less than a month to close the deal from start to finish. For me it was a relief to have Seattle Funding Group’s team during this loan process because the hurdles that needed ironed out in the little time we had could not have been done without the knowledge and experience of SFG’s team. This loan saved the borrower millions in taxes and increased his before tax income by $850,000. Overall, the transparency of SFG’s team allowed for everyone involved to come out happy after the closing. I would recommend Seattle Funding Group to anyone who is in this situation... In all my 20 years in this industry I can walk away from this deal saying the lender did well and I’ll use them again.