Knowledge . Experience . Performance


Metwest has been a national leader in the small balance commercial real estate lending. Today we are entering the market with a full spectrum of lending products.

Since 1999 we have led the market as the premier small-balance correspondent lender funding more than $3 Billion in small balance commercial real estate loans. Today we seek opportunities by originating and acquiring performing and non-performing whole loans, secured by all asset classes of the commercial real estate in the small and mid-size balance.

By using disciplined underwriting and credit risk of real estate and finance expertise.


reliable capital partner

Trust Worthy

Metwest has always worked exclusively as a wholesale mortgage lender with residential mortgage bankers and commercial mortgage brokerage houses, therefore we understand the importance for a broker to have the reliable capital partner.


experienced specialists


Metwest, is comprised of a team of experienced specialists with an integrated approach. Long before they became advisors, our team members were gaining years of experience on the front lines originating and funding commercial loans.


$10 Billion +


Our partners share decades of experience in direct real estate lending and has funded over $10 Billion+ in loans combined, a proven track record of turning small mortgage brokerage business into a successful powerhouses.


Leonardo Padron-Hermes

Chairman and CEO

Leonardo is Chairman of Metwest Capital Group, with an overall responsibility for company's operation. His primary focus is on the financial products and strategic business development.

Isidoro L. Riguero

President & CFO

Isidoro (Izzy) is the President and Chief Financial Officer. Over 25 years in banking and finance, focus on underwritting, assets management of all commercial mortgages notes.

Michael Sacks

Legal Advisor

General counselor, he is responsible for all legal issues of the firm. Mr. Sacks is also partner of Brush & Sacks, a bi-coastal law firm based in Miami, Florida and Beverly Hills.

Gabriel Gutierrez

Executive Managing Director

Over 20 years experience in the sales and marketing area. He is a strong team builder. Managed different facets of commercial companies, has also been involved in the different areas of customer service and support.

Nelson Montero Santiesteban

Chief Technology Officer

Chief Technology Officer, focused on the development of software, predictive analytics and the risk management system.

Kathleen De La Rosa

Graphic Design and Social Media Marketing

Kathleen specializes in web development and Social Media Marketing. Her knwoledge covers from web and graphic design to the creation of visual content and social strategic for social media.


Knowledge . Experience . Performance


Metwest Capital Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer whose employment decisions are based on merit, qualifications and abilities. Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or associate’s race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal employment and advancement opportunities are available to all individuals, and Metwest Capital Group will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in undue hardship. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.