Knowledge . Experience . Performance


Metwest has been a national leader since 1999 leading the market as the premier small-balance correspondent lender funding more than $3 Billion in the small balance commercial real estate lending.

Today we are entering the market not as a lender rather as a financial platform helping Bankers, Brokers, Realtors and Professionals to have better performance and better execution in their commercial loan originations.


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 what brokers and bankers needs are.


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

Creator & Chairman of the Board

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

Chairman of the Board

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.

Peter Bieda

President & CEO

Darren Herringshaw


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.