Paul Cortez is the Vice President of Real Estate at LendSpark and develops Lendspark’s growing real estate loan and investment portfolio in California. LendSpark is a direct lender providing working capital loans, equipment financing and real estate loans to small and medium-sized businesses that need financing to fuel their business growth and achieve their business goals.

As VP of Real Estate, Paul assists LendSpark clients in purchasing commercial real estate and refinancing current properties. He provides clients insight into the current market trends and guides them on the different funding options that are available for their specific needs. He assists borrowers in originating, underwriting, funding, investor relations, and portfolio management, as well as communicates with all parties involved to streamline the process. Most important, Paul works closely with each client to ensure they find the loan that is best for them and the growth of their business.

Prior to joining LendSpark, Paul spent twenty years in private lending companies where he was instrumental in portfolio management, underwriting, investor relations, and origination. Paul earned his BS in Finance from San Diego State University and has over thirty years experience in real estate; including finance and accounting for major commercial developers, underwriting residential and commercial properties, and customer relations. Paul is a licensed California Real Estate Broker and a member of ProVisors.