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Capital Funding NW

Welcome to Capital Funding NW, your premier destination for efficient and reliable private commercial real estate lending serving Seattle, Bellevue, and the greater Pacific Northwest.

At Capital Funding NW, we understand that in the fast-paced world of real estate, timing is everything, and that’s why we take pride in offering lightning-fast approval processes to help you seize opportunities without unnecessary delays. Our expert team of financial professionals provides personalized solutions that cater to your unique commercial lending needs. Whether you’re a seasoned investor or a newcomer to the real estate market embarking on a new construction project, looking to purchase property, refinancing existing holdings, or undertaking remodeling and rehabilitation ventures, we have the expertise and resources to make it happen. Our streamlined application process ensures that you receive the funds you need precisely when you need them.

Experience the power of fast approvals and flexible financing with Capital Funding NW. Your success in the commercial real estate market is our priority.

Gary Hunter, Capital Funding NW Manager, CCIM, commercial real estate and construction lending expert

Gary Hunter, CCIM – Manager

Commercial and Construction Lending

Gary oversees loan product and lending operations.

A Seattle native, Gary Hunter developed his professional career locally working in wholesale and conduit lending for Washington Mutual Bank and is a shareholder in Westlake Associates, Inc., Commercial Real Estate. Gary has extensive experience in commercial real estate sales, leasing, property management, financial, investment, and market analyses, and also serves as a court-appointed receiver and federal equity receiver.

Constance Starbard, real estate broker, oversees loan servicing for Capital Funding NW

Constance Starbard

Loan Servicing

Constance oversees construction draws, loan servicing, and accounting to fund loans and draw schedules on time.

With more than 25 years of dedicated service in the realm of financial management, Constance’s experience includes both accounts payable and accounts receivable. She is a licensed real estate broker offering her unique insights and a comprehensive approach when it comes to financial matters within the real estate industry.

Paul Birney, Senior Loan Officer

Paul Birney

Senior Loan Officer

Paul’s responsibilities include loan origination and credit analysis as well as portfolio management responsibilities.

With more than 30 years in the private lending industry, Paul has built a significant network of real estate brokers, appraisers, mortgage brokers, and commercial bankers who assist in providing a consistent deal flow.

William Rucker, asset management, commercial and construction lending

William Rucker

Producer Commercial and Construction Lending

Bill works with commercial brokers and borrowers to structure loans to achieve investor and developer goals.

Bill’s expertise lies in commercial real estate asset management, including bidding, and government compliance, sales, marketing, and leasing as well as experience in residential and commercial real estate tax appeals.

Kate Iliubaeva, commercial and construction loan processing

Kate Iliubaeva

Commercial and Construction Loan Processing

Kate works with our producers, brokers, and their borrowers to package loan applications and supporting information to achieve loan approvals.

Kate’s experience in real estate hard money lending allows her to meticulously assess lending opportunities, offering tailored financial solutions that not only meet borrowers’ needs but also align with their unique aspirations.