About Us – Newfi

Newfi Office

Our Story

Founded in 2014 by industry leading experts, Newfi Lending is committed to helping borrowers finance their futures across the country. Based out of Emeryville, California, they specialize in finding simple, innovative mortgage solutions to help Americans achieve their homeownership goals.

Our Mission

We exist to revolutionize the way people finance their futures by providing innovative solutions, cultivating a people-first mindset, and being transparent every step of the way.

The Newfi Difference

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Great Rates

Our simple and innovative loan process gives our customers a more streamlined experience. This translates into better service and great rates for our customers.  

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Quicker Closings

Newfi offers our customers more mortgage options, a dedicated team of industry leaders, and an easy-to-use lending portal that makes closing loans quickly possible! 

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Total Transparency

We know our customers value a straightforward approach to lending. At Newfi, we prioritize consistent communication and honesty throughout the loan process. 

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Unique Solutions

Newfi is dedicated to offering niche mortgage options that allow us to help more people finance their dream homes.

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Industry Leaders

Our leadership team boasts years of mortgage industry experience. From C-Level Executives to Fortune 500 operations management, Newfi leadership has it all.

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Data Security

We’re committed to protecting our customers data. Our lending portal is designed to keep your information secure.  

Our Leadership

Steve Abreu

CEO, Founder

Michelle Constantine

EVP Risk Officer, Co-Founder

Muriel Brunken

SVP Enterprise Risk & Capital Markets, Co-Founder

Amit Pall

SVP, Technology & Wholesale Lending

Art Marthinsen

SVP, Controller

Ashley DeStefano

SVP, Compliance Officer

Dan Bayer

SVP, Non-QM Development & Strategy

Doug Hansen

SVP, Chief of Call Center Sales

Julian Moll

SVP Business Operations

Matt Khan

SVP, Capital Markets

Travis Butler

SVP, HR/Talent & Training Development

Veronika Kollewe

SVP, Business Excellence

Wendy Licis

SVP, Sales