With a combined 35+ years of experience, Justin Bayle and Scott Groves have been delivering quality mortgage products to clients in the Greater Los Angeles area and throughout California with excellence in all types of markets. By fostering close relationships with real-estate agents, buyers, and sellers, Justin and Scott have built a career out of providing exceptional service and striving to be the most knowledgeable person in the room on the subject of mortgages. Specifically, we have a deep understanding of the jumbo loan market which is a key to success in California’s hot real estate market. Strong core values like honesty and integrity have allowed the LendLA team to thrive in the current lending environment and ensures we will be assisting clients with their loan needs for years to come.
Founder and senior mortgage broker of the Cohen Financial Group, Mark Cohen is 2012’s #1 Top Mortgage Loan Originator in the nation, as well as in California for 12 of the last 17 years. Mark was recognized in 2005 by Los Angeles Magazine as the best mortgage professional in the city, and has originated more than $10 billion in residential loans and closed more than 18,000 deals since 1999. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Mark Cohen graduated from business school at the University of Southern California and received a law degree from Loyola University. A dedicated family man, he lives in Beverly Hills with his wife Laurie and their three children.
Following his father’s professional career path, Jay Bridges has been a part of the lending industry for decades. He approaches every transaction with an unsurpassed dedication to his clients, a hands-on uniquely personalized approach. With a sophisticated understanding of today’s complex financial markets, his knowledge and experience provide clients the best individual solutions in even the most complex transactions. Jay’s professionalism, commitment and integrity have created a reputation of unmatched client performance.
A Los Angeles native, Jay grew up in Pasadena and attended Loyola High School. He graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a degree in Business Economics and minor in Accounting. At college he was a member of the crew team and took part in leadership summits. Now a dedicated family man living in Santa Monica, Jay is a culinary and wine enthusiast, enjoys paddle boarding and spending weekends at the Jonathan Club, on the beach.
Waleed Delawari is one of California’s leading mortgage professionals. Since opening his own brokerage firm in 2001, Waleed has successfully closed over one billion dollars in mortgage loans and helped thousands of borrowers. Waleed has a very simple and important mission when it comes to mortgage financing: to provide his clients with a positive and rewarding mortgage experience that they will not get anywhere else.