MISSION

To be the premier private money lender for real estate developers, builders, small businesses and residential housing investors.

ABOUT US

Cetan Funds is a private money lender and real estate loan originator for Oregon developers, builders, and investors. We are based in Eugene, Oregon and serve the entire state. Our team has over 40 years of local lending experience as well as over 20 years in local real estate development, giving us a unique perspective on the needs of professional borrowers in the county and state.

 

Cetan Funds is committed to having a positive impact in our local and global community. We donate a portion of net quarterly profits to local non-profits through our Community Giving Program.

CORE VALUES

Cetan Funds is a modern lending company with an old-fashioned set of core values. In our day-to-day dealings with prospective and existing borrowers, we strive for integrity, transparency, and fairness. Importantly, we are committed to our borrowers’ success. Our name embodies other qualities we aspire to.

 

Cetan (pronounced seet-n) is a word from Lakota mythology meaning hawk spirit and is associated with keen vision, speed, and loyalty.

THE CETAN ADVANTAGE

Smart Money

  • Cetan borrowers leverage our 60 years of lending and real estate development experience in Oregon to shape the right loan for their project.

Vested

  • We build relationships with our borrowers. We're ready to be long-term lending partners to help with multiple projects. Our clients count on us to be creative and responsive.

Speed

  • Underwriting answers in 2-4 days and funding often as fast as 7 days.

Flexibility

  • Loans tailored to each borrower's needs. We know that projects change, so we adapt and provide loan terms that fit the situation.

Simpler Interest

  • Our borrowers save money by paying interest only on the outstanding balance or draw schedule, not the full commitment. We always put our borrowers first.

THE TEAM

MARY B. MERRIMAN

Principal

DAVID W. YETT

Principal

ZACH D. SMITH

Loan Officer