Jerry Feinstein is senior vice president of Arixa Capital Advisors, LLC. In his current role, he establishes and maintains a portfolio of consumer bridge loans to owner-occupants who typically buy a new home before selling their existing one. Mr. Feinstein has extensive experience with traditional, owner-occupied mortgage origination and underwriting, having served throughout his career as a strategic mortgage banking industry expert — building and growing national mortgage banking sales and operations. 

Mr. Feinstein is knowledgeable in all aspects of mortgage banking with cradle-to-grave understanding of mortgage originations, operations, risk management, and servicing. He has strong experience in mortgage lending, sales of real-estate-owned (REO) properties, sales management and credit, and a strong background in consultative selling. Before joining Arixa Capital, Mr. Feinstein was director of REO Sales at Fannie Mae, where he built the REO bulk sale platform from the ground up. His group sold over 15,000 properties in more than 40 transactions. Before Fannie Mae, Mr. Feinstein co-founded SPREO Capital Partners, a private equity real estate fund created to purchase institutional REO properties.

Mr. Feinstein has held senior-level positions at CJ Smith Consulting, Inc., CBA Commercial, and Silver Hill Financial where he served as executive vice president, senior vice president and senior director, respectively. As a national account manager at Freddie Mac, he managed the annual purchase and securitization of $15 billion in mortgage assets and negotiated credit, pricing, and structure terms for Freddie Mac’s largest customers. Mr. Feinstein has also managed residential mortgage origination centers for The Bank of New York’s mortgage subsidiary, ARCS Mortgage. 

Mr. Feinstein holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of California, Berkeley, and has earned the Certified Mortgage Banker (CMB) designation from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).