Robert Cohan is driven by a belief that solutions aren’t just found – they are carefully crafted. As President of Carlyle Financial, he ensures that the firm’s mortgage solutions are elegantly simple, yet flexible enough to provide custom options for our clients.
Robert is an experienced mortgage professional and industry innovator. He developed his passion for providing extraordinary service for extraordinary clients as a top mortgage professional for several national banks, including Bank of America, Washington Mutual (now J.P. Morgan Chase) and Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, where he became the first loan officer to open a mortgage-only storefront on Canon Drive in the heart of the Beverly Hills triangle.
After working with hundreds of clients at multiple national and regional banks, Robert saw the limitations of the big bank mono-channel model and developed his own lending and service philosophy. His trailblazing approach led to the founding of Carlyle Financial, where he could continue his commitment to customized home loans while changing the way his clients experienced the mortgage process. He is based in the San Francisco headquarters at One Market Plaza.
Robert has been recognized as a leading jumbo mortgage expert in The Wall Street Journal, Business Insider, Investor’s Business Daily, and many other publications. He is also active in his community, committing time and resources to causes that align with his philanthropic values. When he isn’t helping clients structure their next home, you can find Robert on the basketball court coaching youth league kids on their jump shot.
Jesse Collins performed a miracle by helping us close on our first house in 8 days. 8 DAYS! Right down to the wire, Jesse was efficient, professional, extremely helpful, and most importantly, provided THE most competitive rates around.
Just closed on my new house and I couldn’t have done it without the people at Carlyle Financial. They made the process so easy and not to mention fast. We closed 3 days early!! What I liked most about them is that they were organized and they always kept me in the loop with whatever was going on. Thanks again guys!
Robert Cohan and his team made the refi process easy; well at least manageable. THEY ARE AMAZING. Highly recommend.
From beginning to end...we found the team capable and committed to delivering our family an excellent outcome - which they did! We needed to work through some complex issues, and the team always stayed ahead of them with suggestions and advice which kept the process moving. Great experience - highly recommend! Thank you!
We made a home purchase with a jumbo mortgage with Carlyle Financial. Robert and Katheryn are fantastic to work with. They are very knowledgeable, professional and responsive.