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Sereyna Avila

Senior Vice President

As Senior Vice President, Sereyna empowers clients to make the wisest financial choices. She is passionate about sharing her knowledge and cultivating relationships between clients and the financial world. Sereyna holds a Master’s degree in Communication and Advertising from California State University, Fullerton. She uses her advanced understanding of communications to educate and inform her Carlyle Financial teammates and most importantly, the firm’s mortgage clients. She has been a featured speaker on personal finance for community groups and professional organizations.

Sereyna started her career as an intern for a local credit union before working full time in finance marketing. She has since directed advertising for print, Web, radio, and film and developed personal finance workshops for both children and college students. Her projects have received numerous awards including the Best Practice Award from the Credit Union National Association Marketing & Business Development Council.

When she isn’t traveling between the Beverly Hills and San Francisco offices of Carlyle Financial, Sereyna gives back to the local community via volunteer work with Longwood Manor, Union Rescue Mission, Children’s Institute, LAPD, and women and children’s shelters in Los Angeles.

When no one else can help Carlyle Financial can! Finally managed to get my dream San Francisco place and then 8 months later we refinanced from 5.125% to 3.875% - rabbit out of the hat! Dedicated to ensuring they find something that works for you.

- Leena, San Francisco, CA
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I recently closed on my first home working with Jesse Collins at Carlyle Financial.

As a first-time homeowner with ZERO knowledge, Jesse made my home-buying experience completely easy and stress-free! He was incredibly responsive and knowledgeable, gave great advice, and explained everything in such clear terms.

Jesse really went above and beyond to make things convenient and comfortable for me -- the entire process went perfectly smooth from start to finish, and he secured me a great rate.

I'd highly recommend him to anyone!

- Vicki, Los Angeles, CA
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Robert and the Carlyle make the financing process understandable. They help you overcome any issues, they explain what's going on, they are very patient throughout the whole process. They truly are on your team.

- Casey B., San Francisco, CA
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The refinance process was quick with faster than expected turnaround times at different stages of processing. Robert and Katheryn were the team I worked with and had a great experience. On the document submission, I worked mostly with Katheryn she did a good job of keeping me informed of requests and submissions and feedback from Underwriting. Extremely well organized team with an excellent pre-screen process they will let you know if it can go ahead or not based on preliminary data and keep their commitment from there on.

The best part is they accept RSU income which is a problem with many banks. The rate is also lower than what you can get with most online applications. Will definitely recommend them to everyone looking for a new mortgage or a refinance.

- Prq, Santa Clara, CA
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I refinance often so I have a good understanding of what it takes to get things done. Robert and his team were fast, efficient, and got me the best possible rate around.

- Jon, San Francisco, CA
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Contact Me

Phone: 310.276.7400 ext. 103

Email: Click Here

Office: Los Angeles

NMLS: 1593591

DRE: 02026693

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