Ben Lerner

San Luis Obispo, California, Financial Services Ad in San Luis Obispo, California

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A founding partner and mortgage advisor with Opes Advisors in San Luis Obispo, California, Ben Lerner provides a wide range of jumbo, conforming, and government-insured loans to meet the diverse needs of clients throughout the region. Over the years, he has consistently ranked among the top 1 percent mortgage originators in the United States. Ben Lerner also has received distinctions as a top loan officer in terms of closed loans and total funded volume. Under his direction, Opes Advisors in San Luis Obispo has grown into the number one lending office in the County.

Building upon his longtime passion and experience as a competitive cyclist, he embarked on his business career through work with sporting goods and apparel companies such as Nike and Trek Bicycles. In the late 1990’s, he became interested in real estate, ultimately accepting employment as a mortgage advisor with Countrywide Home Loans. When Bank of America acquired Countrywide, he remained with the company as a vice president of sales. He subsequently served as a partner and loan officer with Commerce Mortgage.

  • Education
    • California Polytechnic State University