Our People

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You’ve really done right by us
again!
Thanks so much for all
your help. As I’ve said before, it’s
nice to work with smart people
you can trust. We’ll call you for
our next loan, too.
– Richard


I wanted to tell you what a
pleasure it has been to work
with you.
You have been clear,
communicative and kind
throughout the process — and
you got us a good rate!
– Jessica


JJ, with all your great
communication,
availability
and openness to answering our
questions, I didn't really feel like
a refinance was going on - no
stress! I would recommend you
to anyone. You are so helpful
and good at your job.
– Jessi

JJ Lee Kwai, Loan Officer

JJ Lee-Kwai is not green to mortgage lending, but she has helped to bring green business practices to Rose City. JJ has been firmly rooted in every step of the loan process, and her expertise shows – coworkers often seek her advice. She was ranked 45th in the nation amongst mortgage brokers for her work at Rose City, a company that cares as much about our community, the environment and empowering women as she does.

JJ toured the world in a children’s chorus and sang in the University of Oregon Gospel Ensemble. She studied in Madagascar because of its biodiversity and conservation challenges. She’s even earned an M.B.A. with a focus sustainable business practices.

With a daughter named Sunny as her inspiration, JJ is an active mom continually working to make Portland an incredible place to live. JJ has founded several community groups to bring people together to explore social and environmental responsibility. She served the Portland Area Business Association and wrote a financial advice column in a women’s journal for several years. She’s featured on the news as a local mortgage expert. She’s won several grants and led her neighbors in creating a community garden on a weedy hillside and a message
board (with a living roof!) at their park. She’s also a big supporter of the Raphael House of Portland.

JJ keeps us on our toes. “I believe in working hard and playing hard,” she says. She loves biking, tending her urban farm (complete with ducks), hiking and going off the beaten paths in National Parks.Give JJ a call for friendly home loan advising. Her attention to detail keeps the loan process low-stress. Her depth of experience, integrity and interest in finding the best solutions make JJ a joy to work with.

Contact JJ at JJ@rosecitymtg.com or at 503-768-4248

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