Jonathan Hallstead

Jonathan Hallstead is the Vice President, Division Manager at Cardinal Financial Company, Limited Partnership – HMG Home Loans. Jonathan has built a strong reputation for helping homeowners understand real estate and lending. In December of 2019 he joined Cardinal Financial to launch and grow their retail presence in Orange County California, located in the city of Irvine. Prior to joining Cardinal Financial, Jonathan was with Bay Equity Home Loans where he co-managed and grew a 190m a year branch, doing over one billion in production in the past 7 years. Jonathan has owned and operated numerous mortgage branches with gross loan production exceeding two billion dollars. Jonathan also serves on the board of directors for the California Association of Mortgage Professionals as well as the Advisory Board for the Salvation Army Orange County.


Jonathan holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of California, Irvine and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Chapman University. He presently holds a California Real Estate Broker’s License as well as a mortgage loan originator license in; California, Colorado, Washington, Hawaii, Arizona, Texas, and Oregon. He has received numerous awards and honors as a production manager and loan officer, having most recently been nominated as one of the top 300 originators in the country by Scotsman Guide. He stays active in the local community engaging with local charities and organizations to further their causes.

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