Ethan Manela

Ethan Manela

Branch Manager

NMLS ID# 533568

670 Hawthorne Ave.SE Suite 250, Salem, OR 97301 | Branch NMLS# 2476458

About Me
My Philosophy

Having been in the mortgage industry for nearly 20 years, I have worked with hundreds of families to provide financing to buy, build, remodel or refinance their homes. This experience has given me a clear focus on what makes for a successful mortgage process, and it boils down to one thing - the platinum rule.

Most people try to live by the golden rule: ""Do unto others as you would have done to you."" Several years ago, I discovered the platinum rule. That's ""do unto others as they would have done tothem."" That requires listening to customers and providing the level of service they would like for themselves. In this spirit, my goal is to provide a mortgage experience focused on meeting each customer's individual needs. Needs that include:

  • First-Time Home Purchases
  • Second Homes/Investment Properties
  • Home Renovations
  • Federal loan program access (VA, FHA, USDA)
  • Oregon Veterans (ODVA)
  • NON-QM Financing

With a business built on referrals and repeat business, my customers depend on timely, straightforward communication, a transparent process and the confidence that their loan will close on time and in a way that suits their individual goals.Contact me today to put my experience to work in meeting your home loan needs!

Giving back is an important part of CMG Financial’s culture and gives us a “why” to what we do. Since 2011, we have worked to raise nearly $3 million for non-profits that align with our values and are dedicated to improving the lives of those in need. At our annual Wine Tasting and Charity Auction, we sponsor: the Gary Sinise Foundation, the Cancer Support Community, and the MBA Opens Doors Foundation.

The Gary Sinise Foundation creates and supports unique programs designed to entertain, educate, inspire, strengthen, and build communities. Their R.I.S.E. program (Restoring Independence Supporting Empowerment), builds specially adapted smart homes for America’s most severely wounded defenders, veterans, and first responders.

The Mortgage Bankers Association's Opens Doors Foundation and its Home Grant Program provides mortgage and rental payment assistance to families with critically ill or injured children, allowing families to be by a child's side during treatment.

The Cancer Support Community San Francisco Bay Area’s mission is to provide holistic integrative care services, free of charge, to individuals affected by cancer. This network of support can increase chances of survival while reducing chances of recurrence and ultimately provide for the highest possible quality of life.

Delivering the right loans for the right reasons in a way that exceeds all expectations. That’s our business. Since 1993, CMG Financial, has served home buyers and homeowners nationwide with all of their new purchase and refinance needs. All CMG Loan officers specialize in new purchase and refinance mortgage needs as well as act as a financial counselor to help borrowers make informed decisions.

Our diverse mortgage menu helps us find financing solutions for almost every borrower. We are dedicated to finding more ways to open more doors for home buyers. Find out what “Every Customer, Every Time. No Exceptions, No Excuses.” means to us!




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