About Patrick Lesire

A little bit about me. I’ve lived in Marion County for the past 27 years. Immigrating from Belgium, I have a unique perspective on American life and the financial landscape. My wife Lynette and I have been married for 39 years. Lynette was born in Salem and is 3rd generation Oregonian. We met in a music group called Up with People. We have 3 grown children and 9 grandchildren. Our spare time is filled with family, travel and giving back to the community.

A lot of people think I’m in the business of doing loans. I really don’t look at it that way. As a Mortgage Loan Originator, I help you create, perhaps, the largest debt in your life, and unlike most lenders, I believe I have a responsibility to help you professionally manage that debt. I see my primary role as helping my borrowers integrate the mortgage loan they select into their overall long and short-term financial and investment goal and their payment, equity, cash flow and tax objectives.  For the past 24 years, I have assisted thousands of families with their home financing needs.

We believe in building relationships based on trust. We do this through transparency by being available, responsive and executing with excellence!
Your business gives back – every closed transaction results in a donation by Team Lesire to help children participate with Young Life in Silverton.

So take a deep breath — we’ll be right beside you every step of the way.

Thank you.

What Our Customers Say About Me

Darrel M. Apr-22
“Patrick Lesire and his team were great I feel they went above and beyond to help me with my questions and process, and keeping me informed. They were very professional and patient. I would recommend them to anyone who is looking for a home loan. I have used patrick lesire in the past and for multiple refinances and will continue to use patrick and homebridge. Thanks for the great customer service.”
Aaron C. Apr-22
“Patrick Lesire is by far the best I've ever dealt with. He has never failed to return a call or answer any question or concern I had. This is my third transaction with him and the service has been excellent every time. Until he retires I don't think I will use any other loan officer besides Patrick. He has been a pleasure to work with and has always gone above and beyond my expectations!!”
Zachary S. Mar-22
“We are first time home buyers and we had started working with Patrick about a year ago. We were interested in buying a house and wanted to test out what all would go into that process since neither of us know much about it. Patrick helped us understand all the costs involved and helped us realize we needed to wait a little longer before looking into buying a house. A year later a great opportunity came up and Patrick was immediately available to help us through the whole process. We now have bought our first house and are so grateful to Patrick for helping us get to that point and for supporting us through the whole process. Thanks for everything!”
James T. Mar-22
“My wife and I were more than pleased with our first-time home-buying and financing experience with Patrick and Homebridge. We felt that the staff went out of their way to not only answer all of our questions, but made us feel at ease, comfortable, and confident in our decisions while navigating the entire process and giving it a personal touch. Patrick went the extra mile in all areas of customer service and impressed our relator and title company agents. We truly felt all of our needs, concerns, and questions were addressed in all aspects whatsoever. At no time in the process did we waiver in our mortgage lender decision. It was truly a pleasure to work with Homebridge on behalf of my wife and I. We are excited to share our amazing experience with friends & family, and look forward to working with Homebridge again in the future. Thank you all so very much.”
Larry O. Feb-22
“Patrick has been a strong advocate for us on our home purchases.. He has kept us well informed on the housing market. He contacted us in December, 2021. He explained that interest rates were going to go up in early 2022 and that starting the refinancing before the end of the year would be an appropriate move. We complied. He has also become a good friend.”
Benjamin A. Dec-21
“Patrick did a great job with our refinance. He worked hard to get us our best rate. I would definitely go back to Patrick again in the future.”
Michael K. Nov-21
“Patrick was amazing! Extremely responsive regardless of the time or day of the week. Couldn't have asked for a better person to walk through this with!”
Caitlin T. Nov-21
“As always, Patrick was great! Responsive, kind, direct, and efficient.”
Thomas B. Oct-21
“Patrick Lesire did an exceptional job helping us through the loan process. We are very pleased with his services and highly recommend him.”
Kenneth R. Sep-21
“Very professional and good customer service”
Stanislav W. Aug-21
“Patrick genuine cares for the borrower, I felt that care through every conversation I had with him.”
Peter S. Aug-21
“I've dealt with Patrick before he joined Homebridge and so was comfortable dealing with him this time and would probably do so again if the opportunity arises,”
Eldon B. May-21
“Our first experience with Patrick Lesire was when we purchased our home through Homebridge and then we decided to talk about refinancing and contacted Patrick Lesire now with HomeBridge. He gave us options as to the refinance process and guided us through from beginning to end without any hiccups. He is an absolute delight to work with and takes the stress out of the process with his knowledge. Thank you again Patrick! You're #1 in our book.”
Montaque A. May-21
“Patrick was very helpful as I waded into the world of home financing. He answered my questions, and helped me understand what I needed to do and when. I am very thankful for his friendly demeanor and encouraging words in the midst of this daunting task of buying a home in today's market!”
William K. Mar-21
“Patrick was very personable and made me feel comfortable right away with the process. He went above and beyond to help us save even more by encouraging us to shop around for our homeowners insurance and even providing recommendations. His assistant, Kathy, was very quick to respond to any of my questions. I greatly appreciate them both as they effortlessly guided me through what was perceived as a very intimidating process. Thank you for the positive experience.Tanya”
KrieAnn K. Mar-21
“Patrick Lesire is a joy to work with. He was my banker when I first bought my home a few years ago, so he was my first choice to work with to refinance my loan. He is professional and very knowledgeable and I trusted him to give me honest answers regarding pros and cons of refinancing my home loan. I consider him to be a man of integrity and would highly recommend him to anyone looking to purchase a home or refinance their mortgage. The whole process ran very smoothly.”
Larry O. Feb-21
“We approached Patrick several months ago about refinancing. He explained why then wasn't the right time. Over the next several months we received emails and an occasional phone call letting us know what was going on. Finally, he told us time was right and we started the process. We were kept informed during the entire process. This refinancing was totally stress and anxiety free. Patrick is an asset to your organization.”
Jack O. Dec-20
“Patrick was wonderful to work with. I would recommend him and will contact him first for future loans.”
Steven N. Dec-20
“Patrick is the best. Will never use anyone else. Thank you”
Damian C. Nov-20
“Sincerely, would not be using Homebridge without my previous working experience with Patrick. You guys know how good he is...He's better than that! Great person doing great work!thank you, Damian & Michele C.”
Jared P. Jul-20
“Thank you!!!”
Penny R. Jun-20
“Patrick is very thorough and let me know how long it could take, guided me through the process and kept me calm. When I would get concerned or excited he would say it is just hiccup”
Hector A. Jun-20
“The experience and knowledge of the services I obtained were as close to perfect as can be. I made the rite choice in making Hombridge with Patrick the first and only choice to refinance my home.”
JUDITH W. May-20
“Patrick was very clear and helpful with preparing the loan application documentation.”
LARRY O. Dec-19
“From on first meeting to close Patrick treated us professionally and with respect. The others who participated in the process, to include Julie the receptionist, did the same. It was the least stressful and most informative loan process we have ever experienced. Thank you, Larry and Lora Oien”
ANNA C. Dec-19
“Patrick was very kind and patient, and very knowledgeable. I appreciate that he took the time to meet with me on a Saturday morning to explain the process.”
“Along every step of the process, Patrick consistently demonstrated a very high knowledge of the lending industry that only 20+ years in the field can provide. His customer service was top-notch, and he worked to solve issues before they could become problems or delays.”
Erica N. – Oct 2019
“Patrick was incredibly knowledgeable and compassionate making the process of purchasing a home for the first time not just easy but fun! I have already recommended him to friends and will continue to do so. He cares about people and knows numbers which is the perfect combination for someone in his role. Our interactions were a delight and his staff were always ready and willing to help, as well. If you're looking for someone who will be patient, have a sense of humor and who knows his stuff, Patrick is your guy!”
Melissa H. – Sept 2019
“Having worked with Patrick for our original home loan and again with the refinance, he made it so easy and seamless. He is very knowledgeable in what he does. I would definitely recommend him to family and friends to handle their loan needs.”
Jeffrey Brown
“Patrick worked with us through all our struggled in getting our house financed ! And there were plenty.”
Colin Haines - Director, Veteran Resource Center
“Patrick was prompt, personable, and professional throughout the process of attaining my homeloan. Patrick remained incredibly transparent about all the finer details of the loan process and was always available to address any questions or concerns I had throughout the application and funding process. I could not recommend Patrick enough if you are in search of a home loan officer. ”
Solea Johnson - Certified Spanish Interpreter
“We have worked twice with Patrick. Each time he has gone above and beyond to help us navigate the loan process and find the loan that is most beneficial to our needs. Patrick walked us through each step and answered all our questions and truly made what could have been a daunting process, easy (and dare I say?) fun! Working with him felt like working with a good and wise friend who was always looking out for out best interests. We so appreciate you, Patrick!!!”
Joan Taylor - MHTT
“Mr Lesire was wonderful to work with. He was always available to answer our questions. He is very knowledgeable, he is patient and kind. When we had hurdles to jump, he was there to guide us and advise us. I would recommend him to others to purchase a home. We have been telling our friends and family to call Mr. Lesire when they want to buy a home. We sincerely appreciate all the help from Mr.Lesire and his staff. Kathy Graham too. They are fabulous to work with. Thank you. Joan Taylor ”
Yaffa Weissmann - Data Analyst for CVS Health
“Patrick makes the process easy and pleasant. I would recommend and work with Patrick for any future needs. Patrick and team communicate clearly, efficiently, and reliably. Couldn’t ask for a better experience! ”
Marjorie Robertson - Educator
“I strongly recommend Patrick Lesire. This was my first home purchase and I had a few negative financial issues to deal with. Patrick was professional, compassionate and non-judgemental. Despite my financial issues, we closed within the first 45-days! Patrick is dedicated to customer care and it shows. ”
“Patrick was a great help to me as I was buying my first home and he was willing to answer all my questions even after hours.”
Kate Bush
“Patrick was able to take on our loan already more than half way through the process when we felt our original lender was being less than upfront with us. Patrick and Homebridge Bank closed our loan in record time and we couldn't be happier. Patrick clearly has years of knowledge and experience that fosters a trust that is hard to find in this business. ”
Cori Metzgar - Director of Sports Performance
“Patrick (and Kathy) were very caring, knowledgeable, encouraging and supportive, anything I needed he was there for me and I appreciate his help and guidance through this complicated and confusing process of buying a house!”
Amy Davis - Home owner
“Patrick has a no quit determined work ethic who will do everything he can to help you get through a loan process. My loan process was extremely hard being a small restaurant owner. With being told only a 10% chance of getting our loan accepted he knew that there was a chance he could pull it off. Two months later he did it and we are now living in our dream home.”
David P Baker - Short order cook
“Patrick never gave up. With me being self employeed it was a great challenge for Patrick to get us approved .. The senior under writter gave Patrick a 10% To get me approved .With his hard work and never say quit attitude Patrick was able to secure my loan and get me my final approval for my dream house. Thank you so much Patrick! If I ever buy another house in the future he'll be the first person I call.... ”
Maurice Meyer - Homeqwner
“Patrick did a great job..Even when things fall apart he was there.Patrick is a great guy and also very easy to work with. He is also very patient, and helped take the stress out of buying a home.We have worked with him before and also look forward to working with him in the future. I will recommend him to all my family and friends. I really can't thank him enough . ”
Jeffrey Brown
“Patrick worked with us through all our struggled in getting our house financed ! And there were plenty.”
Jonathan Mahurin - Brand Manager
“Patrick did an excellent job serving our loan. I could have used a little more direct communication, but understand that our loan happened during his vacation time. He was always kind and easy to understand. I appreciate Home Street bank and have had a home loan through them before. ”
Jake & Caitlin Torcato
“Having Patrick by our side was a life saver. We were sent to him by our realtor when our original lender was not working out. From the moment we spoke the ball was rolling. After a few bumps in the road Patrick remained positive and kept us moving forward. We financed our home and were so thankful. A few years later he helped us refinance and the experience was just as wonderful. Each time a challenge arose that made us second guess ourselves Patrick pushed forward and got us to where we are now. We truly could not be any more thankful and recommend him to anyone and everyone wanting to finance a home.”
Susan Khalaf - Insurance
“I am SO, beyond grateful, that someone had recommended Patrick Lesire for my mortgage! I had a terrible experience with a previous lender and Patrick, Kathy and the rest of their team were the complete opposite. I told him exactly the type of loan I was looking, as well as mortgage payment. In the end, they stayed true to their word and got me exactly what I was looking for. Also equally as important, is that their interest rates were EXCELLENT! His team is very organized and professional and I would recommend him to my own family member. Thanks again, Patrick and Kathy!!!”
Chris Pascual - Policy Analyst- State of Oregon
“Patrick was very easy to work with. Explained everything clearly, helped us understand all of our options and made the process of applying for a loan quick and painless. We will recommend him and Homebridge Bank to our family and friends looking to finance or refinance a home. Thank you, Patrick and Homebridge Bank.”
Richard Stein - National Director, Alliance Peacemaking, Christian &Missionary Alliance
“Patrick is personable, pays attention to detail, and takes a personal interest in making sure you understand where your loan is in the process. We have worked with Patrick before and it is always a pleasure.”
Shanna Rogness - Client
“Patrick did an excellent job securing us the lowest interest rate possible. He worked tirelessly to answer all of our questions and gave us advice that we could trust backed with his many years of experience in the industry. His communication was top notch and made us feel at ease. Thank you!”
Ali Guerena
“Patrick was great! Buying a home is a stressful and confusing process for first time buyers and Patrick kept us informed and updated with every step along the way. He answered all of our questions and was always available. We will be recommending Patrick and Homebridge Bank to friends and family who are thinking about buying! ”
Valerie Pitalo - Valerie Pitalo
“I am so happy Patrick was recommended to me from my real estate agent. Patrick was friendly, knowledgeable, and always available to answer my many questions. He made this entire process very easy and helped me to understand all the small details. I can’t recommend him enough. Thank you Patrick!!! ”
Tony and Stephenie Perkins - Foreman Electrician
“Patrick was referred to us by another lender in town on July 4 2018. That short conversation with Patrick was filled with joy. We were now Pre Qualified. The next 34 days were absolutely great. We had a deadline that needed to be met. He and his staff in Salem were by far the friendliest people I have ever met. Heather was absolutely on top of the ball, I would call for some stupid questions I thought but she would answer them and say that they aren’t stupid. There is just so much positivity that went on in that office that I would highly recommend them to anyone else who is looking to purchase a home. ”
Sean Fullerton
“It's quite remarkable when one's name appears among the top three loan officers in Salem, Oregon. Patrick is that good! He is experienced, professional, and one of the nicest gentlemen you will encounter in this business. Best wishes to you. sf ”
Maricela Zaragoza
“I was referred to Patrick by a friend who praised him and his team. As this was my first home purchase I trusted her experience and gave Mr. Lesire a call. Patrick was able to quickly find a loan that worked for me and made the entire process feel less overwhelming than it initially was. His team is great and made sure everything went as smoothly and efficiently as it could. With his help I bought my first home. Frankly, I'm surprised at how stress free this whole process has been, and I have Patrick and his team to thank for that. I would not hesitate to recommend Patrick to my family and/or friends when they're in market for a home loan. Additionally, I would do it all over again with his team. Their standard of service has sets the bar.”
Jason Taylor
“Patrick did an outstanding job of helping me refinance my home using a cash out refinance option. With this option the only debt I have is a mortgage payment. All other debt is paid off. Patrick was very thorough, concise, & responsive throughout the whole process. Thank you for the wonderful work you do, Patrick!”
Scott Anderson - PR/Communication
“Patrick was amazing! We were first-time homebuyers, so this whole process was completely new to us. However, Patrick guided us step-by-step and gave us sage advice any time we asked for it. He was always very quick to respond to emails, which was also helpful because we were able to make our decisions much more quickly. I also liked that we received regular status reports about where we were in the process, so everyone was on the same page. Overall, Patrick (and his team!) were fantastic and we could not have had a better experience. We'll definitely go through Patrick again if the need arises!”
Alejandro Leon - Maintenance Manager
“I had a really good experience going thru the process of refinance our house with Patrick, precise , clear and very helpful with all my questions, not mentioning that we had great conversations the few times that I showed up unannounced for questions and gracefully took me in his office to resolve them. Thanks Patrick for your time and God bless you for being straightforward with my loan process and for making it easy. ”
Rozann Hegg - New Home Owner
“We really can't say enough about how helpful and kind Patrick has been in helping us close our house on time with a new loan! Our first lender shocked us with a very high interest rate for our landed manufactured home, two weeks into the buying process. Not only did Patrick do a preliminary OK of the new loan through phone calls and internet over the weekend, he came back in a few days and offered us an even better loan that we qualified for. It has been a gift from heaven, we now have our very first home, and a mortgage payment we can easily afford on our fixed retirement income. Thank you Patrick for all you have done in making our home owner dreams come true!! Mike & Rozy”
Nicolas Hergert - New homeowner!
“Patrick was very helpful and timely in our homebuying process. He was available when we needed him and turned around documentation very quickly. His whole team was effective, and I'm glad we choose Homebridge for our mortgage loan.”
David Hamman - New homeowner
“Our experience with Patrick Lesire was nothing but outstanding. The process was hard at times and Patrick was there to calm our nerves as we went through the purchase of our dream home. Looking back now, the process wasn’t bad at all. We would recommend using Patrick Lesire to any new homebuyers in the future. Thank you so much Patrick for all you do for us. You did a great job! David & Melissa Hamman ”
Richard Easly
“We have had several dealings with Patrick, he has always been polite, prompt and very honest. He also is knowledgeable and very helpful with answering questions and solving problems or trouble shooting . We would proudly refer him . ”
Frank P Haynes III
“Mr Lesire is a real gentleman, great listener and so knowledgable in his field. A great choice for anyone confused by all the details of securing a home loan.”
Karla Smith
“Patrick was always available and helped ease buying my home in a crazy sellers market. I'd recommend his mortgage services to anyone!”
joshua wallace
“Patrick was amazing he broke down the whole loan process and made it simple for me because it was my first time he made me feel like I was in good hands he got me the best loan he could and I couldn't be happier we got our Dream House to start our family and Patrick did all the hard work we just had to pick our house and do paperwork it seems like a lot when he gives you the list that you need but he walks you through everything and helps you with anything if you seem confused I would highly recommend Patrick for anybody that is new to the loan process he is very nice and very good to work with and very good at explaining things when you don't understand. thank you Patrick! ”
Corey Christensen - New Homeowner
“Patrick made the complicated process of buying our first home a breeze. He went above and beyond for us. Thank you, Patrick!”
Leobardo Pedro-Ramos - Home Owner
“Patrick was very patient with us and helped us through every piece of our loan process taking time to ensure we understood every aspect of what was happening. We are very grateful to everything he did for us during the purchase of our home”
Paul Hunt - Teacher
“This is my 2nd mortgage through Patrick. I have found him to be very responsive, always works to get the best rate and fees, and always willing to answer questions clearly. We snuck this last refinance in right before rates started creeping up, and I am very happy we got the loan done. ”
KrieAnn Kudar - homeowner
“I would highly recommend Patrick! This was my first home purchase on my own and he guided me through each step along the way. He was always available when I had questions and/or concerns and went out of his way to ensure I had a successful closing when I was under stressful time constraints. I would be happy to work with Patrick again with any future home purchases.”
Martha Davis - Retired Civil Service
“I cannot recommend Patrick Lesire highly enough! He carried us beyond the confusion of buying our first home as painless as humanly possible. I did not hesitate to call on Patrick whenever I had questions about Oregon, way beyond the realms of a normal home buying experience. I would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone! His kindness and especially his honesty will not be forgotten!!”
Deborah Day - Homeowner/retired
“Patrick helped me get an excellent loan at a great rate! More than that, he was helpful and reliable and answered all my questions all the way through, a true partner in the process. He was my rock when the closing got bogged down by the sellers. I always felt he was on my side and turning things in my favor wherever possible. I so appreciate that he did not pressure me to go beyond my means, and even though I have a modest income buying an affordable manufactured home, he gave me top quality consideration and service. I was able to get just the place I needed! I also recommended him to my daughter, and Patrick successfully guided her and her partner in financing their first home. I feel very grateful for Patrick's assistance to me and my family. I highly recommend him!”
Bethany St. Clair - Bus Driver
“I have been working with Patrick for Almost 10 years now. He has been such a blessing when navigating financing our first home to refinancing our loan to get a better rate. He took the time to get to know my family and checking in on us regularly to make sure we are still happy with everything. He remembers events in our lives and makes us feel like a part of his family I would recommend Patrick to any one for his kindness, knowledge, honesty and integrity.”
Terry B Angel - client
“Patrick was very professional,He explained the process very well and was able to get a good us a good rate. ”
Randall Ulveland
“After having worked with Patrick in the past, when we were ready to finance another home it was without question that we wanted to work with Patrick again. He is personable, knowledgeable, and above all, caring. It is, without hesitation, that I would recommend speaking with Patrick when considering a home loan.”
Chris Marchini
“Patrick was great to work with. He explained the process well and was thorough when gathering information and documentation from us to process our loan. We were even able to close 30 days ahead of schedule! ”
David Maxwell - Client
“My wife and I moved here in Apr 2015 from Iowa without knowing anyone in business in Salem. I was referred to Patrick by the first real estate agent I picked off the internet. Upon meeting with Patrick, I was impressed with his candor and knowledge. He gave us several loan options to work with and got us pre-qualified. We were unable to find a home to our liking for various reasons and then in early 2016 our financial situation changed for the worse. Fast forward to June 2017....our financials got back in line and we were ready to restart the house hunting process. The original agent was no longer in the business and Patrick was able to recommend a very competent agent who was very easy to work with (I found out later that they had never had a deal between the two of them not close!). We were able to get a home and an excellent loan at a very competitive rate. I will recommend Patrick in the future to anyone looking for loan in ”
Peggy Jo Yee - Retired
“I can not speak highly enough of Mr. Patrick Lesire, and recommend him to anyone if you are looking for a professional, knowledgeable, and exceptionally well qualified Loan Officer! Mr. Lesire made our home buying experience stress and worry free. The entire process from start to finish went very smoothly and quickly due to his expertise. Both my husband and I feel very fortunate and honored to have had the opportunity to work together with Mr. Lesire. The quality of life we now have, owning our own home has improved immensely compared to what it was before when we were renting. Our home couldn't be any more perfect for us - thank you again Mr. Lesire (and Homebridge Bank) for making it possible! ”
Marc Burton - Transportation Manager
“Patrick has done several refinances for us and have all gone off without a hitch. Patrick's as professional and personable as they come, trust in Patrick he will do you right!!”
Brian Hamlin
“Working with Patrick Lesire was great. It was our first home buying experience and I felt comfortable with him. He came down on a Saturday to meet us due to my work schedule. You can tell he enjoys his job. I would recommend working with him.”
Nathaniel Thomas - Psychologist
“I enjoy working with Patrick with his professionalism and broad knowledge base of the real estate field. I recommend both he and Home Street for real estate business.”
Larry Combs - Client
“WE came to Patrick after having a horrible experience with another lender. Patrick immediately gave us comfort and assurance we were in good hands. As it turned out our situation was more difficult than we thought but Patrick hung in there and got our loan approved. Through the process he keep updated and told us the truth not necessarily just what we wanted to hear. Patrick is a man of integrity which is the biggest compliment I will ever give. My family and I will always be grateful we met him and wish him all the best.”
Matthew Pivovar
“It was great working with Patrick. He was professional and the process was very smooth. ”

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