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Michael Leash

Loan Officer

5400 Meadows Rd., Suite 120, Lake Oswego, OR 97035
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Ranked #1 in Customer Satisfaction with Primary Mortgage Origination
— J.D. Power

About Me

The Columbia Gorge Mortgage Team at Guild Mortgage Company is an innovative full-service mortgage lender. We are committed to building relationships with our customers that bring real value to their lives, while reducing the stress of the mortgage process. We are home financing experts dedicated to helping our clients find the loan that best suits their needs.

We also believe that our customer's financial security and personal privacy is a top priority. We demonstrate that we care about their financial goals by providing products and solutions to meet their personal and business needs.

Michael has over 20-years of professional experience working for Top Fortune 500 companies with more than a Billion Dollars in business transactions. During his career, he has managed Finance, Sales, Marketing and is skilled in developing strategic plans for businesses and individuals to help them achieve their short and long-term goals.

As the only Certified Mortgage Planning Specialist in The Gorge, Michael has demonstrated financial knowledge and expertise regarding the tax and financial planning implications of various mortgage & real estate investment strategies.

With a life-long connection to the Columbia Gorge and 4-generations of family from the area, being part of the community is important. As well, Michael likes giving back to the community through fund raising for charity events and his Free Child Safety & DNA Kit program.

You can reach us through any of our local phone numbers:

  • The Dalles 541.298.8326
  • Hood River 541.386.8326
  • Bingen / White Salmon 509.493.8326

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The perfect home loan for you

We offer hundreds of loan products for a wide variety of borrowers, including first-time homebuyers, military families and rural residents. We also offer many state, county, and city housing programs that provide down payment assistance. At Guild, we’ll work hard to deliver what matters most to you and find the loan that fits your life.

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NMLS ID #478152
I am authorized to do business in the states of Arizona, California, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. AZ BK#0018883; AZ BKBR# 0117159; AZ LO Lic.# 1020073; Licensed by the Department of Financial Protection and Innovation under the California Residential Mortgage Lending Act; Branch NMLS ID 328603; NV Mortgage Company #1141; OR ML-176;

Attn: Texas Applicants:
Consumers wishing to file a complaint against a company or a residential mortgage loan originator should complete and send a complaint form to the Texas Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending, 2601 North Lamar, Suite 201, Austin, Texas 78705. Complaint forms and instructions may be obtained from the Department’s website at A toll-free consumer hotline is available at 1-877-276-5550.

The Department maintains a recovery fund to make payments of certain actual out of pocket damages sustained by borrowers caused by acts of licensed residential mortgage loan originators. A written application for reimbursement from the recovery fund must be filed with and investigated by the Department prior to the payment of a claim. For more information about the recovery fund, please consult the Department’s website at