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Brenda Podesta


  • Direct: (707) 652-7222
  • Cell: (707) 815-9780
  • Fax: (707) 652-7223
  • CalBRE: 01316705
  • NMLS: 507200

“1. You listen well, do thorough research and properly follow up.
2. Tenacious, passionate and proactive
3. No stone unturned with you Brenda. You diligently seek what’s best for your clients, you’re positive, optimistic, but realistic and you care.”

Donna K.


First Rate Financial Group is pleased to announce the addition of Brenda Podesta as a Senior Loan Consultant. As a highly respected veteran of the mortgage industry and longstanding resident of St. Helena, Brenda possesses a depth and breadth of experience few others could match and is a natural choice to lead our new Napa Valley Presence.

Prior to launching her mortgage career in 2004, Brenda also enjoyed considerable success as a licensed stock broker, certified financial planner, insurance broker and real estate agent; all of which contribute to her universal perspective and unique ability to help every client see the big picture.

Please join us in welcoming Brenda by contacting her directly at 707.815.9780 or