Our success in real estate finance flows from trust, collaboration, and partnership.

Our Firm

Artes Capital is a balance sheet lender providing timely and creative capital solutions for value-add acquisition, development, repositioning, and refinancing transactions for sophisticated sponsors in the Western United States.


Scott Taylor

Founding Principal & CEO

“I am not an artist when it comes to drawing or painting, but I believe I am very artistic when it comes to capital solutions.”


Michael Jin

Founding Principal & COO

“As a lender, the capital is just the beginning. I see myself as a strategic partner rather than an obstacle in their process.” 


James Hainsworth

Director of Credit & Operations

“It’s the relationships we build that are most important. This is what drives our business.”


Samantha Mansfield

VP, Originations & Client Relations

“I get to add a human touch to the closing side of the transaction, which you don’t always see in this industry.”


Derek Martinez


“My goal is understanding the needs of our team and accurately providing them financial data to make informed business decisions."


Elena Cázarez

Senior Loan Administrator

"Every client relationship is special and personal."


Kabir Bhullar


"Each client has a unique vision for their project, and I get the benefit from observing and learning from the various executions of very experienced developers which is an amazing opportunity.”

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Artes (ahr-tehs) is derived from the Latin word for arts. We are artisans of real estate finance. We deliver creative, service-driven solutions tailored to our client’s goals and each deal’s specific contours.