F.E. Forbes Company is a real estate investment management and private money mortgage lender located in Berkeley, California. Founded in 1921 by Frank E. Forbes, the Third generation Company specializes in the origination of both residential and commercial loans secured by Northern California real estate. Specifically, F.E. Forbes originates loans to investor borrowers, developers, and business property owners on all types of properties with loan amounts from $50,000 to more than $2 million. The Company is a direct mortgage lender and works with a select group of private investors, which include high net worth individuals, family trusts, retirement investment advisors, company 401k’s and endowments.