Shawna McDonald
REVERSE MORTGAGE Your local Grass Valley, Nevada City and Auburn Personal Loan Officer Professional - Confidential

“No matter what your goals are, I can help you learn about the loan program that is right for you!”


Shawna  McDonald

Local Grass Valley, Nevada City & Auburn

Personal Loan Officer

Professional - Confidential 


Contact Shawna Today!

(530) 497-3010




We've taken great pride to establish our reputation as the company that takes care of its customers and values its employees. We work very hard for our senior clients to ensure the reverse mortgage is  highest quality of life during their retirement years. Zyng Mortgage (Formerly known as MLS Reverse Mortgage) is a leader in the reverse mortgage industry.



Office location

412 E. Main Street,

Suite N

Grass Valley, CA 95945

Shawna holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from Sonoma State University and prior to establishing Sierra Foothills Reverse Mortgage in Grass Valley, she worked for several direct lenders in Northern California. Realizing her clients needed more flexibility and choice than 1 direct lender could provide, she is now authorized to complete reverse mortgage loans with 10 of the largest reverse mortgage lenders in the nation, giving her clients the benefit of aggressive loan pricing and the best local service possible. Shawna is also a 20 year California licensed real estate broker and, prior to her career in mortgages, owned and managed a Real Estate Company in Sonoma County, California that specialized in the sale of land, homes on land, and vineyards.

In her free time Shawna enjoys the beach, birding, hiking and taking in the music and cultural activities in Sonoma County, Grass Valley, Nevada City and Auburn.

Shawna McDonald is considered an expert in reverse mortgages and has completed hundreds of these loans for her clients in the states of California, Washington, Texas and Florida. Contact Shawna if you would like to discuss how the reverse mortgage may benefit you and get your pre-qualifying numbers.

Serving Grass Valley and Nevada City areas, Sacramento area by appointment.

Non Profit Organizations Shawna Supports:


Supporter of Meals on Wheels for homebound Seniors

Humane Society of the Sierra Foothills



The Sierra Foothills Audubon Society



Read about the area's history here:

Grass Valley and Nevada City offer a range of gold mining history unequalled elsewhere in the Gold Country. All of the different mining techniques are explained and there are numerous exhibits of mining gear and memorabilia. And if you’d like to try your hand at recreational gold panning, you can still find color in Nevada County rivers!


In 2012 Shawna was awarded the “Scottsman Guide” designation as the # 1 reverse mortgage loan officer in the nation

**Scottsman Guide Annual Reverse Mortgage Loan Originator Ranking