Financial Services

Matt Goyette

Vice President, East
10201 Centurion Parkway N.
Jacksonville, FL 32256
Rye, NH 03870
P: 603-501-0788
M: 603-512-9349
matthew.goyette@cit.com
dennys.directcapital.com

Christopher Wren

Vice President, Business Development / Franchise Strategy
10201 Centurion Parkway N.
Jacksonville, FL 32256
Rye, NH 03870
P: 214-675-3333
christopher.wren@cit.com
dennys.directcapital.com

We have three specialized platforms to serve franchisees: small cap ($2,000 to $1 million) through our Direct Capital division; mid cap ($1-20 million) for multi-unit operators; and large cap (>$20m+)

Cristin O’Hara

Managing Director & Market Executive
100 Federal Street – 9th floor
Boston, MA 02110
P: 617-434-1897
cristin.m.o’hara@baml.com
bankofamerica.com

Luke Millikin

Senior Vice President
201 E. Washington Street – 24th floor
Phoenix, AZ 85004-2428
P: 602-523-4226
luke.millikin@baml.com
bankofamerica.com

The Restaurant Group is dedicated to understanding & meeting the unique needs of operating companies, franchisees & franchisors across the industry.

Joe Serio

Senior Vice President
215 Schilling Circle, Suite 100
Hunt Valley, MD 21031
P: 410-771-9602
jserio@bankunited.com
bridgefundinggroupinc.com

Trey Peters

Vice President, Business Development Officer
215 Schilling Circle, Suite 100
Hunt Valley, MD 21031
P: 717-347-7721
tpeters@bankunited.com
unitedcapitalbusinesslending.com

Bridge Funding Group, formerly United Capital Business Lending, offers a full suite of loan products.

Suzanne Tellis

Director Franchise Finance, VP
1 Park Plaza, Ste 600
Irvine, CA 92614
P: 949-861-2007
suzanne.tellis@citizensbank.com
citizenscommercial.com/1209/

Mari Hicks

Sales Assistant
1 Park Plaza, Ste 600
Irvine, CA 92614
P: 949-726-7329
mari.hicks@citizensbank.com
citizenscommercial.com/1209/

With nearly $3 billion in loan commitments, Citizens Commercial Banking’s restaurant division is a national leader in financing multi-unit franchisees and regional and national chains. We offer loans to refinance, remodel, develop and acquire restaurants.

Jeff Hoffman

Managing Director, National Restaurant & Beverage Finance
222 South Riverside Plaza
Chicago, IL 60606
P: 312-704-6246
jeff.hoffman@53.com
53.com

The National Restaurant Team is dedicated solely to building long term, strategic relationships with national & regional restaurant companies across the U.S.

Kimberly Savilonis

Brand Relationship Manager
17851 N. 85th Street, Suite 155
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
P: 623-910-7335
ksavilonis@ftb.com
firsttennessee.com

Todd Jones

Managing Director and Group Head
17851 N. 85th Street, Suite 155
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
P: 480-375-9889
tjones@ftb.com
firsttennessee.com

First Tennessee Franchise Finance, a division of First Tennessee Bank, is a national restaurant lender providing flexible access to capital backed by best-in-class customer service.

Christopher Holland

Manager, Strategic Partnerships – Franchise Finance
300 Fellowship Road
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
P: 856-505-4206
cholland@marlinfinance.com
marlinfinance.com/

Marlin Business Services Corp.® is a nationwide provider of commercial financing and depository products. Marlin specializes in providing innovative financial solutions for small and mid-size businesses.

Calvin Short

Partner
841 Apollo Street, Suite 150
El Segundo, CA 90245
P: 310-919-5770
calvin.short@matthewsretailgroup.com
matthews.com

Chuck Evans

Associate
841 Apollo Street, Suite 150
El Segundo, CA 90245
P: 310-919-5841
chuck.evans@matthewsretailgroup.com
matthews.com

Assist in structuring customized sale leasebacks scenarios as well as bulk portfolio transactions.

Alan F. Gallup

P: 949.428.0480 Ext. 103
ag@nationalfranchisesales.com
nationalfranchisesales.com

John Lukac

P: 949.428.0480 Ext. 107
jl@nationalfranchisesales.com
nationalfranchisesales.com

Specializing in the resale of franchise businesses since 1978. Experienced in handling hundreds of Denny’s resales.

Sharon Soltero

VP Franchisor Relations & Marketing
3154 18th Avenue, Suite 3
Columbus, NE 68601
P: 402.562.1801
ssoltero@ppbifranchise.com
ppbifranchise.com

John Rinaldi

3154 18th Avenue, Suite 3
Columbus, NE 68601
P: 201.746.6941
jrinaldi@ppbifranchise.com
ppbifranchise.com

Pacific Premier Franchise Capital works with multi-unit operators in the nation’s largest franchised restaurant brands. The company provides equipment loans as well as real estate loans from $100,000 to in excess of $10 million.

Bill Wildman

President & CEO
101 W. Ohio
Indianapolis, IN 46204
P: 314.514.6906

wildman@pincomcap.com
pincomcap.com

Provides financial services and senior debt capital to grow franchise businesses

Josh Conlon

Vice President, Franchise Finance
655 Business Center Drive
Horsham, PA 19044
P: 617.513.3353

jconlon@pnc.com
pnc.com

Sean Dwyer

Vice President, Franchise Finance
655 Business Center Drive
Horsham, PA 19044
P: 949.204.4511

sdwyer@pnc.com
pnc.com

PNC Franchise Finance is a full service lending partner that provides financing solutions to franchisees, including financing for remodels, development, acquisitions or simply refinancing.

Steven Davis

Owner
9304 E. Raintree Drive, #120
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
P: 480.429.4580

steven@retail1031.com
retail1031.com

Mary Blank

Transaction Coordinator
9304 E. Raintree Drive, #120
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
P: 480.429.4580

mary@retail1031.com
retail1031.com

Broker/Sale-Leaseback Guru

Chris Naylon

Partner
2701 Ocean Park Blvd., Suite 140
Santa Monica, CA 90405
P: 323.432.0030

cnaylon@signnn.com
signnn.com

Assist with Sale Leaseback Financing, Portfolio Transactions, Build-to-Suit Financing, and overall real estate analysis.

Turner Gaw

Vice President Franchise Finance
8351 E. Walker Springs Lanes, Suite 303
Knoxville, TN 37923
P: 615.264.5020
turner.gaw@simmonsfirst.com
simmnonsfirst.com

Franchise Finance (conventional, SBA)

William D. Johnson

VP, Sales Manager, Franchise Finance
11100 Wayzata Blvd. Suite 801
Minnetonka, MN 55305
P: 952.656.3268
bjohnson@tcfef.com
tcfef.com

John Distad

Franchise Territory Manager
11100 Wayzata Blvd. Suite 801
Minnetonka, MN 55305
P: 952.656.7538
jdistad@tcfef.com
tcfef.com

Cash flow lender offering financing from $100,000 to $10,000,000 for real estate, acquisitions, capital loans, equipment upgrades, new builds, partnership buyouts, refinancing and remodels.

Caleb Beckford

Senior Manager Franchise Lending
One Royal Road
Flemington, NJ 08822
P: 203.429.2108
caleb.beckford@td.com
tdbank.com

Thomas Pretty

Head of SBA Lending
40 Danbury Road
Fairfield, CT 06897
P: 203.761.3830
thomas.pretty@td.com
tdbank.com

Small Business Lending

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