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Key Franchise Finance Contacts
Company Contact Phone # Regional Focus Typical Deal size
Min Max
Finance Companies
Amegy Bank Terry Morales (713) 232-5003 Southwest  $5M   
ApplePie Capital John Neff (415) 688-4599 USA  $100k   $2.5M 
Atlantic Capital Bank Mike Smith (404) 460-4426 USA  $150k   $15M 
Bank of America Shawn Janko (404) 607-2449 USA    
Bankers One Capital Reginald Heard (203) 791-9998 USA  $10k   $10M 
Bay Commercial Bank David Funkhouser (925) 476-1806    $500k   $19M 
BBVA Compass James Short (602) 285-3691 USA  $3M   $60M 
BMO Harris Bank Franchise Finance Rick Thompson (949) 341-6103 USA  $10M   N/a 
Bridge Funding Group Rick Riecker (201) 258-9202 USA  $200k   $20M 
Cadence Bank Dan Holland (770) 274-6877 USA  $5M   $35M 
Capital One, National Association Nancy McIver (732) 321-4698 USA  $10M   $50M 
CIT Bank, N.A LLC (Direct Capital) Eric Renaud (603) 766-9373 USA  $2k   $1M 
CIT Bank, N.A. LLC (Large Cap) Michael Vallorosi (212) 461-5227 USA  $15M   $50M 
CIT Bank, N.A. LLC (Mid Cap) Douglas McKenzie (973) 422-5876 USA  $1M   $20M 
Citizens Bank Restaurant Finance Armando Pedroza (949) 726-7307 USA  $5M   N/a 
City National Bank David Sandoval (213) 673-9026 USA  $2M   $50M 
City National Capital Finance Joe Serio (410) 409-7975 USA  $500k   $20M 
ECN Capital Bernard Lajeunesse (267) 960-4016 USA & Canada  $500k   $20M 
Fidelity Cooperative Bank Sally Buffum (508) 340-8387 New England  $250k   $7M 
Fifth Third Bank Jeff Hoffmann (312) 704-6246 USA  $5M   $200M 
First Fidelity Bank Rob Gerlak (480) 905-6406    $500k   $10M 
First Franchise Capital Corporation Alan Paterson (513) 979-5791 USA  $500k   $20M 
First Tennessee Bank Franchise Finance Kimberly Savilonis (480) 375-9892 USA  $5M   N/a 
Flagstar Bank Steven Lick (248) 312-2087 USA  $200k   $25M 
FranFund, Inc. Bob Rodi (817) 730-4516 USA  $150k   $3M 
Huntington National Bank John Luehmann (614) 480-4400 USA  $1M   $40M 
M & T Bank Karen Schonfeld (410) 244-4252 Northeast, Mid-Atlantic  $500k   
Manufacturers Bank Ed James (213) 489-6214 Southern CA  $100k   $25M 
Marlin Franchise Finance Group Richard Henderson (856) 505-4385 USA  $1k   $1M 
Pacific Premier Franchise Capital Sharon Soltero (402) 562-1801 USA  $500k   $25M 
Pinnacle Commercial Capital Bill Wildman (317) 472-2828 USA  $1M   $20M 
Plaza Bank Erich Bollinger (949) 540-8055 CA, Southern NV  $1M   $20M 
Radius Bank Diane Gallion (312) 767-2604 USA  $500k   $5M 
Regions Restaurant Banking Group Robert Daniel (404) 888-5108 USA  $10M   $75M 
Signature Financial John Black (817) 446-0120 USA  $1M   $25M 
Sterling National Bank Lindy Baldwin (402) 312-2542 USA    
Susquehanna Commercial Finance Brian Colburn (443) 966-1792 USA  $25k   $5M 
TCF Franchise Finance Bill Johnson (952) 656-3268 USA  $250k   $10M 
TD Bank - Restaurant & Franchise Finance Mark Wasilefsky (860) 652-6550 East Coast  $1M   $20M 
Texas Capital Bank Brian Frank (203) 246-8035 USA  $1M   
Vendor Alliance Capital, Inc. Jim Pinho (978) 681-4000 Ext. 11 USA  $150k   $20M 
Webster Bank, National Association Ab Igram (203) 328-1831    $5M   $30M 
Wells Fargo Bank - Restaurant Finance Quinn Hall (770) 795-9861 USA & Canada  $1M   
Western Alliance Bank Rob Gramhill (602) 797-3613 Western USA    $30M 
Wintrust Franchise Services Sandra McCraren (847) 432-2488 USA  $1M   
Private Investment Companies
CapitalSpring Chad Spaulding (310) 693-0471 USA  $10M   $100M 
Sale Leaseback Companies
The Nisbet Group of Marcus & Millichap Hank Wolfer (206) 826-5730 USA    
Financial Advisors
Capital Growth Advisors, LLC Philip McDonough (914) 671-2816 USA & Canada  $1M EBITDA   $2M Sales 
Pacific Management Consulting Group John Gordon (858) 874-6626 USA & Canada  $500k EBITDA   
Peak Franchise Capital LLC Mike Elliott (972) 719-5690 USA    $5M Sales 
Trinity Capital, LLC David Stiles (310) 231-3110 North & South America, Europe    
Valuation Experts/Brokers
Advanced Restaurant Sales Robert Hunziker (678) 229-2384 Ext. 1      
Duff & Phelps, LLC Dan Carlson (610) 570-7685      
EPK National Restaurant Appraisal Ed Karabedian (407) 375-9307      
FranBizNetwork Emily Burns (925) 391-2726      
Greenwood Advisors Cathy Davis (239) 216-1497      
Hopkins Appraisal Services, Inc. Brock Rule (816) 373-1890      
National Franchise Sales Alan Gallup (949) 428-0483      
National Restaurant Brokers, Inc. Dejan Vojnovic (888) 303-7900      
Praetorian Group Manny Armesto (888) 358-3325 Ext. 223