Financial Services

ABC Financial Services Inc.
Address: 8320 Highway 107
Contact: Keith Lansdale
Contact Title: Vice President of Franchise Relations
City: Sherwood
State: AR

ABC Financial is the nation’s leading software and billing provider for the health and fitness industry. Its comprehensive services include payment processing and health club management tools, such as DataTrak, which allows gym owners and managers the ability to track and manage memberships, member and employee schedules, other human resource functions and inventory control.

Bank of America
Address: 100 N. Tryon Street

Contact: Cristin M. O’Hara
Contact Title: Managing Director and Group Head
City: Charlotte
State: NC

Gym owners and operators face many unique challenges, including strong competition, changing consumer tastes, rising costs and a dynamic marketplace. Our finance group customizes solutions for operating companies, franchisees, franchisors and private equity firms. We offer 60 years of expertise and a full suite of solutions to help you succeed.

BCI Capital Franchise Finance
Address: 120 Cockeysville Road, Suite 200
Contact: Joe Serio
Contact Title: Senior Vice President, Director Franchise Finance
City: Cockeysville
State: MD

BciCapital Franchise Finance, a subsidiary of City National Bank of Florida, specializes in loan and real estate products offered nationwide. We offer competitive rates and terms for debt-refinance, acquisition, remodel, development and partner buyout loans. Let our experienced team help you build your future!

BMO Harris Bank N.A.
Address: 111 W. Monroe St., 20th Floor E.
Contact: Justin Blum
Contact Title: Director Fitness Finance
City: Chicago
State: IL

Whether you need financing for acquisitions, development and remodeling or require services such as M&A advisory and interest rate hedging, it is crucial to partner with a financial institution that understands the needs of franchise companies. Backed by the resources of BMO Financial Group, our franchise finance specialists will partner with you to create a strategic plan for your business needs both now and as you grow. To learn more about how we can help, visit

Bridge Funding Group
Address: 215 Schilling Circle, Suite 100
Contact: Michael Orlov
City: Hunt Valley
State: MD

Bridge Funding Group Inc., a BankUnited Company, helps multi-unit franchisees grow their business by financing new locations, re-equips and acquisitions of existing locations. We also provide refinancing, consolidation of existing debt and funding for partner buyouts. We have a large Planet Fitness® portfolio with an experienced team who prides themselves on providing the best service to meet the franchisee’s needs.

Citizens Bank – Franchise Finance
Address: 28 State St.
Contact: Eugene Chang
Contact Title: Director, Franchise Finance
City: Boston
State: MA

Citizens Bank is one of the nation’s leading lenders in the franchise finance segment. As the 13th largest U.S. bank (by assets), we also offer a full array of banking services. If you are an experienced multi-unit franchise owner looking to borrow from $5 million to over $500 million to grow, remodel or recapitalize your business, please contact us to hear how we help you accomplish your goals. Citizens Commercial Banking is a division of Providence, RI-based Citizens Financial Group (NYSE: CFG).

Fifth Third Bank
Address: 38 Fountain Square Plaza
Contact: Tom Ferry
City: Cincinnati
State: OH

Fifth Third has a longstanding commitment to, and extensive track record and relationships within, the Planet Fitness system making Fifth Third the ideal financial partner for raising capital and evaluating strategic alternatives.

Firestone Financial
Address: 117 Kendrick St., Suite 200
Contact: Carol Francis
Contact Title: Vice President of Business Development
City: Needham
State: MA

Firestone Financial, a Berkshire Bank company, is a nationwide finance company and an experienced Planet Fitness® lender. Firestone Financial offers acquisition financing including partner buyouts, 100 percent financing on new clubs, competitive rates, a dedicated team and credit lines. Firestone Financial understands what you need to grow your franchise. Firestone Financial, LLC is an affiliate of Berkshire Bank (Member FDIC).

Fitness Insurance
Address: 2170 S. Parker Road, Suite 251
Contact: Brittney Rudolph
Contact Title: Director of Sales and Marketing
City: Denver
State: CO

Fitness Insurance provides coverage to nearly 250 Planet Fitness® locations, and we have specialized in health club coverage for more than 36 years. Our experience in the fitness industry is second to none. We know the risks you face, and we continually advise gym owners on minimizing these risks.

Hitachi Capital America
Address: 7808 Creekridge Circle, Suite 250
Contact: Carolyn Collins
Contact Title: Sales Manager – Fitness Division
City: Edina
State: MN

Hitachi Capital America is a direct lender providing 100% financing for both lease and loan options to Planet Fitness®. Include tenant improvements. No blanket liens or loan covenants. Fixed rate financing up to 72 months, deferral of payments up to six months or longer.  See why PF® franchisees choose Hitachi as their lending partner.