Financial Services

Bridge Funding Group
Address: 215 Schilling Circle, Suite 100
Contact: Mike Record
Contact Title: VP/Business Development Officer
City: Hunt Valley
State: MD

Bridge Funding Group, Inc. (BFG) is a wholly owned subsidiary of BankUnited, N.A. that specializes in equipment finance and franchise lending. With just over $2.8 billion in total assets, BFG offers a full suite of products and services designed to meet the needs of established businesses nationwide. Call us today at 800-928-8537.

Citizens Bank
Address: 1 Park Plaza, Ste 600
Contact: Eugene Chang
Contact Title: Director, Franchise Finance
City: Irvine
State: CA

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: Kevin Combs
Contact Title: Managing Director, Corporate Banking
City: Cincinnati
State: OH

Fifth Third Bank is a national lender that focuses on building long-term relationships with national and regional franchise fitness companies. Our dedicated industry specialists understand your business challenges and provide experience in the areas of credit, debt capital markets, investment banking, treasury management, and currency processing solutions to help you achieve your operational and strategic objectives.

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

Firestone Financial, a Berkshire Bank company, is a nationwide finance company and an experienced Planet Fitness® lender. With competitive fixed and floating rates, a dedicated team, tenant improvement loans and up to $10 million in guidance 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 39 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 Corp
Address: 7808 Creekridge Circle, Suite 250
Contact: Carolyn Collins
Contact Title: VP Sales – 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.

Macrolease Corp.
Address: 185 Express St., Suite 100
Contact: Salvatore Venuto     
Contact Title: Executive Vice President
City: Plainview
State: NY

Macrolease Corp. is a bank-owned, equipment lease/finance company in business fir 51 years. As an experienced Planet Fitness® lender, we understand the varying needs of the PF® franchisee. Macrolease provides financing for equipment leases and loans, build-out financing, acquisition loans and more. We offer competitive fixed rates, flexible payment plans including interest only, seven year amortization and deferred payment structures.

Texas Capital Bank
Address: 2000 McKinney Ave., Suite 700
Contact: Brian Frank
Contact Title: Executive Vice President
City: Dallas
State: TX

Texas Capital Bank, N.A. is a commercial bank that delivers highly customized financial services to businesses across the country, including credit and treasury solutions delivered through our specialized Franchise Banking team. Texas Capital Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Texas Capital Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ®: TCBI) and is recognized as one of Forbes Best Banks in America. Member FDIC.

The MFA Companies
Address: 1 Highwood Drive
Contact: Julie Klein
Contact Title: Partner and Chief Marketing Officer
City: Tewksbury
State: MA

MFA offers insight and expertise that goes beyond traditional nuts and bolts accounting. We work hand-in-hand with Planet Fitness® owners on a wide variety of strategic matters all with an eye toward helping them to create an economic platform that fosters competitive advantage, stimulates growth and increases profitability.

United Leasing & Finance
Address: 3700 E. Morgan Ave.
Contact: Ashley Marts
Contact Title: Corporate Account Executive
City: Evansville
State: IN

United Leasing & Finance is a proud partner of Planet Fitness® and franchise owners having provided equipment financing solutions for some of the very first franchise locations. Since that time, United has financed over $130 million for Planet Fitness franchises. We offer finance solutions in both the United States and Canada for new and existing franchisees equipment, buildout, expansions, as well as locations needing to re-equip. For over 55 years, United Leasing & Finance has partnered with diverse clients from small businesses to Fortune 100 companies to provide creative financing solutions. Let us help you achieve your financing goals so you can help your customers achieve their fitness goals.