Direct Lender for Residential Real Estate Investors

Alpha Funding Partners was formed to help real estate investors, brokers, and referral partners to get immediate access to direct capital in an easy and affordable way. We understand that projects are complicated and that the lending process can be confusing. To solve that, we provide timely feedback, the perfect loan for every project, transparent terms, and professional support to make every project successful. We offer a few loan programs for investors:

  • Fix & Flip
  • New Construction
  • Long-Term Rental
  • Multi-Family & Mixed Use
  • Bridge Loans
  • Line of Credit for Rehab Projects

Please note: We do NOT offer loans for owner-occupied homes or properties in rural areas.

Property Geographic Area Details


Loan Amounts

$100,000 to $5,000,000

Interest Rates

8.99% to 12%

Max Loan-To-Value


Max Loan-To-Cost


Origination Fees

2% to 4%

Loan Terms

1 months to 12 months

Lien Position

  • 1st

Loan Purpose

  • Investment Acquisition
  • Improve Subject Property
  • Value Add Project

Property Occupancy

  • Vacant
  • Tenant Occupied 100%

Property Types and Loan Types

Collateral Types

  • Residential Property

Property Types

  • 2-4 Units Residential
  • Mixed-Use
  • Multifamily
  • Single Family Residence

Loan Types

  • Private Money
  • Hard Money
  • Residential Bridge
  • Residential Fix and Flip
  • Residential Rehab and Rent
  • Residential Ground-Up Construction
  • Residential Long-Term Rental

Purchase Loan

Max Loan-To-Purchase Price


Borrower Must Have Property Under Contract


Will Provide Proof of Funds Letter


Will Consider Lending on Purchase from Auction


Allowed Source of Borrower’s Equity

  • Own Cash
  • Partner
  • Equity in Another Investment Property

Rehab Value Add Loan

Experience Required


Minimum Number of Value-Add Projects Completed by Borrower


Will Provide Funds for Renovation Costs


Max LTC for Renovation Costs


Interest Charged for Renovation Costs

Only on Funds Drawn

Typical Number of Days for Funds Draw


Maximum After Repair Value


Construction Loan

Development Experience Required


Minimum Number of Ground-Up Construction Projects Completed by Borrower


Max LTC for Ground-Up Construction Costs


Interest Charged for Construction Costs

Only on Funds Drawn

Will Lend on Partially Completed Construction Projects


Residential Long-Term Rental

Minimum Loan Amount


Maximum Loan Amount


Minimum Interest Rate


Maximum Interest Rate


Minimum Origination Fee


Maximum Origination Fee


Minimum Loan Term

36 months

Maximum Loan Term

361 months

Maximum Loan-To-Value


Maximum Loan-To-Purchase


Minimum Debt Service Coverage Ratio


Will Lend on a Portfolio of Rentals


Minimum Property Value


Maximum Property Value


Details and Requirements

Works With

  • Brokers
  • Borrowers

Payment Structure

  • Interest Only

Pre Payment Penalty


1-5 year options with a charge up on rate based on length of prepayment penalty

Will lend to a foreign national


Will Allow Junior Position Mortgage(s) Behind Our Senior Mortgage


Will Consider Collateralizing Multiple Properties in One Loan


Will Consider Equity Joint Venture


Borrower Entity Types Considered

  • LLC

Documentation Required

  • Credit Report
  • Bank Statements
  • Financial Statements
  • Loan Application

Personal Guaranty (Recourse) Required


Credit Check Required


Appraisal Required for Residential Property

Always Before Funding

Broker Price Opinion (BPO) Accepted for Residential Property



Legal Fee

$1000 Lender's Legal Fee paid at Closing

Renovation Construction Draw Fee

$150 for each inspection for each draw request

Fees which are paid to a third party company

  • Legal Fee

Alpha Funding Partners was formed to help real estate investors, brokers, and referral partners get immediate access to direct capital in an easy and affordable way. Alpha Funding Partners is a Direct Private Asset-Based Lender located in New York and New Jersey. We have been meeting the needs of real estate investors, developers, and builders since 2007 funding projects that are not fundable through traditional sources. Alpha focuses on residential & commercial properties and has provided financing for over 350 borrowers in loan sizes varying from $100,000 -$10,000,000.

As a successful lender with over 50 years of combined experience, Alpha Funding Partners believes in building strong and lasting relationships. We underwrite and approve loans in-house and our team works quickly to immediately review, approve, and fund projects.

Once projects begin, Alpha brings years of lending and project management experience to every partnership. We offer a seasoned team with rich experience as lenders, borrowers, project managers, general contractors, and entrepreneurs. We know what investors need when they need it. We are pros working for pros and we welcome the opportunity to earn your next project while helping your business grow.


Company Size (Number of Employees)


Year Established



  • American Association of Private Lenders
  • National Private Lenders Association

Office Locations

Alpha Funding Partners - Headquarters
329 Hempstead Turnpike, West Hempstead, NY 11552

Alpha Funding Partners
1151 Broad Street, Shrewsbury, NJ 07702

Primary Capital Source

  • Debt Fund We Manage

Alternative Capital Sources

  • Individual Investors
  • Hedge Funds
  • Life Insurance Companies

Loan Structure for Majority of Loans

  • One Investor One Loan

Alternative Loan Structures

  • Multiple Investor Fractionalized Note
  • Table Funding with Capital Partner

Company’s Other Business Activities Besides Private Mortgage Lending

  • Note Investing
  • Commercial Real Estate Investing
  • Residential Real Estate Investing
  • Real Estate Development

Percentage of Loans Secured by Commercial Property


Percentage of Residential Property Loans Which are Fix and Flip


Percentage of Residential Property Loans Which are Buy and Hold


Percentage of Residential Property Loans Which are Ground-Up Construction


Total Number of Loans Funded to Date


Total Loan Volume Funded to Date


2017 Number of Loans Funded


2017 Loan Volume Funded


2018 Number of Loans Funded


2018 Loan Volume Funded


2019 Number of Loans Funded


2019 Loan Volume Funded


David Zohn

Business Development Manager

David Zohn is the Business Development Manager of Alpha Funding Partners. Whether it's to finance a fix & flip, new construction, or long-term rental, David is committed to helping borrowers achieve their investment goals. Following his time at UNC-Charlotte and Kean University, David excelled in the restaurant management and luxury auto sales before finally finding a home at Alpha Funding Partners. As a former college athlete, David enjoys staying active during his free time. His hobbies include golfing, snowboarding, hiking, and cooking.

Matthew Weber

Chief Revenue Officer

Since 2016, Matthew has led Alpha’s Business Development, Marketing, and Sales efforts helping grow Alpha Funding Partners to one of the premier private lenders in the Northeast. He has been an integral part in helping Alpha originate $150M+ in loan volume in 2019 and over $600M in total capital deployed with more than 60-70% of Alpha’s business coming from repeat borrowers. Using his dynamic sales and business development background he has helped grow Alpha’s loan originations and revenue by 125% for the past 4 years in a row. Prior to joining Alpha, Matt completed his B.S. in Biology and A.S. Exercise Science and Physiology at William Paterson University. Along with real estate, Matthew has always had a strong passion for health and wellness.

Fred Assini

Chief Executive Officer

Andrew Smith

Executive Chairman

Andrew is an innovative financial services executive with 30 years of experience as an academic, mentor, and practitioner leading companies in the design and execution of goal-driven investment strategies to create a branded platform for growth. He draws on his research as a Lecturer and a Research Fellow at the University of Oxford. As Chief Investment Officer at Republic National Bank, he raised over 1 billion dollars in client funds in only three years; he later broadened this background, again as Chief Investment Officer, when he set-up and ran a Four Hundred Million Dollar ($400,000,000) multi-strategy fund. His history in the industry spans the full spectrum of fixed income; from Collateral Manager for three Asset Backed Securities Collateral Debt Obligations (“ABS CDOs”) and structuring a One Hundred Fifty Million ($150,000,000) Life Settlements Annuity program to raising over $4 billion in debt for various mortgage related structured products. Andrew is currently Chief Executive Officer of BroadSolutions in New York where he raised 40 million dollars of capital and purchased Towne Mortgage Corporation, a company he previously grew from 400 million dollars per year in originations to over 1.2 billion dollars with a servicing book of over 25,000 borrowers. Not only does his time as an academic and professional speak to his expertise, but he has also served as a designated expert witness and valuation expert for over 13 cases involving swaps, mortgages, and ABS CDOs.

Michael Strasser

Chief Operating Officer

Michael Strasser is the Chief Operating Officer for Alpha Funding Partners and joined our team in August 2013. Michael has a Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers and a Master’s Degree from the New School. He has worked in several fields as a paralegal for real estate and immigration law firms and was an Assistant Producer for a Satellite Radio Program. Currently, Michael heads the Operations and Underwriting Department for Alpha and coordinates day to day activities. He also oversees our underwriting process. When asked for a piece of advice on hard money loans, Strasser says, “For Hard Money, always find the right deal, not any deal.” Michael enjoys everything to do with technology and in his free time he likes to travel to new places and play video games.

Bruce Lawner

Chief Credit Officer

Bruce Lawner is an experienced executive with a demonstrated history of over 30 years of mortgage banking and private lending experience. As the Chief Credit Officer of Alpha Funding Partners, Bruce manages credit and lending operations while bringing his vast experience of Fix and Flip/Bridge Financing along with FHLMC FHA, VA, NON QM to the company. He has a BS in Business Management from the State University of New York College at Old Westbury. Bruce maintains his FHA Direct Endorsed Underwriting Chums # and MLO-NMLS# approval status.

Highly Recommended

I've done numerous projects with Alpha. They help get us loans so we can finance our projects. I highly recommend using them. They're a reliable and honest company.

Arnold L.

They are Rockstars!

They are Rockstars! Fast, reliable, very creative and just a cool group of people to work with.

Zachary V.

True business partner!

Alpha has patiently helped me find solutions to complex deals with lots of moving parts. They are a true business partner!

Before You Contact Us

Our Minimum Loan Amount Is


What We Do

  • Bridge, Flip, Rental, Construction
  • Residential & Multifamily Properties
  • 10% Cash Required For Rehab Purchase
  • 25% Cash Required for Rental Purchase
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Financing

Not Available

  • NO 100% Financing
  • NO Inexperienced Investors
  • NO Owner-Occupied Homes
  • NO Rural Areas
  • NO Raw Land Loans

Loan Request

Short Description of your Loan Request or Property Address

This information is about yourself, not the subject property.


At the end of the form you can enter the additional properties.

(temp use, storage, billboard, parking, etc.)


If Borrower is not seeking additional funds for the renovation, change the Loan Type to Purchase or Acquisition.


(temp use, storage, billboard, parking, etc.)


If Borrower is not seeking additional funds for the renovation, change the Loan Type to Purchase or Acquisition.


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