In just a short time, the name BGI Capital has become synonymous with traditional, specialty and bridge financing that caters to a prestigious selection of South Florida real estate agents, mortgage brokers and businesses with clients who invest in residential and commercial real estate. Led by Managing Partners Robert M. Barthelmess (left) and Kenneth A. Baboun (right), they are direct lenders that manage their own funds, allowing for flexible lending, same-day authorizations and expeditious closings. As a boutique firm, they are able to provide personalized service and support clients throughout the entire process to see that all of their needs are met. The firm is proficient in both development and commercial real estate and possesses the capability to place debt with larger banks. They have already put a significant amount of funds in the local real estate market, making the firm a rising star in the lending industry. They have also started to expand their footprint into new parts of Florida such as Palm Beach County and the Tampa area as well as New York and New Jersey; BGICG.com.
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