Meet Our Team:
Bennett Abel, President and Founder
Jon Langer , Senior Commercial Loan Specialist
Jon is a Senior Commercial Loan Specialist at Abel Commercial Funding, LLC. Throughout his career, he has originated, closed and funded loans by offering financial solutions to thousands of consumers who have established long term, successful relationships with Jon in a variety of sales environments. Jon owned a residential retail mortgage company for over a decade where he honed his real estate, finance and networking skills which translated into over $250M in loan volume by providing consumers and working professionals with sound advice and valuable consultations. Prior to joining Abel Commercial Funding, Jon was Senior VP of Sales & Marketing at Central Uniforms, Inc. where he increased sales and revenue anually while converting a 30 year brick and mortar store to an on-line e-commerce retail web site positioned for continued growth.
Jon is an avid collegiate sports fanatic along with having a great admiration for music and concerts! Jon received a B.A from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1992.
John Gross, Senior Commercial Loan Specialist
John is a Senior Commercial Loan Specialist at Abel Commercial Funding, LLC. John has over 20 years experience in the lending industry. As owner of Colonial Funding, he processed over $400 million in all types of Commercial and Residential transactions. John has extensive experience with SBA, Bridge, and Hard Money financing and is also managing partner of two Hard Money funds.
John is huge sports fan and avid golfer. He attended both Marshall and Millersville Universities.
Michael Fink, Senior Commercial Loan Specialist
Michael Fink has over 29 years of meeting management, business development, and leadership experience. His prior background with his own company has given him the experience in finance and is able to pass this knowledge he has gained to small and medium sized businesses is invaluable. Michael as also been a very active real estate investor over his years as he holds a diverse portfolio in real estate holdings from raw land, to multi family and SFR rentals. In addition to his professional backround, he is the founder of a charitable focused technology startup called ChangeUp, and is actively involved in other charitable efforts in connection with this project. During his professional career, Mr. Fink has served as a member and volunteer to many professional meetings industry societies and respective committees, including the American Society of Association Executives, the Greater Washington Society of Association Executives, Meeting Planners International, and the Professional Convention Management Association, where he was named by his peers as a founding Board of Directors Member for the Greater Washington DC Chapter of the society.
Kristen Duggan, Senior Commercial Loan Specialist
Kristen comes from a family of business owners and has several years of experience working with small and medium sized businesses. She understands that quick access to capital is a critical for growth. Working alongside the Abel Commercial Funding team, Kristen provides funding options for her clients ranging from real estate loans, lines of credit, business loans and much more.