ABOUT

BGI Capital is a full-service, alternative lender and commercial real estate debt provider. Through our tailored solutions and human touch, we help clients succeed in their real estate projects and achieve their far-reaching goals. We have a leading presence throughout Florida and New York, with locations in Miami-Dade County, Palm Beach County, and Manhattan.    

 

Drawing on our ample experience in real estate, we have a broad network of lenders. At BGI Capital, we structure time-sensitive loans that provide key solutions for each client’s unique situation. Through our services, clients gain access to financing for a wide range of needs. Our service style is personal, relationship-focused, and results-oriented.        

 

Our firm is led by Co-Founders and Managing Partners Kenneth Baboun and Robert Barthelmess, who bring nearly 50 years of combined experience in banking, commercial real estate, and residential development to the firm. Through their personal approach, Kenneth and Robert meet clients and maintain relationships throughout each project.    

 

BGI Capital provides direct lending, traditional and specialty financing, and a diverse selection of customized loan products. These include our flagship Bridge Loan Program, which allows clients to quickly access the short-term funding they need until they solidify a long-term solution. Other loan products include our Capital Flex Loan Program, Construction Financing, Institutional Financing, Foreign National Program, and Fix & Flip Program.        

 

BGI Capital is backed by an extensive network of institutional investors, developers, mortgage brokers, real estate agents, and businesses that specialize in domestic and foreign national clients. The firm manages its own funds, which allows for flexible lending, same-day authorizations, and expedited closings. BGI Capital is proficient in development and commercial real estate and has the capability to place debt with larger banks.   

Meet

THE TEAM

 
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KENNETH A. BABOUN

Managing Partner

As Managing Partner, Mr. Baboun oversees the real estate development and commercial finance...

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NMLS # 1038435

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EDMUNDO ANGULO

Chief Financial Officer

As the Chief Financial Officer at BGI Capital, Edmundo Angulo is responsible for the financial strategy…

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NMLS # 1038435

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ROBERT M. BARTHELMESS

Managing Partner

Mr. Barthelmess oversees the lending and institutional relationship components for BGI Capital...

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NMLS # 1195738

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EKATERINA MESTRE

Chief Credit Officer

 As Chief Credit Officer at BGI Capital, Ekaterina applies her knowledge of credit risk, legal...

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“Coming together is a beginning;  keeping together is progress; working together is success.”
                                                     – Henry Ford

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LUIS TIO

Managing Director

As a managing director at BGI Capital, Luis Tio will oversee the firm’s expansion into New York...

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GIANNINA DA RE

Sales Director

As Sales Director at BGI Capital, Ms. Da Re provides loan processing, credit analysis and loan...

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MALBELYS GONZALEZ

Commercial Real Estate Loan Officer

As the Commercial Real Estate Officer at BGI Capital, she applies her contract negotiation skills ...

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CAMILA NEUMANN

Servicing

Camila focuses on servicing, administrative tasks, including arranging client services...

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