This is Commercial Direct
We're breaking the traditional lending mold by making it easier for you to design your own loan
Today’s business owners and investors need more than a one-size-fits-all approach to commercial lending. At Commercial Direct, our mission is to make it easier for borrowers to secure financing – even if banks have already said no.
Do you need flexibility beyond bank financing? See how Commercial Direct is breaking the traditional mold to help you get a loan that meets your specific needs.
Commercial Direct is a subsidiary of Bayview Asset Management.
Bayview Asset Management, LLC (“Bayview”), initially founded in 1993, is a mortgage investment firm focused primarily on mortgage credit, including whole loans, mortgage-backed securities, mortgage servicing rights, and mortgage-related assets.
Bayview is headquartered in Coral Gables, Florida with approximately 1,700 employees across asset management, loan servicing, and origination. As of June 30, 2019, Bayview oversees approximately $14.7 billion in assets under management.
Bayview has substantial experience in sourcing, purchasing, servicing, and managing residential and commercial mortgage loans and mortgage-backed securities.
Commercial Direct Leadership
Leslie Smith led the launch of Silver Hill Funding, LLC and oversees sales and operation for the entire small-balance commercial lending division.
An experienced financial services professional and thought leader with more than 20 years in the industry, she has been instrumental in leading multiple initiatives that expanded companies into international markets, as well as developing systems and programs to drive operational productivity and efficiency.
Nina Hamilton-Lee will oversee the lending operations including management of the processing, closing, and quality control departments. She is also responsible for effectively overseeing risk management relevant to loan considerations within the company’s loan portfolio.
Prior to joining Silver Hill, Mrs. Hamilton-Lee was the head of operations at B2R Finance, LLC (currently known as Finance of America). She has also held roles of increasing responsibility at Activ Doctors Online, Silver Hill Financial, Bayview Financial, Petroleum Realty Investment Partners LP, and Nomura Securities.
Zack North is the Director of Marketing for Commercial Direct. An experienced marketer in several financial industries, Zack enjoys telling true stories that help investors and business owners approach important financial decisions with confidence.
Your Loan Experts
With a decade of experience in the mortgage and lending industry, Millie specializes in working with borrowers to secure the best financing solution for their specific set of needs.
While at Bayview Loan Servicing, Millie took pride in helping community members keep their homes after being turned down by other servicers.
Now that same skillset gives her the ability to help investors and business owners get the financing they need to either purchase or refinance commercial properties – even if other lenders have said no.
“I make it a point to treat people exactly as I would like to be treated. If you’re looking for a commercial mortgage solution, I’m more than happy to help!” – Millie Corripio
Charles knows how challenging it can be for borrowers to obtain commercial mortgage financing. That’s why he focuses on simplifying the process and using his years of expertise to help business owners and investors feel more confident about their commercial loan.
Charles enjoys providing solutions that help borrowers reach their financial goals.
“It’s important to know what to expect when applying for a commercial loan. When you partner with us, you can expect to work closely with a dedicated expert throughout the transaction process.” – Charles Timoneda
- We give you the flexibility to get your request funded. That’s because today’s business owners and investors need more than a one-size-fits-all approach to lending.
- We’re not a bank. Commercial Direct, a division of Silver Hill Funding, LLC (the proposed lender), is a non-bank, direct commercial lender. This means you won’t deal with restrictive bank programs or difficult loan committees when you work with us.
- We only do commercial mortgages. Our team has closed and funded more than 20,000 commercial mortgages. You can feel confident that Commercial Direct’s experts will provide a solution that meets your unique needs.
The Difference is Clear
"Closings go smoothly with Commercial Direct. The Transaction Manager was extremely helpful and patient and made every step crystal clear. Your guidance was impeccable and it was really a very smooth process."
- Borrower in Montauk, New York