The capital you need to grow.
A partner who knows the market.
Formerly Bonadio Financing, TBG Commercial Capital Partners (or CCP) was formed in 2017 to meet the financing needs of developers, property owners, business owners and entrepreneurs and their need to secure capital. The executive team of CCP has over 60 years of combined experience in banking, finance, and real estate.
If you’re looking to start a business, expand your business, acquire real estate or refinance existing debt – we’re here to help. We welcome the challenge of working with rapidly growing companies, asset-based borrowers or real estate professionals – to name a few. Likewise we’re here to serve businesses seeking capital to fund mergers and acquisitions --->
By utilizing our extensive network of capital sources, including regional and local banks, credit unions, life insurance companies and private capital, CCP is able to match our client’s needs with the very best in financing solutions. TBG Commercial Capital Partners can provide long term fixed or floating rate, bridge and construction financing, mezzanine, forward commitment as well as asset repositioning financing. We are able to tailor loan applications and place them for review with the best solution to meet the specific needs of our clients resulting in the best possible outcome.
A familiarity with all the players can be an asset when the time comes to raise funds. Our team is led by Pete VanPutte, a banking veteran who has 20+ years of helping businesses raise capital and structure their financing needs. And from the moment we first meet, you’ll find the relationship completely transparent. You’ll know from the word “go” precisely what you can expect.
Meet the Team
Peter VanPutte, Managing Director – TBG Commercial Capital Partners, LLC
Pete is the Managing Director of TBG Commercial Capital Partners ( or CCP). Formed in 2017, TBG Commercial Capital Partners provides finance consulting and lending advisory services across the Bonadio footprint. Pete began his career with M&T Bank in Rochester, NY. Most recently he was the Director of Business Banking at ESL Federal Credit Union. Pete went to ESL in 2010 to create, build and grow the yet-to-be formed Business Banking Department. As part of their Senior Management team, he outlined and executed the strategy and vision for the Department. Utilizing his 20+ years of lending and management experience, Pete focuses on helping CCP’s, clients through their capital acquisition process.
He serves on the Board of Directors for the Small Business Council of Rochester. He also is a past Chairman for the Ronald McDonald House, and past Board member at Midvale Country Club.
A native of Rochester, NY, Pete graduated from The Aquinas Institute. He received his BS in Finance from Canisius College, followed by an MBA in Finance from R.I.T.
Chris O’Connell, Merchant Services Consultant – TBG Commercial Capital Partners, LLC
Chris joined CCP in 2017, and brings with him over 24 years of professional consulting skills. During his career, Chris has aided businesses of all types and sizes with their financial and overall growth strategies. With a focus on merchant services, Chris works with clients to optimize their financial transactions and increase operational efficiencies.
Originally from Plattsburgh, NY, Chris moved to Rochester where he attended the Rochester Institute of Technology. After graduating, he remained in the Rochester area, working with a broad spectrum of business clients ranging from retail and finance to manufacturing and healthcare.
Chris has been involved in the community as a youth hockey coach, and as a member of the Point Pleasant Firemen’s Association.
Chris earned his B.S. from the Rochester Institute of Technology.
Debt refinance, expansion and acquisition placement:
Led by industry veteran and Managing Director, Pete VanPutte, TBG Commercial Capital Partners (formerly known as Bonadio Financing) has been assisting clients with their capital needs since 2014 and 20+ years prior to that at local and national banks.
TBG Commercial Capital Partners serves individuals and a wide range of organizations—public, private, non-profit—including those who may have unique financing needs. Our team has worked with financial institutions on a national scale, so we have access to a breadth of resources far beyond the boundaries of our local region.
Chris O’Connell is in charge of our Merchant Services. TBG Commercial Capital Partners has partnered with Payment Processing Consultants (PPC) to provide our customers with a low cost solution to accept credit card, debit card and e-check forms of payment. PPC is a local, 17 year old company that has an A+ rating with the BBB.
PPC makes it possible for your business to accept all non-cash forms of payment so you can grow, offer convenience and reduce accounts receivable. Their mission is to make easy what others complicate with nuisance fees and jargon. They have transparent pricing, honest salespeople and a proven track record of success both locally and nationally. The bottom line is they are accountable and will do what they promise.