CCTG Podcast – Entrepreneurs In Finance

In our quest to give you the best possible content to see what life is like as a commercial loan broker CCTG has created the industry’s only podcast "Entrepreneurs In Finance" hosted by our CEO Kris Roglieri that dives deep into the lives of CCTG graduates and their daily lives. We also explore the various products we teach in class and some of the lenders that provide them.

Entrepreneurs in Finance Podcast with Kris Roglieri

In our quest to give you the best possible content to see what life is like as a commercial loan broker and/or a lender, CCTG has created the industry’s only podcast of its kind: “Entrepreneurs In Finance” hosted by our CEO Kris Roglieri. Kris and his stellar guests dive deep into the lives of CCTG graduates or the lenders the CCTG broker graduates work with daily.

Far from stuffy, the podcast’s appeal and success rides hot on the heels of authenticity as it feels more like old friends chatting over dinner or a drink. We’re in our third season/year!

Would you like to be considered as a guest on our podcast?

Email producer Joe Schaefer ([email protected]) for more information or call 518-694-3047.

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LOAN BROKER PODCAST SEASON 3

Filling a Sales Pipeline Less Than a Year After Broker Training

May 17, 2022

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Season 3 | Episode 10:

Join CCTG CEO, Kris Roglieri, as he chats with loan broker trainee Eric Helus. Listen how Eric’s pipeline is filling less than a year into training, but also listen how Eric’s training has lead seasoned brokers to learn *from him*.  Commercial Capital Training Group offers an intensive 7-day commercial loan broker training course that empowers entrepreneurs with the tools, resources, and knowledge to successfully start and operate their very own commercial finance business.

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Multiple Deals Closing & Business is Booming | Loan Broker Training

April 12, 2022

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Season 3 | Episode 9:

Join our host, Kris Roglieri and Paul Neal, a very recent graduate of the CCTG program. Listen as the two them explore multiple deals closing simultaneously — the best part is how Paul only recently finished his loan broker training. Business is booming and Paul talks about the ups, the downs, the good, the bad, and everything in between each of those juicy deals.

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Turning Multiple 6-Figures Into More | Loan Broker Training

April 11, 2022

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Season 3 | Episode 8:

Join our host, Kris Roglieri and a 2017 graduate of the CCTG program as they discuss financial and personal successes over the years. Hear Joshua describe what he loves about the business and what he doesn’t like about the business; plus, they discuss how personal motivation in conjunction with the support and training he received have opened his eyes to his own potential.

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"You're Making Me Wealthy" | Loan Broker Training Interview

April 4, 2022

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Season 3 | Episode 7:

Join our host, Kris Roglieri, as he explores the daily life of BT84 Commercial Capital and Business Solutions. Hear the team describe how loan broker training led to multiple deals, including part ownership of businesses they’ve worked with as clients. Also hear how these childhood friends are helping each other realize their dreams.

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Early Successes After Loan Broker Training & The Right Mindset

February 23, 2022

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Season 3 | Episode 6:

Join our host, Kris Roglieri, as he explores the daily life of Jeremy Hyman, a broker from the CCTG program. Hear Jeremy describe his early successes after loan broker training and how having the right mindset is what drives and motivates his successes. Jeremy outlines how even non-qualified leads can lead to later successes.

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10 Deals in the Pipeline | Crushing His Monthly Deals Goals

February 11, 2022

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Season 3 | Episode 5:

Join our host, Kris Roglieri, as he explores the daily life of a broker from the CCTG program, Jim Wellington. Hear Jim describe how his goal of 2 deals a month is actually far less than what he’s achieving – also hear how Jim is working 10 deals in his pipeline right now!

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Their Latest is a $200 Million Funding Deal | Loan Broker Training

February 10, 2022

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Season 3 | Episode 4:

Join our host, Kris Roglieri, as he visits with a CCTG grad, Justin Frye. Justin introduces his newest partner, CFO, Eric Gooden. Listen as the three of them chat about the successes and the challenges after loan broker training, but also hear how Justin and Eric are in the middle of brokering a $200 million dollar deal today!

 

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6 Months After Loan Broker Training & Going Stronger Than Ever

February 1, 2022

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Season 3 | Episode 3:

Join our host, Kris Roglieri, as he revisits Jared Klock and Bill Canny 6 months after their first appearance on Entrepreneurs in Finance; in fact, Jared and Bill appeared on the podcast, the first time, once training ended. Come see and hear Jared and Bill talk about their growth and successes as their realistic goal of closing 4-6 deals per month, each is coming to fruition!

See also: Season 2 | Episode 11
Their first appearance on EIF: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTO-cGe6yR8

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CCTG Loan Broker Trainee's Pipeline As Full As EverTraining

January 17, 2022

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Season 3 | Episode 2:

Meet Christopher, a graduate of Commercial Capital Training Group’s loan broker training and business opportunity launch pad. Not only did Christopher find himself in a training seat 48 hours after discovering CCTG’s finance business opportunity, but Chris’s client pipeline continues to grow and return commissions and profits beyond expectations. Listen to Christopher’s story as he authentically describes all of his experiences with CEO and founder of Commercial Capital Training Group, and our host, Kris Roglieri.

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Closing Deals & Hiring Employees Only 6 Months After Loan Broker Training

January 12, 2022

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Season 3 | Episode 1:

The first episode of Season/Year #3!

Meet Chris. Chris wrapped training and launched his loan broker business 6 months ago and you can hear about his closed deals, his current pipeline, and the 4 IC’s he’s already hired to scale his business.

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Gold Package Loan Broker Trainee Talks Successes

December 16, 2021

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Season 2 | Episode 19:

Meet Bill, a Gold Package Trainee with the Commercial Capital Training Group’s Loan Broker Training and Business Opportunity. Bill talks about the ups and downs but also his financial successes; including a recent $6.5 million deal where he he made a $65,000 commission on the one deal!

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Turning Leads Into Clients and How Loan Broker Training Helped

December 7, 2021

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Season 2 | Episode 18:

Meet Luciano, a loan broker training graduate of the CCTG Program. Hear how Luciano and the company we launched for him has been growing since he first completed training right before the pandemic. Furthermore, hear how the leads his business is generating are turning into lucrative commissions in the alternative lending space.

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Legendary Boxing Champion Sugar Ray Leonard & Kris Roglieri

November 9, 2021

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Season 2 | Episode 17:

Join us for this very special episode of Entrepreneurs in Finance. We are honored and humbled to have the champion of champions, legendary boxing champion, olympic champion, Hall of Famer, philanthropist, bestselling author, Sugar Ray Leonard.

Watch and listen how our host, Kris Roglieri, and Sugar Ray Leonard discuss everything from the connection of sports success to business success to how failures can make for a stronger person and even stronger successes later. Nothing is off the table as Kris and Sugar Ray ‘spar’ through various subjects that range from the highs to the lows and back to the highs and beyond.

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Married Couple's Success After Loan Broker Training

November 1, 2021

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Season 2 | Episode 16:

On this episode: Watch & listen to Dave & Gretchen Guarino, graduates of CCTG, and how they are balancing work success in the loan broker space with marriage and family.

Our commercial loan broker training and quick start entrepreneur program offers two premium packages to help get your very ow finance business off the ground and up and running quickly.

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Loan Broker Trainee, His Included Loan Processor, and Our CEO Talk Successes

October 20, 2021

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Season 2 | Episode 15:

Meet John, who went through the highest level of loan broker training that includes his own loan processor for the life of his business. Lukas, John’s processor, hops on the podcast with the CEO of Commercial Capital Training Group, Kris Roglieri, and the 3 of them talk successes, difficulties of the business, and the win-win nature of having a marketing team and a loan processor included in the training package. Better than a franchise, hands down.

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8 Years After Loan Broker Training | Still Going Strong

September 24, 2021

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Season 2 | Episode 14:

Meet Bill. Bill Hubbard came through CCTG’s training back in 2011 and is still going strong — if not better than ever. Hear Bill’s experiences and note how Bill is turning deals away because he is used to the 6- to 7-figure deals that pay out huge commissions.

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Season 2 | Episode 13 | 2016 Loan Broker Training Graduate Still Going Strong

September 14, 2021

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Season 2 | Episode 13:

Meet Stevens, a Platinum Package graduate from 2016. Listen how Stevens has grown his finance company and continues to build ongoing, recurring relationships with his clients through the training he received 5+ years ago. Stevens not only has repeat clients, but his team of brokers working for him help bring in new clients that often later come back for various finance products.

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Season 2 | Episode 12 | Commercial Loan Broker Training | 2020 Is His Best Year Yet

August 30, 2021

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Season 2 | Episode 12:

Meet Kemp, a CPA who attended our class in 2018, who is now a successful commercial loan broker, thanks to us, as he talks with our CEO about the success he is having, how 2020 was his best year to date, and shows us what motivates him when he closes a $50 Million dollar transaction.

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Season 2 | Episode 11 | Fresh Review Of Training The Minute It Ends

July 29, 2021

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Season 2 | Episode 11:

Listen to three graduates who purchased our Legacy package talk about their experience immediately after training concluded. This is as fresh as it gets to hear about the experience they just went through as well as their experience with our add-on package to offer digital marketing services to business owners.

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Season 2 | Episode 10 | CCTG Reunion Conference | NACLB

July 9, 2021

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Season 2 | Episode 10:

Listen here as our CEO Kris Roglieri chats with the team regarding the largest and only association that serves today’s the diversified commercial loan broker. The NACLB is one out of many organizations in the CCTG family of companies that graduates benefit from. Our annual conference each year also serves as a CCTG reunion conference as hundreds of past CCTG graduates gather and share and learn information with each other.

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Season 2 | Episode 9 | Wenda Wang

July 9, 2021

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Season 2 | Episode 9:

On this episode: Watch & listen to Wenda Wang a former PhD. materials scientist , a virtual training graduate of CCTG, and how they he is closing multiple deals after only a short time since loan broker training.

Over the last 12 years we have trained over 1000 people with no financial and banking experience to be finance entrepreneurs. This is a great example of the power of our opportunity.

Our commercial loan broker training and quick start entrepreneur program offers two premium packages to help get your very ow finance business off the ground and up and running quickly.

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Season 2 | Episode 8 | Julio & Jania Ortiz

April 29, 2021

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Season 2 | Episode 8:

Julio & Jania Ortiz

On this episode: Watch & listen to Julio and Jania, Platinum graduates of CCTG, and how they closed a $40 million deal — earning them hundreds of thousands in commissions from one deal.

Our commercial loan broker training and quick start entrepreneur program offers two premium packages to help get your very ow finance business off the ground and up and running quickly.

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Season 2 | Episode 7 | CCTG Support Team Roundtable

April 20, 2021

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Season 2 | Episode 7:

Meet the CCTG Loan Broker Support Team

Our ongoing support and continuous training are two of the most important points that distinguish us from other programs. We commit ourselves to coach and guide you through every commercial finance transaction that you will have until you feel comfortable. Whether that is helping you gather documentation for funding, or helping you close a transaction, we are always there at your side.

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Season 2 | Episode 6 | Eric Levine

April 5, 2021

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Season 2 | Episode 6:

Eric Levine

Meet Eric who attended our virtual training in November of 2020 and his partner in January of 2021. Listen to Eric’s success he is having as a gold package graduate only being in the business for 4 months and is already getting commission checks from our lenders.

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Season 2 | Episode 5 | Lead Generation for Business Loan Brokers | Loan Broker Training

March 31, 2021

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Season 2 | Episode 5:

Lead Generation for Business Loan Brokers | Loan Broker Training

Join Commercial Capital Training Group’s founder, Kris Roglieri, as he discusses business loan broker lead generation with Google PPC expert, Rick Bartelli. Learn how leads are generated for the commercial loan brokers who come though CCTG’s industry-leading loan broker training program and  business opportunity.

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Season 2 | Episode 4 | Due Diligence

March 16, 2021

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Season 2 | Episode 4:

Comparing Loan Broker Training Programs | Due Diligence

The quality, depth, and diversity of any business opportunity has a direct effect on your future successes. Evaluating and comparing business loan broker training programs is critical to your long-term success, so it’s important to get it right.

Learn what to look for, vetting strategies, and more from our 12+ years of being the leader in the commercial loan broker business opportunity space. We didn’t create over a 1,000 entrepreneurs without knowing a thing or two about what works and what’s ‘too good to be true’.

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Season 2 | Episode 3 | Dave Khwaja

March 12, 2021

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Season 2 | Episode 3:

Listen to our CEO, Kris Roglieri, talk with Dave Khwaja. He went from selling motorcycles to becoming a successful CCTG business loan broker. He talks about how his wife and him sold everything to start this business and attend training. They even lived in their parents basement so they could start this business.

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Season 2 | Episode 2 | Michael Higgins

February 3, 2021

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Season 2 | Episode 2:

Listen to our CEO, Kris Roglieri, talk with a graduate who purchased the Platinum Program talk about how his business has doubled in revenue through the pandemic.

Season 2 | Episode 1 | Ray Johnson

January 7, 2021

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Season 2 | Episode 1:

Join Kris Roglieri, president of Commercial Capital Training Group, as he chats with Ray Johnson who recently closed a deal worth $250,000 in commissions.

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Episode 25 Part (2)| Flip the Script

December 21, 2020

Episode 25 Part (2) – End of the year/Last Episode/Birthday Edition:

 

Join Shane Brandt, Scotty D, Kimmpy Humphrey, Ben Looney, and show producer, Joe Schaefer as they bring 2020 to a close with a very special episode: Flip the Script; where CCTG founder and CEO, Kris Roglieri has the tables turned and he’s in the hot seat. And they get to say Happy Birthday.

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Episode 25 Part (1)| Shane Brandt

December 21, 2020

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Episode 25 Part (1):

 

Listen to our CEO, Kris Roglieri, talk to Shane Brandt about his successes and his whopping $4+ billion dollar deal in the pipeline.

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Episode 24 | Ian Tucker

December 15, 2020

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Episode 24:

 

Listen to our CEO, Kris Roglieri, talk to Ian Tucker about how the pandemic forced him into this business as he lost his restaurant and had to pivot quickly into our model. He talks about how good his business is doing and the $58,000 commission he just made on a recent deal.

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Episode 23 | Joe Theismann

December 10, 2020

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Episode 23:

 

Listen to our CEO’s riveting interview with Superbowl champion Joe Theismann; where they discuss life, business, and football — uncovering the parallels between business and the game of football.

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Episode 22 | David Roth

November 24, 2020

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Episode 22:

 

Join Kris Roglieri, president of Commercial Capital Training Group, as he chats with David Roth of Painted Horse Financial. David purchased our Legacy package and this interview gives the unique perspective on a graduate who is just 4 months out of training.

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Episode 21 | Marketing Team Roundtable

November 20, 2020

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Episode 21:

 

Join Kris Roglieri, president of Commercial Capital Training Group, as he chats with some key players on the marketing team. In this roundtable discussion, Jenna Hanson, Alex Vasilakos, and Joe Schaefer describe what new attendees can expect after they sign up for training.

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Episode 20 | Kina Jackson

November 13, 2020

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Episode 20:

 

Join Kris Roglieri, president of Commercial Capital Training Group, as he chats with Kina Jackson of Flourish Commercial Capital.

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Episode 19 | Jonathan Baldwin

November 5, 2020

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Episode 19:

 

Join Kris Roglieri, president of Commercial Capital Training Group, as he chats with from NFL player Jonathan Baldwin of Premiere Commercial Lending. Listen in the episode on how Jonathon transitioned from a successful NFL career to becoming one of the most successful CCTG graduates of all time.

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Episode 18 | Legacy Package Roundtable

November 4, 2020

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Episode 18:

 

Join Kris Roglieri, president of Commercial Capital Training Group, as he chats with CCTG employees who help and run the services for our Legacy Package at CCTG.

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Episode 17 | Marty Chera

October 29, 2020

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Episode 17: Join Kris Roglieri, president of Commercial Capital Training Group, as he chats with Martin ‘Marty’ Chera of Express Capital Financing. Marty is a platinum graduate of our program and talks about what it takes to be a successful graduate of this program. ( Make the word platinum a hyper link to the platinum page.

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Episode 16 | Terry Luker

October 22, 2020

Entrepreneurs in Finance | Episode 16: Join Kris Roglieri, president of Commercial Capital Training Group, as he chats with Terry Luker of Commercial Capital Bidco and Alternative Capital Solutions. Terry is known as the “GOAT” of CCTG as being one of the most successful CCTG brokers of all time.

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Episode 15 | Ben Looney

October 15, 2020

Join Kris Roglieri, president of Commercial Capital Training Group, as he chats with Ben Looney of Growth Commercial Capital. Ben was a former Oregon State Trooper that had no previous finance experience that purchased our platinum package.

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Episode 14 | Lisa Rodino

October 9, 2020

Join Kris Roglieri, president of Commercial Capital Training Group, as he chats with Lisa Rodino of Rodino & Associates. Listen to Lisa talk about integrating her family in a business that she is successful with. She purchased our Gold Package.

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Episode 13 | Chris Lehnes

October 2, 2020

Join Kris Roglieri, president of Commercial Capital Training Group, as he chats with Chris Lehnes of Versant Funding, a lender that our grads often work with. 

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Episode 12 | Vernon Lesser

September 24, 2020

Join Kris Roglieri, president of Commercial Capital Training Group, as he chats with Vernon Lesser of Bull Market Capital. Vernon purchased our Platinum Package and years later has a flourishing finance business.

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Episode 11 | Rachel & Mark Sheehan

September 17, 2020

Join Kris Roglieri, president of Commercial Capital Training Group, as he chats with Rachel and Mark Sheehan of Commercial Capital Access. They purchased our Platinum Package and is getting so many leads that they asked our lead generation department to turn off the leads!

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Episode 10 | Eric Johnson

September 4, 2020

Join Kris Roglieri, president of Commercial Capital Training Group, as he chats with Eric Johnson of North Avenue Capital, a lender our grads work with often.

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Episode 9 | Steve Rotay

Steve Rotay

Join Kris Roglieri, president of Commercial Capital Training Group, as he chats with Steve Rotay of Rotay Capital Finance. Steve purchased our Platinum Package.  Steve is a storied broker who has a unique take on what it means to be a broker; unique in the sense that, like other successful brokers, he sees his role as a helper. Steve Rotay helps businesses and that mindset can make all the difference.

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Episode 8 | Dalton Elliott

Dalton Elliott

Join Kris Roglieri, president of Commercial Capital Training Group, as he chats with Dalton Elliott of Lima One. Dalton is the first lender to appear on the podcast.

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Episode 7 | Kimmy Humphrey

Kimmy Humphrey

Join Kris Roglieri, president of Commercial Capital Training Group, as he chats with Kimmy Humphrey of Capital Atlantic Solutions. She purchased our Gold Package.  Listen to both Kris and Kimmy discuss various topics ranging from the CCTG class to her massive first deal and the continued success she is having.

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Episode 6 | Eric Vermillion

Eric Vermillion

Join Kris Roglieri, president of Commercial Capital Training Group, as he chats with Eric Vermilion of USA Biz Loans. Eric purchased our Gold Package: Listen to both Kris and Eric discuss topics ranging from the challenges of COVID-19 and the industry to how hard work, pre-planning, and dedication are the keys to Eric’s success in the finance industry.

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Episode 5 | Gary Lockwood

Gary Lockwood

Join Kris Roglieri, president of Commercial Capital Training Group, as he chats with Gary Lockwood of Prime Commercial Lending. Listen to Kris and Gary discuss topics ranging from supporting other brokers to how hard work and dedication are the keys to Gary’s tremendous success in the finance industry.

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Episode 4 | Barry Kornfeld

Barry Kornfeld

Join Kris Roglieri, president of Commercial County Training Group, as he chats with Barry Kornfeld of Value Capital Funding. Barry purchased our Platinum Package about 4 years ago.  In this episode, Barry explains how he approached commercial financing with a specific niche in mind, which has led to very successful deals.

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Episode 3 | Brandon Bartoldi

Brandon Bartoldi

Join Kris Roglieri, president of Commercial Capital Training Group, as he chats with Brandon Bartoldi of Prosper Firm. Brandon signed up for a Legacy package from CCTG, and has been extremely successful in the first six months since finishing his training course. Kris explores how the Legacy package has given Brandon such a competitive edge.

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Episode 2 | Tim Maloney

Tim Maloney

Join Kris Roglieri, president of Commercial Capital Training Group, as he talks with Tim Maloney of Quickline Capital Partners. Tim candidly discusses how he almost gave up on his commercial finance business in the first year, but after having a conversation with Kris, turned things around and is now closing 30 deals a month!

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Episode 1 | Bennett Abel

Bennett Abel

Join Kris Roglieri, president of Commercial Capital Training Group, as he chats with Bennett Abel who purchased our Platinum Package. Bennett is the founder of Abel Commercial Funding, and a superstar graduate of the CCTG program. In this episode, he will discuss what it takes to achieve success, and shares some insight on commercial financing.

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