Alternative Lenders Directory

ESD supports Alternative Lenders throughout New York State so they are better able to meet the financing needs of small businesses. This directory allows you to browse alternative lenders by geographic area served. Contact the lenders directly to learn more about programs and services offered, loan amounts, interest rates and terms.

Lender Directory

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CCDDNA d/b/a Business Center For New Americans
Tshering Gurung
Senior Manager of Business Development

11 Broadway
Suite 151
New York, NY 10004
United States

New York County
New York City

Offering loans from $1,000 to $350,000.

Central New York Regional Planning & Development Board
David Bottar
Executive Director

126 N. Salina Street
Suite 200
Syracuse, NY 13202
United States

Central NY
315-422-8276 Ext. 1207

Offering loans up to $50,000 - $250,000.

Cheektowaga Economic Development Corporation (CEDC)
Kristina Groff

275 Alexander Avenue
Cheektowaga, NY 14211
United States

Erie County

Offering loans at a minimum of $10,000; maximum is based on the availability of funds.

City of Corning
Jennifer Miller
Director of Planning and Economic Development

500 Nasser
Civic Center Plaza
Corning, NY 143830
United States

Southern Tier
607-962-0340 ext. 1117

More information on loan amounts is available at the City of Corning's website ( under Departments and Planning & Economic Development.

City of Oswego, NY
Nathan Emmons
Director of Economic Development

44 East Bridge Street
Oswego, NY 13126
United States

Central NY
(315) 343-3795

Offering commercial loans from $15,000 to $50,000 and micro loans from $500 to $15,000.

Community Capital New York
Kelly Almanzar
Chief Lending Officer

44 Executive Boulevard
Suite D
Elmsford, NY 10532
United States

Mid-Hudson, New York City
914-747-8020 ext. 118

Offering loans from $1,000 to $250,000.

Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region, Inc/CLFCR
Dorian L. Wells
Senior Lending Officer

255 Orange Street
Albany, NY 12210
United States

Capital, Mohawk Valley

Offering loan amounts up to $25,000 for start-up businesses and up to $50,000 for existing or expanding businesses (with at least 12 months of consistent sales).