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.

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Cambia Economic Development Corporation
Isaac Roldan
2211 Church Avenue
Suite 207
Brooklyn New York 11226
  • New York City
  • Kings County
718-282-0108 ext. 79283
Offering loans from $500 to $35,000.
Cayuga County Department of Planning & Economic Development Corporation
Stephen Lynch
160 Genesee Street
5th Floor
Auburn New York 13121
  • Central NY
  • Cayuga County
Loan amounts are determined by Cayuga County Loan Committee.
CCDDNA d/b/a Business Center For New Americans
Leonid Ostrovsky
Director of Lending
120 Broadway
Suite 230
New York New York 10271
New York County
  • New York City
  • Queens County
Offering loans from $500 to $50,000.
Central New York Regional Planning & Development Board/ CNY-RPDB
Michael Rosanio
Regional Loan Manager
126 N. Salina Street
Suite 200
Syracuse New York 13202
  • Central NY
  • Cayuga County
  • Cortland County
  • Madison County
  • Onondaga County
  • Oswego County
315-422-8276 Ext 205
The rural micro entrepreneur loan program offers loans from $10,000 to $50,000; all other loan funds max out at $100,000 or 0% of project cost, whichever is less.
Chautauqua Opportunities for Development, INC
Josiah Lamp
17 W Courtney Street
Dunkirk New York 14048
  • Western NY
  • Cattaraugus County
Offering loans from $1,000 to $50,000.
City of Corning
Steve Dennis
500 Nasser
Civic Center Plaza
Corning New York 143830
  • Southern Tier
607-962-0340 ext. 1117
More information on loan amounts is available at the City of Corning's website ( under Investment and Development.
City of Oswego, NY
Mary Vanouse
Community Development Director
20 W Oneida Street
Conway Municipal Center, 3rd Floor
Oswego New York 13126
  • Central NY
  • Oswego County
Offering commercial loans from $15,000 to $50,000 and micro loans from $500 to $15,000 USDA Revolving.
City of Utica
Jack Spaeth
1 Kennedy Plaza
Utica New York 13502
  • Mohawk Valley
Offering loans from $5,000 to $150,000.
COMCO Development Corporation/ The Central New York Enterprise Development Fund
Michael Rosanio
Loan Manager
126 N. Salina Street
Syracuse New York 13202
100 Clinton Square - Ste. 200
Syracuse New York 13202
  • Central NY
  • Cayuga County
  • Cortland County
  • Madison County
  • Onondaga County
  • Oswego County
Maximum loan amount of $100,000, which can be no more than 50% of the total project cost, and a 10% equity investment in the project is required by the borrower. 
Community Capital New York
Rachael Dubin
44 Executive Boulevard
Suite D
Elmsford New York 10532
  • Mid-Hudson
  • New York City
  • Bronx County
  • Dutchess County
  • Orange County
  • Putnam County
  • Rockland County
  • Sullivan County
  • Ulster County
  • Westchester County
914-747-8020 ext. 118
Offering loans from $1,000 to $250,000.