The Tree Care Industry Association, a trade leader in the advancement and professional development of the green industry, has honored Liberty Financial Group with a comprehensive article in its June trade publication. In it, the TCIA, as it is known, recognized Liberty Financial Group for its devotion to the tree care businesses that rely on the financial support provided by Liberty Financial Group.
“If a tree care company contacts us directly, we get them pre-approved either for a dollar amount that they can go shopping with or, if they contact us through a vendor, we get them financing for the specific machine”, quoted Liberty Financial sales representative Philip McCurkin while at the recent TCIA Expo.
Mr. McCurkin explained that Liberty Financial further supports the industries small businesses by offering seasonal programs, and can structure the loan for slow periods. Deferred payment loans allows a tree care business to buy machinery in the winter when prices are low, but not start making payments until the spring when the season starts. “We can get those deals done, which is a huge advantage to us” adds McCurkin.
Further differentiating themselves from national and local banks who are not committed to the needs of small businesses: credit approval from Liberty Financial can take days, as opposed to a month or more, which is common in your traditional lending establishments.
“Banks, in general, are difficult to deal with”, states Liberty Financial President, G. Thomas Madonna. Madonna started the company as Omni Leasing in 1986 as a finance company for tree and landscape companies locally in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, selling mostly chippers and grinders and other small ticket equipment. Madonna knew that the market had room for growth, but noticed that banks were difficult to deal with. “We use external banks as well, but we aren’t married to one bank”, notes Madonna.
Getting to the core of the difference between a direct lender such as Liberty Financial and other lending institutions such as local and national banks, Madonna concludes, “We’re flexible”
>> Read the complete TCIA article featuring Liberty Financial
Liberty Financial Group provides direct equipment financing and leasing to most industries. Specializing in the transportation and the construction industry, we have the capability to fund technology equipment, industrial equipment, medical equipment and much more.
Contact us for more information on equipment financing, or call 800.422.1844 (215.996.5656).