Daily News: June 22, 2015

Garvin Named a Director of Gordon Brothers-AccuVal


Gordon Brothers-AccuVal announced Francis Garvin joined as director, business development of Gordon Brothers-AccuVal serving Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont. Garvin will be based out of Gordon Brothers Group’s headquarters in Boston.

Garvin has a strong background managing and underwriting asset-based loans with a focus on collateral values. Prior to joining, he was a senior VP, underwriter/relationship manager of the retail finance group at Citizens Bank, Business Capital.

Garvin brings more than 20 years of lending experience to the role, helping to support clients in understanding the underlying value of assets and translating the risks within valuations. He will lead the sales efforts in the northeast region by working closely with private equity and asset-based lending professionals. Michael Sullivan, managing director, business development will continue to cover New York and the rest of the mid-Atlantic region.

“Fran’s extensive background in underwriting and managing collateral values, as well as his long-standing relationships within the lending community in the Northeast will be the perfect addition to Gordon Brothers-AccuVal and greatly enhance our team’s capabilities,” stated Frank Grimaldi, NSM, Gordon Brothers-AccuVal.

“I look forward to leveraging my industry experience and contacts to help Gordon Brothers-AccuVal grow and strengthen existing relationships,” said Garvin. “I am excited to contribute to and expand the Gordon Brothers-AccuVal platform, already a leading source for valuation support in the financial markets.”