New National Sales Manager Appointed for Franchise Division of Bridge Funding Group

Jan 18, 2017

MIAMI LAKES, Fla. (January 18, 2017) – BankUnited named Richard Riecker as senior vice president and national sales manager for the franchise division of Bridge Funding Group, Inc., a subsidiary of BankUnited, N.A., which specializes in franchise and equipment financing.

Riecker brings 30 years of experience to his new role, where he will be responsible for leading a team of business development professionals in the origination of loans to restaurant and other franchises. He joins BankUnited from First Franchise Capital Corporation located in Park Ridge, NJ where he most recently served as senior vice president and line of business leader for the franchise lending group.

The Upper Saddle River, N.J., resident earned his bachelor’s degrees from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach. He actively volunteers his time with the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation.

Bridge Funding Group’s headquarters are located at 215 Schilling Circle, Suite 100, Hunt Valley, Md. For more information please call 1.800.928.8537.

About BankUnited, N.A.
BankUnited, N.A., a national bank and wholly-owned subsidiary of BankUnited, Inc. (NYSE: BKU), is headquartered in Miami Lakes, Florida with 94 branches in 15 Florida counties and six banking centers in the New York metropolitan area at September 30, 2016. One of the largest independent depository institutions headquartered in Florida by assets, BankUnited provides a wide range of commercial and consumer banking services. For additional information, call (877) 779-2265 or visit www.BankUnited.comBankUnited can be found on Facebook at and on Twitter @BankUnited.