Experience Speaks for Itself

About Us

AST Financial, LLC was developed to provide timely and innovative solutions for atypical real estate transactions; transactions that fall outside the realm of conventional financing. Founded by Robert J. D’Anton, AST Financial was formed as a result of Robert’s 35+ year career developing and acquiring real estate. Bringing a wealth of experience and knowledge to the table, Mr. D’Anton has created a company that specializes in a direct transactional experience allowing his team to quickly navigate the pitfalls that are common to conventional lending.

What Sets Us Apart

AST Financial is a direct, non-bank lender, with dedicated capital and is committed to protecting brokers 100% of the time.

AST is uniquely qualified to meet a variety of specialized financing needs including bridge financing, equity capital and the purchase of performing and non-performing loans.

Financing Criteria

Commercial Bridge Loans

Investment Size
$250,000 - $5,000,0000
Location
NJ, NY, PA, DE, CT, MD
Interest Rate
12% +
Term
6 - 36 Months
Loan-to-Value
Up to 80%
Structure
Senior Mortgage
Fees
3%-4%
Timing
30 - 45 Days

Structured Equity

Investment Size
$250,000 - $10,000,0000
Location
NJ, NY, PA, DE, CT, MD
Target Returns
Minimum 15% IRR
Minimum 7% Cash-on-Cash
Sponsor Co-Investment
Minimum 10%
Equity Contribution
Up to 90%
Fees
Negotiable
Leverage
Maximum 80%

Representative Transactions

With commercial and residential projects throughout the Tri-State area, AST Financial has been a key player with renowned real estate clientele. Experience and knowledge speaks for itself, listed below are some of our success stories.

Single Family Spec

Belmar, NJ

Amount
$1,200,000
Structure
Senior Debt
Asset
Single Family

Fix & Flip

Roseland, NJ

Amount
$340,000
Structure
Senior Debt
Asset
Single Family

Single Family Spec

Sea Girt, NJ

Amount
$1,550,000
Structure
Senior Debt
Asset
Single Family

Single Family Spec

Middletown, NJ

Amount
$430,000
Structure
Senior Debt
Asset
Single Family

24-Lot Subdivision
(Construction Revolver)

Little Falls, NJ

Amount
$300,000
Structure
Senior Debt
Asset
Single Family

Fix & Flip

East Hanover, NJ

Amount
$485,000
Structure
Senior Debt
Asset
Single Family

Single Family Spec

Florham Park, NJ

Amount
$800,000
Structure
Senior Debt
Asset
Single Family

Bridge Loan

Rahway, NJ

Amount
$1,500,000
Structure
Senior Debt
Asset
Office/Retail

4 Lot Subdivision

East Hanover, NJ

Amount
$1,300,000
Structure
Senior Debt
Asset
Single Family

Bridge Loan

Newark, NJ

Amount
$1,400,000
Structure
Senior Debt
Asset
Industrial

Bridge Loan

Hammonton, NJ

Amount
$1,000,000
Structure
Senior Debt
Asset
Medical Office

Bridge Loan

Palisades Park, NJ

Amount
$470,000
Structure
Senior Debt
Asset
Single Family

Bridge Loan

Brooklyn Park, NJ

Amount
$2,650,000
Structure
Senior Debt
Asset
Multi-Family

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