David Hansel

Managing Partner

David Hansel has a diverse and successful background spanning over two decades as a real estate investor that includes acquisition, construction, development, management, capital raising and lending. In 2016, David co-founded Lucern Capital Partners with Mark Callazzo and Frank Forte. As a managing member, David heads up all the company’s capital management and capital raising efforts. Additionally, he is an integral part of the company’s overall management and the acquisition and underwriting team.

David began his real estate career in 2001 as a broker and began investing in value-add residential and commercial projects for his personal portfolio. David parlayed this experience and success by co-founding Alpha Funding in 2007 with Callazzo. Under David’s leadership, the company quickly grew to one of the largest and most respected brands in the private lending space on the East Coast and remains a market leader today. This company has deployed over $600 million in short-term debt to real estate builders, developers and investors. Here, David and his team architected and implemented a robust, proprietary origination and underwriting system focused on providing strong, risk-adjusted returns for the company and its broad base of high-net-worth, retail and institutional investors.

David graduated from the University of Delaware with a B.A. in hotel and restaurant management and was local chapter president of the National Honors Society Eta Sigma Delta. He has been actively involved with dozens of industry organizations and regularly speaks and provides education to others in various aspects of the real estate industry.

Lending Programs

We strive to provide the most complete offering of loan programs in the private lending industry. We will stress-test your deals to ensure success on all of your projects using a common sense approach to our underwriting process.

Fix & Flip

Short-term loans to renovate and sell residential properties.

New Construction

Funding for developers to build residential new construction homes.


Competitive long-term financing for real estate investors on residential rental properties.

Commercial Bridge

Bridge loan to purchase and improve a commercial multifamily or mixed-use property.

Multi-Family Term

Long term financing on commercial multi-family and mixed use properties

Cash-Out Refinance

Loans to take out cash from equity built in an existing property owned already.

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Fix & Flip | New Construction

Whether you are renovating with a fix and flip or building new construction our short term bridge loan provides a first class experience for any investor. Our signature in-house process and team will provide you with the funds for construction and acquisition for your project. Our team will help stress-test and evaluate your deal based on risk and profitability.

Rental | Refinance | Cash Out

Build wealth and your portfolio of rental properties as an investor and landlord. Our rental program provides you with long term financing for your 1-4 family properties. Our in-house process from processing, underwriting, and funding provides a first class experience for investors. We custom tailor each loan based on your needs for each property.

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Why Alpha Funding?

We take pride in being a true capital partner with our borrowers. Our focus has always been on building long-term relationships with all of our borrowers, referral partners, and vendors. We win when our borrowers win. Using creative, outside of the box, and critical thinking we will use our valuable resources and team to help take on any project.

Proven Track Record

Our incredible team brings invaluable knowledge, experience, and resources to help guide our new and seasoned investors by stress-testing and underwriting all deals for risk and profitability.

Right Program for the Right Market

Our relentless pursuit of providing the best financing options for all markets and investment strategies keeps in front of the market as it continues to evolve .

Commitment to Innovation

Having a commitment to bring the best technology, systems, and process to private lending for a smooth, easy, and consistent process.

"The Alpha Way"

Our promise of the very best in communication, customer service, guidance, and support through being honest, transparent, and direct.