Our CEO

Anthony (A.J.) Funaro is CEO and founder of Brookview Financial, a leading national rehab lender. Established in 1992, Brookview Financial provides financing to real estate investors for the purchase and renovation of residential properties throughout the country.

Mr. Funaro offers over 25 years of finance, real estate, and business advisory expertise, which he and his team share with the company's clients. Before founding Brookview Financial, Mr. Funaro was a Vice President on Wall Street, which later enabled him to bring capital to Main Street.  Prior to his investment banking career, Mr. Funaro was a Certified Public Accountant, having audited the financial statements and internal controls of banks and real estate companies. Mr. Funaro is a summa cum laude graduate of Boston College and holds an M.B.A. from Columbia University School of Business.

Passionate about empowering entrepreneurs and the renovation of our nation’s housing, Mr. Funaro is a frequent speaker to real estate and entrepreneurial organizations throughout the country. He is also the inspiration behind the Brookview Finance Club, a success club for real estate entrepreneurs based on fundamental financial and business principles.