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When you need a loan to buy a tow truck or other commercial vehicles contact Specialty Vehicle Funding.


175 Broad Hollow Rd.
Suite 120
Melville, NY 11747

Main Line: 631-753-6611
Fax: 631-753-2097

The Team:

Peter A. Ferrara, Jr

National Sales Manager | Tel: 631-386-1030

After graduating Fordham University in 1998, Pete Jr. began his career in the specialty vehicle lending industry with Network Capital Alliance, part of the Network family of companies, where he specialized in financing tow and recovery vehicles and equipment. With over 19 years experience in the industry, Pete brings to the Specialty Vehicle Funding Group a tremendous depth of knowledge in all aspects of specialty vehicle lending. His professional and personalized approach to customer service has earned him the respect of his customers as well as his peers. Serving as our National Sales Manager, with a customer base that ranges from coast to coast, Pete’s hands on approach to sales, administration, and customer service makes him a valued asset to our team.

Jeff Bodvake

Regional Business Manager | Tel: 631-386-1041

Jeff began his career as an entrepreneur in the food service industry where he was involved in construction and management of a multi-unit restaurant chain. Utilizing his experiences as an entrepreneur he brought this foundation to the specialty vehicle lending industry in 1999 when he joined Network Capital, part of the Network Group of companies. As a business development manager for Network, Jeff quickly became a lending specialist to the towing and recovery industry. Jeff joined the Specialty Vehicle and Equipment Funding Group as a Regional Business Manager where he has already distinguished himself as an outstanding member of the marketing team. He continues to specialize in the tow and recovery industry. The management of the Specialty Vehicle and Equipment Funding Group is delighted to have a professional of Jeff’s quality as an integral member of the staff.

Dick Fabian

Regional Business Manager | Tel: 631-386-1040

Dick has over 21 years in the sales and marketing areas of specialty vehicle lending. He previously served as the Regional Sales Manager for the Automotive Management Group in Melville, NY where he facilitated financing and leasing options for commercial customers on a nationwide basis. His specialties included the financing of vehicles and equipment in the tow and recovery as well as EMS and patient transport industries. In 2001 Dick joined Network Capital Alliance, part of the Network Group of companies, as a Business Development Manager where he continued to focus on the tow and EMS industries. Throughout his career Dick has effectively developed and implemented strategic business plans that have positively impacted the market share and loan origination volume of every organization with whom he has been associated. The Specialty Vehicle Funding Group is very fortunate to have an individual of his experience and character on our team.

Brian DeClesis

Regional Business Manager | Tel: 631-386-1038

Brian joined the Specialty Vehicle & Equipment Funding team with over 30 years of experience in the tow truck industry. He is a Class A CDL driver with several certifications in tow truck recovery and has studied auto body and welding at Bergen County Vocational Technical High School in Hackensack, NJ. Brian began his career as a tow truck driver then later became the owner of the operation he worked for. He successfully tripled the size of that business before selling it in 1997. After selling the tow truck business, Brian became a heavy duty wrecker specialist for a dealer in NJ, and consistently kept them as one of the highest producing dealers in the United States. Brian brings a wealth of knowledge to his role as Regional Sales Manager at Specialty Vehicle & Equipment Funding Group where he is in charge of maintaining several of the company’s major business relationships with tow truck dealers and operators.

Melanie Eckert

Regional Business Manager | 631-386-1042

Melanie’s banking career began more than 17 years ago at Chase Auto Finance in the collections department. While there, she also served as team leader for the property tax collections area.
Prior to joining Specialty in 2012, Melanie served as assistant vice president of business development/marketing at a commercial bank where she specialized in developing marketing campaigns for the towing and recovery industry. She also worked in the loan servicing department.
At Specialty, Melanie works hand-in-hand with customers to help get them the best financing solutions for their needs. Whether they are acquiring new tow trucks, other specialty vehicles or equipment, Melanie helps customers with quality service and her strong knowledge of the commercial vehicle finance industry.

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Brian Werbeck

Regional Business Manager | 631-386-1036

Brian has been with Specialty Vehicle since 2014 and previously worked in the credit department as an analyst. This experience comes in handy as he works to help customers obtain the best financing for their business needs.