About the CCM-Finance Hard Money Lending Team

We are a small team of hard money lenders and real estate investors with over 300 properties and many years of experience as Carpathian Capital Management. CCM Finance is a subsidiary of Carpathian established specifically to meet the funding needs of real estate investors.

We have a lot of experience in real estate and we understand how critical it is to be able to move quickly. When you find the right project, you’ve got to act fast to out maneuver your competition. We get that. Working with CCM Finance means you get a jump start on the process. Your need to act quickly becomes our sense of urgency. We want to get you the funding you need to start turning your project into profit.

Our local real estate experience means we can be a partner not just a lender. If your latest project has a few new twists and turns we can provide advice on a range of concerns like title issues, long-term financing and more. We’ve done a lot in real estate and financing. You can leverage that experience so you can focus on the parts of your project where you are the expert.

We want to see your project move quickly, smoothly and get you the highest profit possible. Put our team of  hard money lenders to work for you. Learn about our loan programs here.

The Team

Ian Colville – Managing Partner

Ian Colville is the Managing Partner of CCM Finance. A native of Minnesota (born in Rochester), he brings both a formal education (BA in Economics and MBA) as well as industry experience to CCM Finance.

Ian is passionate about the many opportunities that real estate investments offer for both short-term and long-term financial gains. He is committed to helping local real estate investors turn those opportunities into profits.

When not doing real estate deals Ian enjoys – well mostly he enjoys working on real estate deals. But if he does break away he is likely spending time with family or at the gym.

Matt Forster – Chief Operating Officer

Matt Forster is the COO of CCM Finance. He has over 20 years of operations and execution leadership experience. Matt is a PMI certified project manager and has a BA in Chemistry from Carleton College in Northfield MN.

Matt is passionate about real estate, making small businesses operate efficiently and delivering excellent customer service.

When not servicing client needs, Matt enjoys staying active outdoors – yes even in the winter. You are likely to find him taking a run or playing ultimate frisbee.

Steve Nolander – Director of Commercial Lending

Steve Nolander’s primary focus is to oversee the origination and management of the construction loan portfolio.  He has over 20 years of lending and joint venture equity experience.  The past 12 years were focused in homebuilder lending with Lakeland Construction Finance & The Excelsior Group and residential real estate joint venture equity investments with Mountain Real Estate Capital.

Steve holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration – finance from the University of St. Thomas.  Outside of work Steve enjoys spending time with his family, coaching/watching his kids activities and outdoor hobbies such as golfing, fishing and snowmobiling.  He also referees high school hockey.

Contact Steve: Email snolander@ccm-finance.com or Phone 612-255-0808