Michael Strasser

Chief Executive Officer

Michael Strasser graduated from Rutgers University in 2009 with a BA in History and received his Master’s Degree from The New School in 2011 with an MA in Media Studies. Michael has a diverse background and experience in the areas of business, real estate, finance, law, history, and radio/television/film, which he uses daily to creatively operate within his current business sphere.

In 2013, Michael joined Alpha Funding as one of the original employees. He has helped grow, shape, and lead the company over the last 8 years. In 2020, Michael was promoted and became Chief Operating Officer at Alpha Funding. Michael’s contributions, along with the rest of the team, led to the firm’s ability to reach its goal of completing over $100 million in transactions in 2019. This success has made Alpha one of the largest growing companies in the lending space in NJ.

This year, Michael happily accepted an appointment as a Partner at Alpha Funding and received the honor of being appointed by the board as Chief Executive Officer of Alpha Funding. Michael brings a fresh vision to Alpha with creative new revenue streams, business ventures, partnerships, and loan programs. He is thrilled for the opportunity to grow Alpha locally and to become a larger player at a national level in order to develop more revenue opportunities for all stakeholders. Michael, in his new position as CEO, is full steam ahead and is extremely excited for the future of Alpha Funding.

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.