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Asset Based Finance
-- Construction, Purchase, Refinance & Workouts

-- Industrial, Hotel, Multifamily, Mixed Use & Subdivisions

-- Municipal - TIF & Special Tax Assessment Finance

-- Entitled Land Development

-- Debt, Equity & Joint Venture

-- 10MM - 100MM +

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Peter Sargent
19 Years In Business
Specialties: Subdivisions, Condos & Townhomes. Tax Increment & Special Assessment Finance

1557 30th Avenue
Santa Cruz, Ca 95062

Direct:  831-325-1431 


Peter grew up in northern and southern California and is a 3rd generation real estate professional from a 120 year real estate family. 

Since 2005, Peter has specialized in helping business owners, real estate developers and investors fund their complex investments in a "time of the essence" approach.


Peter has built long standing relationships with national & regional banks,  private lenders and pension funds and is skillfully able to negotiate the best rates and terms for his clients.

His additional responsibilities include managing and building the firm’s key relationships with its extensive network of lenders & investors as well as driving the strategic vision of the company. 


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Stewart Aikawa
37 Years In Business

Specialties:  Apartments, Hotels & Commercial Real Estate

1761 Sharon Drive

Concord, CA 94519

Direct:  530-400-2742


Stu grew up in Oakland, studied Biology at UC Davis and returned back to the Bay Area to begin his career in Real Estate Banking; Tokai Bank, Sumitomo Bank (Sumitomo Mitsui), Bank Of The West & Mechanics Bank.


It did not take long for him to discover that originating commercial real estate loans would be his focus. With 37 years of experience negotiating with credit administrators and credit committees, Stu is very capable of identifying a clients needs, structuring the request and effectively negotiating with potential lenders.


Stu’s primary focus on behalf of Bridwell Sargent’s clients is placing and closing commercial real estate loans and investments. 


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Bruce Lofgren
40 Years In Business
Specialties:  Business Banking - Lines of Credit & Capital Raises

5358 Donlyn Place

Antelope, CA 95843

Direct:  916-832-8014



Bruce grew up in Santa Rosa, CA, and obtained a degree in Economics from Humboldt State University.  Bruce began his commercial lending career with Bank of America in 1983.  Additionally, he has worked at Mechanics Bank, Central Valley Community Bank and East West Bank. 

Over the years, he has developed experience in various types of commercial loans, including business acquisition, commercial lines of credit, standby letters of credit, real estate acquisition, construction, rehabilitation, value-add/repositioning, and term financing.  He has a specialized understanding of complex financing structures that include low-income housing tax credits, government loan guarantee programs, tax-exempt bond transactions, and the manufacture and production of clean energy projects.


With 40+ years of experience providing a variety of commercial loan products, Bruce has the capability of supporting clients who need to effectively and efficiently obtain commercial loans with complex ownership structures, various equity and guaranty sources, tax credits, and various financing sources.


For Bridwell Sargent, Bruce is currently focused on placing and closing your commercial loan needs.


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