Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Covering all of Florida

Trident Funding has assembled the very best team to cover the Southeast. Our level of experience and expertise is unmatched in providing you with the very best service when you are looking to finance the boat or yacht of your dreams.


Julio Santana

Southeast Region Manager

Julio Santana has been actively involved in Marine Financing since 1987. He began his career in finance and banking in 1987 with First Union Bank in South Florida and continued with GE Capital (1992 to 1996) and Caterpillar Financial Services (1996-2007) until joining Trident Funding in 2007. Julio is a Florida native who’s spent a great deal of time on and in the waters of South Florida and is a PADI certified Divemaster. Julio is a graduate of Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton.


Bob Allen

Ft. Lauderdale Office Manager

Bob Allen joined Trident in 2007. His previous boat loan experience includes over 25 years with Scott Financial, Essex Credit and First Commercial Credit. Bob raced sailboats throughout college and is an accomplished inland and offshore racing champion.


John Schachel

Central Florida Area Sales Manager

John started his career in the marine industry in 1987 as a sales manager for a large boat dealer in New Jersey.  By 1998, John opened his own boat dealership, and over thirty years, he has sold and delivered thousands of boats.  His strong desire to help people’s boating dreams come true has brought John to the next chapter in his career here at Trident Funding.  John is an active sportfishing enthusiast and holds a USCG 100 ton Masters Captain’s License.  John currently resides in Port St. Lucie, Florida.

1535 S.E. 17th St. Suite 207
Ft. Lauderdale, FL. 33316