Newport Beach, CA

Covering the Greater Southwest

Trident Funding is located in Newport Beach, CA. We have assembled the very best team to cover the Southwest, including California, Texas, Arizona and Southern Nevada. 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.


Jeff Long

VP and Area Sales Manager

Jeff Long started his career in boat lending on 1989. Earlier he owned his own boat dealership, which gives him a unique and very valuable understanding of the boat sales transaction. He was also one of the very first employees with Trident Funding, which opened its doors in 1996.


Michael Bryant

Senior VP and Principal

Michael Bryant is one of the founders of Trident Funding. He has been in the marine lending business since 1977 and in consumer lending since 1971. In addition Michael is also the President of the National Marine Lenders Association.


Jim Weston

Area Sales Manager

Jim Weston came to Trident Funding with a family lineage of boating along the Southern California coastline, and extensive experience in Dealer Sales, Compliance, and Finance & Insurance consulting. With over 30 years of consultative experience, AFIP certification to meet the highest ethical and compliance standards, and as a licensed Insurance Agent – Jim is ready to provide you a Best In Class experience in Marine Finance.

Jim is a graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara – with a degree in Business Economics, and Financial Markets.

1300 Bristol St. N., Suite 240
Newport Beach, CA 92660