John Santilli

  • John joined RFG in July 2019, and is responsible for all opportunities connected to the growth of RFG. He is focused on expanding the company’s sales channels to maintain their position as a leader in rehab financing. Prior to joining RFG, John had 25 years of lending and marketing executive leadership experience across multiple private and public marketing-dependent companies. He had managed companies from start-up to maturity ranging from $2.5M to over $50M in annual revenue. John earned a Master’s Degree in Management from the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from Drexel University. He currently resides in Wynnewood, PA, with his three children, and enjoys family first, live music, and finding the perfect balance of work hard/play hard.

Key Factors for Successful in 2024

Key Factors for Successful in 2024

By embracing these key factors, real estate investors can navigate the industry’s complexities and maximize their opportunity for success in 2024 and beyond. In 2024, the real estate investment landscape is projected to be competitive. To succeed in this industry, investors must adapt to evolving market conditions. The following factors ...
Think Realty Podcast #304 – What’s Next?

Think Realty Podcast #304 – What’s Next?

| Podcast | Funding
What does the future look like in the current market? We don’t have a crystal ball, but Eddie sat down with John Santilli, Chief Revenue Officer at Rehab Financial Group, to discuss how he is feeling about the current marketplace, how it will affect the private lending industry and what ...
How Real Estate Investing Contributes to Communities

How Real Estate Investing Contributes to Communities

| Article | Operations
Real estate investing is not just about financial gains, it’s also about positively impacting the communities in which the properties are located. Real estate investing is not just about making profits. It also significantly impacts the communities in which the properties are located. From increasing property values to creating jobs ...
Is 100% Financing An Actual Product?

Is 100% Financing An Actual Product?

| Article | Funding, Sponsored
The answer is “yes,” but is it for you? Finding the right financing option for your real estate investment project is crucial. One unique product in the private lending space is 100% financing. Many real estate investors are surprised to discover it is an actual product. Like every other lender, ...
Proper Planning Makes the Difference in Fix-to-Flip Loan Success

Proper Planning Makes the Difference in Fix-to-Flip Loan Success

It’s vital to plan for challenges that can arise during the renovation process that may require financial resources and quick decision-making. When you invest in a fix-to-flip property, having a flexible, reliable, and well-connected private lender by your side can make all the difference. Because challenges invariably arise during the ...
The Balance Between Successful Design and Budget

The Balance Between Successful Design and Budget

You’re a real estate investor. Maybe you flip properties. Perhaps you hold properties and rent. Whatever your investment strategy, as a real estate investor, your success depends on your ability to choose the right improvements for your investment properties. Striking a balance between curb appeal and current design trends is ...
How to Be a Smart Real Estate Investor in a Tight Market

How to Be a Smart Real Estate Investor in a Tight Market

As you search for new property in a tight real estate market, there’s often no room for negotiation or an opportunity for substantial ROI. In today’s economy, limited real estate availability and rising inflation often result in new requirements for proof of liquidity. In the short term, uncovering higher prices ...
How to Maximize ROI on Your Next Fix and Flip

How to Maximize ROI on Your Next Fix and Flip

Calculating your potential for significant ROI can often be time-consuming and cause unwanted stress. When considering your next fix and flip, ensure you have the right tools to help you properly analyze your buy, hold, and sell costs before you jump in and make that financial commitment. Work with a ...