Our Team



A Professional Approach to Lending

BCG is led by experienced real estate owners and developers, who can bring more than cash to each loan transaction. We structure each loan consistent with the needs of our borrowers, to assist in the execution of their development plans.

Norman S. Weinstein

Norman S. Weinstein is a cofounder and operating partner of Bridge Capital Group. Norman has been a developer and owner of office, industrial, retail and multi-family properties throughout South Florida, New York and the Midwest for the past forty years. He received a B.S in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Finance.

Robert J. Schmier

Robert is a cofounder of Bridge Capital Group and has been an active owner, acquirer and developer of retail, office, industrial, single family residential and other related businesses throughout Michigan and south Florida. Prior to co-founding Bridge Capital Group, Robert was a single family custom home builder in suburban Detroit.  He earned a JD from the University of Michigan Law School in 1972 and a BA from University of Michigan in 1969. Robert is a former Chairman of the Boca Raton Housing Authority as well as a former member of the Board of Trustees and former Chairman of the Building Committee for Temple Beth El in Boca Raton, Florida.

Meet the Team

Brian Schmier


Melanie Priest

Office Manager

Michelle Folgate

Loan Operations Manager

Pamela Caravello


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