Intercoastal Financial Group’s story begins on the water in 1987 with their founder and CEO Hans Kraaz. A renowned captain and competitive fisherman, Hans channeled his expertise in finance and the marine industry to create Intercoastal Financial Group. Devoted to the purpose of helping fellow boaters realize the dream of boat ownership, Hans started his boat lending operations in South Florida. Soon, the team steadily expanded into a seasoned national group of recreational finance experts. As a result of their competitive drive as a company, they are dedicated to helping their clients win the best terms possible. Today, partnered with an unmatched network of more than 18 leading banks, the Intercoastal team takes pride in delivering exceptional client service.
As a result, Intercoastal continues to grow as one the nation’s oldest and largest independent recreational lending services firm. With over 30 years in the marine industry, they know their clients require more than just the lowest rate. Intercoastal is reinventing the loan process to deliver modern, personalized service with the fastest loan approval process in the marketplace. Their hassle-free approach continues to result in the highest customer satisfaction rate as proof of our dedication and experience.