Founded in 2002, Summit Investment Management LLC is a private investment company headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with offices in Santa Monica, California. Since its inception, Summit has invested more than $1.5 billion in distressed debt acquisitions, balance sheet restructures of operating companies, special situation capital, bridge loans and joint ventures.

Typical investments range between $1 million and $75 million with the flexibility to do larger transactions. Summit’s existing portfolio includes commercial & industrial loans, asset-based loans and cash flow credits, along with a diverse commercial real estate portfolio consisting of hospitality, industrial, multi-family, c-store, retail, warehouse, office, self-storage, golf course, environmentally challenged property and other esoteric asset classes.

Our knowledge and experience, ingenuity, strong relationships, and direct and honest approach to doing business set us apart from the competition. We take pride in being a leading resource and partner for banks, financial institutions, middle market companies, turnaround and restructuring professionals, law firms and private equity firms, among others…Learn more »


Distressed Debt Acquisitions

Summit invests in and manages sub- and non-performing commercial debt and other financial instruments.

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Special Situation Capital

Summit’s Special Situation Capital group invests in opportunistic or complex situations involving middle market companies.

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Bridge Lending

Summit’s Bridge Lending group provides liquidity where traditional financing sources won’t.

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Case Studies

Real Estate Investment Group

The owner of a West Coast investment group approached Summit about raising capital to expand other business lines within the company.

Family-Owned Hotel

A family-owned, limited service hotel contacted Summit when it was having difficulty refinancing its maturing debt.

Real Estate Development Company

A lender sought an exit strategy from its construction loan portfolio and approached Summit to purchase the existing debt of a development project.

Resort Management Company

A Colorado-based resort rental property management company contacted Summit for a short-term bridge loan for working capital.