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Kortney B. (Farhat) Murray


Office 941-444-2724
Fax 866-690-8928
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Kortney B. (Farhat) Murray is the founder of Coastal Kapital LLC. Kortney graduated from Northwood University in 1998 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and an Associates degree in Advertising.

Prior to working in the finance industry Kortney owned a clothing boutique on the Coast Highway in San Diego “Kaos By Kortney”. Kortney knows firsthand what it takes to run a small business, which allows her to relate to the financial needs of her clients.

Kortney started her leasing career in 2003 working for Innovative Lease Services in Carlsbad CA.  Her work experience includes Balboa Capital (Managing BEAST) which was the east coast remote division of Balboa Capital before moving onto Direct Capital. As her knowledge in the industry grew, she found a way to improve on customers service. This is when she decided to build a company around partnering with her clients, this allowed repeat business as well as lower default rates. Coastal Kapital was founded on the niche of “true customer service”  That is why the motto is “Financing You Can Trust”.  Coastal Kapital set the company’s par high above the average financial institutions. By understanding their client’s business model and expansion plans, Coastal Kapital can assists their clients over the life of the business.

Kortney opened Farhat Leasing LLC  in 2007 which served as a platform to grow into Coastal Kapital LLC.  As an entrepreneur from the start, Kortney developed her role and began to teach seminars to other lenders on leasing and how to become successful in business financing and leasing. Kortney has written a manual for account executives titled “Coastal Kapital Lease Training” that  she uses to train brokers. She teaches them how to successfully help clients obtain the financing they require to grow their business. Kortney is working on publishing the manual for 2016.

In 2011 Kortney moved from California to the coast of Florida to be closer to her family. She changed the name of the business to be more specific to the industry and where she lived. With Kortney leading the way Coastal Kapital continues to maintain relationships with all of her vendor partners through the years and has established a large portfolio of repeat clients and referrals.

Coastal Kapital is now able to offer 151 different programs that cover leasing, financing, bank loans, business working capital, merchant services, and business consulting. In order to help clients, she established relationships with experts in credit repair.

Kortney is passionate in her business and the success of others. Coastal Kapital has quickly grown to 5 representatives and a full marketing team. and has become a big part of the Sarasota, Florida community through local charity work, Chamber of Commerce programs, participation in helping out various  local community projects.

As Coastal Kapital continues to grow, Kortney continues to post news and announcements on the company site throughout the year.