Meet our Leadership

Our principals have owned and operated businesses and know the pressures you face. They’re eager to share their expertise and hard-earned experience to help you succeed in the long run.


Tim Sardinia

Founding Partner

One of the firm’s founders, Tim is responsible for the strategic direction of Millennium Funding and originating and structuring new client relationships. Tim brings an entrepreneurial approach to business funding and has helped hundreds of small- and middle-market companies throughout the United States over the last three decades.

He has conducted numerous seminars for business owners, investors, capital providers and referral partners on alternative financing options, private equity/venture capital, small business lending, the specialty finance landscape and raising capital throughout various business lifecycles.

He serves as a limited partner, general partner or board member of various companies including Canfield Capital Management, LLC, Steelkilt, LLC, New Path Properties, the Hamburg Hospitality Group, Aero Technology Group and High View Healthcare Partners, LLC.

Tim earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business from Miami University and currently resides in the Buffalo, New York area where he and his wife Margaret are the proud parents of four boys.


Paul DeLuca

Founding Partner

Paul is a successful finance executive who has completed hundreds of corporate finance and M&A transactions over the last two decades. As a member of Millennium Funding, he is responsible for originating client and referral source relationships throughout the United States. He delivers unparalleled results for companies in the staffing, transportation, oil and gas, manufacturing, and other business-to-business sectors.

Additionally, Paul has successfully built and exited several companies. He shares his keen business finance and operations insight as a member of various corporate boards. A lifelong entrepreneur, Paul and his wife Summer are proud parents of two daughters and a son-in-law and reside in Sebastopol, California.


John Benkovich

Founding Partner

John is a founding partner of Millennium Funding and is responsible for leading the day-to-day operations of the company, including oversight of the underwriting and portfolio management functions, along with investor relations management. He has over three decades of expertise and success in the areas of business funding, investing and risk management and serves as limited partner, general partner or board member of eight other companies.

John takes great pride in having helped hundreds of businesses across North America grow and prosper.

John attended St. Michael’s College and received an MBA from Clarkson University. He and his wife Andrea are the proud parents of two daughters and live in Clarence, New York.