A Team You Can Trust

We are a team of dedicated professionals that came out of commercial banks, with a background in M&A and Leveraged Finance.  Our experience, contacts and knowledge are available every day for you and your company.  We love working in these markets and we love helping good people.


Rush Street Capital's Partners

Phil Kain, Managing Partner

Phil Kain has over 20 years of professional experience in corporate banking and leveraged lending.  Phil has closed well over 200 middle market transactions during his career.  Phil has proven expertise in sourcing and structuring debt for lower middle market companies and private equity firms.  Phil is a 1990 graduate of the University of Michigan, residing in Chicago with his wife and 3 children.

Contact Phil
(312) 636-7274



Rick Lopez, Partner

Rick Lopez has 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, with fifteen years spent serving the Middle Market.  Rick has provided financing and guidance to companies across various types of ownership and industries. Rick has a Bachelors degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago and earned his MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.  He resides in Naperville with his wife and 2 children.

Contact Rick
(312) 882-4641

Rush Street Capital's Associates

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Patrick Kelly, Associate

Patrick Kelly has over 5 years experience in the financial services industry, most recently with West Suburban Bank as a Senior Underwriter in their Commercial Lending division. In this role he was a vital member of the Bank’s lending practices to Chicago based Lower and Middle market companies. Patrick is a University of Kentucky graduate, resides in Ukrainian Village and is an avid Chicago sports and Kentucky basketball fan.

Contact Patrick
(630) 873-9372


Jeffrey Quinlan, Associate

Prior to joining Rush Street Capital, Jeffrey worked at Northwestern Mutual helping a team of advisers with their investment and insurance practices’. He is a DePaul University graduate, earning a bachelor’s degree. Residing in Lincoln Park, Jeffrey is an avid reader, a bit of a health nut, but frequents many of the great restaurants the city has to offer.

Contact Jeffrey
(612) 388-0840

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James Sheehan, Associate

Prior to joining Rush Street Capital, James  worked in Institutional Sales at Zacks Investment Research, where he sold research platforms to Portfolio Managers, CIOs, and Financial Advisors at Broker Dealers, RIAs, and other institutions. He is a bit of a fitness freak, a lover of History, and a die-hard Cleveland sports fan. He is always up for any sort of Chicago adventure. James is a graduate of Miami University of Ohio, and resides in Lincoln Park.

Contact James
(440) 334-7088


It all starts with a conversation

Let’s get the ball rolling and contact us today to discuss your deal.